Tippets: Introduction to Tenkara, Teaching Teens, Tying Chironomids

May 27, 2016 By: Erin Block

  • In a recent article Tim Eberly writes about his introduction to the tenkara technique and a day on the water with guide Tom Sadler. “In a pastime that some say has become preoccupied with equipment, this allows modern-day anglers to focus on the skill of catching fish.” Via Distinction.
  • Will Lillard of Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions uses a three-step approach to get teens involved in fly fishing. Lillard writes, “there is no shortage of teens who are willing to give fly fishing a try; the key is presenting and teaching fly fishing in a way that caters to them.”
  • The Oil Slick buzzer is an effective chironomid pattern. Learn how to tie the pattern from Curtis Fry in this recent instructional video via Fly Fish Food.