Tippets: Fly Fishing Hokkaido, Fly Rod Rentals

May 1, 2018 By: Erin Block

  • Hokkaido, the northernmost of Japan’s main islands, is renowned for its natural beauty. In this article, Melissa Devaughn writes about visiting Akan National Park and its and fly fishing opportunities. “Lake Akan boasts char, rainbow trout, taimen, carp and cherry salmon, all of which can be fished at varying times of the year, ranging from May 1 to Nov. 30, depending on location and species.” Read more via The Japan Times.
  • Would you rent a fly rod for a fishing trip? Justin Pickett writes about a new company that allows anglers to do just that. “Owned and operated by David Moore, Rent This Rod plans to offer up top shelf rods for ten day periods for a fee of $150 with shipping to anywhere in the Lower 48 included. David is currently working with G. Loomis and Thomas & Thomas, however David plans on expanding into more brands accordingly with the market demand.”