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Tag: Tenkara USA

Video: Tenkara USA Line "Keeper"

Daniel Galhardo of Tenkara USA gives us some insight on the company's newest product called the "Keeper." It's a "tenkara line holder solution that also incorporates an integrated fly box, holds two tenkara lines, or tenkara line and tippet as well as few flies."

Video: Umpqua Feather Merchants - Tenkara Assortment

With the popularity surrounding the fishing technique known as tenkara it's no wonder Umpqua Feather Merchants has decided to come out with an entire assortment of flies to complement it. Fly manager Brian Schmidt talks to MidCurrent about the new bugs that will be available in January 2016.

Video: New Rods from Tenkara USA

Founder and owner Daniel Galhardo of Tenkara USA talks about his two new "triple zoom" rods that were released this year.  They're called the Rhodo and the Sato and are complete with features like a storage "garage" for your rod's plug, extreme lightness, and varying lengths.

Video: Tenkara Flies Compared with Western Counterparts

Daniel Galhardo of Tenkara USA educates us in the simplicity of tying Tenkara flies, as well as their differences when compared to the "western" style of fly tying.

Video: Tenkara USA New Rod Models

Tenkara USA recently unveiled two new adjustable rod models for 2014.  The Sato and the Rhodo are incredibly light, come with new cases, and feature a patent-pending plug hole.

Podcast Interview: Daniel Galhardo of Tenkara USA Talks Rod Models

This week MidCurrent speaks to Daniel Galhardo, one of the first people to bring the Japanese style of fishing called Tenkara into the United States. He also runs and owns Tenkara USA which sells Tenkara-style fishing rods. Much has been talked about and debated in regards to Tenkara and it's place in the fly fishing arena.  This little chat doesn't wade...

Video: Tenkara Fishing Nets

Daniel Galhardo of Tenkara USA explains why traditional Tenkara nets, which are made from the single branch of a tree, are different from your everyday fishing nets.

Video: Tying a Tenkara Line to the Rod

Daniel Galhardo of Tenkara USA shows us that tying a Tenkara Line to the rod is about as simple as it gets.

Tenkara Level Lines: How and When to Use Them

In his post over on TenkaraUSA, Daniel Galhardo speaks to "fixed-line fishing" and describes the difference on traditional tenkara lines versus level lines. He goes on to say, " I personally use level lines exclusively, primarily because of the ability to use different line lengths and adjust it if I want to." and "The traditional line and the level line...

Q&A with Daniel Galhardo of Tenkara USA

Tenkara fly fishing has been simmering in the background for a few years now, but if the first few months are any indication, 2012 is shaping up to be "The Year of Tenkara."  Tenkara has been showing up a lot lately; in the fly fishing forums, on fly fishing blogs and in mainstream fly-fishing media. This is also the year that Tenkara USA, the first US...