Tenkara rod fishing is an exciting, simplified way to fish. Using collapsible, lightweight rods with no reel, the angler focuses on technique to achieve success. Since its recent introduction to America a decade ago, tenkara fishing has grown quickly in popularity among anglers and outdoors enthusiasts of all ages!
There are many ways to fish with tenkara gear. It's lightweight, portable nature makes it ideal for a wide variety of activities. Check out these pages for more information about many different aspects of tenkara fishing.
TENKARA FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions - how to extend and collapse the rod, how to rig the rod, how to cast and catch the fish!
TENKARA FLY FISHING: Exploring the origins of Japanese tenkara fishing, and discussing tenkara as a tool for nymphing.
FLY FISHING RODS: Using tenkara rods in unconventional ways, and pursuing warm water or unusual species with tenkara equipment.