Tenkara: Fly Fishing for Minimalists
By Everett Potter
As entrancing and addictive as the sport of fly fishing can be, the very idea of it has the opposite effect on some people, who feel it’s too complicated, too technical and too difficult.
That’s why Tenkara has emerged as an alternative. This Japanese style of fly fishing is simplicity itself: there’s a telescopic rod, a line that fastens onto the tip of the rod, a small piece of tippet or leader, and then the fly itself. … continue reading