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Tagged With: Tenkarabum

Microfishing? MICROFISHING?

Apparently there is a group of anglers dedicated to catching small fish, minnows, chubs, darters and the like.  Chris Stewart, the Tenkarabum, even sells a four-foot rod designed for this purpose.   Now, I think I’m a pretty open-minded guy, but there’s something a little creepy about microfishing; kind of like piscatorial pedophilia. As for me… … Continue reading »

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EZ-Keepers Are Keepers

In a recent blog post the author described difficulties with line tangle using EZ-Keepers on her tenkara rod.  While not as attractive and sexy as some of the handcrafted line spools I’ve seen on the ‘net, I can’t imagine an easier system of line storage than EZ-Keepers. For the past year I’ve been using a … Continue reading »

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Can’t We All Just Get Along? (Or the Arcane Politics of Tenkara)

  Sorry, Rodney King (RIP), but I suppose it was inevitable.  Whenever egos, livelihoods, and differing visions collide, conflict is certain to follow.  As I said in my original post, “Tenkara is not a religion, although some would make it so.”  If you regularly visit the TenkaraUSA and the Tenkarabum websites as I do, you … Continue reading »

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