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  We are happy this year too to be able to have an Oni school that was planned by Tenkara guiders LLC and Eric John. First we would like to sincerely thank those two organizers and the participan[…..]


Finally trout season started in Japan!

Posted on | April 14, 2016

Trout season has just arrived at last. Usually March 1st is the opening day here in Japan. It’s still cold; Tenkara fishermen’s games like amago, iwana char and yamame land-locked salmon are still ina[…..]


Post from UK about Oni Tenara

Posted on | February 12, 2016

Tenkara-no-Oni: Maestro in his beloved Touyama river This is good reading about Masami tenkara-no-Oni Sakakibara,from our friend in UK. Paul Gaskell and John Pearson fromDiscovertenkarahave spent time[…..]


When to consider replacing Tenkara rods

Posted on | December 12, 2015

Having been absorbed in Tenkara, I have been particular about rods too. When I started Tenkara, mainstream rods available at Japanese fishing shops were short rods such as 3.3 meter or 3.5 meter long […..]


Pleasure to just deepen techniques

Posted on | November 9, 2015

Stream fishing season is over at the end of September in JAPAN. It is resumed in the next March. From October to February comes the mating season of Japanese stream trout: amago and iwana char. They l[…..]


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