Tag Archives: Tenkara

Level Line–And My Inherent Laziness

I’m not really sure if I can attribute a precipitous drop in creativity to my mere 45 years on the earth, but I can certainly foment a personal paranoia about it. This is partly because I extruded some coffee out … Continue reading

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The Pirates Of Pollard Flat

Quite frankly, I’ve had fits and turns with the idea that the “fly doesn’t matter” in, not so much western fly-fishing, but Tenkara fishing specifically. I’m not exactly an adherent to this, but again, my experience is anecdotal (although, I’ll … Continue reading

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Welcome, Troutrageous Readers

Michael hit me up a while back about writing a bit of Tenkara-related material for “Tenkara Tuesdays.” Being that I am completely incompetent in terms of self-promotion, I will assume that if you arrived here on the heels of the … Continue reading

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Should Fly-Fishing Be An Olympic Sport?

Perhaps I should ask mega-killer soccer extraordinaire and ambidextrous tour -de-force of the Olympics Megan Rapinoe when she gets back here. I doubt I can get her to go Tenkara fishing with me, but I’ll bet I can get an … Continue reading

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The McCloud River, Procedural Impatience, And My Resultant Angst

Let me just go ahead and get this out of the way: I ripped the Lilian out of my Tenkara rod. I did it because my assumptive conclusions about physics were correct. My conclusions about point-of-contact were not. I’ll get … Continue reading

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When Eleven-Year-Old Girls Tie Flies

They also tend to have more stylish kits than their dads’.

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Fishing The McCloud River

I’ve been hacking out a legacy on the McCloud River this week. Will report on everything INCLUDING the fleeting moment of logistical idiocy that cost me the Lilian–and thus the tip–of my Yamame rod. –cheers, Ron

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