TENKARA: RADICALLY SIMPLE, ULTRALIGHT FLY FISHINGby: Kevin C. Kelleher, M.D. & Misako Ishimura
With Tenkara, there is no reel & the line hitched directly to the end of the long rod, imparting an element of highly functional simplicity. At the same time, the Tenkara rig can turn over a cast of such grace that it nearly guarantees a light & effective presentation. 17.5×9 inches, 160 pgs.
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This pioneering book is an ideal guide to tenkara, covering the essentials of gear and rigging, the roots of tenkara, fishing dry flies as well as subsurface fishing and casting- as well as tenkara backpacking and tenkara for women. Tenkara has been the subject of features in Field & Stream, American Angler, and Fly, Rod & Reel magazines, and has been endorsed by the likes of Patagonia CEO and environmentalist Yvon Chouinard. Major retail outlets are not selling tenkara rods.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Kevin C. Kelleher, MD, is a family physician, an adjunct professor of medicine, the author of a monthly medical advice column, and an award-winning painter. He is also a backpacker, canoeist, and tenkara devotee.
Misako Ishimura, a top international fly-fishing competitor, was the charter director of the International Women Fly Fishers and the founder of World Fly Fishing of Japan.
Publisher: NATIONAL BOOK NETWORK
Publish Date: 04-01-2021