"the tenkara rods are a quite different than a regular telescopic pole.i was ready to buy one at cabelas but didn.t.too much mony for a what i would call a long fly rod blank.had a great feel to,almost weightless and the line was different than…"
Start a discussion on any hint tip or trick that you would like to share to help the rest of us have a more productive and enjoyable day on the water fishing for our favorite targets. it could be something as simple as smart phone app, drift sock or…See More
"Welcome Rex to Big Bluegill. I am also a member of Big Bluegill wanting to welcome you and to share some of what goes on here at the site. This is a site with loads of information where we can learn and enjoy in what we like doing best, fishing. In…"
"Yep, broccoli. Very smart fish, if you spook one, or worse yet hook one and it gets off, you may never get another chance....certainly not for awhile.
The biggest one I ever caught was by accident, while BG fishing. Took a beemoth. The fight was…"
"I have never caught a grass carp either - I need to hair rig some broccoli eh?
Now I was under the impression they didn't have all the power of the other carp- is this true?
Do they tire out faster than common carp?"
"Small stream fishing is the territory of tenkara.
You can probably get set up with a 10' rod, line and sundries for $100-150.
To me that's too much when I have a nice, 9' telepole and lots of fly line!
The problem I ran into was…"
"thanks David the reason i was interested in this platform is i have this trout stream just behind my house... in my back yard so to speak... ive seen brown trout up to 24 inches long and i have seen you tube vids of tenkara fishing and i think i…"
"with my physical condition it was very difficult for me to get out there on my little yak this year. i need the ability to stand once in awhile or my trip is short lived. so im going to be upgrading this year to a nu-canoe and/or gheenoe with a grab…"
Probably the simplest way is to get a 10-12 ft telescoping pole, some light fly line and a leader.
I mean it's basic, but so is tenkara. It's essentially cane poling with flies.
The line is the key, as it's heavy…"
"thers alway something to be said for canoe and kayak fishing for gill... rigged jon boats and rigged canoes/yaks are complimentary to each other. there are area and lakes that dont have access like the yak. since i own both i cannot make a choice…"