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DVD: Discovering Tenkara now available!

On June 17, 2014
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Discovering tenkara DVD
It is finally here! The much anticipated USA version of the DVD Discovering Tenkara, volume 1 has finally arrived at our warehouse and is ready to order.

Filmed on picturesque British upland streams and presented by the UK’s first certified Tenkara Guides – Paul Gaskell and John Pearson – this volume demonstrates key elements of the method that is “Japanese tenkara” – its history, philosophy, equipment and flies. Join the Discover Tenkara Team together with Japan’s foremost tenkara expert – Dr Hisao Ishigaki – for a look at the fundamental elements of this beautiful and effective fly fishing tradition.




DVD Chapters:

  • Introduction
  • Tenkara with traditional dry fly
  • Fishing with Japanese wet flies
  • Dr Ishigaki explains short drifts
  • Note on fish location & tenkara
  • Tenkara casting
  • Dr Ishigaki on casting into the wind

  • Advantages of long lines
  • Hand-lining skills
  • Dr Ishigaki on playing larger fish
  • Kebari – Japanese tenkara flies
  • Dr Ishigaki’s choice of kebari
  • Dr Ishigaki ties his kebari

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