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Postby mtnmanca » Sun Feb 01, 2015 7:19 pm

I'm looking for some ideas/pics of what you use to hold you line & tippet for tenkara fishing. Homemade and stuff you have lying around the house that would work. I did have a useful idea for flies. A Altoids can, some foam from a old sleeping may and the line tying quick pic you get in the inside back of your level
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Re: Line holders

Postby Vince_villavivencio » Mon Feb 02, 2015 12:51 pm

Mtnmanca,

When walking between pools, I like to store the line one the rod via EZ Keepers. However, I stumbled upon video with an easier idea using buttons and rubber bands. Do a Google search on “tenkara button keepers” and you’ll see a YouTube video called “Button Keepers (Alternative to EZ Keepers) Tenkara – YouTube”. I’m not sure if can still be viewed. Here is another look at the same idea which was posted on the Tenkara USA Forum:
http://www.tenkarausa.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=44&t=1300&start=0

I currently use the Tenkara Line Holder sold here on Tenkara USA for storing the line and fly overnight (basically when I’m not going to fish for a while – like lunch time):
http://www.tenkarausa.com/shop/product_info.php/products_id/68?osCsid=0f95df44edca9caa154b4d064e45ff2e

Lately, I got a few ideas on using the Smith Creek Rig Keeper:
https://www.feather-craft.com/wecs.php?store=feacraft&action=display&target=HG301

Thanks for posting your idea on using an Altoids can as a fly box!

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Re: Line holders

Postby tenkarautah » Wed Jul 15, 2015 2:18 pm

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Here is my homemade rig. I used a few foam line holders together and made a small pocket for flies. I also carved out a spot for line nippers. You can carry two lines and some tippet.
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Re: Line holders

Postby Mickey » Thu Jul 30, 2015 11:30 am

That is a good idea.

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Re: Line holders

Postby brianb2 » Wed Sep 30, 2015 5:51 am

tenkarautah wrote:
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Here is my homemade rig.

Great idea, if imitation is flattery then be flattered because I'm going to use this idea.
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Re: Line holders

Postby tsegelke » Thu Oct 01, 2015 5:48 am

Any empty tippet spool works.
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Re: Line holders

Postby RonT1 » Mon Feb 01, 2016 6:25 pm

Bamboo and 'O' rings for transport, leader box for spares.
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Re: Line holders

Postby outdoor.mne » Tue Jan 17, 2017 1:20 am

Good job Ron!
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