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Tenkara Rod Co. is based in Driggs, Idaho.  A mecca for the outdoors.  Within an hour from our home office we have some of the best river, stream and lake fishing in the US.  Tenkara is not only about catching fish, but simplicity and being involved in nature.  We have designed our Tenkara rods to be lightweight, durable, and efficient.  Have a look around the site and please let us know if you have any questions.

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A Chat with @thevanman Jon Gaffney

November 18, 2014

We had the chance to ask Jon Gaffney aka @thevanman some questions about fishing, life, and adventure, and here is what he had to say...   FIELD NOTES FROM @THEVANMAN Name: Jon Gaffney Location: Points Unknown Day Job: Freelance Photographer/Journalist Weekend Job: Cliff, rock, and bridge jumper. Waterskier and general water rat. Tenkara Rod Co. ambassador, Jon Gaffney, AKA @thevanman, is currently on a yearlong road trip with his girlfriend Gale Straub, @she_explores, in their Sprinter. We wanted to catch up with Jon and hear more about his views on exploring the USA mile by mile, river by river. Here are our field notes. So we all adventure for different reasons, what’s a personal one that drives you to explore?...

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Field Notes from Tenkara Rod Co. Ambassador Mirae Campbell

November 11, 2014

We recently asked Mirae Campbell a few questions about her life, adventures, and fishing experiences, and here is what she had to say... Name: Mirae Campbell Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada Day Job: Student/ Seasonal Ski Technician / Photographer / Children's Program Facilitator Weekend Job: Full-time Adventure-luster Based in beautiful British Columbia, Mirae Campbell, @miraecampbell, spends countless hours exploring the seaside and high mountaintops. Today’s Tenkara Rod Co. ambassador field notes reveal Mirae’s love for white winters and new experiences.   What drives you to explore and to encounter the outdoors in the way you do? It's the only way I can stay sane, everyone is so focused on 'staying connected' that they actually forget to be connected. I am one...

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Fall Fishing

November 03, 2014

F A L L  is a great time of year.  The leaves start changing colors, the kids are back in school (and not on the river) and the air and water temps start to drop.  With the prospect of a long Winter ahead of them, fish begin to instinctively stock up on food.  They sense the change in temperature and know that they had better not pass up any chance for good food.       As humans we have some of those fish instincts as well.  We sense that soon all the leaves will be gone, and the sun filled days replaced by chilly overcast weather and snow.  We realize that we need to get out and fish as much...

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Dawn Patrol | An Early Morning Start

August 25, 2014

"The early morning has gold in its mouth." -Benjamin Franklin                   The Owyhee rod is a Summer Brown Trout favorite.

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