March 19, 2020

The Merced River is a very nice medium fishing stream in California. It has a lot of deep pools and fast running waters. It is an awesome river for Tanuki rod. I took the Tanuki Pocket Ninja out for the ride to see how it handles the fish on fast current water and deep...

January 25, 2020

A few weeks ago, I was interview with Cast and Spear. 
Please Check it out. 


https://castandspear.com/tenkara-tanuki/

October 3, 2019

I would like to thank presenters and all the Tenkara Boot Camp participants, for attending. Unfortunately it was a windy day, and we were forced to stay indoors. But it was a full day of a lot of information. In the morning, Chris Leonard gave us some tips on fishing a...

August 26, 2019

I have taught fishing to a lot of kids over the years, Sophia stands out the most, she loves to fish and to cast. She always wanted to catch and eat fish on her journey as a part of being with nature. But she ends up release them all, she just wants safe them others...

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July 20, 2019

Tanuki Pocket Ninja is my newest project and will be on Kickstarter in August. It is designed for backpackers, hikers, travelers and roadside fly fishers. 

All Tanuki rod prototypes have been tested on the Firehole River in Yellowstone National Park. Pocket Ninja i...

April 7, 2019

CONGRATULATIONS to Terry Emmert of Oklahoma, the winner of Tanuki Ninja 2019. It is going to be the very first time for Terry fishing with a tenkara rod. 

Our contest was hosted by three different sites: Tenkara Talk, Tenkara Tanuki, Three Rivers Tenkara. In order...

February 14, 2019

Yanko Design Magazine is an online magazine dedicated to covering the best in international product design with more than a million Facebook followers and few hundreds thousand subscribers. Tanuki Ninja is the very first fishing rod on Yanko Design

(http://www.yank...

January 18, 2019

It is here on Kickstarter after a glitch.

 I am very excite to let you know, Tanuki Ninja is finally up on Kickstarter with a little glitch during the launch.


All the single rod will be available at 9:00 AM PST Jan. 18, 2019.

Here is the direct link to the project. Ple...

January 17, 2019

Tanuki Ninja will be on Kickstarter Jan. 18, 2019. 

It provides an opportunity for people who love to get a first product on hand with a reasonable cost. Subscribe to Ninja launch alert 

It is always exciting to see the fish take a dry fly on the surface but it is also e...

October 27, 2018

Tenkara Boot Camp hosted in Cardinal Village Resort, Bishop CA. 
It was the first technical tenkara fly fishing event in California. A whole day of intensive learning on how to fly fish with tenkara rods in more effective ways. Presenters are Frank Burr, who would brin...

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