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 bring 50 years of tenkara experience to the forum, discussing the Eastern Sierra tenkara waters, and Luong Tam, the rod designer of Tenkara Tanuki, talking about the fundamentals of tenkara system and fly manipulat
On the way from the Bay Area to Pasadena Casting Club where I was to give a tenkara clinic, I took the Tioga Pass Road rather than driving directly on Interstate 5 and risking the chance of getting stuck in traffic. I stopped and fished outside of the Yosemite National Park, where I met a Japanese tenkara fisher of a very old school. He was using a very long rod which is about 18' and very short line (about 7' or 8' long). He did not cast, just dapped. I also ran into a tenka