Epoxy Tenkara Fly

Epoxy Tenkara Flies

  Several years ago, I started tying epoxy midges to fish a very tough local spring creek in Western New York.  The flies themselves were developed in the UK and were brilliantly simple, yet deceptively effective. Across the pond, they’re called “epoxy buzzers” and are mostly fished in larger sizes on big reservoirs.  But I…

Tenkara Book

Tenkara: The Book

Today, I got something very special in the mail–a copy of “Tenkara:  Radically Simple, Ultralight Fly Fishing”, by Kevin C. Kelleher, MD and Misako Ishimura.  Why is this book so special?  For starters, it’s the first English Language book on Tenkara fly fishing. Secondly, it is autographed and came with a personal letter from the…