Horsehair Tenkara Flies

Horsehair Tenkara Flies

  That’s right–I said “horsehair tenkara FLIES”, not “horsehair tenkara LINES”.   Usually, whenever you combine the words “horsehair” and “tenkara” in the same sentence (or Google search), the discussion is inevitably around horsehair tenkara fly lines. But what many people don’t know is that horsehair (or, more accurately, horse tail) also makes an excellent…

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…