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Magazine - Tenkara USA 2016

(USA Only)- Available in Print format only for the moment. Electronic format available in late February 2016 The 2016 Tenkara Magazine is the 3rd Tenkara Magazine published by Tenkara USA, and they only keep getting better. With contributions by all our teachers in Japan and several carefully selected stories by tenkara anglers, this issue provides a fascinating read that covers how-to's, culture, philosophy and much more. The theme of the magazine is "tenkara flies", with some neat pieces on flies and materials, but it features a wide-range of stories.
The Tenkara Magazine has no advertising, and offers us 98 pages of delightful writing and imagery.

//Streamside Coffee//

  • Jetboil Joe, by Allison Pluda
  • Mountain Mud, by Steve Schweitzer
  • Creek Coffee, by Tom Claycomb III
  • Press for Coffee, by Daniel Galhardo


  • Encountering Katsutoshi Amano, by Daniel Galhardo
  • Interview with Katsutoshi Amano, by Adam Trahan

    //A Cast of Two (couples who fish together)//

  • Fishing Together, by Skylar DeVoogd
  • Shared Experiences, by Mark and Judy Cole
  • Utah's Aquarius Plateau, by David and Mary Gayle Sartwell

    //From the Field to the Stream//

  • Healing Deep Wounds, by Dennis Vander Houwen
  • A Soldier's Therapy, by Melissa J. Alcorn

    //Philosophy and More//

  • Forest Bathing, by Doug Schnitzspahn
  • A Journey Toward Simplicity, by Robert J. Romano Jr.
  • In Harmony with Nature, by Yuzo Sebata
  • Fishing on the Run, by Ron P. Swegman
  • Don't Let the Fish Sense you, by Masami Sakakibara
  • Japanese Lessons, by Daniel Galhardo
  • Unreel Watercolor, by Thom Glace
  • Last Child on the River, by Daniel Silverberg


  • Texas Hill Country, by Chris Johnson
  • Utah Canyons, by Dave Blackhurst
  • Italian Waters, by Vito Rubino
  • UK Grayling, by Dave Southall
  • Remote Joys (WY), by Allison Pluda
  • Rediscovering Silver Creek (Colorado), by Sam Larson

    //Tenkara Flies//

  • The Simplicity of Kebari, by D. Hisao Ishigaki
  • Origins of Japanese Flies, by Yoshikazu Fujioka
  • Unique Materials, by Daniel Galhardo
  • The Contemporary Kebari, by Takashi Yoshida

  • Magazine - Tenkara USA 2016