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Your home for smart discussion of tenkara and other forms of fixed line fly fishing.

Your home for smart discussion of tenkara and other forms of fixed line fly fishing.


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Your home for smart discussion of tenkara and other forms of fixed line fly fishing.




Ep. 4: Mike Lutes - Co Founder, Badger Tenkara

In Episode 4 of the Tenkara Angler Level Line Podcast, we check in with Mike Lutes to see what his post Badger Tenkara fixed-line fly fishing experiences look like today. Mike Lutes brings a unique perspective to fixed-line fly fishing. Living in Wisconsin, he has access to many different species of fish – from the trout of the Driftless, to smallmouth of the rivers, and even the fish of a thousand casts, the muskie. In this podcast interview Mike Agneta and Matt Sment speak to Mike Lutes...


Ep. 3: Dennis Vander Houwen - Tenkara Path

In Episode 3 of the Tenkara Angler Level Line Podcast, Matt & Mike have the pleasure of spending time with tenkara enthusiast, philosopher, and magician (not an exaggeration), Dennis Vander Houwen. While Dennis has previously written articles for Tenkara Angler, including “The Three Paths” and “Finding Happiness with Less,” those that have been around the tenkara scene are surely more familiar with Dennis from his always interesting blog, Tenkara Path, or perhaps the popular wooden line...


Ep. 2: Tom Davis - Teton Tenkara

If you've ever searched for a tenkara rod review online, you've undoubtedly come across Tom Davis' website Teton Tenkara. It is by far the most comprehensive source of tenkara rod information, with reviews of over 150 models! In Episode 2, Tom spent a little time catching us up on his fly fishing & tenkara background, his favorite types of water and gear preferences, and obviously a lot of rod talk. We cover the Rod Flex Index, a few of Tom's favorite rods (as well as a few not so faves),...


Ep. 1: Tom Bayly - Tenkara Adventure Outfitters

Tom Bayly from Tenkara Adventure Outfitters was kind enough to "meet" with Matt & Mike for an interview that we know you'll enjoy. In this discussion we cover Tom's personal background, his competitive archery career, and a nice mix of hunting & fishing stories. He goes on to explain his jump from tenkara angler to retailer, profiles some TAO rod models, and finally we finish up just chatting for a spell. Show Notes: 01:01 - Intro to Tom Bayly, Tenkara Adventure Outfitters 03:29 - Tom's...