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The Tenkara Cast with Daniel Galhardo is a podcast on tenkara, the Japanese method of fly-fishing that uses only a rod, line and fly. The Tenkara Cast episodes are about sharing the stories, techniques and philosophy and other information that will inspire you to keep your fly-fishing simple and explore the outdoors. The recording of the Tenkara Cast is supported by Tenkara USA, the first company to introduce tenkara outside of Japan. Sharing the tenkara story™

The Tenkara Cast with Daniel Galhardo is a podcast on tenkara, the Japanese method of fly-fishing that uses only a rod, line and fly. The Tenkara Cast episodes are about sharing the stories, techniques and philosophy and other information that will inspire you to keep your fly-fishing simple and explore the outdoors. The recording of the Tenkara Cast is supported by Tenkara USA, the first company to introduce tenkara outside of Japan. Sharing the tenkara story™
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The Tenkara Cast with Daniel Galhardo is a podcast on tenkara, the Japanese method of fly-fishing that uses only a rod, line and fly. The Tenkara Cast episodes are about sharing the stories, techniques and philosophy and other information that will inspire you to keep your fly-fishing simple and explore the outdoors. The recording of the Tenkara Cast is supported by Tenkara USA, the first company to introduce tenkara outside of Japan. Sharing the tenkara story™

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Episodes

Tenkara in the Wind + Idaho TU

9/7/2018
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Fishing in windy days can be tricky, but it can be done. Today we share some tips on fishing in windy days: how to cast against the wind, how to not fight it, and how to deal with it in your fly presentation. The second part of the podcast is a conversation with Kara Finkler, Director of the Idaho Water Project/Western Water and Habitat Program for Trout Unlimited. We talk about challenges, issues and projects being worked on in Idaho and the Western US. For more information please visit:...

Duration:00:37:14

Bikefishing + Central New Jersey Trout Unlimited

8/9/2018
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Biking and tenkara are a perfect combination. In this episod, Daniel talks to Russ Roca of the blog PathLessPedaled.com about #bikefishing and how to combine tenkara and biking for fun days out. Tenkara+ Biking, there's real fun to be had with that combo! In the second part of today's episode Daniel talks to Bart Lombardo, president of the Central Jersey Trout Unlimited group, to find out more about the issues, challenges and projects Central Jersey TU is facing as well as to learn a bit...

Duration:01:04:59

Short Cast: Releasing fish, best practices

10/26/2017
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As more people take up fly-fishing through tenkara it is important that we follow some best-practices when catching and releasing fish. In this Short Cast episode Daniel discusses some simple best-practices we need to keep in mind when releasing fish to ensure they live a healthy life after being released. Best practices: 1) Bring fish in quickly 2) Minimize handling of fish (using barbless hooks and a net help tremendously) 3) Wet your hand before touching a fish 4) Keep it wet and in the...

Duration:00:21:43

VanLife and Bass fishing

7/28/2017
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Daniel has hit the road to spread tenkara and is currently living the not-so-glamorous "van life" with his wife and their husky. In this episode Daniel turns the tenkaravan into a makeshift studio and records his experience so far. After 11 days on the road Daniel and his wife have hit some cool spots, learned a few things and also fished for smallmouth bass with famous fly-fishing author Dave Hughes. For information referenced in this episode please visit:...

Duration:00:21:01

Driftless With Mike Warren

6/14/2017
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Daniel talks to tenkara guide Mike Warren about tenkara fly-fishing in the Driftless Region of Wisconsin. More information, photos and videos at http://www.tenkarausa.com/tenkara-in-the-driftless-region-with-mike-warren

Duration:00:42:50

The Ito - Daniel's favorite tenkara rod

3/1/2017
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The Ito is Daniel's favorite rod as well as that of many of the most experienced tenkara anglers. Yet, people are intimidated by its length. Listen to this episode to learn about what makes the Ito a favorite of so many anglers and why you should give it a try! More information at http://www.tenkarausa.com/myportfolio/the-ito-podcast/ ‎ Get the Ito at http://www.tenkarausa.com/shop/product_info.php/products_id/125

Duration:00:28:39

Fishing Small Streams and Tight Waters

2/6/2017
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Fly-fishing small streams and tight waters require the right tactics. In this episode Daniel Galhardo discusses the equipment, rig and techniques used to fish small small streams and tight waters with a tenkara rod, line and fly. Referenced in this episode: The Rhodo tenkara rod: http://www.tenkarausa.com/shop/product_info.php/products_id/165 Episode page:

Duration:00:27:25

Happy New Year - a look at 2016, and ahead to 2017 for Tenkara USA

1/12/2017
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2016 went by fast! Daniel does a retrospective on the year that has gone by (the 7th year in existence for Tenkara USA) and looks ahead to 2017 for exciting developments. Track also available here: http://www.tenkarausa.com/myportfolio/happy-new-year/

Duration:00:22:38

Catch & Release Or Keep

10/24/2016
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Fishing started as a means to secure food. As society evolved, it has become primarily a sport for most who practice it. Catch and release (C&R) has become the norm and that ethos has allowed our society to engage in "sport" fishing to the extent it has. But, the roots of catching and keeping should not be ignored, and sometimes we need to keep a fish to know where our food comes from. In this episode Daniel discusses Catch and Keep as well as Catch and Release practices. When is it okay to...

Duration:00:33:20

Conversations: Japan with Adam Trahan and Adam Klags

9/30/2016
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The allure of Japan to tenkara anglers goes beyond the tenkara fishing. The allure is as much in the culture, food, sake and overall camaraderie of other anglers as it is in the prospect of catching an amago, iwana or yamame. In this episode Daniel talks to Adam Trahan and Adam Klags about their recent trip to the land of tenkara. This was the second visit for both Adams and they have come back with some good stories to tell and good insights to share. For more information please visit:...

Duration:01:01:44

My Outdoor Obsessions: Climbing and tenkara

9/6/2016
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Daniel, founder of Tenkara USA, has been described as a "rock-climber disguised as a fly angler", but he is also a fly angler disguised as a rock-climber. In this episode Daniel discusses how he found his two big passions in life, rock-climbing and tenkara fly-fishing, as well as how they fit together and have inspired him to start Tenkara USA. Without knowing where the episode was going to go, Daniel concludes that one shouldn't dismiss an activity after a quick glance as you may get hooked...

Duration:00:38:27

Announcement: tenkara - the book

8/1/2016
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After years of introducing tenkara outside of Japan, I am finally getting ready to publish my book. tenkara - the book will be the best resource available on this simple method of fly-fishing called tenkara. In this episode Daniel talks about the tenkara book project. We need your help making this project a reality by supporting our Kickstarter campaign: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/717365321/tenkara-the-book

Duration:00:16:31

Short Cast: Entomology and tenkara

6/30/2016
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Tenkara shows us there is a different way of thinking about fly-fishing, and that includes how we think about bugs and their relation with fly-fishing. In this episode Daniel discusses the relationship of entomology, the study of bugs and a cornerstone of western fly-fishing, and tenkara. Referenced in this episode: Bugs of the Underworld by Ralph and Lisa Cutter: http://www.flyline.com/shop/bugs_of_the_underworld/ Learn more at:...

Duration:00:22:56

Conversations: Graham Moran (aka. Tenkara Grasshopper)

6/1/2016
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Today I sat down with long time tenkara angler and Tenkara USA supporter Graham Moran. Graham is an outdoor enthusiast who took on tenkara with a tremendous amount of enthusiasm, to the point where he now even guides with a tenkara rod. We chatted about...you guessed it, tenkara, as well as about Graham's tenkara blogging, his experience guiding with tenkara, and learned some of his tips for tenkara fishing. [hr] Referenced in this episode: Graham's website: http://www.tenkaragrasshopper.com...

Duration:00:35:54

Conversations: Tom Rosenbauer, Orvis

5/10/2016
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In this episode Daniel speaks to one of the long-time gurus of fly-fishing, Tom Rosenbauer. Tom is known for his books on fly-fishing as well as videos and podcasts he has and continues to create in his tenure at the Orvis company. Like many people in the USA, Daniel has learned much about his fly-fishing due to Rosenbauer's work. Nowadays you can see Tom with a tenkara rod in some of his favorite waters in Vermont. Referenced in this episode: Tom's podcast, The Orvis Fly Fishing Guide:...

Duration:00:37:46

Taking Up New Sports

3/28/2016
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As someone who is an avid "new hobby" enthusiast, and has a lot of experience trying out and taking up new sports, Daniel has thought a lot about the monsters we all make in our heads ahead of taking up a new activity that interests us. In this episode Daniel talks about the intimidation of taking up new activities and how it is important to just find a way to start playing, simply. Referenced in this episode: Takenobu's new album http://listen.takenobumusic.com/album/reversal

Duration:00:24:23

Chasing Native Colorado Trout With Mark Cole

3/9/2016
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In this episode of the Tenkara Cast, Daniel sits down with Mark Cole to discuss the native trout of Colorado and Mark's pursuit of catching and documenting each of Colorado's native trout with his wife Judy. For items referenced in this article, please visit http://www.tenkarausa.com/myportfolio/chasing-colorados-native-trout-with-mark-cole/

Duration:01:18:56

Destinations: Montana

2/29/2016
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In this episode Daniel talks with Tenkara USA staff John Geer about tenkara fly-fishing in the state of Montana.

Duration:00:26:00

Conversations: Dave Hughes

2/4/2016
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Most people who have been fly-fishing for sometime will probably recognize the name Dave Hughes. Yet, they are likely not aware that the illustrious author of over 20 fly-fishing books and uncountable articles has been practicing tenkara for many years. In this conversation (forgive us for the sound quality, it was done in a noisy area with Daniel's little travel recorder), Dave Hughes and Daniel chat about Dave's experience with tenkara and all the things that go with it. Referenced in this...

Duration:00:34:58

Conversations: Adam Trahan

1/19/2016
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This week Daniel sits down with Adam Trahan, one of the early adopters of tenkara in the US and creator of tenkara-fisher.com and small streams.com. In this casual and deep back-and-forth conversation Daniel and Adam talk about this stories of getting into fishing, the philosophy of tenkara, and more.

Duration:01:14:33