Ancient Tenkara Fishing, Modern Fish Fun

The Outdoor Guys do some time travelling as they go international in today’s segment, venturing to Japan to visit the centuries-old ancient art of tenkara fishing and the techniques which make it so special. Don and Bill welcome Jason Sparks, famed tenkara angler, to discuss what makes this heritage activity so different from modern fly-fishing and what technical aspects this sport requires. Jason discusses how he became interested in this sport, how he promotes it and educates other on it through his Appalachian Tenkara Anglers online group, and what to expect at Jesse Brown’s on August 31st when he demonstrates the art of tenkara fly-tying utilized household materials.