Tenkara is a form of fly fishing from Japan that is as elegant as fly fishing can be. It is simply a rod with a line attached to the tip.
- Tenkara fly rods do not come with a fly reel.
- The rods do not have guides or a reel seat.
TENKARA ROD: Weighing just 3.6 ounces, this 12’-13’ fly fishing rod has a 6:4 rod action. This rod will extend to 12’ and 13’. It has 9 sections made of durable IM8 graphite. Its 11 1/4” cork handle has a wooden plug for protection during storage. The end cap is aluminum and laser etched with the Wild Water logo. The knurl on the end cap allows for easy disassembly of the entire rod for cleaning and replacing sections. PLEASE NOTE: fly rods do not come with a fly reel, guides or a reel seat.
PROTECTIVE ROD CASE: The Wild Water Fly Fishing Starter Package comes with a durable nylon carrying case and a soft, stretchy rod sock for travel and storage. The case features a 23.5-inch PVC rod tube and a carrying strap.
WATERPROOF FLY BOX WITH TWELVE FLIES: Our starter package includes a rugged plastic fly box that can hold up to 372 flies! To get you started, we have included the following flies: Qty. 2, Size 12 Black Sakasa Kebari Qty. 2, Size 12 Olive Sakasa Kebari Qty. 2, Size 12 Tan Killer Kebari Qty. 2, Size 12 Black Killer Kebari Qty. 2, Size 12 Hi-Vis Orange Indicator Kebari Qty. 2, Size 12 Tan Hen & Hound
INCLUDES TENKARA FISHING LINE: We included the following lines with our starter package: Qty. 1, TRADITIONAL TENKARA LINE – 10.5 feet of chartreuse furled polyester line with metal ring to attach tippet Qty. 1, MODERN FLOATING PVC TENKARA LINE - 11 feet of blue-colored PVC floating line with welded loop for tippet Qty. 1, MODERN HYBRID TENKARA LINE - 15 feet of olive-colored PVC floating line with polyester-furled level line and metal ring to attach tippet
INCLUDED ACCESSORIES: Our rod package is perfect for fishing in small to medium-sized streams and ponds. With this well-crafted rod, you can catch trout or panfish with ease. The rod's size and carrying case are great for backpacking! Additionally, we've included the following accessories: Qty. 1, Foam spool Qty. 1, Plastic line storage clip set w/o-rings Qty. 1, 30 meter spool of 5X tippet Qty. 1, Line nipper Qty. 1, Retractable reel