Mossy Creek Fly Fishing was host to Tenkara USA founder, Daniel Galhardo
who was in the Mid-Atlantic area to visit dealers and do a little
Daniel was in the shop on Saturday October 20th
giving a presentation and casting demonstration.
In the afternoon we took Daniel and a group of avid tenkara
anglers to Mossy Creek for a hands-on clinic and some fishing.
You can see photos of the outing on our Facebook page here and here
Be sure and check out the video Brian shot of the tenkara
Daniel used a Tenkara USA Ito rod, 15' of 3.5 level line, 4' of 5x tippet
and the Ishigaki Kebari.
Listen to the commentary; Brian says, "don't you hate it when
fish get on the way of your fish."
There was another fish rising downstream of this fish. Daniel is
keeping his fish from disturbing that fish so he can try and catch
Daniel, Brian and Tom had a chance to fish for brook trout
on Sunday. They fished only tenkara flies on level lines using
tenkara techinques. Brian and Tom took advantage of Daniel's
coaching to become more skilled in the tenkara style of fly
Our thanks to Daniel for joining us this weekend. We look
forward to seeing him at the Fly Fishing Shows this winter.
You can read more about Daniel's trip to Virginia in these
Tenkara USA Blog posts:
Tenkara Virginia - clinic with Mossy Creek
VIDEO: Pause and Drift, Tenkara Technique
Ended Mid-atlantic tenkara tour