Tenkara Presentations: Pause and Drift 

In this write-up we’ll talk about the Pause and Drift. It’s as easy as it sounds, promise. Condensed down to the bare bones, a Pause and Drift Presentation is a dead drift in which you occasionally stop, to intentionally add action to your fly, then proceed again with another dead drift, repeating this…

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Tenkara Presentations: Swinging the Fly

This month we’ll review one of my favorite tenkara presentations, the Swing. It’s my go-to on several sections of my home water, the Poudre River, where there are some nice wide bends and undercuts banks, and the current is gentle and steady. It’s a very easy presentation and one that…

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Tenkara Presentations: The Dead Drift Explained

Zen Tenkara is often associated with extreme tenkara fishing, saltwater tenkara fishing and big fish on tenkara but at the heart of our company is traditional tenkara that targets trout in the crystal clear mountain streams of Colorado. While we design rods for big fish hunting, we also design rods…

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