Getting Started…

If you’re thinking about learning to tie your own flies, tenkara fly patterns are a great place to start. Like tenkara fishing itself, tenkara flies are simple, practical, and easy to learn. It’s a great way to learn the basics of fly tying before moving on to more complicate Western fly patterns.

Unlike Western flies, you don’t need a lot of materials, tools or advanced skills to tie tenkara flies, which means you’ll be able to start tying your own flies right away with little upfront investment.

In this article, I will cover:

TenkaraTalk provides a fantastic overview on the basic types of tenkara flies and how to get started tying them. A very good place to start if you’re new to tenkara.

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