TenkaraBum.com is located in
New York City, which is essentially locked down.
Package pickup has
been suspended. My neighborhood post office is closed. I go outside as little as possible because I am in an "at risk" group.
TenkaraBum.com is still open, for now, but I do not know when I will mail packages again.
Most international flights have been cancelled, so there is no ETA for out-of-stock items that come from Japan.
Best Catch of the Year (so far)
by Vic Velasco
I tied up another Red Tailed Killer Bug and let my son Marlon cast it out on his Kiyotaki. On his own, he spotted a bass hanging out in the shallows. He made repeated casts to it and saw how a different bass came into the same area and made a dash for the fly. The original bass he was casting to wasn't having any of that and after out maneuvering the competitor, Marlon set the hook and got a perfect top lip hookup. He fought the bass for a couple of minutes and was hooting the whole time!!! I couldn't of been happier as he caught this bass!!!!
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