Chris AKA TenkaraBum

by Ken
(Bentonville AR. USA)

I would like to share my thoughts on a guy I have never met. Chris. I got hooked (pun intended) on tenkara 5 yrs ago. The more I fished with this method the more I got hooked (sorry). I have been fly fishing for 59 yrs or so and in the last 5 yrs have fished 1 day with conventional western gear! The rest of my fishing is with Tenkara. I have been lucky enough to have been able to spend my summers in West Yellowstone for the last 29 yrs.

Enough about me. I have bought several rods from Chris. I have never dealt with a person more informative or more honest in his opinions on a subject (especially fishing). His business practices cannot be beat. His comments on tenkara fishing are spot on. If you are interested at all with Tenkara fishing his web site is the place to be. Honestly.

Ken AKA Kenkara

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