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The Kebari Has Landed, Tenkara Guides LLC Is Up And Running

by Tenkara Guides LLC
(Salt Lake City, UT)

I just wanted to post up and formally introduce the Tenkara Guides crew to the TenkaraBum Blog. Together we are ERiK Ostrander, John Vetterli, and Rob Worthing. We are active on the Tenkara USA forum, and always posting trip reports 'cause we fish all the time!

We are super psyched on tenkara, and have been pushing the limits of tenkara as much as we can. Between the three of us we usually get around 4-6 days of fishing each week, so we're constantly honing our skills. We know how effective tenkara is, and how much the fish hate it!

Our official description: We are a tenkara-based fly fishing guide service specializing in Utah streams and rivers. We provide a first rate guiding experience using unique, effective and easy to learn methods of fly fishing perfectly suited for Utah’s waters. Our experienced tenkara fly fishing guides will design a unique trip customized to your schedule, level of adventure and experience.

Check out our website at and check us out on FaceBook too. We post up trip reports, as well as tips that will help you catch more fish with your tenkara rod.

We are treating the Tenkara Summit as our official coming out, and are happy to be the first fly fishing guide company exclusive to tenkara. If you're in Virginia, check out Tom Sadler who guides through Mossy Creek Fly Fishing, and Ryan Jordan who guides Montana through Back Packing Light

Hope to see you at the summit! We'll be the ones with hats.

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Aug 22, 2011
by: Jeff Gottfried

Congratulations on your tenkara guiding service. As a non-profit organization, Educational Recreational Adventures has been teaching tenkara fishing and guiding that always includes optional tenkara experiences.

We just finished Fly Fishing and Freshwater Ecology Camp at Opal Creek Ancient Forest Center. Our kids caught more than 60 rainbows on tenkara gear. After day #2, all participants opted to fish tenkara. Friday starts an Intro to Fly Fishing Seminar at Opal Creek. Once again, participants will be fishing tenkara.

We look forward to hearing more about your experiences. If you want to start doing tenkara programs specifically for kids, perhaps I can be of help to you.

Aug 22, 2011


Thanks for the report on your blog, we really appreciate it!

I'd love to talk with you about tenkara classes. If you'll be at the summit, let's talk then. Otherwise, please give me a call.


Aug 24, 2011
Congrats Guys!!
by: R Caillier

Excellent news guys, I'm reading of your experiences all of the time on the Tenkara sites. Our "Simple Flyfishing" method can certainly use your guiding services and passion as advocates for the Tenkara style.

Good Luck going forward! Wow to fish four to five days a week must be per joy!

May see you at the summit, my son and myself our fishing our way there. RMNP - Wyo. Snowy Range - Jackson/Teton area YNP ending up in West Yellowstone on Thursday.

Camping along the way, so far we have done very well catching nice browns, cutthroats, rainbow and some small brookies. It's been the fishing trip of a lifetime and it's not over yet!!!

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