12.5' High level all-rounder tenkara rod KAMASU-3809 made of 99% high modulus pure carbon manufactured in Japan
Brand new mountain stream 3.8m ultra-light action tenkara rod has been designed and produced using Japanese design, engineering and latest technology, includes 99%
High density graphite carbon fiber
, an epoxy resin manufactured in Japan, and tubular pike.
Rod is very compact and extra-light, weight 85g, easy to carry, collapsed size 55cm, daypack is small enough to fit comfortably. 9 telescopic sections easy extend from 1.83ft to 12.7ft and provides superior portability, yet extremely versatile and super fine stroke. This rod was designed for the ultimate high performance line pull control. The repulsive force increased by adopting a carbon with high resilience to ensure a sense of tension applied to the tapered rod and line in heavy line level, allowing the casting to a longer distance. All the blanks are painted with high-gloss paint that make the rod elegance and noblest. This rod feels incredibly light even fully extended, well balanced and manageable with a parabolic action for precise casting ability. It will detect the slightest most delicate bites, and still will have enough strength to land the hardest fighters. Cork grip fit nicely in the hand.
This Ultra Light Action Tenkara rod is good for catching almost all fish, especially it is great for
with a dry fly on a streams,
fishing on a ponds,
fishing on a rivers.
- 99% HVF high-density carbon
- 9 Telescopic sections
- Extended length: 12.7ft / 3.8m
- Folded length: 22in / 55cm
- Cork handle length: 12.6in / 31.5cm
- Nominal weight: 3.0oz / 85g
- Max diameter: 12.2mm.
- Tip diameter: 1.1mm.
- 5:5 Ultra light action (UL)
- Soft cotton rod bag and hard plastic case.
- Tip plug protector with fluting in the rubber (to protect collapsed rod, remove to extend rod)
- Screw grip cap (helpful for rod maintenance)
- High performance rod is very flexible and strong.
- It is balanced to gain the most lifting power.
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- Rod designed to use without a reel, just line and fly
- Last section has strong braid lillian string connected to the tip with micro swivel, which allows the lillian rotate by 360 degrees without line twist.
- This string greatly enhances the sensitivity of the rod for detecting slightest strikes.
- Line can be attached to lilian string with a single overhand loop on the connector.
Also recommended with this rod:
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Tenkara is the traditional Japanese method of fly-fishing, which uses only a rod, furled or level line, tippet and a fly. The joy of Tenkara fishing is the simplicity.
Tenkara Rod Fishing
is the greatest sport that is allied with the conversation of our fish while enjoy a day stream. Fishing comes with a real pleasure and joy derived from fishing because it has long been termed "an Art". Tenkara rod can be used to catch almost any fish. And the most credit for spectacularly growing popularity of Tenkara Rod Fishing
must be given to the tackle manufacturers who continue to produce cheaper, stronger, lighter rods each season. Best quality refers to Japanese equipment from Japanese materials. Design and engineering are concerned the Japanese technology is still the best in the world by far.
Tenkara rods could be comparable to most ultra-light rods used in cone pole fishing and in fly-fishing and are considered slow action, or soft action rods. Tenkara Action describes how many bottom sections are stiffer and how many tip sections are more flexible when pressure is put on the tip of the rod. It shows how much the rod can bend and how quickly it can return to its neutral position. The construction material and construction method of a rod affects the stiffness of the blank, the blank’s ability to react and therefore its action. Flexibility and Ultra Light, Soft Action allows you to see the most delicate and sensitive fish bites. Power helps you actually fight the big fighter and land it much quicker that with other rods.
'UL' - Ultra Light - 5:5 indicates 5 bottom sections are stiffer and 5 tip sections bend more easily. Rod feel more delicate when casting because of an extra flexibility, it is great for slower casting and can hold smaller fish up to 1kg, but landing a larger fish will be more challenging using this rod.
You can choose the length of the rod based on the places where you will fish. Longer length allows you to fish in a wide area of the stream, on the other side of the stream or allow you to reach a longer distance without changing the fishing spot. Longer rods will give you better leverage over the line and the fly and require smaller movement by angler to set the hook for effective striking. Using a longer rod will also give you a huge advantage when playing fish, keeping it away from snags.
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How to land a fish.
To land a small fish you just need simply raise the rod high to slide fish gently into landing net range. Catching big fish is always very challenging especially with the light tackle. Fighting the large fish is very enjoyable and requires a lot of patience and some knowledge. With a larger fish you will need to follow to a rhythm dictated by the fish, you must keep your rod low, at 45 degrees or less to avoid breaking tip or top sections. Lifting the tip straight up will just encourage the fish to fight harder and to start swimming off at high speed. Try to use sideways pressure, moved rod with the fish, follow the fish movements and kept the rod angle low. Getting the fish from the bottom into open water is a winning half of the battle and once you've moved it away from any danger areas, such as reeds ringing an island, you can just keep applying steady pressure until the fish tires. Be patient; just let the fish tire itself and wait until it comes up and takes a gulp of air and then gently slide it over your landing net.
Take a good care of your rod.
Never lift your catch, always play with the fish and use landing net
to land it. Never raise your rod high with the large fish, keep your handle angle at about 45 degrees or less. Always
extend and insert
telescopic sections very gently, try do not extend them too forcibly, try to keep it off the ground to avoid dirt getting into the joints. Wipe it clean with a cloth before taking it down so you don't jam dirt into the joint, rinse rod with freshwater after using it in saltwater as soon as you can. Always remember to
take a good care of your rods
and they will work for you for a very long time and will bring you large amount of catches and a huge amount of great emotions. More great emotions - longer and healthier is your life.
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