15' 2-Way Tenkara Rod 'SHIMANO-Mainstream-ZE-40-45' Medium Action manufactured in Japan made of 98.9% Carbon.
This is a brand new medium action 8:2 Tenkara rod, extra-light weight, 3.2oz / 90g, easy to carry, folded length just 3ft / 89.5cm. 6 telescopic sections extends from a closed length of 3ft to 13ft or 15ft. This rod has been made in Japan by SHIMANO, using a premium Japanese 98.9% High Modulus Graphite Carbon materials. Shimano Design, Engineering and Technology are still one of the best in the world. Best quality refers to Japanese materials and equipment. New construction design feature, outstanding balance of the rod, ultra-slim super lightweight, strong and accuracy makes this rod stand above other rods. Rod with unique easy-grip cork is equipped with 2-Way loading single action that can zoom in and zoom out to 4.m meters and to 4.5 meters. The point is 4m in front and a flat flow, flow when the flow of 4.5m across the muscles and can be attacked effectively. All the blanks are painted with High-class paint that make the rod elegance and noblest. This rod is perfect for every fisherman from a young kid to a professional angler. Extremely light, well balanced and manageable with a parabolic action for precise casting this is a strong and stiff rod which promises a good casting ability.
Rod is very flexible and strong.
Rod has exclusively high performance.
Rod Is balanced to gain the most lifting power.
Tenkara Rod is designed to use without a reel, just line and fly.
Last section has durable wear resistant structure Lillian string connected to the tip.
This string greatly enhances the sensitivity of the pole for detecting slightest strikes.
Line can be attached to Lillian string with a single overhand loop on the connector
Temporarily out of stock
Extended length: 15ft / 4.5 m
6 Telescopic Sections
Folded length: 3ft / 89.5cm
Cork Handle length: 12in / 30.5cm
Weight:3.2oz / 90 g.
Max Diameter: 11.3mm.
Tip Diameter: 1.1mm.
8:2 Medium Action
Rod End Protector.
Screw Butt Cap.
Exclusively High Performance.
Extremely Flexible And Strong.
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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 rods could be comparable to most medium 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.
'M' - Medium - 8:2 means 8 bottom parts are stiffer and 2 tip sections more flexible. Rods are the stiffest and fastest or are pursuing larger fish and want the rod to help them land the big fish, up to 4 kg and bigger.
The rod action should be chosen based on the angler's favorite for a softer (Ultra Light - 5:5) or slightly stiffer (6:4 or 7:3) or the stiffest (Medium - 8:2) 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.
Light Action Tenkara rods can be used to catch almost all fish, especially they are great for
Bass fishing and
Trout fishing with a dry fly on a streams,
Sunfish fishing on a ponds,
Pike fishing on a rivers.
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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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.