Tenkara 'Waza'

Tenkara is an ancient method of fly fishing devised by the mountain dwelling hunters of Japan, known as "Matagi' or "Shokuryoushi." Using only a short segment of line, a fly, and a rod, it is one of the most simple methods of fishing in the world. In this series, Dr. Hisao Ishigaki - a professor and Tenkara enthusiast of 35 years- teaches viewers the skills and techniques involved in Tenkara while touching on the history of how this method came to be.