The Simple Fly Fishing kit includes the book Simple Fly Fishing: Techniques for Tenkara and Rod & Reel; a box of one dozen soft-hackle flies; our unique level-floating tenkara line; a 7.5’ 3x tapered leader; and a quick set up guide. This kit does not include a rod.
If you already own a tenkara rod and a spool of tippet, the Simple Fly Fishing Kit includes everything else you need to make a more direct connection to the fly fishing experience. At the heart of the kit is Simple Fly Fishing: Techniques for Tenkara and Rod & Reel. Published by Patagonia, Simple Fly Fishing is the most comprehensive book available on the subject of simple fly fishing and specifically the tenkara technique. Written by Yvon Chouinard, Craig Mathews and Mauro Mazzo, with paintings by James Prosek, the book covers wet fly, nymph and dry fly fishing. Simple Fly Fishing clears the fog of complexity that often surrounds the sport and delivers simple explanation and easy-to-understand instruction. Readers new to the sport can be fishing effectively within an hour; expert fly fishers will learn why these techniques work in highly technical situations when nothing else will. Also included in the kit is our tenkara line (designed by Cortland specifically for our rods) with rigging instructions; a 7.5’ 3x tapered leader; a box of one-dozen soft-hackle flies hand tied by the Montana Fly Company, covering the range of hatches most commonly encountered (three of each pattern: Mormon Girl, Pheasant Tail, Peacock, and Hare’s Ear) and a quick set up guide that gets you rigged up and fishing in minutes.
Simple Fly Fishing: Techniques for Tenkara and Rod & Reel (Paperback)
Level-floating .027” tenkara line made from small diameter hard mono core with supple PVC coating; includes enough line to cut into a 20’ section for typical wet and dry fly fishing, a 12’ section for small creeks or nymphing, with remainder for use as an extender section; slightly stiffer line drapes from rod tip with less sag
Pre-looped 7.5’ 3x tapered leader
Box of one dozen soft-hackle flies hand tied by the Montana Fly Company, three of each pattern: Mormon Girl, Pheasant Tail, Peacock, and Hare’s Ear; all flies tied on #12 hooks
We promote fair labor practices, safe working conditions and environmental responsibility throughout the Patagonia supply chain.
Below are the suppliers that impact the Simple Fly Fishing Kit Read more