Monthly Archives: January 2012

DIY Tenkara Landing nets

These are just simply awesome creations of beauty and functionality.  Here are three links that will help you make your own. Tenkara USA has a section of the forum devoted to tenkara nets. LINK HERE  I loved the gallery.  Particularly useful is … Continue reading

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Some carefully selected links for DIY fly fishing

Here are some carefully selected links to sites which I have found to be useful for DIY fly fishing. I hope that they will be useful to you, too. Repairing fishing rods I recommend Ralph O’Quinn’s articles on repairing fly … Continue reading

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In which the author introduces his reasons for writing this blog

This blog is launched in the spirit of simplicity and self-reliance. There was a time when fishing guides were books, luxury in a lodge meant blankets provided, rods and gear were home-made or scrounged. In the spirit, but not the discomfort, … Continue reading

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