Tenkara Fly Fishing

A stick, some string and a fly

Tenkara Fly Rods

All of our Tenkara Rods come with a 15 day inspection privilege.  Rods may be returned in "as new" condition for any reason for a full refund of the purchase price.

IMPORTANT - READ ME FIRST!

You can learn everything you need to know to get started catching fish and having fun in about 5 minutes.  The instructions on this page will get you started.  Tenkara rods are durable, but also delicate.  It is IMPORTANT to read and understand  how to properly use them, otherwise you can damage your rod.  Please read these simple procedures before you decided to buy or use your rod -

Tenkara Rod How to

Fountainhead Stone Fly Rod Series

The Fountainhead Stone Fly Rod Series of Tenkara Rods are constructed of 98% carbon fiber to provide the utmost  sensitivity.  All rods are finished in a matte black finish to provide the utmost stealth.  Rod handles are made of extra select cork, to provide utmost comfort and durability.  Each rod comes in a cloth tie bag.

 There are currently three models in the Fountainhead Stone Fly Rod series of Tenkara Rods -

 330 cm (11 feet)

 360 cm (12 feet)

 390 cm (13 feet)

Each rod collapses into a self contained 21 inch package for ease of transport.

 

330 Fountainhead Tenkara Stone Fly Rod

8 segments

2.7 oz    5:5 action

Open length : 11'  (330 cm)

Closed Length: 20.5 "  (50 cm)

 

360 Fountainhead Tenkara Stone Fly Rod  

 

9 segments

3.2 oz  6:4 action

Open length : 12'  (360 cm)

Closed Length: 20.5"  (50 cm)


390 Fountainhead Tenkara Stone Fly Rod (Current Sold Out)

 

10 segments

3.8 oz 7:3 Action

Open length : 13'  (390 cm)

Closed Length: 20.5"  (50 cm)

 


 

Fountainhead Caddis Series

 

The composite Fountainhead Caddis Fly Rod series of Tenkara rods are constructed of 75% carbon fiber to provide a slow, full flexing rod .   All rods are finished in a gloss royal blue finish.  Rod handles are made of cork, to provide a secure and comfortable grip.  Each rod comes in a cloth tie bag.  This series of rods provide a very delicate and relaxed feel.  A very fun rod at a great price.

 

330 Fountainhead Tenkara Caddis Fly Rod

8 segments

2.8 oz    5:5 action

Open length : 11'  (330 cm)

Closed Length: 21" (50CM)

 

360 Fountainhead Tenkara Caddis Fly Rod

9 segments

3.3 oz    6:4 action

Open length : 12'  (360 cm)

Closed Length: 21" (50CM)

 

Tenkara Rod Action

It is very difficult to accurately convey the feel or action of any fly rod, fixed-length-line or reeled, with descriptive words or ratios. I'm not sure if pictures help or not, but in case a picture helps, here are some rods under load -

 13' Stone Fly Rod

 12' Stone Fly Rod

 11' Stone Fly Rod

 11' Caddis Fly Rod

 12' Caddis Fly Rod