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SAVE THE DATE – 2023 Driftless Oni Tenkara Immersive & Tactical Nymphing Clinic!

Presented by Tenkara Angler and Tenkara Guides LLC

June 1, 2, & 3rd, 2023: Join tenkara fly fishing guide Robert M. Worthing of Tenkara Guides LLC and Tenkara Angler’s own Matt Sment for an in-depth exploration of Oni style Tenkara. Students will enjoy two full days of instructional fishing on the famous trout waters of the Wisconsin Driftless Region. We are excited to host these classes concurrently with the 2023 Great Wisconsin Driftless Tenkara Campout taking place June 2-4th at Esofea County Park in Westby, WI.

Oni Tenkara Immersive: 16 Hours/2 Complete Days
June 1 & 2, 2023

Oni Tenkara School is the distinct tenkara fly fishing style of Masami “Tenkara No Oni” Sakakibara. Widely regarded as the greatest living tenkara fly fishing master, Oni’s School of Tenkara emphasizes the angler’s relationship with the river environment, blends casting and drift into a single act of fly presentation, and utilizes elegant techniques to maximize success across diverse conditions.

(Note: While his style and techniques will be taught, Masami Sakakibara will not be in attendance. Rob Worthing has been thoroughly trained by Mr Sakakibara and has been directly authorized to teach his style.)

Enrollment: $450
(Includes instruction and water/beverages. Coolers and ice provided for your BYO lunch & snacks).


Tactical Nymphing Clinic: 4 Hours/Morning Half-Day
June 3rd, 2023

Tactical Nymphing is a philosophy, or way of thinking, about your fly fishing. Based off the most effective tight line & suspension fly fishing methods through history, Tactical Nymphing combines five discrete fish-catching tactics to create personalized on-water strategies that maximizes the angler’s probability of tricking fish. These techniques can be equally effective for both fixed line and fly rod and reel anglers. The result is an adaptive angler who knows more, catches more, and has more fun doing it!

Enrollment: $100
(Includes instruction and water/beverages. Coolers provided for your BYO lunch & snacks).


Class sizes are limited. Registration will open February 1st.
Stay tuned for more info!


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