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Choose from an array of services, including one-on-one lessons, group classes, and guided fishing courses that will immerse you in nature and teach you the methods and philosophy of traditional Japenese tenkara. 


The key to tenkara is it's elegant simplicity. See what separates tenkara from other forms of fly-fishing and what type of equipment tenkara anglers use to catch fish. 

Instructor & Guide in the Traditional Japanese form of



Primarily used for mountain stream trout fishing, tenkara is one of the most popular methods of angling among fresh-water mountain anglers in Japan. Unlike western fly-fishing, tenkara uses no reel and its light weight, elegantly simplistic design allows users to take a more minimalistic approach to fishing, spending less time setting up equipment and more time in the water.


At Maine Tenkara Guides we cater to all skill levels, including beginners to deliver an intuitive and fun way to learn the art of fly-fishing, without the complexities of extra equipment. A rod, a line, a fly: tenkara is fishing in a basic form, not a better way just a different way.


18 Unity Road, 

Benton, Maine  04901

Tel: (207) 861-1431

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