Because the Underground is the first place you think of when you’re looking for opinions about something nobody else in the world cares about, a journalist (mainstream, not fly fishing) contacted me about a Tenkara fly fishing story. He’s looking for sources.
He’s already spoken to a couple of Tenkara fanatics, and is looking for two kinds of folks:
- Someone in Northern California (closer to the Bay Area is better) who’d like to take him Tenkara fishing for his story
- Anyone who feels Tenkara is the spawn of Satan (I may be exaggerating)
On the second point, simply having a negative opinion of Tenkara isn’t enough; he’s looking for cogent argument to go with it. For example, somebody told him that Tenkara shouldn’t be allowed in fly fishing only stretches because there is no reel.
I don’t agree, but then, where would you draw that line? Tenkara’s not dapping, but legally, how would you distinguish between someone dapping a cane pole and someone fishing a Tenkara rod? The existence of a loop?
Here’s The Drill
If you’re willing to take the guy Tenkara fishing, use the contact form on the site to send me an email with:
Location (where would you fish?)
If your path to media fame involves having a serious issue with Tenkara fishing, then leave a comment; I’ll let the reporter tell me who he wants to talk to and forward your email address (which you have to put on the comment form to leave a comment, but doesn’t show up in public).
There it is. And fresh from the Underground: The place the media goes when it wants unimportant opinions about trivial matters.
It’s a good day to be us.