Tenkara Master to Visit
- By: Fly Rod and Reel
Tenkara master, Dr. Hisao Ishigaki, to visit San Francisco
At the invitation of The Golden Gate Angling and Casting Club (GGACC) and Tenkara USA, GGACC is proud to host renowned tenkara master, Dr. Hisao Ishigaki. Dr. Ishigaki will be coming from Japan to San Francisco, CA exclusively for this unique cross-cultural fly-fishing event.
Tenkara is the traditional Japanese method of fly-fishing, which originated and has been practiced in the mountain streams of Japan for hundreds of years, and has just recently been introduced to the US by Tenkara USA.
Dr. Ishigaki is known and widely respected throughout Japan as the leading authority on tenkara fly-fishing (the Japanese method of fly-fishing without a reel). A professor in the field of vision studies at the Aichi Institute of Technology, in Japan, Dr. Ishigaki became first known among tenkara anglers for his research on the vision of fish and of anglers. He has dedicated a big part of his life to introducing this simpler method of fly-fishing to people throughout Japan via many books, articles and DVDs on tenkara. After his first presentation in the Catskills, NY, Dr. Ishigaki is now coming on his second visit to the US to speak about tenkara.
A very friendly and warm angler and engaging lecturer, Dr. Ishigaki says he’s looking forward to making many new friends in the US, and is excited about his visit.
During the event Dr. Ishigaki will do a tenkara fly-tying demonstration, a presentation about tenkara, and a demonstration on tenkara casting.
This event is free
RSVP required: http://ggacc.org/p/ViewEvent.aspx?eid=322 <http://ggacc.org/p/ViewEvent.aspx?eid=322>
For more information, please visit: http://ggacc.org/p/ViewEvent.aspx?eid=322 <http://ggacc.org/p/ViewEvent.aspx?eid=322>
Daniel, Tenkara USA founder