Posted on June 28 2018
Tenkara USA has announced the release of the Hane Rod, designed to pack down to under 15 inches and perfect for backpacking, bikepacking, and travel.
Read more in the press release below.
Tenkara USA Introduces New Hane Rod
More Compact, Featherweight, Perfect for Backpacking
Boulder, CO (June 19, 2018) – Tenkara USA, the original American tenkara rod company, is proud to introduce the new Hane Rod, built to pack down even smaller for hiking, bikepacking, or any kind of travel.
Measuring just under 15 inches when collapsed, the Hane (pronounced: “huh – nay”) is a super compact all-around tenkara fly fishing rod that will quickly become your favorite adventure rod. The compact size and light weight allows the Hane to fit nicely inside a small day pack or bike pannier, and is an ideal tenkara rod for backpacking, bikefishing and other adventures.
Designed to be a rod that can tag along in a variety of conditions without compromising durability, the Hane works well in mountain streams as well as urban fishing outings like ponds. Whether you’re targeting trout or bass, the Hane will be a go-to rod for off-road adventure.
The white color is unique among the Tenkara USA lineup, blending in with open skies above. A black rod does a good job blending in with canopy, but white is a perfect camouflage for fishing ponds and open meadow streams. The tip of the rod is black, however, so we slow humans can keep our eyes on it.
Weight: 3.5 oz (100 g);
Closed length: 15″ (38cm)
Open lengths: 10’10” (330cm)*
Handle length:8″ (20.5cm)
ABOUT TENKARA USA:
Founded in 2009 by Daniel W. Galhardo, Tenkara USA is the first company to introduce tenkara fly-fishing equipment outside of Japan. Based in Boulder, Colorado, Galhardo is widely recognized as the North America tenkara expert and has written a book and published several videos on the sport. Tenkara USA is a fully independent company that designs manufactures and distributes rods, lines, flies and select accessories for tenkara fishing enthusiasts and beginners alike. TenkaraUSA.com