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"Quality Tenkara" made affordable! All you need to go fishing in one complete package. Now you can buy your kids a fly rod.
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Affordable Quality Tenkara Gear

DO YOU WANT A NEW TENKARA ROD AND STILL BE ABLE TO TAKE YOUR KIDS OUT FLY FISHING?

First things first. If you have any questions that I have not covered here please feel free to either send me a message or give me a call @ (630) 209-3337 Tight Lines, Mike

For as long as I can remember fly fishing in general has been an “elitist” sport, and unfortunately Tenkara fly fishing seems to be heading the same way. Streamside Furled Leaders is going to do our part to make Tenkara fly fishing affordable. We think it would be really great to be able to get yourself a nice rod and still be able to buy your child good equipment as well.

In a nutshell this is it. A complete Tenkara package with everything an angler would need to get on the water

Streamside Leader "Signature Series" Tenkara Rod description:

Nano Carbon construction increases strength and decreases weight 3.5 oz - 9 sections for increased portability - 12 foot 7:3 fast action - swivel installed before the lillian - AAA grade cork grip - composite top rod plug - bottom rod cap is aluminum threaded - about 12 feet long extended 22.5 inches collapsed - The rod tube is 24 inches long and about 1 ¾ inches in diameter.

           The "Ultimate Package" includes:

  • Streamside Leader "Signature Series" Tenkara Rod comes complete with a rod sock and storage tube.

  • "LIFETIME TRANSFERABLE WARRANTY"

  • 3 of my best Custom Handmade Furled Tenkara lines, 1 "Signature Series" 12 foot furled Tenkara line with a monofilament tip, 1 "Signature Series" 12 foot furled Tenkara line with a chartreuse sighter tip and 1 Streamside Standard Kevlar Series 12 foot furled Tenkara line.

  • 1 pocket sized double sided fly box

  • 12 hand tied Tenkara Flies

  • 1 spool of monofilament 4x tippet material

  • 1 Tube of Streamside’s handmade Organic Beeswax Floatant and Leader Dressing.

  • 1 - 2 pc set of line keepers to store a line on your rod

All this for just $169.00!! A $219.97 value if purchased separately. Plus free Priority shipping anywhere in The United States!! $22.00 value!!

Or you can buy The "Signature Series" rod for $99.00, also delivered anywhere in The  United States.

Also in the development stages is "The Mystic Creek" model, a nine foot Tenkara rod that would be more manageable for your younger kids and also be a great addition to your quiver for working smaller and more confined streams. Then there is "The Streamside Leader "Elite Series", a 15 foot rod that will cast a line 30 – 40 feet.

For the last 20 years I have strived to provide the finest furled leaders possible at an affordable price. I think I have been pretty successful due to the amount of repeat business I have.

My goal is to do the same with Tenkara fishing.

Thru many long hours of research I believe I may have come up with an answer. As most of you know, the majority of fishing manufacturers has either moved to China or has farmed their work out there. Now I am not going to try to tell you about all the times that I have visited the various plants in China and other Asian countries, because I haven’t. The internet has made most of this type of travel unnecessary. What I do have in its place is a whole bunch of sample rods and shipping bills.

What I have done is spend countless hours researching various manufacturers in China. After I found a few that I believed did quality work I started discussing “thru email and Skype” what I thought would make a Tenkara rod that I would like to own.

After almost two years I think I am almost there!

What I have developed is a Tenkara rod that is:

  • Affordable for the "average angler"
  • Made from a quality high grade carbon fiber.
  • Light but not too light as to fragile.
  • Stiff enough to cast a 30 foot Kevlar line. “Yes I said 30 feet”
  • Has the backbone for the occasional smallie but sensitive enough to feel the smallest trout or panfish.

Risks and challenges

Streamside Leaders “Signature Series” Tenkara Fly Rods have a "LIFETIME TRANSFERABLE WARRANTY".
We will replace any section of the rod for a nominal shipping and handling charge. We will ship the parts/rod out via USPS Priority Mail $15.00 - USPS Priority Express Mail $45.00. You should, depending on location, receive your parts/rod within 1-3 days.
Simply put, in order to keep you happy, we have to keep you on the water.

Please email me @ Warranty@streamsideleaders.com or call me @ (630) 209-3337.

Do not send any rods or parts back. We usually identify most problems over the phone or email. if possible send me a picture a brief description and your phone number.

All our rods have a ONE-TIME rod replacement warranty option. This rod replacement if for the rod only, it does not include the rod tube or sock. You must have your purchase receipt for this warranty option.
You can also purchase rod sections separately, see below.
1 time rod replacement $35.00 + $15.00 Priority Mail
Top 2 sections $12.00
Any other……..$12.00
section in-between
Handle ………..$18.00

We only ship USPS Priority Mail or Priority Mail Express
Priority Mail $15.00 Shipping and handling
Priority Mail Express $45.00

We have a great relationship with our manufacturer. If there are any problems he has assured me that he will do everything in his power to help fix or resolve any problems, The rods have been thoroughly tested and the production process is on schedule.
I also have purchased additional spare parts for the rods in the event of a mishap.

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    The Ultimate Package.
    One Streamside Furled Leaders "Signature Series" 7:3 Fast Action Tenkara rod - One Rod Sock - One Travel Tube. - One Mystic Creek "Signature Series" 12 foot furled Tenkara line with a Chartreuse Sighter tip - One Mystic Creek Bronze Hopper 12 foot furled Tenkara line - One 12 foot Kevlar furled Tenkara line - One Fly Box with 1 dozen Tenkara flies - One 25 meter spool of 4x monofilament tippet - One Streamside home made Organic Beeswax Leader Dressing and Floatant

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    One Streamside Furled Leaders "Signature Series" 7:3 Fast Action Tenkara rod - One Rod Sock - One Travel Tube. - One "Signature Series" 12 foot furled Tenkara line with a Chartreuse Sighter tip -One "Signature Series" 12 foot furled Tenkara line with a monofilament tip - One 12 foot Kevlar furled Tenkara line - One Fly Box with 1 dozen Tenkara flies - One 25 meter spool of 4x monofilament tippet - One Streamside home made Organic Beeswax Leader Dressing and Floatant

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    The Ultimate Package.
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