SATO™ 10&
SATO™ 10&
SATO™ 10&
SATO™ 10&

SATO™ 10'8"/ 11'10"/ 12'9"

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The Sato is the rod designed to make it easier to choose a tenkara rod, reducing the need to contemplate the question of "what tenkara rod should I get?"

The Tenkara USA Sato™ is a compact and lightweight (2.9oz) adjustable tenkara rod that can be fished at 3 lengths: 10'8", 11'10", and 12'9" (3.25m - 3.9m). At its shorter length it is perfect for tighter streams, and at its full length it will be ideal when the stream opens up again or when you find a bigger pool to cast your fly. The Sato is named after Mr. Ernest Satow, an avid mountaineer who was the first person to make a written record of tenkara. 

The Sato™ has two patent pending features:
Triple-zoom: this allows you to use the rod at three different lengths - 10’8”/ 11’10”/12’9” (330/360/390cm). The average length for a tenkara rod is 12ft long, with some closer to 13ft, yet many people are intimidated by such long lengths for rods intended for smaller streams. So, a rod with the 3 most common lengths makes an easy choice: short to ease you into tenkara, medium to give you a taste of the advantages presented by a long tenkara rod, and long to help you take full advantage to the tenkara method. 

Keep your Plug™ system (patent pending): The “Keep your plug”™ system. Next time you go fishing, remove the plug from the top end of your rod and insert it into the hole at the bottom of your rod. The Sato™ will come with two plugs on the rod; please leave one at home in case you ever need it.

Weight: 2.9 oz (82.2g);
Closed length: 22 3/4"(57.78cm);
Open lengths: 10’8”/ 11’10”/12’9” (330/360/390cm)*;
Handle length:10 ½”(26.7cm);
Segments: 9
* There may be slight discrepancies in the extended length of tenkara rods* 


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