Regular readers will naturally expect tenkara to be the topic of most of my contributions to this magazine. In this case, I will ask for your indulgence as I offer a tribute to a dear friend and colleague who died recently.
Most readers will not have heard of Alex Diekmann, and that is not a surprise. Alex did not seek the spotlight or recognition; he let his work speak for him. But if you fish in Montana, tenkara or otherwise, you have seen or benefited from his work.