The Adventures Of A Tenkara Fanatic Living In Japan

Mount Naeba

Mount Naeba

Akiyamago 秋山郷 On the western flank of Mount Naeba there are twelve tiny villages that are tucked into a rugged and remote valley. The area is ...
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Tama River Bass Fishing

Tama River Bass Fishing

The content put forth in written and visual form in the latest issue of Tenkara Angler is nothing short of superb, and it is chocked ...
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Oshino - A Photo Exploration

Oshino – A Photo Exploration

Last week I headed back to Oshino Creek. I didn't have a chance to fish the lower sections the first time I went. The lower sections features ...
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The Sagamigawa

The Sagamigawa

Last week I came across an interesting article in my Twitter feed from the good folks at Hatch Magazine. Tenkara casting in the wind: https://t.co/[email protected]@[email protected]#tenkara#flyfishingpic.twitter.com/LicthCLQvP — ...
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Katashina

Katashina

Katashina, Gunma Prefecture - Japan I have come to Katashina region of Japan every season since I moved here. It truly is a magnificent place that ...
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Sawanobori (Stream Climbing) Shoes

Sawanobori (Stream Climbing) Shoes

Genryū (源流) is translated as a "river source, headstream, or headwaters". It is in the genryū of Japan that I prefer to fish with my Tenkara ...
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Sansai Mountain Vegetables

Sansai Mountain Vegetables

A few months back Tenkara Fisher published this great interview with Kazuya Shimoda. Kazuya talked a lot about headwaters Tenkara deep within the mountains of Japan. Kazuya ...
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minakami

Minakami – Headwaters of the Tone River

The mountain town of Minakami (みなかみ町) is located in the northern edge of Gunma Prefecture. It is also the headwaters for the Tone River and ...
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photo bucket

Japan – Photobucket II

It has been a hot minute since I last did a Photobucket post (9 weeks to be exact) and now more than ever, I've got ...
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Nikko

Nikko has a little something for everyone; there are shrines, Japanese culture in spades, amazing food, temples, festivals, and to round it all out breathtaking ...
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Fishing Uratanzawa

Fishing Uratanzawa

A few days before Christmas my friend Cameron and I headed to Kannongawa, a small river about 75km (45 miles) from Tokyo. It was a ...
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Onsens

Onsens

I have been a little slow the past week or so in getting up new content, but I have a good excuse - I've been ...
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Welcome to Fallfish Tenkara – a collection of my tales of adventure in Japan. I have compiled it for two reasons: one, to have a venue for my artistic side; and two, to provide information and inspiration for those looking to travel and/or live in the magical country of Japan.