The Adventures Of A Tenkara Fanatic Living In Japan

Blue and White Flycatcher オオルリ
The mountains of Japan are a natural aviary, the perfect rest stop for migratory birds. The オオルリ(Oruri) also known as the Blue
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Winter Tenkara
Every February I start getting excited, and begin eagerly making plans for the March 1st opening day of Keiryu (mountain stream)
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Postfly Box Review
Over the past few months my fly collection had become dangerously depleted. On one trip alone I lost eight flies
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mount fuji
Climbing Mount Fuji
Mount Fuji is one of the most iconic mountains in the world. The summit is only 100km from the largest
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Visiting Japan
So you’re thinking about visiting Japan? While I’m certainly no expert at all things Japan, I have learned a thing
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Masayuki Yamano Bamboo
A Year Learning from a Japanese Bamboo Craftsman a.k.a. Wazao Shokunin I first met Masayuki Yamano in September of 2016 at
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Nihon Kawanezumi
Tenkara Fly Fishing, Off Piste Skiing, and Nihon Kawanezumi This week started out with one last ski tour before the end of the ’15/’16
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A Day on Ogusugawa
In the mid-Atlantic region of the United States you would be surprised what you can find exploring the little blue lines
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Katashina
Katashina, Gunma Prefecture – Japan I have come to Katashina region of Japan every season since I moved here. It
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Discover Tenkara Review
If you have spent any time in the Tenkara community you have most likely heard of Discover Tenkara. Whether it
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Tenkara Japan
It has been just over a month since I have wet a fly. The last trip was a doozy though
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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
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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.