The Adventures Of A Tenkara Fanatic Living In Japan

End of the Tenkara Season – Part I
It was the hottest recorded summer this year in Japan, so much so that besides a brief foray into the
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Nozawa Onsen Fire Festival
Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort is one of the larger ski resorts in Japan, but it hasn’t succumbed to modernization like Naeba
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Norikura Kogen – Mt. Kengamine
Norikura Kogen sits high above the city of Matsumoto in Nagano Prefecture. The Norikura (乗鞍岳) mountain group is comprised of 20+
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Japanese Architecture
When I was a kid, no more than 10 or 11, I took a class on architecture. I really enjoyed the
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nakatsugawa fishery cooperatives, mizusawa river
Mizusawa River – A Keiryū Near Tokyo
Fallfish Tenkara explores Mizusawa River, a small mountain stream near Tokyo, and finds a beautiful creek teeming with small Yamame
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Japan – Photobucket I
In no particular order, and without rhyme or reason, here is a collage of photos from Fallfish Tenkara's adventures throughout
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A Year In Review – 2016
2016 was a great year with big trips every month of the fishing season and some phenomenal hikes, rock climbs,
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Life
When I was younger I had no concept of time, I thought I would be young forever. My first real
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Fujigoko
Fujigoko (富士五湖), or Fuji Five Lakes in English, is a Japanese national treasure of exquisite and unbelievable beauty. My two
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Guadalupe River
I’ve gotten seriously behind in my blogging this month. So I’ll be playing catch up on my adventures from the last
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Epidote Creek 緑簾石小川
Last week I wrote a post about visiting Japan. If you are a Tenkara angler, Epidote Creek is THE reason why you
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Herabuna Bamboo Rods
Herabuna are a sub-species of Carp that are a very popular game fish in Japan. The style of fishing for
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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.