The Adventures Of A Tenkara Fanatic Living In Japan
Grandeco Ski Resort
yard sale verb A term used by skiers after a bad crash in which skis, ski poles, helmets, goggles, etc…Read more.
Camping on the Tama River (多摩川)
I am currently wrapped in my sleeping bag, overlooking the Tama River and waiting for the sun to crest overRead more.
Torikabuto – A Story of a Remote River Valley in Nagano Prefecture
Ever since the release of the video Fishing Café “Tenkara with Hisao Ishigaki” this April, it has become quite popular within theRead more.
With the end of the mountain stream season fast approaching I was itching for a bigger trip. Something I’ve wantedRead more.
Iris River – Carp On The Fly
The Iris River, is a tributary to the mighty Arakawa River that forms the northern border of Tokyo. I discovered thisRead more.
Katashina, Gunma Prefecture – Japan I have come to Katashina region of Japan every season since I moved here. ItRead more.
Izu Skyline – The Beginnings of an Epic Adventure
Day 1 – Izu Skyline I am at the crest of bamboo covered knoll. The bamboo here grows like grass,Read more.
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 BlueRead more.
Honryu – A Tale Of A Remote Japanese River Valley
According to Keiichi Okushi’s interview on Tenkara Fisher a honryu is “When two or more of the rivers are joined, the flowRead more.
It has been just over a month since I have wet a fly. The last trip was a doozy thoughRead more.
So you’re thinking about visiting Japan? While I’m certainly no expert at all things Japan, I have learned a thingRead more.
Indicators and Tenkara
For the first three years I Tenkara’d almost exclusively with 3.5 weight level line. I dabbled for a bit withRead more.