The Adventures Of A Tenkara Fanatic Living In Japan

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Headwaters Tenkara Fishing Near Tokyo
With my new sawanobori gear fresh out of the packaging I was itching to get out and break them in. There
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Mount Amagi & Amago
Day 2 – Mount Amagi … Continued from Day 1 (Click Here if you missed it) In the morning the
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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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Tenkara USA Ito Unboxing
From my balcony I can see Tokyo Bay, which is one of the top 10 busiest ports in the world.
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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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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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Aogashima
Before I moved to Japan my wife’s Grandma emailed me an article about a tiny island, way out in the ocean
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Tama River Bass Fishing
The content put forth in written and visual form in the latest issue of Tenkara Angler is nothing short of
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Tosaku – Handmade Bamboo Fishing Rods
Before the age of graphite, carbon fiber, and fiber glass fishing rods were typically made out of bamboo. In Japan
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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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Tenkara Action on the Doshi River 道志川
Last week the weather was pretty nasty. Tropical Storm Haishen pushed high winds, lots of rain, and even a little
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Exploring the Kamoshika’s Backyard
Curator’s Note: As I sit here at my computer sipping my second cup of coffee – the rain is falling
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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.