The Adventures Of A Tenkara Fanatic Living In Japan

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 flow
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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
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Japan – Photobucket III (& random musings)
Japan Photobuckets I & II (random musings below) Water   Cuisine Temples & Shrines   Flora & Fauna Note: Godzilla
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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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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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Yamame Pink
Today is a short post to to share the work of a talented artist that I recently discovered named Yasunari Murakami. Like
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谷太郎川 (The TaniTaro River)
A month or so ago I was sitting at home pouring over maps. I was looking for new water to
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Aokigahara
Aokigahara (青木ヶ原) is a relatively small forest on the northwest flank of Mount Fuji. It is more commonly known as the
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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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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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Finishing My Bamboo Tenkara Rod (and Some Phenomenal Skiing)
A few weeks ago I wrote a guest article for Discover Tenkara about the bamboo rod Go Ishii and I
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A Tenkara Summer
Fall is in the air! The lighting is starting to shift and the leaves are starting to turn orange, red,
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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.