The Adventures Of A Tenkara Fanatic Living In Japan

Overlanding & Tenkara
Overlanding: “Self-reliant overland travel to remote destinations where the journey is the principal goal. Typically, but not exclusively, it is
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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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Mountain Huts
One of my favorite Japan adventure blogs is Ridgeline Images, and it is all about hiking and backpacking in Japan (mostly in
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Experimenting with flies for cold water Tenkara
Since the Tenkara fishing season kicked off just over a month ago I have found that the trout pay no
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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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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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The Sagamigawa
Last week I came across an interesting article in my Twitter feed from the good folks at Hatch Magazine. Tenkara casting
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Zimmerbuilt Tailwaters Pack
Don’t let the name fool you, the Zimmerbuilt Tailwaters Pack is just at home in the ultra-remote drainages that I
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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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Hachijojima
Back in July my friend Junpei asked me if I wanted to go to a Japanese music festival on Hachijojima, a
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Nikko National Park
The city of Nikko, located in Tochigi Prefecture, is quite popular with tourists. I had visited a few months ago
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Oshino Creek – A Japanese Fly-Fishing Mecca
With spring quickly approaching many rivers in Japan are beginning to open for the season. Oshino (忍野村) is a quaint
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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.