The Adventures Of A Tenkara Fanatic Living In Japan

Amago
To the southwest of Tokyo lies Izu Peninsula – it’s a fairly small peninsula, with its widest point being roughly 35 km (~22
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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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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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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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Katashina
Katashina, Gunma Prefecture – Japan I have come to Katashina region of Japan every season since I moved here. It
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Spring Rock Climbing In Ogawayama
I visited Ogawayama in the fall last year. The place is absolutely massive with a lifetime of rock climbing littered throughout
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Ice Climbing in Nagano
I’ve wanted to learn how to climb ice since I was a kid but never got around to it because
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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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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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Oshino – A Photo Exploration
Last week I headed back to Oshino Creek. I didn’t have a chance to fish the lower sections the first time I
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Japanese Craftsmanship
The craftsmanship of Japanese artisans is extraordinary – a fact known to many but one that has become more apparent to
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Otaba-River, Otabagawa, Tama-River, Tokyo-Japan, Tenkara, Yamame
A Day on the Otaba River – 大丹波川
As I reflect back on the three days I spent in the Kanto Mountain Range (関東山脈) the highlight for me
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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.