The Adventures Of A Tenkara Fanatic Living In Japan

Kadoya Outdoor Shop
Recently I wrote about The Breakfast Club, which is one of my favorite bars in Yokosuka. While the Breakfast Club
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Sawanobori (Stream Climbing) Shoes
Genryū (源流) is translated as a “river source, headstream, or headwaters”. It is in the genryū of Japan that I prefer
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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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Japanese Architecture
When I was a kid, no more than 10 or 11, I took a class on architecture. I really enjoyed the
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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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Meboso Flies
It has been awhile since I last put together a flies article. Here I have compiled a few of my
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A Day Hike On Miura Peninsula
Authors Note: I have decided to start a semi-regular segment chronicling my day to day life in Japan. Everything in
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Japanese Kei Cars
When people drool over a JDM (Japanese Domestic Market) car they typically direct their attention towards a svelte Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 or
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Hakone
West of Tokyo lies the mountain town of Hakone. Hakone is located in the heart of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park and
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mount fuji
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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Scouting the Headwater of the Yozukugawa
I recently had heard a rumor that there was an outdoor shop that stocked hand-made Tenkara rods in Yokosuka. The only
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Flick – A Unique Fishing Co-op in the Tanzawa Mountains
Flick, a fishing co-op high in a small mountain valley, which is tucked deep in the Tanzawa-Oyama Quasi-National Park, is
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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.