The Adventures Of A Tenkara Fanatic Living In Japan

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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The Breakfast Club
I am not the party till you puke type. I also don’t like loud crowded clubs. But I do like
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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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Connect
In 2013 when I discovered tenkara I never would have imagined where the pastime would take me. At the time
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Catching (and Releasing) Fish
Daniel Galhardo, founder of Tenkara USA, recently released a Tenkara Podcast called Tenkara Cast. The content is interesting, well thought out,
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Ayu
Ayu are a highly sought after game fish in Japan, some of the best rivers in Japan that they call
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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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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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Torikabuto – A Story of a Remote River Valley in Nagano Prefecture
Ever since the release of the video Fishing Café “Tenkara with Hisao Ishigaki” this April, it has become quite popular within the
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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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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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headwaters, frog
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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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.