The Adventures Of A Tenkara Fanatic Living In Japan

Tanzawa Mountains
The Tanzawa Mountains in Japan are a blessing and here’s why. Tokyo is the largest city in the world in
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fujinogawa, lake miyagase, tanzawa mountains, keiryu, tanzawa oyama quasi national park,
Fujinogawa 藤ノ川
Deep in the mountains of the Tanzawa Oyama Quasi-National Park surrounded by tall mountains shrouded in Japanese cedar, Hinoki cypress, Japanese mountain
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Iwana
Iwana, a beautiful and colorfully spotted char, is mostly a landlocked fish due to the multitude of dams and weirs
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yamabirugawa, yamame, trout, tenkara, fishing, mountains, keiryu
Yamabirugawa
I have numerous things on my “to-do” list while living in Japan. For example, I’ve skied Japan’s famous powder and I’ve gotten
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A Brief Exploration of the Lower Yozukukawa
I hadn’t been in Japan for a month when I went on my first keiryu (japanese for mountain stream) fishing
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The Headwaters of the Tama River
Day 2 Part I – Exploring the Headwaters of the Tama River The sun woke me up right around 5:30am.
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Yūgen
The Japanese word 幽玄 (pronounced Yūgen), loosely translated means “subtle and profound” but is used in a sentence to express the sudden
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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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Climbing The Mountain Of Death
On the edge of Gunma and Niigata Prefecture lies an area that many refer to as “Little Alaska”. While there
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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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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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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.