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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Minakami – Headwaters of the Tone River
The mountain town of Minakami (みなかみ町) is located in the northern edge of Gunma Prefecture. It is also the headwaters
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Yamame – Queen of the Mountain Streams
Discovering Jimmy Spring Creek I am a little surprised that I have not yet written a Yamame post. I have
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Fishing Uratanzawa
A few days before Christmas my friend Cameron and I headed to Kannongawa, a small river about 75km (45 miles)
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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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Iwana, a beautiful and colorfully spotted char, is mostly a landlocked fish due to the multitude of dams and weirs
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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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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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Off Season
A few months into the off season without wetting a fly, the itch to catch some fish reached a fevered
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Backcountry Tenkara
With the end of the mountain stream season fast approaching I was itching for a bigger trip. Something I’ve wanted
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Japan – Photobucket III (& random musings)
Japan Photobuckets I & II (random musings below) Water   Cuisine Temples & Shrines   Flora & Fauna Note: Godzilla
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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.