The Adventures Of A Tenkara Fanatic Living In Japan

Grandeco Ski Resort
yard sale verb A term used by skiers after a bad crash in which skis, ski poles, helmets, goggles, etc…
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Plum Rain
From early June to late July is the monsoon season in Japan. To the Japanese it is known as Tsuyu (梅雨)
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Pondering the Shokuryoshi
When dinosaurs roamed the planet, and long before the Shokuryoshi (discussed in detail later) entered the scene, the Izu Peninsula of Japan
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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 Sagamigawa
Last week I came across an interesting article in my Twitter feed from the good folks at Hatch Magazine. Tenkara casting
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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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sasakune village, doshi river, tenkara, fishing
Doshi River at the Sasakune Village
The weather last week was absolutely spectacular. Low humidity, temps in the mid 70’s, and lots of sunshine. It felt like
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Michi No Eki
One of the greatest Japanese inventions has to be the Michi No Eki or better known as “Roadside Station”. They
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Genryu Tenkara
“Genryu” is the most upper part of a river, even upper part of “keiryu(mountain stream)” and here in Japan image
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A Year In Review – 2016
2016 was a great year with big trips every month of the fishing season and some phenomenal hikes, rock climbs,
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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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November
November is a beautiful month in Japan – the fall colors are in full swing, the days are cool the
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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.