The Adventures Of A Tenkara Fanatic Living In Japan
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,Read more.
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 throughoutRead more.
Epidote Creek 緑簾石小川
Last week I wrote a post about visiting Japan. If you are a Tenkara angler, Epidote Creek is THE reason why youRead more.
Ogawayama – A Rock Climber’s Paradise
Deep in the mountains on the Nagano-Yamaniashi prefectural borders lies a paradise that must be seen to be believed. TheRead more.
The craftsmanship of Japanese artisans is extraordinary – a fact known to many but one that has become more apparent toRead more.
Tenkara Shop in Tokyo – Groundstore
Most Tenkara anglers planning a visit to Japan will most likely fly into Tokyo, via either Narita or Haneda Int’lRead more.
When I was younger I had no concept of time, I thought I would be young forever. My first realRead more.
The Japanese word 幽玄 (pronounced Yūgen), loosely translated means “subtle and profound” but is used in a sentence to express the suddenRead more.
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 theRead more.
Last week I came across an interesting article in my Twitter feed from the good folks at Hatch Magazine. Tenkara castingRead more.
When I was a kid, no more than 10 or 11, I took a class on architecture. I really enjoyed theRead more.
The Breakfast Club
I am not the party till you puke type. I also don’t like loud crowded clubs. But I do likeRead more.