The Adventures Of A Tenkara Fanatic Living In Japan

Yūgen

Yūgen

The Japanese word 幽玄 (pronounced Yūgen), loosely translated means "subtle and profound" but is used in a sentence to express the sudden "awareness of the universe that ...
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Nihon Kawanezumi

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 season. I went to Norikura Kogen, ...
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Japanese Craftsmanship

Japanese Craftsmanship

The craftsmanship of Japanese artisans is extraordinary - a fact known to many but one that has become more apparent to me through first hand experience ...
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photo bucket

Japan – Photobucket II

It has been a hot minute since I last did a Photobucket post (9 weeks to be exact) and now more than ever, I've got ...
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Japanese Food

Japanese Food

Japan is an awesome country, not only is the fishing a lot of fun but there are hundreds of thousands of places to see, experience to ...
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Sapporo Snow Festival

Sapporo Snow Festival

The Sapporo Snow Festival in Hokkaido occurs every year, usually during the first two weeks of February. This past week we ventured up to Sapporo to take ...
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Kamakura Alps

Kamakura Alps

Miura Peninsula is the location of the southernmost suburbs of Tokyo, the most populated city in the entire world! However, Miura Peninsula is not just a prolongation of the ...
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Finishing My Bamboo Tenkara Rod (and Some Phenomenal Skiing)

Finishing My Bamboo Tenkara Rod (and Some Phenomenal Skiing)

A few weeks ago I wrote a guest article for Discover Tenkara about the bamboo rod Go Ishii and I have been making under the ...
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Connect

Connect

In 2013 when I discovered tenkara I never would have imagined where the pastime would take me. At the time I was living in Maryland ...
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Cherry Blossoms

Cherry Blossoms

It's that time of the year where the cherry blossoms bloom creating a cloudscape of pink, white, and red that smothers a landscape that only a few ...
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Ayu

Ayu

Ayu are a highly sought after game fish in Japan, some of the best rivers in Japan that they call home are highly revered. 30-40 ...
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Japan Fishing Show 2017

Japan Fishing Show 2017

This past weekend the Japan Fishing Show was held in Yokohama at the Pacific Convention Center. A few days prior my friend Go Ishii-san messaged me and ...
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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.