The Adventures Of A Tenkara Fanatic Living In Japan
To the southwest of Tokyo lies Izu Peninsula – it’s a fairly small peninsula, with its widest point being roughly 35 km (~22Read more.
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 IRead more.
Nikko National Park
The city of Nikko, located in Tochigi Prefecture, is quite popular with tourists. I had visited a few months agoRead 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.
Katashina, Gunma Prefecture – Japan I have come to Katashina region of Japan every season since I moved here. ItRead 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.
Ice Climbing in Nagano
I’ve wanted to learn how to climb ice since I was a kid but never got around to it becauseRead more.
When I was younger I had no concept of time, I thought I would be young forever. My first realRead more.
Tosaku – Handmade Bamboo Fishing Rods
Before the age of graphite, carbon fiber, and fiber glass fishing rods were typically made out of bamboo. In JapanRead more.
Oshino – A Photo Exploration
Last week I headed back to Oshino Creek. I didn’t have a chance to fish the lower sections the first time IRead more.
The craftsmanship of Japanese artisans is extraordinary – a fact known to many but one that has become more apparent toRead more.
A Day on the Otaba River – 大丹波川
As I reflect back on the three days I spent in the Kanto Mountain Range (関東山脈) the highlight for meRead more.