The Adventures Of A Tenkara Fanatic Living In Japan

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 the
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Nozawa Onsen Fire Festival
Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort is one of the larger ski resorts in Japan, but it hasn’t succumbed to modernization like Naeba
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Indicators and Tenkara
For the first three years I Tenkara’d almost exclusively with 3.5 weight level line. I dabbled for a bit with
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Custom Camper Microvan
It has been a busy month! Before heading up to Hokkaido for the Sapporo Snow Festival and the Otaru Light
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mount fuji
Climbing Mount Fuji
Mount Fuji is one of the most iconic mountains in the world. The summit is only 100km from the largest
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Fallfish & Maryland
When I found out I was moving to Maryland I was excited but also a bit apprehensive. Having lived most of
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Fujigoko (富士五湖), or Fuji Five Lakes in English, is a Japanese national treasure of exquisite and unbelievable beauty. My two
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A Day on Ogusugawa
In the mid-Atlantic region of the United States you would be surprised what you can find exploring the little blue lines
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On the way home from my recent fishing trip in Nagano, my buddy and I stopped in at a locally
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End of the Tenkara Season – Part I
It was the hottest recorded summer this year in Japan, so much so that besides a brief foray into the
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Merry Christmas!
Merry Christmas from Japan! Just a quick post to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a happy Holiday season!
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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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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.