The Adventures Of A Tenkara Fanatic Living In Japan

Nikko National Park

Nikko National Park

The city of Nikko, located in Tochigi Prefecture, is quite popular with tourists. I had visited a few months ago and had a great time ...
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Sugegasa

Sugegasa

On the way home from my recent fishing trip in Nagano, my buddy and I stopped in at a locally made goods shop. I was ...
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Tanzawa Mountains

Tanzawa Mountains

The Tanzawa Mountains in Japan are a blessing and here's why. Tokyo is the largest city in the world in terms of population. This summer ...
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Goby Fishing

Goby Fishing

Last month I travelled to the Aizu Region of Fukushima Prefecture and met up with some of the preeminent Japanese and American Tenkara ambassadors for a ...
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Silver Week & Tenkara

Silver Week & Tenkara

There are many waterfalls deep in the Tanzawa Mountains but there is one that draws me in a way that none of the others do ...
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Spring Rock Climbing In Ogawayama

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 throughout the alpine valley. The rock ...
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Hakone

Hakone

West of Tokyo lies the mountain town of Hakone. Hakone is located in the heart of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park and offers many attractions, both natural ...
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Japanese Keiryu (Mountain Stream) Magazine

Japanese Keiryu (Mountain Stream) Magazine

I for one thoroughly enjoy every issue of the Japanese Keiryu (a.k.a. Mountain Stream) Magazine. Even though I cannot understand most of what is written ...
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River Walk Magazine

River Walk Magazine

At the emphatic suggestion from a good friend of mine I headed up to Yokohama with my son to check out a soup curry restaurant ...
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Tenkara USA Ito Unboxing

Tenkara USA Ito Unboxing

From my balcony I can see Tokyo Bay, which is one of the top 10 busiest ports in the world. Millions of tons of cargo ...
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Camping on the Tama River (多摩川)

Camping on the Tama River (多摩川)

I am currently wrapped in my sleeping bag, overlooking the Tama River and waiting for the sun to crest over the hillside. Yesterday I explored ...
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Tama River Bass Fishing

Tama River Bass Fishing

The content put forth in written and visual form in the latest issue of Tenkara Angler is nothing short of superb, and it is chocked ...
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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.