The Adventures Of A Tenkara Fanatic Living In Japan

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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The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club

I am not the party till you puke type. I also don't like loud crowded clubs. But I do like to go out for a ...
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Grayling

Grayling

Since discovering Tenkara several years ago Grayling have been high on the list of fish species that I have wanted to fish for. This past January ...
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Fujigoko

Fujigoko

Fujigoko (富士五湖), or Fuji Five Lakes in English, is a Japanese national treasure of exquisite and unbelievable beauty. My two favorite lakes are Motosu and Shōji ...
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The Black Ship Festival

The Black Ship Festival

Every year the city of Shimoda, near the tip of Izu Peninsula (and the location for my recent Tenkara Amago adventure) hosts the Black Ship ...
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Onsens

Onsens

I have been a little slow the past week or so in getting up new content, but I have a good excuse - I've been ...
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Ogawayama - A Rock Climber's Paradise

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. The mountains are tall and covered ...
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Nikko

Nikko

Nikko has a little something for everyone; there are shrines, Japanese culture in spades, amazing food, temples, festivals, and to round it all out breathtaking ...
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Kadoya Outdoor Shop

Kadoya Outdoor Shop

Recently I wrote about The Breakfast Club, which is one of my favorite bars in Yokosuka. While the Breakfast Club is a great place to ...
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Off Season

Off Season

A few months into the off season without wetting a fly, the itch to catch some fish reached a fevered pitch. My friend Go Ishii ...
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Yamame Pink

Yamame Pink

Today is a short post to to share the work of a talented artist that I recently discovered named Yasunari Murakami. Like many of the good things ...
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Custom Camper Microvan

Custom Camper Microvan

It has been a busy month! Before heading up to Hokkaido for the Sapporo Snow Festival and the Otaru Light Festival; and between ski trips to ...
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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.