The Adventures Of A Tenkara Fanatic Living In Japan

Life

Life

When I was younger I had no concept of time, I thought I would be young forever. My first real realization of time came when ...
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Yamame - Queen of the Mountain Streams

Yamame – Queen of the Mountain Streams

Discovering Jimmy Spring Creek I am a little surprised that I have not yet written a Yamame post. I have written about the Amago and the Iwana but ...
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The Headwaters of the Tama River

The Headwaters of the Tama River

Day 2 Part I - Exploring the Headwaters of the Tama River The sun woke me up right around 5:30am. I contemplated going back to ...
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A Year In Review - 2016

A Year In Review – 2016

2016 was a great year with big trips every month of the fishing season and some phenomenal hikes, rock climbs, mountain bike rides, and of ...
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fish market

Tokyo Fish Market

The Tokyo Fish Market is a must see destination for anyone visiting Tokyo. It is located in the special ward of Chuo, and is also ...
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Japanese Cuisine

Japanese Cuisine

Warning! If you are hungry, eat something before viewing this post. You have been warned! Since moving to Japan in the fall of 2014 I have ...
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headwaters, frog

Headwaters Tenkara Fishing Near Tokyo

With my new sawanobori gear fresh out of the packaging I was itching to get out and break them in. There was a little blue line ...
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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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Oshino - A Photo Exploration

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 I went. The lower sections features ...
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Flick - A Unique Fishing Co-op in the Tanzawa Mountains

Flick – A Unique Fishing Co-op in the Tanzawa Mountains

Flick, a fishing co-op high in a small mountain valley, which is tucked deep in the Tanzawa-Oyama Quasi-National Park, is a unique and magical place ...
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A Tenkara Summer

A Tenkara Summer

Fall is in the air! The lighting is starting to shift and the leaves are starting to turn orange, red, and yellow at the higher ...
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Fallfish & Maryland

Fallfish & Maryland

When I found out I was moving to Maryland I was excited but also a bit apprehensive. Having lived most of my life in Southern California ...
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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.