The Adventures Of A Tenkara Fanatic Living In Japan

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 city in the world, Tokyo ...
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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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Japan Fishing Show 2017

Japan Fishing Show 2017

This past weekend the Japan Fishing Show was held in Yokohama at the Pacific Convention Center. A few days prior my friend Go Ishii-san messaged me and ...
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Nozawa Onsen Fire Festival

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 (another big snow resort destination in Japan) ...
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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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Kamakura Alps

Kamakura Alps

Miura Peninsula is the location of the southernmost suburbs of Tokyo, the most populated city in the entire world! However, Miura Peninsula is not just a prolongation of the ...
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Michi No Eki

Michi No Eki

One of the greatest Japanese inventions has to be the Michi No Eki or better known as “Roadside Station”. They are literally everywhere in Japan ...
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Tenkara Japan

Tenkara Japan

It has been just over a month since I have wet a fly. The last trip was a doozy though so I cannot be too ...
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yabusame

Yabusame

Yabusame is the traditional Japanese form of horseback archery. "It was designed as a way to please and entertain the myriad of gods that watch over Japan, ...
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Zimmerbuilt Tailwaters Pack

Zimmerbuilt Tailwaters Pack

Don't let the name fool you, the Zimmerbuilt Tailwaters Pack is just at home in the ultra-remote drainages that I actively seek out; as it ...
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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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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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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.