The Adventures Of A Tenkara Fanatic Living In Japan

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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Bear Creek - Part II

Bear Creek – Part II

Read Part I here After discovering a beautiful, yet strangely void of trout, keiryu I rallied at a local convenience store for some lunch and ...
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Grandeco Ski Resort

Grandeco Ski Resort

yard sale verb A term used by skiers after a bad crash in which skis, ski poles, helmets, goggles, etc... are scattered haphazardly across the ...
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A Day Hike On Miura Peninsula

A Day Hike On Miura Peninsula

Authors Note: I have decided to start a semi-regular segment chronicling my day to day life in Japan. Everything in Japan is so different when compared ...
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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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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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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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Hokkaido

Hokkaido

Back in February three friends and I rented an RV and spent some time touring Hokkaido on our skis. I have been super busy with ...
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Honryu - A Tale Of A Remote Japanese River Valley

Honryu – A Tale Of A Remote Japanese River Valley

According to Keiichi Okushi's interview on Tenkara Fisher a honryu is "When two or more of the rivers are joined, the flow that forms the most fundamental" ...
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nakatsugawa fishery cooperatives, mizusawa river

Mizusawa River – A Keiryū Near Tokyo

Mizusawa River (水沢川) is a small mountain keiryu within the shadow of Mount Tanzawa (丹沢山), and a short drive from Tokyo. After pouring over maps ...
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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 Food

Japanese Food

Japan is an awesome country, not only is the fishing a lot of fun but there are hundreds of thousands of places to see, experience 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.