The Adventures Of A Tenkara Fanatic Living In Japan

Sierra Nevada Mountains

Sierra Nevada Mountains

The Sierra Nevada Mountains located in California has become a mecca for me. Every year since I was very young I have travelled to this ...
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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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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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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from Japan! Just a quick post to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a happy Holiday season! I promise I'll write more ...
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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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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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Exploring Aizu - The Majestic Interior of Fukushima Prefecture

Exploring Aizu – The Majestic Interior of Fukushima Prefecture

After spending a few days in Nikko National Park, I was ready to leave the Silver Week crowds behind and find some solitude. So I ...
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谷太郎川 (The TaniTaro River)

谷太郎川 (The TaniTaro River)

A month or so ago I was sitting at home pouring over maps. I was looking for new water to explore while simultaneously passing the ...
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musings

Japan – Photobucket III (& random musings)

Japan Photobuckets I & II (random musings below) Water Cuisine Temples & Shrines Flora & Fauna Note: Godzilla first made landfall on mainland Japan in ...
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Finishing My Bamboo Tenkara Rod (and Some Phenomenal Skiing)

Finishing My Bamboo Tenkara Rod (and Some Phenomenal Skiing)

A few weeks ago I wrote a guest article for Discover Tenkara about the bamboo rod Go Ishii and I have been making under the ...
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Oze National Park

Oze National Park

Back in June I went on a spectacular tenkara fly fishing trip with my new friends Kado-san and Tetsuya. It was an amazing experience so ...
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Otaru Light Festival

Otaru Light Festival

Every year the village of Otaru puts on a light festival in conjunction with the Sapporo Snow Festival. While the Sapporo Snow Festival feels big ...
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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.