Lake Tanzawa

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I have always met the end of the mountain stream fishing season here in Japan with a bit of wistfulness. The close of this season was a little more pensive for me though than usual. This season was my final full keiryu angling season as a resident of Japan. It has … Read More

Japanese Food

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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 absorb, and a culinary cornucopia of taste on every street corner. While Fallfish Tenkara has focused mostly on the first two I have not really … Read More

River Walk Magazine

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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 called Kikuya ∙ Curry. The restaurant is located within walking distance from both the Hinodecho Station and the Sakuragicho Station. The restaurant is small seating only … Read More

Tenkara Japan

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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 upset. As a sort of consolation, this July I have been on numerous hikes and beach trips with my son Tadashi and his aunt and … Read More

Katashina

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Katashina, Gunma Prefecture – Japan I have come to Katashina region of Japan every season since I moved here. It truly is a magnificent place that offers great fishing and epic scenery only a few hours from Tokyo. The public transit to get here is surprisingly easy too, so if you’ve … Read More

Zimmerbuilt Tailwaters Pack

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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 is in the more accessible waters found below hydraulic structures (as its name might imply). After several outings with my Zimmerbuilt Tailwaters Pack I have … Read More

Winter Tenkara

Every February I start getting excited, and begin eagerly making plans for the March 1st opening day of Keiryu (mountain stream) fishing season. This year I wanted to get out on opening day but due to a nasty cold my trip was pushed back about a week. The morning of my … Read More

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