Experimenting with flies for cold water Tenkara

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Since the Tenkara fishing season kicked off just over a month ago I have found that the trout pay no mind to a tasty looking traditional kebari. So I switched to heavier flies to get at the trout hangin’ out on the bottom of the river. Surprisingly I had the … Read More

Oshino Creek – A Japanese Fly-Fishing Mecca

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With spring quickly approaching many rivers in Japan are beginning to open for the season. Oshino (忍野村) is a quaint village a few miles from the foot of Mount Fuji. The area Oshino Hakkai (忍野八海) is a group of eight ponds that are a Japanese National Monument. However, Oshino Creek is what … Read More

Scouting the Headwater of the Yozukugawa

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I recently had heard a rumor that there was an outdoor shop that stocked hand-made Tenkara rods in Yokosuka. The only thing I knew was that it was across the street from a taco shop in the Honch, about ten minutes from my home. Obviously I had to find this place. On … Read More

Fallfish & Maryland

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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 I didn’t know what to expect. However, after spending a year exploring the wildlands of Maryland I fell in love with the state. From learning Tenkara on … Read More

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