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Finally trout season started in Japan!

Posted on | April 14, 2016

Trout season has just arrived at last. Usually March 1st is the opening day here in Japan. It’s still cold; Tenkara fishermen’s games like amago, iwana char and yamame land-locked salmon are still ina[…..]


Old bamboo rod and plants color-dyed net. Fish complements the equipment. In Japan, It is in March that most of rivers open their season. I would like to congratulate on that. As I did all my chores s[…..]


Tenkara fishing guests from overseas

Posted on | June 23, 2014

I did fishing guide for some foreign guests from the end of May through June. Both two parties had something to do with Mr. Ishigaki. One group took care of him when he visited England, and the other […..]


Japanese streams and Tenkara

Posted on | September 11, 2013

With Daniel of Tenkara USA and Ikutaro, who lives at the foot of Mt. Hakusan where there used to be a lot of professional tenkara fishers and some still fish for their livings.   Japan’s trout se[…..]


Oni in ITALY 2

Posted on | August 1, 2013

Cappuccino and bread for breakfast. Italian breakfast is quite simple. But coffee is so good.         We set up our Tenkara class aka “Oni Juku” at the River Voturrno, two hours aw[…..]


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