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What kinds of rods should we use?

Posted on | January 30, 2015

I’d like to talk about rods again. Rods are so important to fishermen including Tenkara fishermen. We cannot catch fish without rods. Therefore, even from the beginning, I had always wondered ab[…..]


fish view

Posted on | January 15, 2015

  One of our Oni school students asked me this question. “I have a question. I was wondering how fish view things and how good their eye sight is. Do they see things in black and white or l[…..]


Fish in Japan

Posted on | December 31, 2014

The country, which has mountain ranges called Japan Alps consisting of over 3,000 meter high deep mountains, is covered with abundant evergreen broadleaf forests. Leaves of broad leaf trees that have […..]


Regarding Japanese hooks

Posted on | November 25, 2014

I received a question from Bernhard. I would like to apoligize for delay of its reply. He probably wanted to make comparison list of Western flyfishing hook sizes and the counterparts of Japanese hook[…..]


What is important for Tenkara is strategies

Posted on | August 25, 2014

japanese stream I am so sorry that I could not update my English blog for a while. I conduct Tenkara classes periodically in Japan. In addition to regular fishing classes, I often go fishing with the […..]


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