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Gujo Landing Net

Posted on | February 24, 2015

Probably those who have read “Tsurikichi Sanpei (Sanpei, the fishing fool)” should know in Japan there is a stream landing net called “Gujo Landing Net.” This has some angle on[…..]


Japanese Fishing Exhibition

Posted on | February 14, 2015

2015 Fishing Exhibition was held on Feb. 7th and 8th in Osaka, the capital of West Japan. Similar one just took place in Yokohama, one of the major cities in the east. Other than these major fishing s[…..]


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 […..]


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