December 21, 2014

Carp fishing in Tokyo

Usually I go to fly fishing but I like also coarse fishing. And I went to carp fishing today, it was warm and lovely day.

December 06, 2014

One day in autumn

went to river.
found a pheasant.
drank a coffee.
beautiful mountain.
and fish.

A nice coffee as Irish style :)

November 29, 2014

Fantastic autumn "Hakone" trip by Nordic Walking!

Our team went to Nordic Walking to Hakone where is the famous and traditional Onsen (Spa) resort area in Japan.

November 19, 2014

November 13, 2014

Red Tag

The masterpiece of soft hackle fly.




Easy tying and very effective.
Why don't you tying it?! Enjoy!

November 12, 2014

November 09, 2014

Fly fishing with Nicole

Nicole and I went to fly fishing to a private river on Nov 7th.
And we did enjoy trout fishing in beautiful autumn river. 

It's fantastic autumn river and Nicole!

November 03, 2014

Private river in Chichibu, again.

November 2nd.
I went to the private river in Chichibu again and I did fly fishing lesson for a Japanese beginner.
I think autumn color is better than last week.

Autumn river

October 25, 2014

Fly fishing in a private river.

My friends and I went to mountain stream where is a private river that is managed by local fisherman's union in Saitama prefecture and it takes 2.5 hours by train from Shinjuku where is the biggest terminal station in Tokyo.

It's beautiful autumn day!

October 13, 2014

Nature discovering in Karuizawa

My daughter and I went to Karuizawa where is famous and historical resort town in the forest country in Japan.

October 04, 2014

Last "Yamame" fishing at my homeriver in this season

Almost trout river in Tokyo area already closed fishing season.
This is my last fishing in my homeriver and there will be closed fishing season on October 15.

This is last fish baby "Yamame" trout.

September 25, 2014

Lake and river in Oku-Nikko

SN and I went to Oku-Nikko and enjoy autumn fly fishing.

Coming autumn little by little in Lake Yunoko.

September 22, 2014

How to restore fly on steam

Do you know how to restore fly on steam?
(Sorry for just in Japanese in video.)




Enjoy restore your favorites!

September 21, 2014

Pheasant tail dry as spinner

Simple, easy and very effective standard dry fly.


Tail: Pheasant tail
Body: Pheasant tail
Hackle: Grizzly
Wing: Grizzly hackle tips

September 20, 2014

BH Pheasant tail nymph.

Not so bad condition. But doesn't strike dry fly. So...


It's my favorite Gold Bead Head Pheasant tail nymph.

September 19, 2014

Turkey and silver

I tied some wetflies on turkey that was hunted by my friend in Canada.
This is bigger fly than my usual wets and I'd like to cast these flies in a big river for bigger trout.


Turkey and silver wet fly (#6).

September 18, 2014

I love shabby WETS!

I'm using combi of wet fly, Royal coachman and something smaller black in summer often.
Actually there are very effective and catching any summer trout.


Well, When I casting classic wet fly, I'd like to using cane rod.
That's my favorite slow fishing!

Tight line!

September 17, 2014

September 15, 2014

The day of nymph

Sept 14. Yoshi and I went to trout fishing to Oshino, katsuragawa river.


Recent days were cooler than last week and I thought it may be beginning autumn in a water. Actually I took a nymph box that I don't using in normal, in my bag. 
It was correct!

September 04, 2014

September 02, 2014

Something wets by turkey

My friend Senya who lives in Canada isn't only fisherman but also hunter.
The other day I get turkey's wing that caught by him.



It's tying time!

August 27, 2014

Summer vacation / a little fishing in Canada

My family and I went to Ontario, Canada for vacation from 15th to 26th, August and had been in my best friend's house.
You know, it was family trip and was not fishing expedition. But my friend Senya and I went to fishing several times. :)

Trout.

Bass.

August 14, 2014

Summer flies assortment

I provided an assortment summer flies for Yoshi who is fly fishing biginner and few days ago he said to me, going to fly fishing to a private river for summer vacation!

August 10, 2014

Gurgler Grande and bass streamer

I tied big size gurgler for a big bass hunter in lake Biwako where the largest lake in Japan.

August 04, 2014

Yoshi, fish on!

August 3.
Yoshi and I went to Oshino distrct of katsuragawa river and it was him first fly fishing day!

August 01, 2014

July 20, 2014

July 11, 2014

Ants

As you know, in mountain stream of Tokyo area, there are not so much hatch of aquatic insect in summer.
So, don't forget "Ant" pattern for summer trout!


They are tiny but important!

July 07, 2014

Evening rise at Oshino

July 6.
I went to fly fishing to Oshino district of Katsuragawa river, there is our usual stream at foot of Mt. Fuji.

Royal coachman dry is my favorite in summer.
Especially it has white wing and very visible at evening time.

July 04, 2014

June 30, 2014

The trout day!

June 29.
I went to fly fishing to "Oshino" alone. It doesn't end of rainy season yet but yesterday was the summer day.

It's summer!

June 27, 2014

Oikawa fishing

This is usual and popular fish "Oikawa" in a river of Japan.
It's pretty beautiful and feel "wabi sabi" from monotone body and transparent back fin.  

June 22, 2014

Yamame, Rainbow and Brown at Oshino

June 21.
Went to fly fishing to Oshino district of Katsuragawa river, our usual trout stream.

Paolo, fish on!

Paolo and I went to Tenkara fishing trip to a mountain stream.