Summer Fly Fishing in the Japanese Backcountry

The summers in Japan are super hot with temps 34-38C (93-100F) every day. We seek refuge from the heat in the backcountry mountain rivers and streams.  Specifically in central Japan, Nagano prefecture. The Target species are Native Japanese char and landlocked salmon (Iwana and Yamame). We were fishing 700m-1000m (2300ft-3280ft) above sea level. Cold mountain river with … Continue reading Summer Fly Fishing in the Japanese Backcountry