Yuzawa Town,
Niigata, Japan

Echigo Yuzawa, Niigata Prefecture, Japan 

uonogawa river
uonogawa river_img The Uonogawa River, which runs through Yuzawa Town, is a river of national prominence for fly-fishing.  With great access from Tokyo and superb conditions, this is a fly-fishing paradise.  Summer sees the opening of the 'Ayu' fishing season, a huge attraction for enthusiasts.

yuzawa fhising park
yuzawa fhising par_img For many people, arranging a fishing trip to a mountain stream is requires know-how and various equipment - this can be difficult and burdensome. Yuzawa Fishing Park allows you to experience the relaxation and thrill of a fishing trip, without such burdens, and in a natural, relaxing environment. Upstream is for fishing char and rainbow trout, downstream is the kids area. Of course, it is also possible to cook your catch at the park!

okawa fishing park
higashiyama fishing park_img This new type of fishing park is situated along a 400m stretch of the Okawa river. Anglers can fish for char and salmon. Both banks of the river have fishing areas, and the park offers lessons in fishing technique [Japanese only].


higashiyama fishing park
okawa fishing park_img The setting of Higashiyama Fishing Park is outstanding - it is surprising how conveniently situated the area is for access from the Yuzawa Expressway IC. The park's water flows in from the nearby Uonuma River, and is situated in a magnificent green mountain setting. After a great days' fishing, the park offers a barbeque corner to enjoy your catch!