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Okazaki-City Otogawa River Fishing Weir (Otogawa Yana)

Date : Mid-April to late November - Weir opens mid-May

  • Otogawa River Fishing Weir (Otogawa Yana)
  • Otogawa River Fishing Weir (Otogawa Yana)
  • Otogawa River Fishing Weir (Otogawa Yana)
  • Otogawa River Fishing Weir (Otogawa Yana)

Crystalline waters where you can catch "ayu" sweetfish with your bare hands and have fun barbecue parties!

A place for the fun "tsukami-dori" bare-hands fishing during summer, and buckwheat "soba" noodle making experiences in the winter! Enjoy the vibrant nature at this calm spot!


  • Multipurpose toilet
  • Souvenirs
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
Date : Buckwheat Soba Noodles Kneading Experience - Mid-October to early May.
Fishing Weir - Early May to late November.
*: Season Start Ceremony date changes every year - regular operation begins from the following day.
Holding time : 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (last orders 2:00 PM)
Place : Otogawa River Fishing Weir (Otogawa Yana)
Location : 〒444-3617
23 Himukai, Awabuchi-cho, Okazaki-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Fee : •Sweetfish Bare-hand Catching (Ayu-no-Tsukami-Dori)
-Fun Cathing Course
Course 1 (3 ayu fishes) 1,580 yen
-Fun Catching & Cuisine Course
Course 2 - Grilled (Yaki) (3 ayu fishes) 2,240 yen
Course 3 - Complete Meal Set (3 ayu fishes) 2,480 yen

•Meals (starting from 1,080 yen*)
-Ayu Specialty (April to November)
-Boar, Veal Specialty (November to May)
-Medicinal Herbs Set (October to May)
-Nukata Town Stone Mill Ground Buckwheat Soba Noodles (October to May)

*: Menu contents may vary, please confirm directly with the facility.
Parking : Available, free of charge (accepts buses)
Restrooms : Available
Phone number : 0564-82-2089 (Otogawa Yana)
Holidays : Open everyday in July and August. In other months, closes on Tuesdays.

Note: This page may not be current due to update time differences between site databases.
Should accuracy be critical, please verify this information using a direct source, whenever possible.


  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    From Motojuku Station of the Meitetsu Nagoya Line, take the Meitetsu Bus Kuragari Line bound for Kuragari Keikoku (Kuragari Gorge) via Nukata Shisho, get off at Ue-Awabuchi and walk a short distance northwards.
  • Access by car
    Access by car
    Approx. 10min eastwards from Okazaki-Higashi I.C. of the Shin-Tomei Expressway via routes 473 and 37, or;
    Approx. 25min northwards from Otowa-Gamagori I.C. of the Tomei Expressway via routes 1, 332, 377 and 37.

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