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Okazaki-City Otogawa River Fishing Weir
(Otogawa Yana)

Date : From May 16, 2021
Reservations Required on Saturdays, Sundays,
and Holidays from July 1 to August 31 and
During Obon (August 7 to August 15)

  • 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.

Sweetfish Bare-Hand Catching (Ayu-no-Tsukami-Dori)

Otogawa River Fishing Weir (Otogawa Yana)

Season: May to early November
Fun Catching Course (reservations required)
・Course 1 (3 ayu fishes) 1,610 yen
Fun Catching & Cuisine Course (reservations required)
・Course 2 - Grilled (Yaki) (3 ayu fishes) 2,280 yen
・Course 3 - Complete Meal Set (3 ayu fishes) 2,530 yen

*: Order together with a charcoal barbecue (advance reservation and separate fee required) to grill ayu fishes and other barbecue ingredients.


  • Multipurpose toilet
  • Souvenirs
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
Date : Sweetfish Bare-Hand Catching (Ayu-no-Tsukami-Dori)
From May 16 (Sunday), 2021
*: Barbecue, sweetfish catching, and all meals are by reservation only on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays from July 1 (Thursday) to August 31 (Tuesday) and during Obon (August 7 to August 15).
*: Sweetfish catching and meals are available without reservations on weekdays (barbecue requires reservations on weekdays, also).
Holding time : 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (last order at 2:00 PM)
Place : Otogawa River Fishing Weir (Otogawa Yana)
Location : 〒444-3617
23 Himukai, Awabuchi-cho, Okazaki-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Fee : Meals (starting from 1,100 yen)
-Ayu Specialty (April to late November, reservations required)
-Nukata Town Stone Mill Ground Buckwheat Soba Noodles (late October to early May, reservations required)
Parking : Available (accepts tour buses)
Restrooms : Available
Phone number : 0564-82-2089
Holidays : Tuesday

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  • 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. 10 min. from Okazaki-Higashi I.C. on the Shin-Tomei Expressway or;
    Approx. 25 min. from Okazaki I.C. on the Tomei Expressway or;
    Approx. 25 min. from Otowa-Gamagori I.C. on the Tomei Expressway

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