Fishing in “The City of Water” and a visit to the 2,600 year-old venerable Kashima Shrine This experience offers a unique opportunity to fish in one of the best angling spots in the Tokyo suburbs, and an amazing visit to the Kashima Shrine, the oldest and venerable shrine in the Kanto area. It is a day trip to the Ibaraki Prefecture, about two hours by highway bus from Tokyo station. The coastal area in the southern part of Ibaraki Prefecture is known as “The City of Water”, surrounded by sea, lake, and river. Depending on the weather and natural conditions, if sea fishing is not ideal, we will go for river fishing. The experience will take place at a safe location where beginners or families with children are welcome to participate (children participating in sea fishing should wear a life jacket). There are small shops and toilets available nearby. You can enjoy the nature, culture, and local food all at once! Have an awesome day with this unique experience! Meeting place/time: 8:00 at JR Tokyo Station; in front of Yaesu South Exit gate , On the way back, we will leave JR Kashima Jingu Station around 17:00 and head back to Tokyo Station by a highway bus.
Hello! I grew up in Kashima and the Suigo region in Ibaraki Prefecture, and am very fond and familiar with the area. I started fishing 40 years ago when I was a small boy, and ever since I have been fishing all around Japan and abroad, often as an instructor training beginners. I currently co-run a media strategy/marketing company in Tokyo (https://www.culturade.com), and my past careers include outdoor magazine house and global news agency, where I met people of various nationalities and enjoyed outdoor activities together in the most attractive spots in Japan. I’m proud of the beautiful natu
We will prepare fishing tackles, rigs and baits here for you to use.
Kashima Harbor Fishing Park Kashima Harbor Fishing Park is our location for sea fishing, a safe angling spot popular among beginners, families and children. The host grew up in this area and is fully aware of the geography to guide you around to all the must see’s and do’s. Kashima Jingu Shrine Kashima Jingu Grand Shrine is the oldest and one of the most venerable shrines in the Kanto region.
warm and comfortable clothes along with suitable shoes. (even better if you come equipped with a hat, a rainwear, a pair of gloves and a hand towel)
The experience will be carried out under light rain.After arriving in Kashima, we’ll check the wind and rain conditions and decide whether to go for sea fishing or river fishing.
Japan Fishing in “The City of Water”