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Backcountry Fly Fishing

Fly Fish nothern Japan’s backcountry streams for agressive kundzha char. Throw #6 – #10 dry fly patterns, strip streamers, and drift nymphs on this epic guided fly fishing adventure. Trip duration is two days / 1 night

Trip Overview

 Guided Flyfishing – Hokkaido, Japan
 Fly Fishing Japan –Backcountry II Day

Fly Fishing Hokkaido, Japan is truly a mixed bag of gamefish opportunities from the exotic to the ordinary, you’ll find it here in Hokkaido. Fly fish for Japan’s colorful iwana char, miyabe char, yamame “cherry trout” white-spotted char, and the chance encounter with an elusive Sakhalin taimen. If you’re looking for variety on your next fly fishing vacation, Hokkaido offers fly fishing anglers a unique angling adventure to Japan’s most northern Island.

Japanese rainbow trout and brown trout grow to considerable sizes that often exceed the 20” inch mark (50cm). However these Hokkaido trout are non-native and available on a seperate guided fly fishing trip to Japan here.

Cherry trout “yamame” reach 13″ or slighly larger. Cherry trout fly fishing is seasonal from July onwards. White spotted char are ferocious and not so discerening when a hatch is underway – Pack your #4 or #5. Iwana char and miyabe char are smallest and perhaps the least caught char species in Hokkaido. Learn more about fly fishing for Japan’s cherry trout & char,

How to Get There
Travel Tips – A Fly fisher’s Guide 

After we confirm your booking, you’re on your way to go fly fishing in Japan for colorful native trout, iwana char and yamame. Spend two to three days with great guides in rural Hokkaido, Japan.  

How to Get to Japan’s best Fly Fishing Destination
Travel Tips for Fly fishing guests

Fly Fishing anglers know that fishing trips often lead to beautiful destinations. Fly fishing in Japan is no exception. Pack your rods and be ready for incredible scenery as you depart Sapporo’s busy city center. Spring begins in late March with snow still on the ground at the time of the cherry blossom season in May. Trains can carry all of your fly fishing gear you’ll need for your trip. Just ask the attendant to assist you with storing oversized fly fishing rod tubes & luggage. 

Rail from Sapporo
Outbound from Shin Sapporo Station 

Board the Ozora Limited Express train bound east for Kushiro. The journey is comfortable and a scenic way to travel  an amazing fly fishing destination in approximately 2 hours 40 minutes, additionally there are no extra fees for large bags. Trains runs every two hours. There is no meal service on this train, buy water, drinks, and snacks before boarding. You will regret it if you don’t. 

Flights
International & Domestic Flights to Japan

Currently international flights are fully operational to Japan from the US, Australia, and Europe.  Korean Air, Peach and Jeju Air offer direct roundtrip service with daily flights between Incheon Airport, Korea and Sapporo-Chitose Airport. Japan Airlines, ANA & AirDo domestic flights originate from Tokyo’s Haneda  & Osaka’s Kansai Airport. 

Rental car
Outbound from anywhere in Hokkaido, Japan 

Car: Fly fishing anglers with access to a private vehicle should set their navigation towards Kushiro. Drivers should have experience driving in snow be familiar with driving on the left. Contact us for more detailed information about options. 

 

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 Lodging & Camp Options

Welcome to the the heart of Japan’s trout, taimen, and char country. Great fishing, hospitable hosts & excellent cusine await the traveling fly fishing angler in Japan. The majority of guests opt for a local inn – campsite. We are currently working on an all-inclusive option and will update this page later this year. 

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Sleep Options

Welcome to the the heart of Japan’s trout, taimen, and char country. Great fishing, hospitable hosts & excellent cusine await the traveling fly fishing angler in Japan. The majority of guests opt for a local inn – campsite. We are currently working on an all-inclusive option and will update this page later this year. 

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Sleep Options

Welcome to the the heart of Japan’s trout, taimen, and char country. Great fishing, hospitable hosts & excellent cusine await the traveling fly fishing angler in Japan. The majority of guests opt for a local inn – campsite. We are currently working on an all-inclusive option and will update this page later this year. 

Area Information

fly fishing japan guided fly fishing hokkaido

 Lodging & Camp Options

Welcome to the the heart of Japan’s trout, taimen, and char country. Great fishing, hospitable hosts & excellent cusine await the traveling fly fishing angler in Japan. The majority of guests opt for a local inn – campsite. We are currently working on an all-inclusive option and will update this page later this year. 

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Guided Trip

Included in our rate the the heart of Japan’s trout, taimen, and char country. Great fishing, hospitable hosts & excellent cusine await the traveling fly fishing angler in Japan. The majority of guests opt for a local inn – campsite. We are currently working on an all-inclusive option and will update this page later this year. 

 

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Welcome to the the heart of Japan’s trout, taimen, and char country. Great fishing, hospitable hosts & excellent cusine await the traveling fly fishing angler in Japan. The majority of guests opt for a local inn – campsite. We are currently working on an all-inclusive option and will update this page later this year. 

 

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Welcome to the the heart of Japan’s trout, taimen, and char country. Great fishing, hospitable hosts & excellent cusine await the traveling fly fishing angler in Japan. The majority of guests opt for a local inn – campsite. We are currently working on an all-inclusive option and will update this page later this year. 

 

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