National Smelt Fishing Popularity Ranking & Beginner's Guide │ Recommended ice and dome boat tours are thoroughly introduced!

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This time" Smelt fishing (smelt fishing) Is a major feature. Wakasagi fishing is by far the most popular activity among many snow activities and winter sports.

Article for beginners An easy-to-understand explanation of the characteristics of smelt, how to fish smelt, tips, tools and baits, clothes to prevent the cold, etc. To do.

another Kanto or Koshinetsu , Hokkaido Popular spots scattered all over the country centering on Wakasagi fishing (Wakasagi fishing) experience tour / reservation popularity ranking We will introduce "" by prefecture / area and approach its charm.

Smelt fishing (smelt fishing) The big iron rule for enjoying the fun of Enjoy fishing and eat deliciously "matter.

For winter vacation / weekend leisure, family, friends, couples, etc ... In various scenes Winter tradition outdoor leisure "Wakasagi fishing (Wakasagi fishing)" Please enjoy!


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Smelt fishing experience plan reservation reference data

Lowest rate per person 4,000 Yen (tax included) ~ 3 years old ~ (depending on the plan) Around September-May (depending on the region) 2 hours to 6 hours or more (depending on the plan) Warm clothes (fishing rods, baits, gimmicks, sashimi, etc. can be rented) Family with children / couple / couple / friend group / etc.
   Hokkaido / Tohoku / Koshinetsu    Same-day reservation OK / Reservation the day before is OK / Cheapest first / Recommended order / Review order

[Yamanashi / Lake Yamanaka] 5 years old-participation OK! Smelt fishing on a comfortable dome boat at the foot of Mt. Fuji! Up to 7 hours!

Marina eighteen
Lake Yamanaka / Oshino
4,300 Yen ~ (tax included)
  • 4.5
  • (7 reviews / experiences)

Why do not you experience winter tradition, smelt fishing at the foot of Mt. Fuji? Because it is a dome ship, you can experience it comfortably! Since the ship has a capacity of 8 people, it can be enjoyed by groups such as family, friends and colleagues! (Since there are 2 boats, it can accommodate up to 16 people.) You can choose your favorite time zone from 7:00 to 13:00. A convenient time

The charm of smelt fishing

National Smelt Fishing Popularity Ranking │ Ice / Dome Boat Tour! Lake Leisure A thorough introduction to winter tradition of smelt fishing!

Smelt fishing The fishing rod used in is more compact, lighter and easier to handle than those used in other fishing. Therefore, it is an activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, including weak children, women, and seniors. The attraction is that even women and couples who have no fishing experience and families with small children can easily enjoy it. is.

Smelt fishing is a nice place even for beginners to "catch a lot" and "catch a lot" .. There are times when you can't catch even one in other fishing, but it's rare in smelt fishing.

Even if you are a beginner in fishing, it is fun to catch a lot of fish. The charm of smelt fishing is "easiness" and "easiness" .. Smelt fishing is recommended for beginners.

Basic knowledge of smelt fishing

National Smelt Fishing Popularity Ranking │ Ice / Dome Boat Tour! Lake Leisure A thorough introduction to winter tradition of smelt fishing!

What is smelt?

Wakasagi is a fish that inhabits lakes and dam lakes nationwide. In Chinese characters, it is also written as public fish. Natural smelt (smelt) is rare, and most of them are cultivated. It is released all over the country.

Life of smelt

Wakasagi has a lifespan of one year About. After spawning, the life ends, but in cold regions such as Hokkaido, some smelts live for two to three years.

Size and size of smelt

Usually smelt 7-10 cm It is small, but some grow up to 10 cm to 15 cm depending on the area where it inhabits.

When and season to enjoy smelt fishing

With lakes and swamps as fishing fields, it is known as Japan's winter tradition of outdoor leisure. Smelt fishing (smelt fishing) ".

Cold temperature Demand is highest in winter (January-March) Therefore, it has a strong image as "winter outdoor leisure", but in areas such as Yamanashi Prefecture and Yamanakako. The fishing ban is open from autumn (early September) to early spring (early May). It becomes and can be enjoyed in most of the seasons of the year except summer.

In addition, it is immediately after the start of the season, rather than in winter (around January to March) when the temperature drops in earnest. The most fishing results can be expected in the beginning of autumn (around September to November) and the end of spring (around April to May). It is also called the season. (Depending on area / region)


POINT!

Smelt fishing is popular from January to March

Smelt fishing is from September to November and from April to May.

Smelt fishing type: Dome boat and on ice

Held as a sightseeing leisure, it is possible for beginners and inexperienced people to participate There are two main types of experience courses for "Wakasagi fishing". It is classified into.

Smelt fishing on ice

Smelt fishing on ice

Drill a hole in the frozen lake surface and hang a fishing line to enjoy hole fishing. Smelt fishing on ice ".

Since the frozen lake surface is used as a play field, it is held only in areas where the winter temperature is below freezing, and it is mainly held in Japan. "Hokkaido" and part of Tohoku and Koshinetsu You can enjoy it at.

Although the area where you can enjoy is limited, Authentic smelt fishing Recommended for those who want to enjoy.

Popular experience plan for smelt fishing on ice

[Hokkaido, Tokachi] Smelt fishing experience on the ice of Lake Sahoro! Safe for first-time users with transportation and guide!

TOM Tokachi Outdoor Mates
Obihiro / Tokachi
4,400 Yen ~ (tax included)

Smelt fishing is a fun fishing that can be said to be a "winter tradition" in which a hole is made in the thick ice that covers the surface of the lake with a special drill to catch a beautiful fairy-like smelt under the ice. When it gets cold, you can enjoy fishing while warming up in a dedicated tent, so it won't freeze in the cold. A set of fishing equipment and a fishing guide are included, so even beginners can rest assured

* Tool rental fee, recreational fishing fee, guide fee, fried chicken service fee, heating fee 7 to 100 years old 2-3 hours ・ A set of winter clothes (including hat and gloves)
・ Boots (cold-proof boots are desirable. Snowboard boots are also acceptable)
We will lend you all the fishing equipment used for the smelt fishing experience. January 11-February 27 8:50
* Please come 10 minutes before the tour starts. Lake Sahoro parking lot
Niinai, Shintoku-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido

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Dome ship smelt fishing

Types of smelt fishing

Held in an antifreeze lake that does not freeze even in winter Dome ship smelt fishing ".

Comfortable on a boat equipped with heating and toilets to keep out the rain and wind Smelt fishing that can be enjoyed in Japan is the mainstream in areas centered on Kanto Koshinetsu, such as "Yamanashi Prefecture, Lake Yamanaka".

Because there are many areas that are easily accessible from within Tokyo and the suburbs of Kanto Recommended for those who want to enjoy smelt fishing casually is.

Popular experience plan of dome ship smelt fishing

[Yamanashi / Yamanakako] Smelt fishing for up to 7 hours on a dome boat with a capacity of 10 people! You can also set tempura as an option!

Gakurokumarin
Lake Yamanaka / Oshino
4,300 Yen ~ (tax included)
  • 4.2
  • (32 reviews / experiences)

As a measure against corona, it is safe to charter one set each time! !! (* Weekdays only) Speaking of winter, this is it! Why do not you experience smelt fishing while watching Mt. Fuji? It's a dome ship, so it's cold! You can enjoy and experience it! Morning is recommended if you want to catch a lot of smelt! Smelt can be caught most in the morning, so if you come in the morning, you can enjoy it even more!

Experience fee / consumption tax 4 to 100 years old 6 hours or more Please come in warm clothes.
You can bring your belongings empty-handed.
Rod / Kake / Sashi set 1,000 yen
Additional sashi 150 yen
Red insect 300 yen
* Rental fees are also available. Irregular holidays You can choose the start time and end time.
Start time from 7:00 to 13:00 End time Start time from 14:00 Gakurokumarin
1915 Hirano, Yamanakako Village, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi Prefecture

Review / word-of-mouth experience

It was a big catch! !!
It seemed like it was a day when I could catch it, so I was able to catch it! !! It's fun to take 3 or 4 at the same time! !! The staff was polite and patiently untied the thread that got entangled next to me. It costs 500 yen to cut the thread.
5.0 ★★★★★ Experience date February 2019

The status of the event depends on the area, lakes and swamps, and the climate of the year.

Please check the plan contents before making a reservation and choose the smelt fishing experience you are looking for.


POINT!

Full-scale but limited area smelt fishing on ice

Dome boat smelt fishing that you can easily enjoy around the Kanto area

How to fish smelt and tips

National Smelt Fishing Popularity Ranking │ Ice / Dome Boat Tour! Lake Leisure A thorough introduction to winter tradition of smelt fishing!

I will explain how to fish smelt and tips.

1. Feed the gimmick needle

Put a whole piece of food on the needle. The point is to put out a little food from the needle.

Smelt fishing tips
  • Feed all needles
  • Feed a little out of the needle
  • Smelt bites on fresh food, so if you can't catch it after about 10 minutes, change the food.
  • It is also recommended to cut the food in half if the bite gets worse.
  • 2. Drop the device to the bottom of the water

    Smelts live in deep water and do not move much, so drop the needles on the bottom.

    Smelt fishing tips
  • Drop the gimmick to the deep bottom such as a lake
  • 3. Move to lure the smelt

    Operate it with the snap of the wrist, move it up and down, and stop for 3 to 5 seconds repeatedly.

    Smelt fishing tips
  • Try various invitations, such as changing the way you move
  • Smelt lures at a speed that can chase food
  • 4. Grasp the feeling of Atari

    When the smelt bites the food, the tip of the rod moves sharply or is suppressed. This is called "Atari". When Atari arrives, lift the reel and hook the needle to the mouth of the smelt.

    Smelt fishing tips
  • Grab the timing of Atari and Awase
  • Smelt is small so don't miss Atari
  • Look at the tip of the rod, and if there is any unusual movement, try it.
  • 5. Wind up the thread

    If the awase is successful, we will wind the thread on the reel. After fishing, remove the needle from the mouth of the smelt and put it in a bucket.

    Smelt fishing tips
  • Be careful not to get the thread entangled
  • Pull the needle and remove it with the image of cutting the mouth of a smelt
  • Smelt fishing equipment

    National Smelt Fishing Ranking / Smelt Fishing Tools

    Next, I will explain the tools (fishing line, reel, gimmick, weight) necessary for smelt fishing (smelt fishing).

    Fishing line, reel, gimmick, weight

    The fishing line used for smelt fishing , "Tegus" and "Line" Also called. Since the smelt itself is a small fish, it is said that it is not necessary to require so much strength from the fishing line.

    However, It is recommended to wind the thread on the reel for a long time. .. In smelt fishing, where the water depth is directly linked to the fishing results, it is not uncommon for the field to be deeper than expected. In addition, it is possible that the line will be cut due to rooting, or the thread will be cut by another large fish.

    For electric reels, PE (polyethylene material) line with No. 0.3 / 60m as a guide It is a good idea to prepare.

    The line dedicated to smelt has colorful ones with colors. This is because transparent lines may be difficult to see because they are assimilated with the surrounding colors. There is no problem even if you choose a line with a color that is easy to see.

    The smelt fishing mechanism is "5 to 6 small needles attached to the thread." Device with body Is generally used. Attach a weight to the tip of the device and sink it. The weight of the weight varies depending on the water depth of the fishing spot.

    Activity Japan Then, the necessary tools such as rods, reels, and gimmicks Plans that include rental We handle a lot of.

    Expertise is also required to select tools, so we recommend a hands-on tour that includes rental for your debut in smelt fishing!

    Smelt fishing bait

    Smelt fishing mainly uses the following three types of bait.

    Sashi : Kimbae larvae. The most popular bait for smelt fishing.

    Red worm : Chironomus larva. It is a deep reddish vermilion and is about 80 cm long.

    Rabbit : A sashi that is cultivated using rabbit droppings. Very small and rare.

    What to put smelt

    There is also a storage box dedicated to smelt fishing, A bucket can be used as a substitute. is. If you're worried about water leaks, it's a good idea to have one with a lid.

    When I catch a smelt and take it home, I am worried about the rot caused by the temperature rise. Although it is a cold season, it is a raw fish, so the possibility of it rotting cannot be denied. It is convenient to use a lot of ice and ice packs to take home, and to have something such as a cooler box that can keep a certain temperature. is.

    by the way, If you put the smelt directly into the cooler box, be careful as the box may smell and you may not be able to remove it. ..

    Put the smelt in a plastic bag with a zipper and then put it in a take-out box.

    Smelt fishing clothes

    National Smelt Fishing Popularity Ranking │ Ice / Dome Boat Tour! Lake Leisure A thorough introduction to winter tradition of smelt fishing!

    Although it depends on the area, smelt fishing (smelt fishing) is an activity / leisure activity from early autumn to winter. Firmly to enjoy smelt fishing (smelt fishing) Cold protection measures Let's do.

    Dome ship outfit

    It's cold until I get on the dome ship outside, so Difficult to let the wind through Wear ski wear, down feathers, and a waterproof jacket to protect yourself from the cold. The inside of the ship is heated and warm, so it is recommended to wear layers so that you can take it off when it gets hot.

    Clothes on ice

    Smelt fishing on ice (Wakasagi fishing) is when it snows or the wind blows. The sensible temperature is quite low Become. Good protection against the cold is essential.

    The outer is made of waterproof / breathable waterproof material such as skis, snowboard wear, and down that does not allow air to pass through. We recommend fleece inside and highly moisturizing material for the inner.

    Wear waterproof / breathable waterproof pants for cold bottoms, and thick tights and leggings inside. Wear boots, waterproof boots, outdoor shoes, etc. on your feet, It is also recommended to put a warmer inside is.

    Winter goods that are convenient to have

  • gloves
  • Scarf
  • Knit hat
  • Thick socks (replacement when wet)
  • Earmuffs
  • neck warmer
  • Cairo
  • How to eat after catching smelt: Tempura & fried chicken

    National Smelt Fishing Popularity Ranking │ Ice / Dome Boat Tour! Lake Leisure A thorough introduction to winter tradition of smelt fishing!

    Smelt fishing (smelt fishing) The big iron rule to enjoy "Fish and eat deliciously" matter.

    Freshly caught smelt on the spot or at a nearby restaurant You can eat it by having it cooked with tempura or fried chicken This is also the real pleasure of smelt fishing (Wakasagi fishing).

    Looking back on the fishing that everyone enjoyed, Eating hot and exquisite smelt will deepen your memories of your trip. There is no doubt that.

    It is an outdoor leisure that can be enjoyed by a large number of people such as families with children and group groups as well as small groups such as couples and friends.

    Fukushima / Lake Hibara Smelt fishing plan with fried chicken experience

    [Fukushima / Lake Hibara] Smelt fishing-with fried chicken experience by yourself-Participant's first challenge rate 95%! (8:30 set)

    Outdoor sports club Bucks
    Urabandai / Bandai Highlands
    5,800 Yen ~ (tax included)

    Empty-handed OK Guided smelt fishing experience & snowmobile or motor boat sightseeing included! Let's enjoy smelt fishing at "Lake Hibara"! It's a program that can be enjoyed by families and middle-aged and older people, so even inexperienced people can take on the challenge with confidence! [Fun after the experience! Smelt fried experience] After fishing, move and fried the caught smelt yourself and eat it

    Smelt fishing guide, rental set (rod, work in process, bait), snowmobile or motor boat sightseeing transfer, fried chicken experience 6 to 100 years old 2-3 hours ● Please bring warm clothes.
    (◆ Winter clothes such as ski suits ◆ Hats ◆ Gloves ◆ Boots, winter shoes)
    * Because we use a dedicated dome boat, it is not so cold when fishing. Please wear ski wear etc. to protect yourself from the cold when moving on a snowmobile or motor boat.
    * We recommend that you bring comfortable boots.
    ● Rental of basic equipment is included in the participation fee. (Pole, work in process, bait) Irregular holidays November 1st-March 31st Normal: Bucks Hibara Lake Store & Wakasagi Store
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    Snowy season: Bucks Wakasagi store Snowy season meeting place
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    Places and popular spots where you can fish for smelt

    National Smelt Fishing Popularity Ranking │ Ice / Dome Boat Tour! Lake Leisure A thorough introduction to winter tradition of smelt fishing!

    Popular spots for smelt fishing are Lake Yamanaka, Nagano, Gunma, and Hokkaido.

    From here, Activity Japan Let's check "Places where you can fish smelt in Japan" from "Popular spot ranking of smelt fishing (Wakasagi fishing) nationwide" based on all reservation data!

    There are many lakes and swamps that are famous as places where you can enjoy smelt fishing on ice. Hokkaido "Including," Tohoku "or" Koshinetsu Many popular spots are ranked in.

    When it comes to smelt fishing, you may wonder, "Isn't it only enjoyable in cold places?"

    But actually, You can travel from Kanto on a day trip Nagano Lake Reisenji , Lake Kisaki , Gunma Akagi Onuma But you can enjoy smelt fishing on ice!

    It's close to Kanto, so Feel free to enjoy smelt fishing on a day trip ..

    Travel / go out or near your home Click the area name Then, in each area, " Smelt fishing (smelt fishing) Please look for the experience tour!


    Free rental of all tools from Lake Kisaki, Nagano! Recommended for beginners! Smelt fishing + tempura

    [Nagano / Lake Kisaki] Let's eat tempura by "fishing smelt"! Easy pack (3 hours) including a set of tools that even beginners can enjoy

    Lake Kizaki POW WOW
    Azumino / Omachi
    5,500 Yen ~ (tax included)
    • 4.7
    • (6 reviews / experiences)

    Speaking of winter, smelt fishing and the deliciousness of freshly caught fish are exceptional! Although the smelt is a small fish, the tingling response is very interesting! Feel free to enjoy from adults to children. You can fish on a dome boat at Lake Kisaki in Nagano Prefecture. The dome protects against snow, rain, and wind, so it's comfortable even in the cold winter.

    Review / word-of-mouth experience

    I participated this time as a Christmas present and birthday present for my son.
    When I arrived, the temperature was close to -10 degrees Celsius, but it was hot because there was a stove inside the dome ship. I took off what I was wearing and started fishing lightly. It was my first time fishing for smelt, but I was able to catch it well even though the fishing results were astringent, as Mr. S, a staff member, taught me carefully.
    After fishing, use freshly caught smelt in the bungalow for tempura. Surprisingly, the smelt of Lake Kisaki was grown in clean water, so there was no need to put out smelt, and it was fried just by washing it lightly. Do not add any tempura at first, then add salt. The smelt tempura had no odor when it was put in the mouth, and it was an exquisite taste that spreads the natural flavor.
    My son was also very satisfied, saying, "It was super fun. I want to go again." Repeat is inevitable.
    5.0 ★★★★★ Experience date January 2019


    Lake Reisenji, Nagano Empty-handed OK! Smelt fishing on ice Great family & group plan

    [Nagano / Lake Reisenji] Wakasagi hole fishing empty-handed set on ice! Family and group plans! 30 minutes by car from Nagano city!

    Iizuna Higashi Kogen Auto Campground
    Nagano / Togakushi / Obuse
    5,800 Yen ~ (tax included)
    • 5.0
    • (1 review / experience)

    ★ Empty-handed OK! Smelt hole fishing experience on ice ★ Fishing smelt under ice in a completely frozen lake smelt fishing tent "Winter feature of Lake Reisenji" Even if you are new to fishing, the guide will teach you how to feed and fish, so it is cheap You can enjoy it with your heart. A set of fishing equipment, a tent that is safe even on cold days, and instruction on how to fish, so small children to families

    Review / word-of-mouth experience

    I was very anxious because I was a beginner, but it was very helpful to have the staff take care of me. It was so much fun that I was addicted to it.
    5.0 ★★★★★ Experience date February 2021


    Nagano / Lake Nojiri Tool rental is free and profitable! Dome ship, tempura + smelt fishing experience

    [Nagano / Lake Nojiri] Smelt fishing experience-It's not cold because it's a dome ship! Rental set & tempura included (3 hours)

    (Yes) Jet stream
    Nozawa, Kijimadaira, Akiyamago, Madarao, Kurohime
    5,300 Yen ~ (tax included)
    • 4.7
    • (8 reviews / experiences)

    Speaking of winter, this is it! Would you like to experience smelt fishing? It's a dome ship, so it's cold! You can enjoy and experience it! There are two meeting times. Please be assured that you can choose your favorite time such as 8:00 or 12:00 according to your convenience. There is a drink service such as tea and coffee! It's OK even if you're empty-handed, so feel free to enjoy it.

    Review / word-of-mouth experience

    The first smelt fishing experience with a friend
    I had a smelt fishing experience with a friend. Both of them were girls and had no experience of fishing for smelt, but the staff's lecture was very kind and easy to understand!
    The course started at 12 o'clock, but since there were preparations and movements, I arrived at the dome ship a little after 11:30, and from there I tried fishing for smelt while receiving a lecture from the staff for about 20 to 30 minutes. For the rest of the time, we went fishing together! Since it was a weekday, there were many regular men, but the people around me were very kind and explained to me one by one, so it was a very cozy environment ⸜ (* ˙꒳˙ *) ⸝
    The inside of the ship is very warm, but when you get on the ship to go to the dome ship, you can feel the wind very much, so it seems that you should wear warm clothes only at that time lol
    The caught smelt will be fried immediately after returning! Kitchen? The female staff who came to us also do a great job. I didn't have any ice packs to bring back the unfried smelt, but I was very grateful for the salted ice in the bag!
    I've improved everything, so I'll use it again!
    5.0 ★★★★★ Experience date February 2020


    Gunma / Akagiyama Ice smelt fishing + tasting on the spot! Another world 2 hours from Tokyo

    [Mt. Akagi, Gunma Prefecture] Experience on a frozen lake! Fishing for smelt on ice Safe for beginners Another world 2 hours from Tokyo / Smelt caught on the spot!

    Akagi Trip
    Akagi / Kiryu / Watarase
    7,000 Yen ~ (tax included)
    • 5.0
    • (1 review / experience)

    Akagi Trip Akagi Onuma Let's enjoy smelt fishing on ice! Please enjoy the ice on the lake called Onuma in the mountaintop area of Mt. Akagi, Gunma prefecture, 2 hours from Tokyo. There is also an area where you can play in the snow within walking distance, Akagi Shrine that fulfills the wishes of women, and Torii Pass where you can enjoy a spectacular view without climbing a mountain, so you can enjoy it all day long. Smelt fishing on ice early in the morning

    Review / word-of-mouth experience

    First smelt fishing
    He was very kind and kind and talked to me so it was easy for me to tell me!
    Everyone, all of them are very caring and I would like to go again this season.
    I'm happy when I catch it!
    5.0 ★★★★★ Experience date January 2022


    Domestic smelt fishing popular spot ranking

    Lake Yamanaka / Oshino (Yamanashi)
    Hakodate / Onuma / Matsumae (Hokkaido)
    Sapporo (Hokkaido)
    Nozawa, Kijimadaira, Akiyamago, Murao, Kurohime (Nagano)
    Furano / Biei / Tomamu (Hokkaido)
    Azumino / Omachi (Nagano)
    Urabandai / Bandai Highlands (Fukushima)
    Shiretoko / Abashiri / Kitami (Hokkaido)
    Obihiro / Tokachi (Hokkaido)
    Ishikari / Sorachi / Chitose (Hokkaido)

    Smelt fishing related articles

    Nationwide smelt fishing (smelt fishing) experience plan reservation popularity ranking

    Below, "Activity Japan" for each prefecture based on the latest reservation data Smelt fishing (Wakasagi fishing) experience plan reservation popularity ranking I will introduce.

    Currently in Activity Japan From Hokkaido in the north to the Kanto / Koshinetsu region in the south You can make an online advance reservation for the smelt fishing experience held at.

    You can make a reservation at a great price Plan during discount campaign We also have a large number of them available, so please use them to compare and consider looking for a smelt fishing experience plan for this season.


    POINT!
    Many reservations and inquiries are expected for each plan during long vacation seasons such as weekends and holidays, winter vacation, and New Year holidays.
    We recommend that you make an early reservation after checking the availability of the schedule.

    Hokkaido smelt fishing experience plan reservation popularity ranking

    1 Rank

    [Sapporo] ★ 35% off GOTO Discount without permission ★ Free transfer from Sapporo Station! Empty-handed smelt fishing on ice! With a nice souvenir ♪ Equipped with a heater in the tent!

    River trip Hokkaido
    Sapporo
    8,000 circle 5,200 Yen ~ (tax included)
    Discount campaign in progress!
    • 4.6
    • (24 reviews and experiences)

    ★ Don't lose to Corona! ★ Implement your own GOTO campaign! The discount rate is 35%, usually 8,000 yen / person → 5,200 yen / person after discount! You can enjoy winter smelt fishing on ice in Sapporo ♪ Why don't you enjoy it with your family, friends, lovers and company friends? We will help you make memories of winter Hokkaido

    2 Rank

    [Minamifurano] Half-day tour "Michi-no-Eki Minamifurano" set for ice smelt fishing ☆ Limited to those arriving by car ☆ Smelt tempura tasting included!

    Guidelines Outdoor Club
    Furano / Biei / Tomamu
    5,500 circle 4,500 Yen ~ (tax included)
    Discount campaign in progress!
    • 5.0
    • (1 review / experience)

    Experience unique to winter ☆ Challenge fishing for smelt in the completely frozen Lake Kanayama! !! We recommend the half-day course that you can easily experience! !! During the priority measures period (1 / 27-2 / 20) such as prevention of spread, it will be a charter system of "only one set of one tent"! !! Smelt fishing that invites Atari while diligently moving the rod by putting a device (needle) in the hole made in the ice. Japanese veteran guide

    3 Rank

    [Minamifurano] Half-day fishing for smelt on ice ☆ "Free transfer from Furano city" ☆ With tasting of smelt tempura!

    Guidelines Outdoor Club
    Furano / Biei / Tomamu
    5,500 circle 4,500 Yen ~ (tax included)
    Discount campaign in progress!

    Experience unique to winter ☆ Challenge fishing for smelt in the completely frozen Lake Kanayama! !! With free transportation from Furano city, you can feel at ease ☆ We recommend the half-day course that you can easily experience! !! During the priority measures period (1 / 27-2 / 20) such as prevention of spread, it will be a charter system of "only one set of one tent"! !! Put a device (needle) in the hole made in the ice and move the rod diligently.

    4 Rank

    [Sapporo] Easy and empty-handed fishing for smelt on ice ★ Cold weather pants and boots are also available for rental!

    River trip Hokkaido
    Sapporo
    5,500 circle 4,000 Yen ~ (tax included)
    Discount campaign in progress!
    • 5.0
    • (1 review / experience)

    You can enjoy winter smelt fishing on ice in Sapporo city ♪ It's a little to do from the morning. .. .. Scheduled from the afternoon. .. .. I wish I could experience it for a while around noon. It is a plan that was born in response to customer feedback. I hope you can make as many memories of your winter trip to Hokkaido as possible ♪

    5 Rank

    [Hokkaido / Sapporo suburbs] 1 group 1 tent Departure smelt fishing + more 1 day experience 2022 (with pick-up from the city center)

    HORTO Sapporo
    Ishikari / Sorachi / Chitose
    6,600 Yen ~ (tax included)
    • 5.0
    • (7 reviews / experiences)

    About 50 minutes from the center of Sapporo city, you can enjoy smelt fishing experience in the ponds and lakes of the Ishikari River system. In the era of with corona, it is necessary to avoid fishing methods that are densely packed in a tent of about 1 tsubo with shared seats, trace the new Hokkaido guidelines and Go To travel, and at the same time provide the enjoyment of winter without hesitation. increase. So, on the ice with the customer

    Fukushima smelt fishing experience plan reservation popularity ranking

    1 Rank

    [Fukushima / Lake Hibara] Smelt fishing-with fried chicken experience by yourself-Participant's first challenge rate 95%! (12:00 set)

    Outdoor sports club Bucks
    Urabandai / Bandai Highlands
    5,800 Yen ~ (tax included)
    • 4.0
    • (2 reviews / experiences)

    Empty-handed OK Guided smelt fishing experience & snowmobile or motor boat sightseeing included! Let's enjoy smelt fishing at "Lake Hibara"! It's a program that can be enjoyed by families and middle-aged and older people, so even inexperienced people can take on the challenge with confidence! [Fun after the experience! Experience fried smelt] After fishing, move and fried the smelt you caught and eat it.

    2 Rank

    [Fukushima / Lake Hibara] Empty-handed smelt fishing-snowmobile or motorboat with sightseeing & souvenirs (afternoon)

    Outdoor sports club Bucks
    Urabandai / Bandai Highlands
    4,800 Yen ~ (tax included)
    • 4.5
    • (3 reviews / experiences)

    Empty-handed OK Guided smelt fishing experience & snowmobile or motor boat sightseeing included! Let's enjoy smelt fishing at "Lake Hibara"! It's a program that can be enjoyed by families and middle-aged and older people, so even inexperienced people can take on the challenge with confidence! [Fun after the experience! Smelt with souvenir] Smelt is prepared even if you can not catch it (If you do not catch Lake Hibara, cypress

    3 Rank

    [Fukushima / Lake Hibara] Smelt fishing-with fried chicken experience by yourself-Participant's first challenge rate 95%! (8:30 set)

    Outdoor sports club Bucks
    Urabandai / Bandai Highlands
    5,800 Yen ~ (tax included)

    Empty-handed OK Guided smelt fishing experience & snowmobile or motor boat sightseeing included! Let's enjoy smelt fishing at "Lake Hibara"! It's a program that can be enjoyed by families and middle-aged and older people, so even inexperienced people can take on the challenge with confidence! [Fun after the experience! Smelt fried experience] After fishing, move and fried the caught smelt yourself and eat it

    4 Rank

    [Fukushima / Lake Hibara] Empty-handed smelt fishing-snowmobile or motorboat with sightseeing & souvenirs (morning)

    Outdoor sports club Bucks
    Urabandai / Bandai Highlands
    4,800 Yen ~ (tax included)

    Empty-handed OK Guided smelt fishing experience & snowmobile or motor boat sightseeing included! Let's enjoy smelt fishing at "Lake Hibara"! It's a program that can be enjoyed by families and middle-aged and older people, so even inexperienced people can take on the challenge with confidence! ● [Fun after the experience! Smelt with souvenirs] Smelts are prepared even if you can't catch them (in the case of non-fishing at Lake Hibara)

    Yamanashi smelt fishing experience plan reservation popularity ranking

    1 Rank

    [Yamanashi / Yamanakako] Smelt fishing on a warm dome boat (3-hour regular plan) Empty-handed OK! Children and beginners are welcome! Regional common coupons available!

    Yamanakako Marine House momo
    Lake Yamanaka / Oshino
    5,300 Yen ~ (tax included)
    • 3.8
    • (52 reviews / experiences)

    ★ Fishing equipment and bait are also comic! Why do not you feel free to enjoy smelt fishing empty-handed on a comfortable dome ship equipped with heating and toilets? * From 2022/2/1 Due to the spread of new coronavirus infection, the business will be shortened. Business hours: 7:00 to 14:00 11:15 Please note that the start time will be shortened by 15 minutes to 14:00.

    2 Rank

    [Yamanashi / Yamanakako] A small dome ship can be reserved for a small number of people! Smelt fishing! Children are OK! 2 people-family charter

    Fishing Plaza Maruichiso
    Lake Yamanaka / Oshino
    8,600 Yen ~ (tax included)
    • 4.7
    • (56 reviews / experiences)

    How about fishing for smelt on a small dome ship that does not require a ship license? It can be reserved by a small number of people, and you can relax and enjoy yourself at your own pace. The small dome ship is equipped with an engine, so it is easy to move around! You can fish at your favorite points. You can enjoy fishing comfortably after the wind, rain and snow. As a preventive measure against corona infection 1. The temperature is measured at the time of reception and the name of the ship

    3 Rank

    [Yamanashi / Yamanakako] Empty-handed participation ♪ Smelt fishing on a warm dome boat (3 hours: weekday limited discount plan) Regional common coupons are available!

    Yamanakako Marine House momo
    Lake Yamanaka / Oshino
    5,300 circle 4,800 Yen ~ (tax included)
    Discount campaign in progress!
    • 5.0
    • (1 review / experience)

    ☆ Why don't you enjoy fishing smelt empty-handed on a comfortable dome ship equipped with heating and toilets for fishing equipment and bait? * Cash payment recommended * 2022/2/1 ~ Due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, the business will be shortened. Business hours: 7:00 to 14:00 11:15 Please note that the start time will be shortened by 15 minutes to 14:00.

    4 Rank

    [Yamanashi / Yamanakako] Smelt fishing for up to 7 hours on a dome boat with a capacity of 10 people! You can also set tempura as an option!

    Gakurokumarin
    Lake Yamanaka / Oshino
    4,300 Yen ~ (tax included)
    • 4.2
    • (32 reviews / experiences)

    As a measure against corona, it is safe to charter one set each time! !! (* Weekdays only) Speaking of winter, this is it! Why do not you experience smelt fishing while watching Mt. Fuji? It's a dome ship, so it's cold! You can enjoy and experience it! Morning is recommended if you want to catch a lot of smelt! Smelt can be caught most in the morning, so if you come in the morning, you can enjoy it even more!

    5 Rank

    [Yamanashi / Yamanakako] Wakasagi fishing dome ship 3 hours short plan Rental rod free (^^ ♪

    Shusuiya (SHUSUIYA)
    Lake Yamanaka / Oshino
    4,300 Yen ~ (tax included)
    • 5.0
    • (1 review / experience)

    You can enjoy a safe, secure and comfortable smelt fishing experience at Lake Yamanaka, which is the closest to Mt. Fuji. We will give a kind and polite lecture to beginners. Please note that this plan is not limited to weekdays and is not reserved and will be shared. Requests to Customers The boarding list form is also available at the reception office, but on the day of the event, you can avoid honey and have a smooth reception.

    Nagano smelt fishing experience plan reservation popularity ranking

    1 Rank

    [Nagano / Lake Kisaki] Let's eat tempura by "fishing smelt"! Easy pack (3 hours) including a set of tools that even beginners can enjoy

    Lake Kizaki POW WOW
    Azumino / Omachi
    5,500 Yen ~ (tax included)
    • 4.7
    • (6 reviews / experiences)

    Speaking of winter, smelt fishing and the deliciousness of freshly caught fish are exceptional! Although the smelt is a small fish, the tingling response is very interesting! Feel free to enjoy from adults to children. You can fish on a dome boat at Lake Kisaki in Nagano Prefecture. The dome protects against snow, rain, and wind, so it's comfortable even in the cold winter.

    2 Rank

    [Nagano / Lake Reisenji] Wakasagi hole fishing empty-handed set on ice! Family and group plan + tempura set

    Iizuna Higashi Kogen Auto Campground
    Nagano / Togakushi / Obuse
    7,300 Yen ~ (tax included)

    ★ Empty-handed OK! Smelt hole fishing experience on ice + tempura set ★ Fully frozen lake smelt fishing tent for fishing smelt under ice "Winter tradition of Lake Reisenji" Even if you are new to fishing, the guide will teach you how to feed and fish You can enjoy it with confidence. A set of fishing equipment, a tent that is safe even on cold days, and instruction on how to fish, so it is small

    3 Rank

    [Nagano / Lake Nojiri] Smelt fishing experience-It's not cold because it's a dome ship! Rental set & tempura included (3 hours)

    (Yes) Jet stream
    Nozawa, Kijimadaira, Akiyamago, Madarao, Kurohime
    5,300 Yen ~ (tax included)
    • 4.7
    • (8 reviews / experiences)

    Speaking of winter, this is it! Would you like to experience smelt fishing? It's a dome ship, so it's cold! You can enjoy and experience it! There are two meeting times. Please be assured that you can choose your favorite time such as 8:00 or 12:00 according to your convenience. There is a drink service such as tea and coffee! It's OK even if you're empty-handed, so feel free to enjoy it.

    4 Rank

    [Nagano / Lake Reisenji] Ice fishing smelt hole fishing empty-handed set! 2 people plan + tempura set

    Iizuna Higashi Kogen Auto Campground
    Nagano / Togakushi / Obuse
    7,300 Yen ~ (tax included)

    ★ Empty-handed OK! Smelt hole fishing experience on ice ★ "Winter feature of Lake Reisenji" fishing for smelt under ice in a completely frozen lake smelt fishing tent Even if you are new to fishing, the guide will teach you how to feed and fish, so it is cheap You can enjoy it with your heart. A set of fishing equipment, a tent that is safe even on cold days, and instruction on how to fish so you can enjoy it with two people, fishing

    5 Rank

    [Nagano / Lake Reisenji] Wakasagi hole fishing empty-handed set on ice! Family and group plans! 30 minutes by car from Nagano city!

    Iizuna Higashi Kogen Auto Campground
    Nagano / Togakushi / Obuse
    5,800 Yen ~ (tax included)
    • 5.0
    • (1 review / experience)

    ★ Empty-handed OK! Smelt hole fishing experience on ice ★ Fishing smelt under ice in a completely frozen lake smelt fishing tent "Winter feature of Lake Reisenji" Even if you are new to fishing, the guide will teach you how to feed and fish, so it is cheap You can enjoy it with your heart. A set of fishing equipment, a tent that is safe even on cold days, and instruction on how to fish, so small children to families

    Frequently Asked Questions about Smelt Fishing

    Q What is smelt fishing?

    A Public fish (smelt) whose main fishing season is winter from October to March. Smelt fishing is actually a standard activity for lake leisure that you can enjoy all year round. Smelt fishing experience tours are roughly classified into two types. One is "ice smelt fishing" where you can drill holes in the frozen lake surface and enjoy it, and the other is "dome ship smelt fishing" where you can enjoy floating a dedicated boat on an antifreeze lake that does not freeze even in winter.

    Q What kind of tools do you need for smelt fishing?

    A You will need a fishing rod for smelt fishing, a reel (a tool that attaches to the fishing rod and winds up the fishing line), a device, and bait. Since a flock of smelt is often found in deep water, the electric reel is recommended for beginners because of its many advantages. Many of the smelt experience tours rent tools, so it's a good idea to check when you apply.

    Q Where can I catch smelt?

    A Smelt fishing that can be enjoyed mainly in the Hokkaido-Kanto Koshinetsu region. The most popular is Lake Yamanaka at the foot of Mt. Fuji. The reason for its popularity is the good accessibility of a day trip from the city center and the length of the season from autumn (around September) to early spring (around early May). In addition, Lake Shinotsu / Barato River near Sapporo, Hokkaido, Lake Hibara in Fukushima Urabandai, Lake Nojiri / Lake Kisaki in Shinshu are among the most popular.

    Q What should I do with the smelt I caught?

    A It is said that the smelt, especially when it is oily, is in early March. Tempura and fried chicken, which are synonymous with smelt dishes, can be eaten whole without any pretreatment. Fresh smelt can also be eaten as sashimi. The best part of fishing for smelt is to rent cooking utensils and use cooking services to eat on the spot, but you can also take it home with you if you bring a cold box or ice pack.

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