Echigawa River, Yuzurio
|Yuzurio is a mountain village there is in Suzuka Mountains.
It is located in the east southen part of Lake Biwa in Siga.
|Road along river.|
|Spring water at Happu rd.||Chayagawa Riv.|
|Yuzurio village.||Parting of Happu road.|
|Stream near Yuzurio.||Best point in Chaya Riv.|
|Opened stream near Tadehata.||Stream of Kanzaki Riv.|
|--- Japanese Trout or Char inhabit this place.|
|--- Standing fishing area or Stocked fishing area.|
|By using the Happu road (Route 421), you can reach the upper area of Echigawa River.
Firstly, walking along the Meishin expressway at the Yokaichi intersection point,
you can meet a Happu road.
Through the Eigenji temple where is known autumn colors, arrive at Tadehata village soon.
The Echigawa river joins the Oikegawa River here.
The upper area of Oikegawa River where is known as the wooden turner originated , and they were scattered over mountains of various places from here. Prince Koretaka (The first Prince of Emperor Montoku) invented the manual potter's wheel in 859. He came here from Kyoto in order to escape from troubles of succeeding to the throne.
Yuzurio village have become the depths of the Echigawa River now. The stream is joined Chayagawa River and Kanzakigawa River above the village. The streams have many ravines. We could fish Japanese chars there very much in Kansai at one time. If you hope to have good fishing now, it's necessary to go to more upper stream. Chayagawa River and Kanzakigawa River are light and open streams, but Oikegawa River impress dark stream to the contrary. If we don't expect to catch any fishes, we can enjoy fly fishing there.
Formerly Higashi-Omi City of Shiga and Inabe City of Mie were connected via Ishigure Pass, but "Ishiguretoge Road" that bypasses the pass by the tunnel was opened at the end of March 2011 and, "Roadside Station Oku-Eigenji Keiryu-no-sato" that reused the junior high school building is opened in Tadehata. Therefore, it became easier to access the upstream part of Chayagawa River. So it became easy to go very much in the upper part of Chayagawa River.
My Best Streams
Fukushima | Hinoematagawa Hinoemata |
Tochigi | Ojikagawa Miyori | Yugawa Akanumachaya |
Yamanashi | Yanagisawagawa Ochiai | Shiokawa Kuromori, Masutomi |
Nagano | Daimongawa Iridaimon |
Gifu | Shokawa Hirase | Oshirakawa Hirase | Isshikigawa Isshiki | A upper branch of Shokawa |
| Mazegawa Kawaue | Itoshirogawa Itoshiro | Togegawa Itoshiro | Shirakawa Kashimo |
Shiga | Adogawa Katsuragawa | Harihatagawa Furuya | Adogawa Kutsuki | Kitagawa Udotani |
| Kitagawa Noge | A branch of Kitagawa | Asogawa Kijiyama | Amasugawa Amasugawa |
| Echigawa Yuzurio | A branch of Echigawa | Shibukawa Kozuhata | Shibukawa Wanami |
| Chayagawa Yakeno |
Kyoto | Tananogawa Yamamori | Yuragawa Ashiu | Naesugidani Ashiu | Sasarigawa Sasari |
| Katsuragawa Hirogawara | Kutagawa Kuta | Besshogawa Hanase | Nakatsugawa Kumogahata |
Hyogo | Fukuchigawa Shirakuchi |
Wyoming USA | Gibbon River and Madison River | Firehole River | Soda Lake |
Colorado USA | Boulder Creek | South Boulder Creek (Upstream) | South Boulder Creek (Downstream) | Big Thompson River | Rocky Mountain National Park |
South Island New Zealand | Lake Wakatipu | Mataura River |
Ontario Canada | Credit River Erindale Park |
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