Itoshirogawa River, Itoshiro
|Itoshiro is located in the south foot of Mt.Hakusan.
It had prospered as village of mountains religion at one time.
|Shallows of upper stream.|
|Near Hakusan shrine.||Iwana and Amago.|
|Tenkara fisher in branch.|
|Stream near Kamizaisho.||Hakusan shrine.|
|Flyfisher in the confluence.||Distant view of Shimozaisho village.|
|--- Japanese Trout or Char inhabit this place.|
|--- Standing fishing area or Stocked fishing area.|
There are a way of going to Route 156 and go up north along Nagara River
and change its course to northwest past Shirotori town and through Hinoki mountain pass
and the other way of through Izumi village from Fukui pref.
Itoshiro is located in the south foot of Mt.Hakusan that is one of three famous mountains with Mt.Fuji and Mt.Tateyama in Japan. This area has rich nature which have many animals, plants of high mountain and natural forest of beech trees. At one time, Itoshiro had prospered with history of religion in Mt.Hakusan since Mt.Hakusan was developed as an ascetic practices location by Priest Taicho in 717. Itoshirogawa river and that tributary streams are known as good fishing place. Itoshirogawa river is light and open stream. I feel like fishing at ease there as I enjoy stream and that fine view. (Ojiroyamatani is a no fishing area now.)
In August, 2000, C&R area was established in Togegawa River of the branch. It aims at the river that the trout reproduced in nature live in, not stock.
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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