If you are traveling in Japan with young ones, or you just want to wet a line, there are lots of options for those who want to go Fishing in Tokyo. There are fishing ponds, lakes and areas in Tokyo that offer a uniquely Japanese Fishing experience, for the whole family to enjoy. Companies like Shimano and Daiwa have become global giants due to their dominance in sports fishing, and Tokyo is well known for having the best fishing stores in the world, with stores like Sansui, Johshuya (especially the huge store in Shibuya) and Tackle Berry which sells second-hand gear. Here is a list of Tokyo Fishing Spots.
A traditional fishing pond, built in 1924, Suzuki-en features ponds of common and crucian carp, as well as a goldfish fishing tank. Suzuki-en is the perfect place to introduce newbies to the joys of Japanese fishing. The owner and regular patrons are ready to teach you some fishing tips and tricks. Location: 3-38-33 Asagaya-minami, Suginami-ku, Tokyo Train Access: Asagaya Station, 3 min walk Google Maps
This 350-year old goldfish farm has a pet shop and adjacent restaurant offering popular lunch sets. You can also try goldfish scooping and take your catch home. Location: 5-3-15 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo Train Access: Hongo-Sanchome Station, 5 min walk Google Maps
The Shinagawa fishing pond was once the swimming pool of the Hotel Pacific Tokyo. This fishing spot is fun, and it has a partly covered area. Fishing gear including tackle is provided and this is a catch-and-release facility. Location: 3-13-3 Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo Train Access: Shinagawa Station, 3 min walk Google Maps
At the Musashino-en Fishing Pond, you can choose from five separate fishing ponds to try your luck at carp fishing. Location: 2-22-3 Suginami-ku, Omiya, Tokyo Train Access: Eifukucho Station, 3 min walk Google Maps