Tama River – Lower Section

05 Apr Tama River – Lower Section

Lower section of Tama River begins at downstream of Chofu Sluice underneath Maruko Bridge and ends at Tokyo Bay where Haneda Airport is located. Tidal water effect the entire lower section and brackish water allow andromous fish such as sea perch to go between river and the bay.

(View: Chofu Sluice)

Chofu Sluice attracts many lure and fly anglers who can park their cars at nearby park or get off trains at Shin Maruko Station.

(View: downstream of Chofu Sluice)

Riverbed changes from freestone to silt beyond this point. Crustaceans and annelids are abundant in this segment that cradles many predatory fish.

(View: flat near Kawasaki)

Estuary forms silt flats on the both end.

(View: near Haneda Airport)

Species

Carp, eastern redfin, and barbel steed
Sea perch
Mullet

License
1,000 JPY/day
5,000 JPY/year
Under 13 are free

Lower section of Tama River begins at downstream of Chofu Sluice underneath Maruko Bridge and ends at Tokyo Bay where Haneda Airport is located. Tidal water effect the entire lower section and brackish water allow andromous fish such as sea perch to go between river and the bay.

(View: Chofu Sluice)

Chofu Sluice attracts many lure and fly anglers who can park their cars at nearby park or get off trains at Shin Maruko Station.

(View: downstream of Chofu Sluice)

Riverbed changes from freestone to silt beyond this point. Crustaceans and annelids are abundant in this segment that cradles many predatory fish.

(View: flat near Kawasaki)

Estuary forms silt flats on the both end.

(View: near Haneda Airport)

Species

Carp, eastern redfin, and barbel steed
Sea perch
Mullet

License
1,000 JPY/day
5,000 JPY/year
Under 13 are free