Sports Fishing in Niigata City and Japan

AJI ; Japanese Mackerel, Trachurus Japonicus

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Aji is popular.

Aji is popular and is fished everywhere in Niigata coast. It is not so large ; usually from eight to thirty cm in length. Many families often enjoy Aji-fishing, for Japanese eat fishes very often, Aji is good taste and easy to catch. (photo 1)

Fishing method

The most common method of Aji-fishing is "Sabiki". It is one of small lures. Sabiki is casted with a sinker and is jerked, then fishes bite at Sabiki. Here I show you two Sabiki sets. (photo 2 and 3)

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