Yuzo Sugiura

Years Fishing?


Years Guiding?


Who introduced you to fly fishing?

Fly Fishing was done in the Japanese river for the first time at the time of the high school student.

Can you tell us a little about your home waters and the fish you pursue there?

I do fishing with big fish Wet Fly of the big river. Then, Saltwater Fly Fishing is done, too.

What's the height of the season for you? What time of year is your personal favorite?

Fly Fishing which is various all the year round can enjoy Japan.

What are your favorite travel destinations? What's on the bucket list?

I like Canadian steelhead fishing and Mexican permit fishing.

What you like most about Thomas and Thomas rods? Which rods do you fish?

Steelhead is TwoHand DNA-XF1298-4. PERMIT is SOLAR908-4.

What's your current go-to fly?

All Original Fly.

Other than fly tackle, what piece of gear do you find indispensable?

It is not specially here.

My favorite thing about guiding is:

It is the fishing guide who gets excited very much.

From the angler’s point of view, what do you see as the main value of going on a guided trip?

Then it can get the fishing which it gets excited at every time the fishing to experience it till now never.

What can new fisherman expect to get out of a guided trip? My favorite thing to teach a client is ...

It can get the impression more than one thinks.

What's your ideal lunch when on the water? What do you actually pack?

The thing of the lunch which used a local food material is good.

What fly fishing blogs/magazines do you read regularly?

It is Japanese Fly Fishing magazine.

When I'm not fishing you'll find me:

It can spend pleasant time together.

  • Yuzo Sugiura