I live alongside the Sumida River (Sumidagawa) in Tokyo. The banks of the river are paved, making for a broadwalk on either side. Pleasure boats dock on the Sumida ward side, and while not much happens on the Taito-ku side besides walking, jogging, loafing, and fishing.
|Fishing in the Sumida, Tokyo Sky Tree beyond|
At that moment, he got a bite and, to answer my question, he hauled in a small, flapping silver fish about the size of your hand. If I'm not mistaken, he said it was a seibo - and just a small one, he assured me, but edible all the same.
|Mid-December catch from the Sumida River, Tokyo|
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