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Come along to Trout Weekend at Liawenee, yingina/Great Lake

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 May 2017 10am – 3pm daily Free entry

Come and see hundreds of brown trout on their annual spawning migration in Tasmania’s central highlands.

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 May 2017
10am – 3pm daily
Free entry


There is something for the whole family at Trout Weekend, its not just for anglers!

  • Watch wild trout being stripped of eggs for the IFS hatchery
  • Kids can try their luck at the junior anglers pond and maybe catch a trout for dinner!
  • Discover the wonders of our native freshwater species
  • Pick up some tips & ideas at the trout cooking demonstrations
  • Take a helicopter ride and get a bird’s eye view of the Central Plateau and yingina/Great Lake
  • Enjoy refreshments, competitions and giveaways
  • Learn about fisheries management
  • Talk with trout fishing experts and practice your casting skills
  • Discuss (& dream about!) boats and fishing equipment at the trade exhibits.

Trout Weekend 2017 is an alcohol, smoking and dog free event

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At Trout Weekend visitors can....

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discuss fisheries management issues

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watch trout being stripped of eggs

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obtain information and purchase souvenirs

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enjoy success in the junior anglers pond

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use radio tracking equipment to locate a model Eurpoean carp

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take in the views of yingina/Great Lake and beyond from a helicopter

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