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

Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 May 2018 10am – 3pm daily Entry by donation

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

Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 May 2018
10am – 3pm daily
Entry by donation

Gate donations will support the Fisheries Habitat Improvement Fund Inc

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

  • Watch wild trout being stripped of eggs
  • Learn about fisheries management
  • Kids can try their luck at the junior angling pond and maybe catch a trout for dinner
  • Pick up some tips at the trout cooking and smoking demonstrations
  • Discover the wonders of our native freshwater species
  • Take a helicopter ride and get a bird’s eye view of the Central Plateau and yingina/Great Lake
  • Talk with trout fishing experts & practice your casting skills
  • Discuss and buy fishing equipment at the trade exhibits


Trout Weekend 2018 is an alcohol, smoking and dog free event

Flyer for Trout Weekend 2018


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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