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

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

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 (and have a taste) 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
  • Learn about the World Fly Fishing Championship coming to Tasmania in 2019

Trout Weekend 2019 is an alcohol, smoking and dog free event

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At Trout Weekend visitors can:

Watch trout being stripped of eggs
Discuss fisheries management
Obtain information and purchase souvenirs
Try your luck at the junior anglers pond
Use radio tracking equipment to locate a model European carp
Take in the views of yingina/Great Lake and beyond
Watch fly tying experts in action
Discover our native species