Troutfest 2022

Come and celebrate all things trout.


We are very excited to host Troutfest 2022 with the Australian Trout Foundation to showcase and highlight the vast freshwater fishing opportunities around Eildon and all over Victoria.

Based at the Eildon Community Centre, there will be free activities for the whole family. Note: kids fishing clinics and stocking will occur at the Eildon Pondage.

When? Saturday 14 May, 10am - 4pm

Where? Eildon Community Centre

Here are some of the exciting activities you can get involved in:

  • Help our Fisheries team stock the Eildon Pondage
  • Guided fishing clinics for kids on Eildon Pondage, bait and tackle provided and hosted by Fishcare. Bookings required, go here.
  • Enjoy an exclusive tour of the Snobs Creek Hatchery. Hourly tours from 10.30am. Bookings required, go here.
  • Hear updates on the species and tips from industry experts throughout the day
  • Casting demos from experts, including fly & lure casting competitions
  • Activities for the kids – casting clinics, fishing games run by VFA education team
  • Explore the fishing hub where you’ll meet organisations like Australian Trout Foundation, Native Fish Australia, Fishcare, Future Fish, VRFish, Marine Safety Vic, Casting for Recovery, Women in Recreational Fishing (WIRF) network and the list goes on!
  • Prize draws