Trout Opening Festivals 2017

Learning to fish

Bigger and better than ever, the Goulburn Fishing Festival at Eildon and Ballarat Fishing Festival at Lake Wendouree are on again!Cooking fish

There will be fun and exciting activities for the whole family: stock live trout, get tips from experts, tour a hatchery or let the kids go wild on jumping castles!

And it's all free!

Both events are on Saturday 2 September, 2017.

Come and celebrate the opening of the trout fishing season in rivers and the diverse freshwater fishing opportunities in these two regions.

These events are part of the State Government's Target One Million plan for recreational fishing, which aims to get more Victorians fishing, more often.