Ballarat Fishing Festival event schedule

When: Saturday 2 September, 2017Good Crowd

Time: 10am – 4pm

Where: Lake Wendouree, opposite Loreto College

Cost: Free

  • Release trout into Lake Wendouree – take part in stocking live trout on the day.
  • Ballarat Fish Acclimatisation Society hatchery tours – a unique opportunity to tour the site. Tours throughout the day.
  • Fishing tuition for kids – fish for trout with expert guidance. Bait and tackle provided.
  • Talk with experts – about the basics of fishing for trout and redfin.
  • Cooking demonstrations – cook fish like an expert after getting some handy hints.
  • Prize draws – to be drawn regularly throughout the day. 
  • Fun stuff for kids – jumping castle, face painting and photo booth.

Note: The trout fishing season in Victorian rivers opens at midnight on Friday 1 September, 2017. 

All lakes, including Wendouree, are open year-round.