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“Fun for kids!”

Grandfather Trout Farm
Reviewed August 11, 2014

Took my son this weekend. He enjoyed seeing the trout jumping in and out of the water. Great activity for him because he was guaranteed to catch something. They provide all equipment, and also clean the fish for you afterwords. They also sale Styrofoam coolers for $3.00. $6.95/pound, so be mindful of what you catch, since you have to keep everything. Staff was helpful and professional.

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Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

We have been coming for years with friends & family of all ages. Everyone, especially those who never or rarely fish, LOVED the experience of catching a fish & then eating your catch for dinner without any fuss. We once met folks who told us they come here every year to entertain themselves & their kids then have a stocked freezer with trout. Based on your budget & desire you can catch as little or as many as you want @ $5.95 lb. Staff are helpful & if you wish you can watch them clean & filet the fish then pack it up on ice.

2  Thank Gloria K
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Reviewed July 6, 2014

Great place to take the kids. We had four children with us, ages 6-12. They provide fishing poles, bait and everything else you need to fish. You only pay if you catch something. Each of the kids caught one fish, for a total of 18 lbs of trout. They even filet if for you. Now that's my idea of fishing.

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Reviewed March 25, 2014

I visited here last summer and stopped eating fish all together for almost a year. This give a good glimpse about what farm-raised fish is all about -- tons of large fish crammed together and dying because of it. I saw several really nasty, sick looking fish floating on the top of the water. I do mean several (more than 5 just where I was). This is a neat idea in theory, but left me saddened and a bit grossed out. Sorry to say, and perhaps this is better now for some reason?

On the other hand, they also have a gem mine thing there, so that might be an option.

8  Thank amberka
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Reviewed October 25, 2013

October 24, 2013
As we walked toward the office, we were already excited when we saw the quantity and size of the beautiful rainbow trout in the first pond. We fished that pond (smaller fish in other ponds) and we caught 42 pounds (12 fish) in less than an hour! We didn't know about this place until we saw a brochure in our hotel so we had to rely on their equipment and bait but they had everything we needed. The owner took our picture and then cleaned our catch and packed them in ice in a cooler which they also provided. This was a fun experience for young or old but smaller children should probably go for the smaller fish because our large ones put up quite a struggle.

1  Thank Ellen C
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