Trout Fest Activity Zone opening a world of outdoor fun with a climbing wall, mountain bike demos, also a previous festival favorite, Lawton’s Portable Trout Pond, long-saw crosscutting, axe throwing, gem mining and more! There is also a fantastic playground within the festival grounds.
Trout Fest Program Tents present expanded programs including mountain biking and kayaking. Professional fishing guides, kayak outfitters, mountain bike pros and more will tell you what you need to know for a successful day of outdoor recreation in Fannin County – the Trout Capital of Georgia. New this year “Women & Fly-Fishing,” taught by Emily Owenby from Noontootla Creek Farms, learn how to get started in the world of fly-fishing - where to go and how to grow your excitement, while keeping it simple on your fly-fishing journey. Speaking of women and fly fishing, consider registering for this Women on the Water Retreat in mid April. Mulberry Gap Adventures will be there to teach you where and how to get started mountain biking. Toccoa River Outfitters will be on site and share an intensive 45-minute-long presentation on how to gear up your kayak for a trout fishing trip on the Toccoa River. Check out the schedule for all the classes scheduled and times.