Welcome to the Kootenay Trout Hatchery.

Welcome to the Kootenay Trout Hatchery.
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Leanne Jones

Freshwater Fishery Society of BC


4522 Fenwick Road
Fort Steele, BC VOB 1NO
250-429-3202 (fax)
Learn How To Fish
LAT: 49.5676
LON: -115.5564
Elevation: 2849 FT (868 M)
Description of Group or Organizational Experience

Come learn the art of fishing with the Kootenay Trout Hatchery. This workshop teaches all the need-to-know basics such as proper casting, rod set-up, different types of tackle, fish ID, anatomy and handling. This action packed day runs 2 - 4 hours long. It's a perfect opportunity for children to learn fishing in a fun, friendly environment. The Learn to Fish program is available 7 days a week throughout the summer, but participants must register in advance.  

Host or Sponsoring Group for Experience

Kootenay Trout Hatchery

Activity Level to be Expected


Appropriate Ages for Experience


Special Skills that May be Required

No previous experience necessary.

Date or Dates for Experience

May 01, 2015 - August 31, 2015

Overnight Shelter Arrangements (if an overnight experience)

None Provided

Costs to Participate