Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Elandskloof Trout Festival

The Elandskloof Trout Festival at Elandskloof Trout Farm is the 5th of these popular annual events. It happens on 20th, 21st and 22nd of August this year. Five of the dams on the farm will be used, this is the oldest trout farm in Mpumalanga.

Entry will be limited to 80 anglers on a first entry received basis, so send your completed entry form as soon as possible.

The format of the weekend will be as follows:
* Registration and water draw on Saturday 21 August from 05h30,
* Fishing will be split into four sessions,
* Competitors will fish at each dam over the course of the competition,
* Saturday morning 06:00 – 09:00 and 09:30 – 12:30,
* Saturday afternoon 14:00 – 16:00 and 16:00 – 18:00.
* Dinner and prize giving will be held on the Saturday night from 19:00.

This event will be a fun weekend with competitive fishing but there will also be an element of fundraising for the old age home in Belfast.

Various prizes that will be handed out on the Saturday Night at dinner. The overall winner with the heaviest fish, the heaviest bag and most fish caught as well as various spot and other prizes will be awarded for fun categories.

The entry fee is R390 for adults and R190 for kids under ten, this includes:

* Entry into the competition
* early morning coffee, rusks & Old Brown sherry (sorry kids, none for you),
* snacks & softdrinks at the waters, brunch,
* 3 course buffet Prize giving dinner,
* a contribution to Belfast Old Age Home.

An event of this nature needs sponsors and donors to be a success. Elandskloof would appreciate any form of Sponsorship or donation of prizes, or goodies for the gift bags. Please contact us if you would like to provide a prize.We look forward to hearing from you in this regard.

Check out more information about Elandskloof Trout Farm and all the other adventure opportunities they offer at

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