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Hooked on Trout

Hooked on Trout

Whether an expert, or a beginner, HOOKED is for you. With so many ways to catch trout, HOOKED will provide the perfect opportunity to give them all a go. With a bit of luck, you may even win one of many fantastic prizes on offer HOOKED in partnership with DOC, want to get as many people out fishing as possible. With lessons and demonstrations throughout the week, it will be easy to get involved.
If you want luxury, HOOKED can offer that too, with many of the local boat owners and fishing legends ready to offer their advice and time helping you catch that winning fish.

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Lake to Plate

Have you ever wondered about what other ways there are to prepare and enjoy trout? Lake to plate will help you turn trout into a regular on your menu. Enjoy specialty Trout dishes, designed by local restaurants, watch a series of boutique cooking demonstrations led by top local chefs. Enjoy watching a top national chef prepare trout at the festival.

Hooked Let's Celebrate

Let's celebrate

Join HOOKED for a celebration of everything trout. Be entertained by the best of Taupo’s local bands; enjoy wild food and local specialties; have fun with trout themed games and activities; and celebrate with our HOOKED prize winners.

With heaps of spot prizes up for grabs for those that attend, there is every reason to be there.

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