Welcome to Troutfest!

Few things in life are more satisfying than spending a day outdoors fishing for trout. At Troutfest, we know this all too well!

Whether it’s a stocked lake, river, or stream, trout fishing provides pure excitement and develops our love and passion for nature.

Here at Troutfest, we believe that fishing is more than a hobby. It’s about spending time outdoors and exploring new places. It also provides the opportunity to connect with our youth and show them how to love and respect nature and wildlife.

What Troutfest Can Do for You

We provide you with everything you need to know about fishing for trout. Discussion topics include everything from fishing gear, fishing knowledge, or just spending quality time with your family in the great outdoors.

Need to know what states require a fishing license for your ten-year-old? Troutfest has you covered! Maybe you need some guidance on the best type of braided fishing line for a spinning reel. We have an answer for that one too!

Troutfest covers the ins and outs of the trout fishing industry while staying true to our values of respecting nature, breathing fresh wilderness air, and having a blast ripping lips!

There is a lot to learn when it comes to fishing, but giving yourself a break from our technology-driven world and having fun is the most critical advice we can give you!

New Fisherman

Breaking into a new hobby or sport can be intimidating for anyone. When you start your journey into trout fishing, there is a lot you need to learn and tools to buy. This can be a monumental task for anyone and could be overwhelming.

Let Troutfest be your mentor. Use our resources as a guide on what equipment you need, rules and regulations you should follow, and our best advice on how to reel them in!

Experienced Fisherman

While we provide excellent knowledge for someone new to fishing and just getting started, we would never forget about the seasoned vets who have been doing it as long as we have.

Troutfest can be your place to brush up on some knowledge you may be rusty on, learn a few tips and tricks, or find some new fishing destinations you haven’t tried before.

Fishing With Kids

If you are anything like us, you would agree that our kids need a little less Xbox and more tackle boxes. Everywhere they turn, another screen pushes the latest games, videos, or social media posts right in their face!

There are many benefits to throwing a fishing pole in your kid’s hands and getting them out of the house. Of course, enjoying nature and authentic experiences you can smell, touch, or feel is one of the biggest. But it also teaches them patience, respect, and determination!

Trout fishing is as exciting as anything, but it takes effort to succeed. That is why Troutfest arms you with all the knowledge you need to start fishing with your kids.

Where We Started

Good things take time, and at Troutfest, we know this better than anyone. The surplus of knowledge you will find on this site is the lessons learned through decades of trial and error. These lessons have taken us on adventures that will never be forgotten. 

Fishing can lead to some of the most unique experiences you will cherish for the rest of your life. Here at Troutfest, we have had our fair share of adventures.

These adventures include a 55-mile canoe trip on the Okefenokee Swamp in southern Georgia. Relying on the swamp for all of our food and water needs. The mosquitos and yellow flies certainly ate better than us as we battled the constant swarm of hungry bugs!

Then there was the trip to Alaska, where we encountered a real Alaskan gold miner who invited us to come to the home where he staked his claim to land in 1969 and pan for gold! Who would have thought trout fishing would lead to a 13-mile glacier hike or spectacular sightings of moose, bears, and eagles.

Growing up with these experiences builds character and fuels a sense of adventure. The bonus lessons that trout fishing has given us are learning how to survive in the wilderness, connect with people, and get through the hard times. Concepts and lessons that we are happy to share with you!

Your Trout Fishing Guide

Needless to say, when it comes to trout fishing, we have seen it all. Trout fishing isn’t something we only talk or write about. It is a lifelong passion developed from a very young age.

Countless days of immense success along with equal amounts of pain and misery. Lessons that you cannot learn from any website or book but through only one method…


This experience is what supports each and every piece of information that is published on this website. Our knowledge is explained in an easy-to-read format that can be utilized in your next trout fishing trip, fishing purchase, or even when you’re practicing in the yard.

Troutfest is Here for You

So, what are you waiting for? Don’t waste any more time and level up your trout fishing skills today. Learn what the fish want, what tools you need, and our finely tuned knowledge on how to keep bringing them in day after day.

Most importantly, learn how to reset and clear your mind. Use this outlet to spend time with your family and our youth.

Make the next generation of fishermen the best of us yet and teach them lessons they can pass on for generations to come.

The world is changing fast, and in times like these, we need trout fishing more than anything!

Reach Out

Do you have questions that the experts at Troutfest can help you with? Is there something specific you need to learn about? Head over to our blog, which provides an extensive library of posts covering various topics.

Still can’t find what you are looking for? Drop us an email on our “Contact Us” page with any questions. You can also join the conversation on our Facebook page, where you will find a community of like-minded fishermen sharing their tricks of the trade.