Linwood Trout Farms

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Linwood Acres Trout Farms Ltd.           

                                        

R.R.#1 Campbellcroft, Ont. (15 minute drive from Peterborough)
L0A 1B0

  Phone:  (905) 797-2484

  Open - 7 days a week

  Food - Bring lunch, eat outdoors.

  Wheelchair Access - Some limitations due to uneven terrain.

  Washrooms - Yes

  Admission - Free, but students pay for the cost of the fish they catch. 
Trout is $5.60 per lb ($1.23 per 100g) includes cleaning and ice. 
Pole rentals are $2.00 per day. 
Worms are $2.00 per dozen (no minnows allowed)

School Programs

All Levels:  Programs consist of a 30 - 45 minute tour, with a discussion of the life cycle of fish in the hatchery, characteristics of the Rainbow Trout and Brook Trout. Linwood Acres is open to the public year-round. There are a number of ponds that are stocked with Trout for fishing throughout the year. No license is required for fishing and poles are available on site. Winter ice fishing is dependent on the ice conditions. Students need to dress for the weather.

  Curriculum Connections

JK/SK - Science and Technology

Grade 1 - Science: Characteristics and Needs of Living Things.

Grade 2 - Science: Growth and Changes in Animals

Grade 4 - Science: Habitats and Communities