Are we open in the winter?
We are open Saturdays only in the winter starting November 1st. We do NOT open the farm to fishing on saturdays that have temperatures below freezing. This is for the health and safety of our employees as well as our guests at the fish farm.
What do I need to do so I may buy live fish?
What are our winter hours?
Saturdays from 11am- 5pm.
What is the best way to get to Cold Springs Trout Farm?
Take exit 349 and head 3.6 miles east. Turn right onto Fruitland Drive and then you will turn left about 3/4 of a mile down the road at our Cold Springs Trout Farm sign, onto Fish Farm road. Once you are on the fish farm road, follow our signs all the way down to the fish farm.
Do you need a fishing license?
No, that is what makes fishing with us nice and easy for all to come.
What are our summer and winter schedules?
We are open April 1- October 31, Monday through Saturday 9 am.- dusk. Closed Sundays.
Winter schedule is from November 1- March 31. We are open on Saturdays from 11-5.
What are our hours?
11 a.m.- dusk.
Dusk is, when ever it gets dark, it is usually open about 9-9:30 in the summer and about 8 o clock in the fall and spring. We are open Monday thru Saturday. We are closed Sundays.
Is it wheel-chair accessible?
Yes, not all but most of our ponds are easily accessible with a wheelchair.
Do we clean the fish for you?
Yes, we will gut the fish for free and we can also fillet it for only $0.50 a fish. It makes it a very yummy, healthy and worry-free dinner for any family!
Are the fish safe to eat?
Yes! These fish are health certified and raised in natural spring water. We strive to ensure that you are receiving the highest quality of trout every time you come.
Is there an entry fee?
No, it does not cost to come on to the fish farm grounds.
Can I catch the fish with my hands?
No, to ensure that our fish stay healthy we ask that all hands and/or foreign objects such as garbage and sticks stay out of the pond.
How do I submit an application to work here?
Stop by and see us to pick up an application. We hire from about March 1- April 30. We can hire starting at age 14. We usually hire between 5-10 ppl per year.
If I don’t want to eat the fish, do I have to keep them?
We have two options for fishing, there are our catch and keep ponds and then our fly fishing pond. Our catch out ponds are to keep, you cannot throw them back and we charge by the inch of the fish. If you want to go to our Catch and Release Pond, you pay by the hour and equipment is NOT provided. This pond is $15 per hour per rod.
Do we provide all the equipment?
We do provide all of equipment for the regular catch out ponds. We do NOT provide equipment for the fly fishing pond. You will need to bring your own fishing equipment, including barbless hooks.
If you have further questions give us a call at 801-782-7282 or call Tarah at 801-64-0585 and we would love to help you!
Also you can email us at [email protected]