Luring visitors in at the Recreational Fisheries display

Catch up with the Recreational Fisheries staff and Fishcare Volunteers on-site to answer any questions you may have at site
India Thompson catching a fish on the fishing simulator

India Thompson catching a fish on the fishing simulator

North 66 until Saturday 8 May, while also taking in the colourful display.

Fisheries Awareness Coordinator India Thompson said the fishing simulators have both beginner and advanced options. 

“The simulators use cutting edge technology and I believe are the closest you can get to the real deal,” India said.

“The simulators allow people of any age or ability to catch a fish and has meant we are able to engage people of all ages, in particular teenagers.” 

The magnetic fishing pool is also back again this year and is as popular as ever. 

“For those of us who attended Agfest growing up, the magnetic fishing pool becomes a special part of our childhood,” she said. 

“Parents can have a quiet moment whilst the kids have fun and learn how to fish at the same time or develop their skills further. 
Child at Fisheries display at Agfest

Child at Fisheries display at Agfest


“Agfest has been a wonderful opportunity to connect with the community and share what we are all so passionate about.
“The response has been great the last couple of days and we encourage those headed to Agfest this year visit our display and come and have a chat with me and the team.”

For the latest information, news and videos check out the DPIPWE at Agfest webpage on the DPIPWE website. 



India Thompson and Travis Preece at the Fisheries display at Agfes

India Thompson and Travis Preece at the Fisheries display at Agfest

Fisheries display at Agfest

Fisheries display at Agfest



Back Home