10767 Highway 105 South | Banner Elk, NC 28604 | 828-963-5098 

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Rainbow Trout Fishing in Banner Elk


Looking for new team-building, or company event ideas for your employees?  Show them you appreciate them with a fishing party and cookout on our farm.  They will appreciate the originality and enjoy an exciting day of fishing, food and fun!

Company Events

At Grandfather Trout Farm we work with the physically challenged in many ways.  Our farm is handicap accessible and we also have accessible facilities.  We have hosted patients from hospitals, children groups, as well as assisted living facilities.  Fishing is a wonderful way for everyone, regardless of ability, to have a memorable and fun experience.

Handicap Accessible

How would you like to give your students the best field trip of the school year?  One they will remember for years to come.  You can at Grandfather Trout Farm.  From pre-school to high school, students can learn to fish and at the end of the day everyone gets something to take back with them.  That's right, rainbow trout caught fresh from our pond!

Perfect for School Field Trips

Finding a fun activity for kids is always a challenge.  A trip to Grandfather Trout Farm may be the answer to your perfect activity.  Not only do we have fishing - we also have gem mining and a nine-hole putt-putt golf course.  Golf is free to anyone who fishes or gem mines.

Great Activity for Church Groups

For some, cleaning their catch is part of the fun of fishing, and you may do so if you choose.  If you prefer, we will filet or clean your trout whole at just 50-cents per fish.  Whatever you prefer!  We double bag and ice down all orders making it simple and easy to take home.  Rainbow trout may be refrigerated up to seven days after purchase.  Rainbow Trout cost $6.95 per pound, live weight.​​              

Cleaning | Packing | Price

You may bring your own or we will fit you with the size you need.  All bait and tackle are furnished at no charge.  We supply you with a bucket, towel, net and gear for your fishing experience.  Don't worry if you've never fished a day in your life, we'll be happy to help you get started!  NO FISHING LICENSE REQUIRED!!!

Equipment | Supplies

When's the last time your family went fishing?  At Grandfather Trout Farm, we make it simple and easy.  With 3-pond sizes abundantly stocked with NC Rainbow Trout, you can watch the excitement on your kids' faces when they land their first fish.  Be sure to bring your camera or you may use ours.  Grandfather Trout Farm is literally a North Carolina Attraction in and of itself!