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FAQ

  • How does it work?
    We offer several options, you may either catch your fish in the pond and eat it with us, take it home cleaned and ready to cook, or you may simply come dine at our restaurant without fishing at all.
  • Who is this for?
    This is an outdoor activity based in the Smoky Mountains that can be enjoyed by all age groups. Parents may help small children catch fish if necessary. We also provide pond attendants that will help if you have no fishing experience.
  • Who is this NOT for?
    This is an outdoor activity in the smoky mountains, and it is subject to weather and other uncontrollable circumstances, if you are in a hurry or not a person who does well in the outdoors we simply ask you not to visit.
  • How much does it cost?
    Our current charges are as follows, $5 per person to fish, $24.99 per trout dinner, or market price per pound if you are taking the fish home. We do charge an additional fee to clean the fish, depending on the cleaning style.
  • How long does the experience take?
    Wait times can vary based on business, time of day, and many other factors. We do not recommend that you visit on a day when you have strict obligations.
  • Do I have to have a fishing license?
    No license is required.
  • Should I bring my own fishing gear?
    You are not required to bring your own gear, however you can if you would like.
  • How many fish am I allowed to catch?
    You are allowed to catch as many as you would like as long as you intend to purchase them in some capacity. Each fish you catch must be purchased.
  • Do you offer catch and release?
    We do not offer catch and release due to the delicate nature of the trout.
  • Do your trout have bones in them when prepared?
    Because they are hand cut we cannot state they are 100% boneless, however we do our very best to prepare them as boneless as possible.
  • Do you offer anything besides trout?
    Our full menu is listed here on our website where you can check out the many other items we offer. We do offer gluten-free options as well.
  • Do you offer inside dining?
    We have both picnic tables outside and a small dining room inside that seats about 40 people.
  • Do you take reservations?
    No, we do not, however, if you have a larger sized group we do ask you to call ahead so we can be best prepared to accommodate you.
  • What are your hours of operation?
    Hours will be updated via our Google listing, fishing ends 1 hour before the listed closing time.
  • Do you offer bulk wholesale orders?
    We do sell our trout to many restaurants and distributors, to inquire about wholesale orders please contact us at englishmountaintroutfarm@gmail.com or call Cody Ford @ (865)-202-6001.
  • What forms of payment do you take?
    At this time we do not have a credit card processor on location, we do however have an ATM open to the public.
  • What is your refund policy?
    We do not offer refunds, once you commit to the experience and fish have been harvested for you, we require that it is paid for.
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