Portable Pond Events

Portable ponds, loaded with beautiful rainbow trout from Troutlodge, Inc., are available for both public and private functions. Enjoyed by young and old alike as they angle for "the big one", these ponds are ideal for:

  • Community events
  • Camps
  • Corporate functions
  • Schools
  • Fundraisers
  • Birthday parties
  • Holiday celebrations
  • ...and more.

Just look at the photos to the right to see the smiles on the kids faces as they celebrate their catch!

You are able to choose the size and quantity of fish, and the pond is brought to the event location and set-up by Troutlodge's professional and courteous staff. The set-up includes a large covering to help shade participants from the sun or rain and further enhance their enjoyment. Poles are also provided by Troutlodge at no additional cost.

Have questions? Please see the Frequently Asked Questions below or contact us.

Frequently Asked Questions

How big is the pond?

Each portable pond is ~10' x 20' x 2.5' deep.

How much does it cost, and does the cost include the fish?

The cost is $1,250 per day, and includes set-up, tear down, 20 fishing poles, and $250 worth of fish (~300 - 8-9" fish - other sizes available upon request). Additional fish can be purchased if desired.  Additional delivery fees do apply depending on location.

Do I need to supply staffing / attendants for my event?

Yes. Recommended staffing levels vary depending on the size and nature of the event, but it is important that you have knowledgeable people on hand to enhance safety and the overall enjoyment for all. Please contact Troutlodge for more suggestions on how to best staff your specific event. Troutlodge may be able to provide on-site staffing for your event for an additional charge.

What equipment is provided?

Twenty (20) poles are provided at no charge. Bait and other equipment are available for a nominal extra charge. Also, a full-size covering is provided and set-up at no extra charge.

How long does it take to set-up and tear down my event?

It takes approximately one hour each to set-up and tear down the pond and awning. Please allow for adequate time for this when scheduling your event. Ponds can be set-up the day before upon request, at no additional charge, pending availability.

How many ponds are available?

Troutlodge has two portable ponds. Both ponds can be set-up at one event, subject to availability.

How long can I keep the pond?

The pond can be kept as long as needed, subject to the daily fee. Periodic re-stocking of the fish is available for longer events, per customer request. Also, for longer events, the water will need to be changed periodically.

How much water will I need and how do I get it?

You will need 3000 gallons of water, which can be obtained through the local water service or fire department. Please be sure to secure water for your event prior to the event date.

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