The Snowy Mountains boasts some of the best trout waters in Australia. Set on 10 pristine acres on the banks of the Thredbo River, the Gaden Trout Hatchery is a short 10 km drive from the centre of Jindabyne in the NSW Snowy Mountains.
Gaden Hatchery produces quality salmonid fry, fingerlings and adult fish to stock NSW waterways for recreational fishing. Over 1 million fish are grown in this facility annually, all for recreational fishing and to ensure fishing opportunities in the future.
The facility is run by NSW DPI Fisheries.
The hatchery has been operating in Jindabyne since the early 1950’s.
Research at the hatchery is primarily focused on rainbow and brown trout stocking in NSW.
The hatchery has a range of research, education, farming and community resources.
Located in the Snowy Mountains in NSW, the hatchery experiences a variable climate.
224 Gaden Rd
Jindabyne NSW 2627
Phone: (02) 6451 3400
International: +61 02 6451 3400