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Pyeongchang Trout Festival, Ends 27 Jan 2019, Peyongchang, Gangwon-do

DATE: Saturday 22 December 2018 - Tuesday 27 January 2019
VENUE: Odaecheon Stream (오대천) Area, Jinbu-myeon, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do

DESCRIPTION:  If it's cold enough, visitors can cut a hole through the ice covering the frozen river to catch their own fish. Other fun events to try include bare-handed fishing, sledding, and more! There will also be traditional folk games including sledding and top spinning, and visitors can try out sports such as riding 4-wheel ATVs, snow rafting, sleigh trains. Any trout caught from ice fishing and lure fishing can be prepared right away at a nearby restaurant. The festival is also close to Alpensia Ski Resort and Yongpyong Ski Resort, official venues of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Admission to the fishing site is on a first-come, first-served basis; no admission allowed after the determined number of people have been admitted. (For more information on the use of ice fishing site, please visit the official website or make a phone inquiry.

GETTING THERE: From Seoul, go to the Dong Seoul Bus Terminal and take an intercity bus to Jinbu/
Odaecheon Stream is a 7-min walk from the Jinbu Bus Terminal.

INFO: For help getting more information in English (including how to make a fishing reservation) contact KTO's 1330 helpline.

Pre-booking required. Maximum capacity is 500 people. Online booking requires Korean ID required so you may need help from a Korean national.
Foreign nationals are asked to call + 82-33-336-4000 to book a space.

Tent fishing, Tents fishing playground (Jeonjongmok) - Rods purchased separately
Fishing tent (general) W39,000
Fishing Tent W29,000

Tent fishing - does not include rods
Ice Fishing (General) W34,000 per person

General fishing. Ice Fishing on the playground (Jeonjongmok)
Fishing rods - does not include chairs
Ice Fishing General W15,000

Indoor fishing -Fishing rod rental (Jjinaksi)
Child Accompanied by an adult (per person)
Amusement Facilities (General) W25,000

Play Square Recreational facilities (Jeonjongmok)
Recreational facilities (single) 7,000 won each event
Play Square Recreational facilities (single item)
Catching trout with bare hands W15,000 per person


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