Fishing for $50K Trout Derby
Jun 08, 2013 | 06:30AM - 04:00PM
Lake Resort Association will pay $50,000 to an angler that reels in the grand
prize tagged trout at the 5th Annual Fishin’ for $50K Trout Derby June 8 and 9, 2013.
Prizes for the remaining fourteen tagged trout caught in the Fishin’ for $50K
Trout Derby are eligible for a cash prize drawing of up to $500 sponsored by
Big Bear Sporting Goods. In addition to
tagged trout prizes, anglers who catch the largest fish (by weight) in four
different classes will be awarded prizes too. The four classes are adult
male/female and junior male/female (under age 16). A bonus prize of $500 is awarded
to the overall largest trout (by weight) caught on Pautzke Fire Bait.
Free entry is given to Fishin’ for 50K participants
who stay at least one night at a Big Bear Lake Resort Association lodge from
June 7 to June 9. The amount of free entries is based on lodging occupancy per
reservation. Up to four free entries is also given to participants who rent a
pontoon boat on either day of the Fishin’ for $50K Trout Derby
at a participating marina in Big
An awards ceremony takes place Sunday, June 9 at 3
p.m. in the Big Bear Visitor
Center parking lot
located at 630 Bartlett Road
(in the Village). The awards ceremony includes a general raffle with thousands
of dollars worth of fishing gear, bait and tackle from national manufacturers.
Fishin’ for $50K Trout
Derby is Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. Entry
is $55 for adults and $30 for participants under age 16. Entries are limited to
the first 750 registered anglers. Each contestant receives a free jar of Pautzke
Fire Bait and a wristband that provides discounts at participating Big Bear
restaurants, shops and specialty services.
For rules and
regulations or to register for the event visit www.bigbear.com
or call 800-424-4232.
Location: Big Bear Lake Visitor Center at 630 Bartlett Rd.
Contact: Tel: (800) 424-4232 Website: www.bigbear.com