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Fishing for $50k Trout Derby

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Calling all residents and visitors from near and far! You and your family and friends are invited to get out on Big Bear Lake for a chance to win big during our Fishin' For $50k Trout Derby this September 12 & 13, 2020!

Five tagged trout - worth $10k each - will be released prior to the Derby and anglers can begin fishing Saturday and Sunday from 6 AM to 2 PM.

There will be 30 Tagged Trout, all worth cash prizes including: 5 Grand Prize Tagged Trout Worth $10k each! Win up to $50k! Now that’s worth fishing for! The 25 additional non-grand prize tagged trout are worth $200 each.

Each contestant receives a free jar of bait and a raffle ticket for the drawing during the awards ceremony. Participants have the opportunity to win top-of-the line fishing gear, bait, and tackle from national manufacturers. Participants will also receive a wristband that provides discounts at participating Big Bear restaurants, shops, and specialty services!

Additionally, anglers have a chance to win a brand new Hobie Kayak as part of a separate raffle courtesy of Hobie Fishing and Big Bear Sporting Goods.

Winner of Big Bear Lake's Fishin' For $50K