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Fishing for 50k Trout Tournament

Anglers are getting set to cast their lines into Big Bear Lake for a chance to reel in $50K

June 8 & 9, 2019 are the dates to save because the Fishin' for $50k Trout Tournament is back! Grab your family and friends and get out on the lake for a chance to win up to $50,000.

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Residents and visitors from near and far are invited to bring their friends and families up for the weekend and head out on the lake to catch up to 5 tagged fish worth $10K each. Anglers can begin fishing Saturday and Sunday at 6 a.m. and reel in the final catch until at 2 p.m.

Prizes will be awarded for any fish worth $10K as well as additional tagged fish. Coming back New this year, prizes will also be given for fish weight classes. Prizes for men and women 16 years and older are $500 for 1st place, $250 for 2nd place, and free 20202 derby entry for $3rd place. For boys and girls 15 years and younger, 1st place will win a $250 check, 2nd place a $100 check, and 3rd place will receive free 2020 entry plus a fishing rod.

An awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, June 9 at 3:30 p.m. at 630 Bartlett Rd. in The Village. A $5 shore lunch will be available and the ceremony will include a general raffle. Ticket buyers have the opportunity to win top-of-the line fishing gear, bait, and tackle from national manufacturers. Anglers also have a chance to win a brand new Hobie Kayak in a separate raffle, courtesy of Hobie Fishing and Big Bear Sporting Goods!

A group of fishermen monitor their lines in Big Bear Lake