Tag: Fishin’ For $50K

Trout Worth 50k Swims Free To Be Caught Another Day

Big Bear, Ca, June 14, 2011, 4:00pm – “Fishin for 50k” took place this past weekend with 677 entrants who competed in the two day fishing tournament.  The weekend was filled with great weather, perfect for time on the lake, and an ideal time to catch a fish worth 50 grand.  According to tournament director Alan Sharp, over 1,000 people gathered at the awards ceremony on Sunday at Big Bear Marina to see who caught the largest fish.  The largest fish of the day was caught by Robert Kimura of Los Angeles, who caught a 9.61 pound trout.  Maria Leverett of Victorville caught the largest trout for the adult ladies with a 7.67 pound trout.  The Junior winners were Robert Ash of Sugarloaf with a catch of 2.18 pounds, and Kyleigh Villa of Palm Springs with her catch of 2.01 pounds.  15 year old David Kateman of Sugarloaf reeled in a tagged trout, and hoped that it was the one worth $50,000, however it was the lucky fish.  Kateman walked away with a wide array of prizes including a new fishing rod and reel, and local gift certificates.  Nine tagged trout remain in Big Bear Lake, however the added value of the tag has gone, and anglers will have to try their hand next year and fish for...

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Catch A Tagged Trout Worth $50,000 In The Fishin’ For $50K Trout Derby

Big Bear Lake, CA, June 3, 2011, noon – Big Bear Lake’s “Fishin’ for $50K” Trout Derby is coming up on June 11th and 12th. A total of ten trout will be tagged and released into Big Bear Lake, including one particular fish worth a lot of money. The angler who catches the trout tagged for the grand prize will win $50,000. The Derby is Saturday June 11th and Sunday June 12th from 6am until 2pm each day. Prizes will be awarded for the largest trout (by weight) caught in four different classes, which include adult male and female, and child male and female. Only one fish per day per person can be weighed, and must be 16 inches or longer to qualify. Weigh-in will take place at the Big Bear Lake official weigh station at Big Bear Marina. A bonus prize of $500 will be awarded to the overall largest trout caught using Berkley PowerBait. You’re entry is free for the Fishin’ for $50K Trout Derby when you book one or two nights stay at a participating Big Bear Lake Resort Association lodge. Receive 4 free entries for the Fishin for $50K Trout Derby when you book a pontoon boat at any participating marina. To register or get more info, go to bigbear.com or call 1-800-4-BIG BEAR. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30793.mp3|titles=Trout...

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