Tag: trout

Fishing for $50k Trout Derby

On June 9 and 10, 2012, Big Bear Lake’s “Fishin’ for $50K” Trout Derby in Southern California gives anglers the chance to do so. There are a total of ten tagged trout at the Fishin’ for $50K Trout Derby including one particular fish worth the big bucks. The angler who bags the grand prize tagged trout will win $50,000.  To register go to...

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Tagged Fish In Big Bear Lake Gets Lucky Angler 2011 Ford Truck!

Big Bear Lake, Ca, September 29, 2011, 12:00pm – The Western Outdoor News Troutfest will take place this weekend, bringing anglers from all over California and the western United States to compete in the trout fishing tournament in Big Bear Lake.  This family style fishing tournament will be offering both adult male and female divisions, as well as junior male and female categories.  Participants in the tournament have an opportunity to win hundreds of raffle prizes; will have entry into the notorious blind bogey contest, a Saturday barbecue lunch, and the chance to win tagged fish prizes, which include a 2011 Ford Worth.  The lake will be stocked with trophy-sized fish prior to the event, providing anglers with even more chance of catching the big one.  To register for the tournament call 949) 366-0030, ext....

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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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Trout Rescued and Returned to Big Bear Lake

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No Fishing in Big Bear Streams

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