| A trout fishing festival, tournament and vacation all rolled into one. The WON Big Bear Troutfest is the perfect trout fishing tournament for anyone who loves trout fishing in the majestic, Big Bear mountains. You just can't find a better place so close to home to spend a Fall weekend with your best fishing buddy or family.
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It's Only $75 for an adult and $50 for a juniorIf you want to sign up online now you can click HERE. Or click on the events tab at the top of each page on this website. To sign up by phone, get an entry mailed to you or get additional information call (949) 366-0030 ext. 40 and ask for Billy Egan. You can also find entry forms in each issue of Western Outdoor News.
There will be tens of thousands of dollars in cash and prizes at stake, trophies and prizes for adults big fish winners (men and women's division), kids (both boys and girls ), and the Big Bear community will as always role out the red carpet for all the WON anglers! The Big Bear trout tournament is all about having fun, but anyone can win the grand prize of a brand new Klamath boat and EZ-loader trailer, with a 25 HP Mercury outboard motor.
2012 Big Bear TroutfesT Angler:
The 8th annual Western Outdoor News Big Bear Lake TroutfesT (October 6th - 7th )
Now heading into its eighth year, the successful Big Bear Lake TroutfesT will once again be returning to Big Bear Lake on October 6th and 7th, 2012.
We have held the entry fee to $75 for adults and $50 for juniors, and the first 600 entries will receive a goodie bag with a selection of items from sponsors.
Here is just some of what you get when you sign up for the WON Big Bear Troutfest:
1) Each person that signs up for the 2012 Big Bear TroutfesT will receive a raffle ticket for the grand raffle prize of a new boat and motor package, and some lucky angler on Sunday, Oct. 7th at the end of the awards program will win that prize. In addition to the grand raffle prize there are tons of other raffle prize awards.2) Trophies and merchandise will be awarded to the top five winners in each of the following categories: Adult Male, Adult Female, Junior Male and Junior Female 15 and under. This event is perfect for the entire family, and we have prizes and levels so that anyone can win !3) The Blind Bogey Contest in which participants can win cash. All anglers that have signed up will be eligible for the cash that will be awarded as part of the Blind Bogey Contest.4) There’s also a special raffle for juniors only, with a separate grand raffle for each paid junior. The drawing will be held during the awards ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 7th. 5) Of course the fishing should be great at Big Bear Lake, and as always WON puts in a $10,000.00 trout stocking with the help and cooperation of the Big Bear water district.
This year, as in the past, this event will be limited to only 1,000 entries and it does fill up fast, so don’t delay on getting in on this one.For more information on the 8th annual Western Outdoor News Big Bear Lake TroutfesT, call Ashley Hartman at (949) 366-0030, ext. 38.
SIGN UP ONLINE NOW by clicking the appropriate icon above in the upper right of this page.
A SOLD-OUT CROWD has been the rule nearly every year since the inception of the Big Bear Lake TroutfesT. Fun times and outstanding trouting conspire to make it an understandably-popular event. WON PHOTO BY BRADLEY SCHWEIT