Lake McClure Trout Derby 2017

2017 Spring Derby Larget Trout Winners:

1st Place $500: 52.2OZ. Joe Trammell

2nd Place $250: 36.1OZ. Mike Ly

3rd Place $150: 33.3 OZ. Gary Hartley

4th Place $100: 25.6OZ. Vue Chang

5th Place $50: 22.9OZ. Olivia Bomprezzi


FREE trout derby at Lake McClure includes cash prizes for both tagged and largest fish

MID Parks and Recreation will hold a two-day Trout Derby and Prize Drawing at Barrett Cove on Lake McClure, April 29 and 30. Registration is free and forms can be completed at any time during the weekend or printed off in advance. No registration is required in advance, nor will it be accepted prior to the weekend of the Derby. Standard park entrance fees apply during the derby. Participants are urged to make camping reservations early. All activities will be held at the Barrett Cove Marina.

PRIZES

Cash prizes will be provided for the largest fish caught as well as for tagged fish during the derby. Planted trout have been tagged with $25, $50 and $100 tags. Additionally, anglers with the five largest trout caught during the Derby will receive cash prizes ranging from $500 for first place to $50 for fifth place. The Derby will begin at 7 a.m. on Saturday April 29, and conclude at noon on Sunday April 30. All eligible fish must be fresh caught and weighed during derby at the Barrett Cove Marina. Booth hours for weighing will coincide with the Derby hours.

In addition to the planted trout for the Derby, four Gold Tagged Trout remain in Lake McClure: each is worth $500. Gold Tagged Trout will receive payment of $500 but not count toward additional winnings under the Trout Derby and Prize Drawing event.

WHERE AND WHEN

All activities will be held at the Barrett Cove Marina, located at 3100 Barrett Cove Road and accessible from Merced Falls Road. The Derby will begin at 7 a.m. on Saturday April 29, and conclude at noon on Sunday April 30.

All activities will be held at the Barrett Cove Marina. The marina is located at 3100 Barrett Cove Road and is accessible from Merced Falls Road. Planted trout have been tagged with $25, $50 and $100 tags. Additionally, anglers with the five largest trout caught during the Derby will receive cash prizes ranging from $500 for first place to $50 for fifth place. The Derby will begin at 7 a.m. on Saturday April 29, and conclude at noon on Sunday April 30.

PRIZE DRAWING

Tickets for prize drawings can be purchased for $1 each or 25 tickets for $20. The prize drawing will be held at noon on Sunday April 30 at the tournament booth at Barrett Cove Marina.

HELPFUL LINKS AND MORE INFO

2017 Lake McClure Trout Derby Registration Form

2017 Lake McClure Trout Derby Rules

Camping Reservations

Gold Tagged Trout Promotion

IMPORTANT INFO

All winners of cash prizes must submit a submission affidavit form to MID Parks and Recreation for payment at the Barrett Cove booth during the Derby. Derby participants age 16 and older must have a valid California Fishing License in their possession. All fish must be caught in compliance with California Sport Fishing Regulations, and during the times of the Derby. 


 

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