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11th Annual Trophy Trout Tournament at Irvine Lake


It’s that time of year again. Join us at our 11th annual Trophy Trout Tournament.

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  1. Tournament hours are from 6:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  First weigh-in time will be at 10:00 a.m. and the final weigh-in will be at 2:00 p.m.  Cash entry fee for the tournament is $20.00 per angler.  This is a 100% cash payback tournament.
  2. All anglers must fill out and present a signed and payment verified ‘Single Largest Trout – Weigh Slip’ to the weigh masters at the official weigh-in station.
  3. You are allowed to weigh-in only one (1) single trout.  This includes a rainbow, brown, steelhead or brook trout.  Weigh in ONLY your single largest trout regardless of species.
  4. Once a trout is certified by the weigh master it is considered an official catch.
  5. All entered trout must remain on Lake Irvine property and be available for examination and photographs by tournament staff until the tournament is officially over following the awards ceremony.
  6. All contest ties are decided by order of weigh-in time for each angler’s individual catch.
  7. There is a five (5) fish limit.  Any angler caught catching more than a limit or catching and releasing fish will be automatically disqualified.  You may continue fishing for your limit after weighing in your largest trout.
  8. All contestants must be wearing a fishing sticker.
  9. Contestants are allowed to fish from shore or boat.  No site fishing.
  10. A two (2) rod maximum per angler will be strictly enforced.
  11. Any angler caught fishing prior to 6:00 a.m. will be disqualified.
  12. Rods may not be set up on shoreline prior to 6:00 a.m.
  13. Campers may not occupy shoreline prior to 6:00 a.m.
  14. There must be a five (5) foot spread between each shore angler.
  15. Boats parked in rental slips may not leave dock prior to 6:00 a.m.
  16. No fishing on the launch ramp, the docks or in the Lagoon.  *LAGOON FISH DO NOT COUNT*
  17. No live bait is permitted except for night crawlers, mealworms and wax worms.
  18. No chumming or snagging is permitted.
  19. Any fish intentionally foul hooked or snagged will be disqualified.
  20. Any fish that comes out of the water with a hook attached to its dorsal fin or tail will not count.  The hook must be inside the fish’s mouth.  No exceptions.
  21. No hook and hand.
  23. RAFFLE PRIZE DRAWING will start immediately following the awards ceremony.  YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE.


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Irvine Lake
Irvine Lake, CA 92676 United States

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