Sunday: Fishing 6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Check in 6:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. BACK AGAIN FOR2016!
The cost to participate is $1.00 per registered fisherman.
You must enter this contest prior to the start of the tournament.
One of the tagged trout will be randomly chosen to be the Community Trout. If the chosen tagged trout is caught, the fisherman will receive 100% of the money collected if he/she is participating in this contest.
If the community trout is caught by someone not participating in this contest, the fisherman will receive the value of the tagged trout only.
If the community trout is not caught or is caught by a non-participating fisherman, the tournament committee will keep one-half of the money and the other half will be rolled over to the next year.
Prior Year Tagged Trout
Any 2016 BECTT registered fisherman catching a prior year BECTT tagged trout during the event will receive a $25.00 cash payout. These must be actual tag numbers used in prior years events.
Fish must be brought in to check-in station in live condition per tournament rules to qualify.
200 Bonus BECTT Tagged Trout
The 200 Additional Bonus Tagged Trout to be stocked on Saturday afternoon to allow fishermen more opportunity to catch during the tournament.
2015 RESULTS In 2015, we had a total of 760 Tagged Trout valued at nearly $17,000. Total prize payout was $12,045. Proceeds from this event directly benefit the Bald Eagle Sportsmen's Club, Inc.
LOCATION Our headquarters will again be indoors at the Port Matilda Sportsmen's Club located just north of Port Matilda along Route 220. All checks and cash prizes will be issued at this location. This will serve as the only Check-In station for the tournament. Prize payouts must be redeemed by 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 24.
THANK YOU! We want to also take this time to thank our Senior Sponsors: The Family Clothesline, M&T Bank, American Legion wilson Patton Post 536 and our Co-Sponsors: Eagle Towing and Recovery, Leonard S. Fiore, Lee Industries, Lykens Market, Mecco Construction, Port Matilda Hotel and Tavern, Eagle Valley Personal Care Home, Inc., Scipione & Kovalcin, PC Attorneys at Law. Without your help, this long-time, successful fund-raising tournament would not be possible.