Bald Eagle Sportsmens Club

2018 Bald Eagle Creek Trout Tournament!

April 21-22, 2018


To qualify for cash prizes, a tournament donation is required. (see registration form for amount and deadlines).

Fishing and Check-in Station Times

Saturday: Fishing 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Check-in 6:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Sunday: Fishing 6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Check in 6:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 


Community Trout

  • 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 2017 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.

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 22.

We want to also take this time to thank our sponsors:
Senior Sponsors:
  • The Family Clothesline
  • M&T Bank
  • Eagle Towing and Recovery
  • Houtzdale Moose Loyal Order #327
  • Leonard S. Fiore
  • Inc., Lee Industries
  • Lykens Market
  • Mecco Construction
  • Port Matilda Hotel & Tavern
  • Eagle Valley Personal Care Home, Inc
  • Vinyl King
Without your help, this long-time, successful fund-raising tournament would not be possible.

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