June Lake once again offered "June Bucks" in conjunction with Troutstock Eastern Sierra, held on Labor Day weekend in 2007.
Catch the first tagged fish out of June Lake, Gull Lake, Silver Lake or Grant Lake around the June Lake Loop and win $250 in “June Bucks!”
500 tagged trout, from Tim Alpers' famous hatchery, were distributed and planted in" each of the area's lakes. Catching a tagged trout guaranteed winner of at least $200 prize value. Catch more than one tagged fish, and you are in the running for the "Most tagged fish" prize!" Each tagged trout winner will be entered a drawing, by division, for bigger prizes, up to one million dollars.
For complete rules, see here. You must be present at drawing time, 5:00pm Sunday, in the Village at Mammoth to win.
here's the official release:
TROUTSTOCK EASTERN SIERRA 2007 PRIZES – MANY WAYS TO WIN!
Mammoth Lakes, CA – There are many ways to win at Troutstock Eastern Sierra this Labor Day Weekend!
1. Catch a tagged fish! A total of 500 tagged fish will be planted proportionately in each featured lake. Anyone catching a tagged trout will be entered into a random drawing for a chance to win a Milliond Dollars, a Ford F350 pick-up truck, a VIP Stealth 1880 boat with a 90 hp Honda outboard motor provided by Lakeside Boat Service in Santa Clarita, or a luxury fishing vacation package to Mammoth Lakes and $500. In addition, this person also takes home the prize package associated with his/her fish. Also in the pool for those who catch tagged fish is $1,000 in cash prizes in Men’s, Women’s, and Kids’ divisions. You may also catch a tagged fish that is sponsored with a specific prize - (the prize list with corresponding tag numbers can be found at any registration or check-in location or on-line at www.troutstock.com), catch the most tagged fish and win $2000, catch the first tagged fish out of June, Gull, Silver or Grant Lakes around the June Lake Loop and win $250 in “June Bucks”, and if you catch a tagged fish, at the very least, you will go home with a prize package valued at $200 or more. Must be present to win: Sunday at 5:00pm in The Village at Mammoth.
2. Simply register for the event and be automatically entered to win Angler Number Prizes! All registered anglers will be entered into a random drawing for the following weekend vacation prize packages generously donated by the communities participating in Troutstock. June Lake: $500 in Cash + $2,000 in June Bucks. “June Bucks” can only be used on the “June Lake Loop” for lodging food and amenities. -MORE0 Lee Vining: $500 in Cash + Lodging at Lake View Lodge, Gift Certificate at the Lee Vining Market, boat rental at Saddlebag Lake, Guided Fly Fishing Trip provided by Dipper Fly Fishing. Bridgeport: $500 in Cash + Lodging at Big Meadow Lodge, Fine Mexican food at Casa Michaela, Guided Fishing Guide Trip provided by Casa Michaela Guide Service, Boat Rental at Paradise Shores RV Park. Mammoth: The Luxury Fishing Vacation in Mammoth Lakes (if it is not won by the Million Dollar Derby Winner): $500 in Cash + Lodging at the Village at Mammoth, Dinner for two at The Restaurant at Convict Lake, Boat Rental at Tamarack Lodge & Resort, Scenic Gondola ride provided by Mammoth Mountain, Golfing at Sierra Star, Fly fishing package with Wilderness Outfitters.. Must be present to win: Sunday at 5:00pm in The Village at Mammoth.
3. Participate in KIDSTOCK. A chance for registered anglers 15 and under to win $25,000 toward their education takes place Monday, September 3rd at 12:00 p.m. at The Village at Mammoth.
4. Purchase a raffle ticket The Hot Creek Hatchery Foundation's Boat & Motor raffle will take place Monday, September 3 at 1:00 p.m. in The Village at Mammoth right after Kidstock. You do not need to be present to win this.
For additional information about Troutstock Eastern Sierra 2007 or to register online, please visit www.troutstock.com. About Troutstock Eastern Sierra 2007: Troutstock Eastern Sierra is the premier fishing competition and festival of all things trout in Mono County. Troutstock Eastern Sierra 2007 is scheduled over Labor Day Weekend, starting on Thursday, August 30 and continuing until Monday, September 3, 2007. Troutstock Eastern Sierra 2007, includes 15 lakes, five registration points, five check-in points, a Kids Fishing Pond, trout cooking and casting demonstrations, kids fishing games, outdoor movies, live entertainment, artists booths, a chance to win a million dollars, and over $10,000 in guaranteed cash prizes! All events, except for the fishing derby, are FREE and family friendly. Event proceeds benefit the Hot Creek Hatchery Foundation to support fish stocking programs in the State of California.