The Big Irvine Lake Trout Opener Tournament with WON date is Saturday April 20, 2013. Don't miss this one ! You can sign up on the website or by calling 949-366-0030 ext 40 and ask for Billy Egan, or extension 26 and ask for Lori. Don't delay as the first 600 anglers get the goodie bags !

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are doing it again, so donít miss out on this great event that is designed for every level of angler from the most serious angler, to parents with small kids. There are 4 divisions, The Open division, Adult Female division, Junior Male division (under age 12) and Junior Female division. Each division will win trophies and tackle prizes.

The grand prize Klamath boat and trailer, and Mercury motor will be awarded by raffle to anyone entering the So Cal Trout Opener at Irvine Lake. This boat, trailer and Mercury 15 hp motor is valued at $9,200.00+ and will be rigged by Quality Performance Marine

Another lucky angler will win a $1,000.00+ Sea Eagle inflatable boat with a trolling motor, again just by entering ! There will also be awards for our winner and for catching tagged fish. And if you catch a fish of any weight you might win some of the $3,000.00** in blind boget money that will be awarded at this years event.

There will be tackle prizes such as Plano tackle boxes, Yo Zuri lures, Seaguar Flourocarbon line, Okuma Rods and Reels, Rapala Ultra Light lure kits, and lures packs from Rooster tail and Acme lure company.

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The grand prize in this years Irvine Lake trout opener is this Klamath Deluxe S 14-foot aluminum boat, with a 15 hp Mercury outboard motor, professionally rigged by Quality Marine. The total retail value is in excess of $9,400.00 and will be awarded in a raffle at the end of the days festivities.

The price to enter the Irvine Lake trout opener is $50 for adults and $35 for junior anglers under 12 years of age. The price includes your regular gate pass into Irvine Lake, goody bags with lures from Thomas Bouyant and Panther Martin, $5 gift cards from Sports Chalet and entry into the all new "Blind Bogey" payouts, which may total up to $3,000 (with our usual attendance of over 600 anglers). Only the first 600 anglers will receive the complete goody bag, so be sure to get signed up now!

For more information, or to enter the April 20 SCTO, contact Tournament Director Bill Egan at (949) 366-0030, ext. 40,; or Tournament Coordinator Lori at (949) 366-0030, ext, 26,

For Camping or launching information, please contact the Irvine Lake staff for reservations at (714) 649-9111. Or go to and look under the EVENTS tab at the top of each page and enter online. But hurry as again the first 600 anglers who enter get the full goodie bags, which include lures from Panther Martin, Thomas Boutyant and Sports Chalet gift cards. But everyone can win the boats and all the raffle prizes, so come out an join the fun at Irvine Lake.