Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
In a small bowl, combine the melted butter
, egg white, and the bagel
chips. Press them into the bottom of a 10-inch spring form pan. Bake for 8 minutes to crisp
up. Remove from oven and cool. Reduce the heat to 250 degrees F.
In a mixing bowl fitted with a paddle attachment, blend
the cream cheese
, salt, and sour cream
. Once combined, add the eggs
. Fold in trout
and chives. Pour the batter
over the cooled crust. Bake for 1 hour. Turn the oven off and leave the cake
in the oven for an additional hour without opening the door. Cool on a rack for at least 4 hours. Carefully unmold
. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.