TroutfesT – Fishing in Big Bear Lake

TroutfesT is here! Since 2004, the Western Outdoor News Big Bear TroutfesT has been growing. This is the 15th year of the contest and we are expecting it to be just as full as every other year. The cash and prizes are just as big as ever, with every ticket holder getting a chance to win …

Changing of the Seasons – What to do at Big Bear Lake

Any of you who are regulars at Big Bear Lake know that this place changes with each season. Spring, summer, fall, and winter all showcase a different facet of the area, which gives you a reason to come up and visit us 365 days a year. Labor Day not only gives those who have been …

Old Miners, New Music, and Much More – What to do at Big Bear Lake

The Fourth of July weekend is just the start of a series of promising events that will make Big Bear Lake THE place to be. We covered many, but not all, of the events going on this weekend in last week’s blog. This week we spent some time looking at the rest of the month, …

Even More to do in June! – What to do at Big Bear Lake

Our blog last week was chock full of things to do around Big Bear Lake for the first half of the month. This week we continue our look at all of the major events going on in June. And this is just the big stuff! Here’s what to expect from the weather this week. Big …

Of Trout and Terror – What to do at Big Bear Lake

There are two lines in the story Knock by Fredrick Brown that have been identified as the shortest horror story ever written: “The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock on the door.” We are still a long way off from Halloween, but the fear and the fun will …

An Abundance of May Events – What to do at Big Bear Lake

How did we get to May so quickly? Time must be flying while we are having a good time in Big Bear Lake! This month the good times change even more as we see our friends in the Big Bear area opening their businesses for the warmer weather. Big Bear Mountain Resorts will be opening …

The Sweet Air of April – What to do at Big Bear Lake

April has arrived, and it is a big month for transitions here at Big Bear Lake! Bear Mountain and Snow Summit announced this week that the last day for skiing and snowboarding for the 2012-2013 season will be this Sunday. If you have been putting getting to the mountains to the last minute… this is …

Farewell to Summer – What to do in Big Bear Lake

We've noticed that the night air is getting a little crisper. Events and recreation that we enjoyed through the summer are drawing to a close. Labor Day is now well in the rear view mirror and the flavors at the local restaurants are going to pumpkins and apples. Fall in Big Bear is something you …

What to do in Big Bear Lake | June 4 – June 10, 2012

Explore it all! There is no shortage of things to do here in Big Bear, and no shortage of ways to experience them. You can go fishing this weekend for $50,000 among other prizes. Fishing not enough action for you? Run, jog, and walk along the Pacific Crest Trail as part of the Holcomb Valley …