7 Best Places to Fish in Big Bear

Think you know the best places to fish in Big Bear? Well, we have some inside information for you; this should be top secret, but we are sharing anyway. We spent some time talking to Eric from the Big Bear Lake Water Management Department (WMD) and other Big Bear fishing regulars. We drove around the …

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 …

Fourth of July 2013 and More – What to do at Big Bear Lake

Can you imagine Fourth of July fireworks up here in the mountain air, with Big Bear Lake reflecting all of the beauty in the sky? Over the 237 years we have been celebrating this holiday, we have come close to perfecting it. The holiday often begins with inviting up family and friends, and making burgers …

Running At New Heights – What to do at Big Bear Lake

The great outdoors! There are many reasons to come up to Big Bear Lake for the weekend, and getting out into nature is one of them. Fitness is a big hobby here in the mountain air. Athletes have been coming up here for years for either the benefits of high altitude training and running where …

TripAdvisor gives us a Certificate of Excellence!

Have you been to our website recently? It has plenty of great information about the area, things to do, and you can even book your stay when you make the great decision to come up to Big Bear Lake for a vacation. One thing you may notice that is fairly new: our Certificate of Excellence …

Memorial Day 2013 And Summer Are Coming! – What to do at Big Bear Lake

The big question to ask about Memorial Day weekend: what is NOT going on at Big Bear Lake? This is the week the valley officially switches over to all of its summertime shenanigans. The Big Bear Mountain Golf Course will be opening the full course up for the weekend, the anglers will be out in …

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 …

Eating Fresh and Feeling Good – What to do at Big Bear Lake

Warm weather, beautiful skies, and a glistening lake…Big Bear is ready for all of our warm weather sports and event enthusiasts to come up to the mountains. Many of the Big Bear Lake summer attractions and events  will open around Memorial Day weekend with the first burst of summer tourists. One thing happening right now …