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 …

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 …

June Gets You Moving In the Right Direction in Big Bear

As we jump into summer, we see nothing but sunny skies and perfect temperatures up here in the mountains of Southern California. The kind of weather that makes you want to just stretch out and bask in the sun. Well, that’s not happening because there’s too much to do! Really... let’s get moving. Big Bear Lake …

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 …

What to do in Big Bear Lake | May 14 – 20, 2012

Busy weekend at Big Bear Lake! This is an amazing weekend to be at Big Bear Lake. It seems like everything is opening up or kicking off this weekend! The golf course and Scenic Sky Chair will be enjoying their debuts for the 2012 summer season this weekend. The Amgen Tour will be coming through …

What to do in Big Bear Lake | April 23 – 29, 2012

Happy Trails from Big Bear Lake! As we put our skis back into storage for the season, we can eagerly reach in and bring out our hiking boots and bikes! It is getting warmer in the Southern California valley and we have plenty to offer for a day trip or a weekend getaway. Fishing tournaments …

This Week in Big Bear | January 9 – 15, 2012

The weather is perfect for winter fishing and snowboarding here in Big Bear Lake. The temperatures have been in the 50’s for the last couple of weeks and will stay that way throughout the week.  The slopes are open and the mild temperatures make it easy to stay outside for hours! Speaking of outside, did …