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 …

7 Best Places to Fish in Big Bear

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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 …

Plan the Perfect Valentine’s Day Weekend at Big Bear Lake

There is snow on the ground, a quaint shopping district full of shops stocked up with hot chocolate and warm cabins with fireplaces to keep you warm. Doesn’t that sound like the perfect Valentine’s Day weekend for you and your love? We’ll walk you through the steps to plan the perfect Valentine’s Day Weekend at …

6 Fun Places to Shop at Big Bear Lake

It’s National Independent Retailer Month and there’s not a better place to get your shopping fix than Big Bear Lake. It’s full of quaint, artistic and funky shops where you can purchase items that you can’t find anywhere else. We’ve got your shopping plans covered, so put on those comfortable shoes as we show you …

Old School Cool – Big Bear Welcomes Some Classics

There are very few places in Big Bear you can go where you are not confronted by the history of the area in some way. From the arrival of the Serrano Indians around 2500 years ago, Big Bear Lake has been attracting people looking for a quiet, hidden place to settle in and create amazing …

Spring Things to do in Big Bear

Spring is here. Some people would argue that winter skipped over our corner of the country, but it is time to move forward and start getting ready for all of the activities that spring offers up here at Big Bear Lake. There is a little something for everyone! We are focusing on the events that …