Big Bear, Ca, February 12, 2011, 4:00pm – Two boaters were rescued in Big Bear Lake this afternoon. At approximately 2:45 pm, a canoe carrying a man and a woman swamped near Eagle Point. The woman attempted to swim to shore and a bystander entered the water to assist. The man remained with the canoe and was rescued by a San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Deputy and another bystander. The Deputy used a nearby canoe to make the rescue, towing the male paddler to shore when unable to get him back into his boat. Both paddlers were transported to a local medical facility to be checked for hypothermia and other injuries by Big Bear City Fire ambulance. Rescuers were uninjured but cold.