Tag: Big Bear Marina

North Shore Drive will be Closed Thursday for Pro Cycling Time Trial

Big Bear, CA, April 8, 2015 – Big Bear Cycling is proud to host, for the third straight year, the Big Bear Time Trial of the 31st Annual Redlands Bicycle Classic. The Classic has the distinction of being the first race on the 2015 USA Cycling National Racing Calendar. Craig Smith of Big Bear Cycling said, “The North Shore of Big Bear Lake to the town of Fawnskin provides a spectacular setting and is the perfect location to host such a top domestic time trial event; plus along with our Amgen Tour of California Time Trial in May, it solidifies Big Bear’s position as Southern California’s cycling capital.” The Time Trial will cause some traffic issues that motorists should be aware of, however. Highway 38, North Shore Drive, will be closed from Stanfield Cutoff west to the Fawnskin triangle on Thursday, April 9, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Also, please be aware of heavy bicycle traffic on the southbound lane of North Shore Drive between Stanfield Cutoff and Division from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., as professional riders will be warming up for the races. The East Boat Ramp will be closed as well, but you may launch free at Big Bear Marina on Thursday only. Spectators wishing to watch the race and visit the team parking lot, are asked to park in the North Shore Elementary School...

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Road Reminder: Partial Closure Scheduled Thursday

Fawnskin, CA, April 2, 2014 – Big Bear Cycling is hosting the Big Bear Time Trial of the 30th Redlands Bicycle Classic, the season opening event for the National Race Calendar and the United States domestic road cycling racing season. The organization is grateful for the community’s cooperation in the support of professional cycling. Highway 38/North Shore Drive will be CLOSED to vehicles on Thursday, April 3, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., between Stanfield Cutoff to the Fawnskin downtown triangle. The road will be OPEN to motorists between Stanfield Cutoff and Division, but from 9:00am–noon, but the southeast-bound lane will be crowded with riders warming up for the races. The East Boat Ramp will be completely closed for boat launching on Thursday, but as a consolation prize, free launching will be offered at Big Bear Marina for this day only. Spectators are welcome to park in the North Shore Elementary School parking lot, cross at the crosswalk, and walk to the race area via the Alpine Pedal Path. On the other end of the route, spectators will find excellent turnaround viewing as well as restaurants and shops in downtown...

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Lake Season Begins

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 25, 2014 – It was the kind of weekend that makes you glad to live in California–especially this four-season resort town. With snow still on the slopes at Bear Mountain, many local marinas opened for business. Captain John’s Fawn Harbor & Marina, Holloway’s Marina, Pleasure Point Marina are now fully open for the 2014 season. Others are open with limited operations: Big Bear Marina opened last Saturday for weekend pontoon rentals and will officially open this Friday. Pine Knot Marina is open for weekend pontoon rentals now and will open fully April 1st–as will the East Ramp Public Launch. The West Ramp will follow on May...

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Annual Jim Hall Memorial May Trout Classic Offers Chance To Win $10,000

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 20, 2012, noon – Organizers of the 30th Annual Jim Hall Memorial May Trout Classic are pulling out all the stops for anglers to win big money. The top nine largest trout caught at the May Trout Classic share or split $8,000 in prize money based on 500 entrants, and new this year is an opportunity to catch a tagged trout worth $10,000. Tournament Director Jason Hall says the May Trout Classic is known as ‘The Grand Daddy of Them All’ because they stock the lake with enormous trophy-sized trout, and this year, one lucky angler could catch a trophy-size beauty with a tag on its dorsal fin worth $10,000. In addition to the tagged trout and $8,000 in cash prizes for the top nine largest trout, are trophies and drawings with thousands of dollars worth of fishing gear, bait and tackle from national manufacturers. The May Trout Classic is the longest running fishing tournament at Big Bear Lake, and has become a family tradition with multiple generations participating in the annual event. The May Trout Classic is a non-profit event with all of its proceeds going to Big BearLake’s fishery programs and fish habitat. Money from the tournament enables officials to plant trophy-size trout and provide a memorable angling experience for current and future generations. The event will take place on May 19 and 20. Entry forms are available...

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12th Annual Shoreline Cleanup Rounds Up 902 Pounds of Trash!

Big Bear, Ca, Septemeber 19, 2011, 12:00pm – The 12th Annual Big Bear Lake Shoreline Cleanup took place this past Saturday, resulting in 902 pounds of trash being collected.  Volunteers totally over 145 people came together to clean up the shore line, and for the first time, the lake as well.  Groups from Mountain Fitness Center and the North Shore Trading Company took to the lake to on kayaks and stand up paddle boards to collect trash floating in the lake.  Of the trash collected 767 pounds was trash, and 135 pounds was recyclable.  According to event coordinator Alan Sharp of Big Bear Marina, over the past 12 years 15,665 pounds of trash and 2,398 pounds of recyclables have been collected, resulting in 18,063 pounds of debris that has been removed from our Big Bear Lake shoreline.  In an email to Alan Sharp from the general manager of the Municipal Water District Scott Heule, Sharp and all of the volunteers were congratulated on a job well done with Heule stating, “Please be sure everyone knows how much the District appreciates your coordination of this event and the hard work the volunteers have...

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