Fishing for $50k Trout Derby

On June 9 and 10, 2012, Big Bear Lake's "Fishin' for $50K" Trout Derby in Southern California gives anglers the chance to do so. There are a total of ten tagged trout at the Fishin' for $50K Trout Derby including one particular fish worth the big bucks. The angler who bags the grand prize tagged trout will win $50,000.  To register go to … [Read more...]

Tagged Fish In Big Bear Lake Gets Lucky Angler 2011 Ford Truck!

Big Bear Lake, Ca, September 29, 2011, 12:00pm - The Western Outdoor News Troutfest will take place this weekend, bringing anglers from all over California and the western United States to compete in the trout fishing tournament in Big Bear Lake.  This family style fishing tournament will be offering both adult male and female divisions, as well … [Read more...]

Trout Worth 50k Swims Free To Be Caught Another Day

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Big Bear, Ca, June 14, 2011, 4:00pm - “Fishin for 50k” took place this past weekend with 677 entrants who competed in the two day fishing tournament.  The weekend was filled with great weather, perfect for time on the lake, and an ideal time to catch a fish worth 50 grand.  According to tournament director Alan Sharp, over 1,000 people … [Read more...]

Trout Rescued and Returned to Big Bear Lake

Trout Rescued and Returned to Big Bear Lake, photo courtesy Mike Giusti

Big Bear, Ca Saturday, April 16, 2011 12:00 pm - Friday, April 15, between 50 and 100 rainbow trout were rescued from culverts and ditches beside the Big Bear City Airport by the California Department of Fish and Game.  Because of the abnormally high water levels in Big Bear Lake, mature trout have been swimming into normally dry creek beds to … [Read more...]

No Fishing in Big Bear Streams

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Big Bear, Ca March 11, 2011 5:00 pm - Streams and creeks that flow into Big Bear Lake are closed to fishing during the trout spawning season, from March 1 through May 27.  No fish may be taken from the streams and fishing with a pole, net, or by hand may lead to a ticket or arrest.  Fish in the streams may be observed but should not be harassed … [Read more...]