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Trout Plant Today in Big Bear Lake

  Big Bear Lake, CA, Oct. 1, 2014 – 3600 pounds of Trout were added to Big Bear Lake this morning just in time for Troutfest this weekend. Overseeing the fish plant was MWD interim GM Mike Stephenson along with Big Bear lake Mayor Jay Obernolte, Mayor Pro-Tem David Caretto, and City Councilman Rick Herrick, as well as MWD Board members Maryann Lewis and Vince Smith. 600 of the 3600 pounds of fish are ‘trophy fish’ weighing at least 6 pounds each. Every year, based on the number of fishing licenses sold, the State will supply a certain number of fish to plant. MWD also grows and plants its own fish. However, due to the on-going drought and the higher cost of fish, those numbers were much smaller than in previous years. Because of the economic impact of fishing on the valley and specifically Troutfest weekend, the Big Bear Lake City Council decided to partner with the MWD in order to supplement the plant and make this years addition of fish to the lake as robust as in years...

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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 as junior male and female categories.  Participants in the tournament have an opportunity to win hundreds of raffle prizes; will have entry into the notorious blind bogey contest, a Saturday barbecue lunch, and the chance to win tagged fish prizes, which include a 2011 Ford Worth.  The lake will be stocked with trophy-sized fish prior to the event, providing anglers with even more chance of catching the big one.  To register for the tournament call 949) 366-0030, ext....

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