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Fishing Lures

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Events & Info

April 1st – Lake opens for the 2022 season. The west public ramp open ONLY.

April 2nd - Big Bear Polar Plunge 

May 14th & 15th - Big Bear Spartan Trifecta Weekend 

May 21st & 22nd - Team Big Bear No. 1 Mountain Bike Races

May 28th & 29th - Big Bear Grill N Chill BBQ Festival 

May 30th – Memorial Day Weekend/ FireWorks over the lake!!

June 4th & 5th - Team Big Bear No. 2 Mountain Bike Races

June 11th & 12th – Fishin’ for 50k Trout Derby


June 18th & 19th – Carp Round-Up

June 18th - 29th - Team Big Bear No. 3 Mountain Bike Races


July 2nd – FREE FISHING DAY (No license required!)


July 4th – Big Bear Lake Fireworks Spectacular

August 4th - 7th - Big Bear Cycling Association 

August 12th - 14th – Big Bear Lake Antique Car Club's Fun Run


August 18th - 21st - Antique and Wooden Boat Show

August 28th - Cal Tri Big Bear Triathlon


September 3rd – FREE FISHING DAY (No license required)

September 3rd - 11th Annual Cool Run in the Mountains Car Show 


September 5th – Labor Day Fireworks Display 

September 10th - Octoberfest Starts

October  - Troutfest October 1st & October 2nd

November 5th - Octoberfest Ends

November 31st – Last Day of Boating (Lake Closes for Winter)


  • RAINBOW TROUT:           18.69 LBS. Caught by Erin Dominguez 5-24-2009

  • LARGEMOUTH BASS:      6.52 LBS. Caught by Randy Sherrick 7-21-2017

  • SMALLMOUTH BASS:      3.64 LBS. Caught by Mike Madden 5-20-2012

  • BLUE CATFISH:                  26.65 LBS. Caught by Robin Hart 8-19-2016

  • CHANNEL CATFISH:         28.67 LBS. Caught by Dan Marshall 9-5-2011

  • CRAPPIE:                             1.26 LBS. Caught by Nolan Warriner 8-2-2010

  • BLUEGILL:                            0.45 LBS. Caught by Clayton Green 5-27-2012

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