Fine times catching rainbow trout on Big Bear Lake in the summertime!

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We're in the hottest days of summer and the trout are biting well.  We trolled the entire west end of the lake for over 40 hours this past week.  The best bite was from Trout Alley to the dam and many fish were caught out in the middle from Boulder Bay and over along the north shore from Grays … [Read more...]

Super fun summertime fishing on Big Bear Lake!

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There is nothing like the feeling of fishing on Big Bear Lake at the peak of summer!  Almost everyone on the boat mentions how great it feels, smells and looks in Big Bear during the summer.  Trolling on such a beautiful lake gives us all time to recharge while relaxing and having many moments … [Read more...]

Big Bear Lake is warming up and the rainbow trout are playing hard to get!

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The past week has brought spectacular weather and great times for all out on the lake before the summer crowds arrive.  The rainbow trout have been much harder to locate and a challenge to get them to the boat!  We spent 27 hours this past week trolling all over the west end of the lake.  Majority … [Read more...]

Summer’s coming and the rainbow trout are biting on Big Bear Lake!

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This past week brought QUALITY size rainbow trout and decent fishing any time of day for us. Late morning and mid day seemed to be the best times overall for conditions and number of fish caught. We trolled the south shore from Gilner Pt to Papoose Bay and most the rainbow trout were hitting from … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Weekend Fishing on Beautiful Big Bear Lake

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This past week we enjoyed some warmer weather with less gusty winds and it is incredible out on the lake.  The catching did slow a bit which didn't make sense with such perfect conditions most of the time while we trolled for rainbow trout.  We covered most of the territory during the past 30 hours … [Read more...]

BAM! First trip of season 2014 starts with a 4.32lb LUNKER

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With such a unpredictable and tougher 2013 we geared up and headed out on our first trips with flexibility and determination in mind.  Fortunately, we didn't have to work too hard or bend much at all.  It was a matter of finding a couple good spots and a few great lures and hoping the winds were … [Read more...]

Season 2013 ends with a bang!


Season 2013 ended with somewhat consistent fishing as far as location, depths and catching quality holdovers.  Timing, speed and weeds were the inconsisent factors of the past month.  We enjoyed some of the best conditions as far as crisp air, clear skies, decent wind conditions and beautiful … [Read more...]

Fall temperatures have arrived and the rainbow trout are feisty and scenery is fantastic!

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Although the past week brought cooler weather and tougher fishing conditions it was well worth the effort to bundle up and venture out on the hunt for the hungry, aggressive ones.   There's nothing like trolling around gorgeous Big Bear Lake in the fall.  While fishing for rainbow trout you will … [Read more...]

Fine Fall Time Fishing on Big Bear Lake!

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Fall has arrived and the change in temperature can get rainbow trout spunky, some are on the move and most are not enjoying the change in oxygen and behaving a bit touchy.  Adjusting from summer to fall has us on our toes a bit more.  Flexibility, determination and willingness to try new things and … [Read more...]

Shifting from summer into fabulous fall fishing on beautiful Big Bear Lake!

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It was a bit more challenging this past week.  The weather is starting to change and fall is in the air.  We averaged 10 rainbow trout in a three hour trip and there were a couple six and eight fish trips and as many as 18 fish in a trip so timing has mattered.  All times of day have been fine to … [Read more...]