Big Bear Municipal Water District researching construction of local fish hatchery | Fishery could be operational by 2018

Boardmembers for the Big Bear Municipal Water District recently traveled to the 49th state to visit the Anchorage-based William Jack Hernandez Sport Fish Hatchery. The MWD board is wrestling with the concept of creating a local fish hatchery on district property located behind its main offices now used as an RV park to raise sport fish for release into Big Bear Lake and other possible locations. The boardmembers visited to hatchery to learn more about the feasibility of such a project as that facility was constructed by the contractor they…

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Big Bear Lake Fishing Association to host meeting

The next general meeting of the Big Bear Lake Fishing Association will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at Denny’s – 41196 Big Bear Blvd in Big Bear Lake. The group will discuss BBLFA memberships and attempt to reel in volunteers for the Fred Hall Shows that work to attract fishing enthusiasts to Big Bear Lake. The Fred Hall Shows are the oldest and largest outdoor recreation shows in the country. There is one in Long Beach on March 1-5, one in Bakersfield March 10-12 and…

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