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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Predict the level of Big Bear Lake at noon on May 1 and win prize | You can win a fishing rod and loaded tackle box specifically geared for Big Bear Lake catching, not just fishing, by being the person whose guess is closest to reality.

What do you think the lake level will be at noon on May 1, 2017? The Big Bear Municipal Water District is hosting a contest to have folks predict what the lake level will beat that place in time once the snow melts and all the runoff hopefully flows into the less-than-full lake bed. You can win a fishing rod and loaded tackle box specifically geared for Big Bear Lake catching, not just fishing, by being the person whose guess is closest to reality. All predictions must be submitted to…

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