Big Bear Lake

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  1. ror_sal

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    Headed up this weekend for my bachelor party. Any tips for this time of year?
     
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    Yeah, dont get married. :emoji_call_me:
     
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    BBL is a very underestimated bass fishery with both LMB and SMB. Crayfish and sculpin are the primary forage so anything that imitates those should work.
     
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    thank you. Just got done packing and threw a few bags of crawbaits in the pack. What are sculpin? I know the ocean kind...
     
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    google p-r-I-c-k-l-y sculpin without the hyphens
     
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    Cottus asper is the scientific name there, ror_sal
     
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    Cool. So sounds like smaller swimbaits and work the bottom. Thanks gentleman!
     
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    Maybe a swim jig? Or skirted grub? Just guessing. See if you can find a video about how they move around..
     
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    Wow! You learn something new everyday! But when I looked it up it didn’t say it had poisonous spines.....
     
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    Trout should be on the northside of the lake. Usually up by the dam in the later hours. I like floating night crawlers but those damn gobies hitting your line can get pretty annoying!
     
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    just grabbed a couple skirted football jigs for the crawbaits. Will post a report after the weekend.
     
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    Looking forward to your report! I'm heading up there in a couple weeks and haven't fished there in 15 years.
     
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    No spines.... if you fish nightcrawlers you'll find those annoying things swallow a worm longer than the dang fish! Super annoying, hope you have good luck there, Rory. I did see a couple smallmouth in the water but couldn't hook any
     
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    Did decent dropshot kvd dreamshot..smallies were biting..caught a trout on a dropshot roboworm...
     
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    Well. Just ended up drinking with my brothers a buds all weekend. Didn’t even make it to the lake. O well. Lake looked beautiful. Will have to plan a actual “fishing” trip one of these days. Still hungover.
     
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    Good ol Oktoberfest!
     
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    didn’t even leave our cabin haha. :emoji_dizzy_face:
     
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