Big Bear Lake Annual Carp Round Up

Ready, aim, round-up! Big Bear Municipal Water District is hosting the 16th annual Carp Round-Up on June 15 and 16.

Competing hunters can enjoy two days of unlimited carp fishing by rod or bow and arrow for a chance to win a cash prize.

All bowfishing teams will compete as a team of two and can choose to hunt along the shoreline or by boat. Rod fisherman will compete alone. Prizes will be awarded in multiple categories including: 1st-3rd place for shoreline teams, 1st-3rd place for boating teams, biggest and smallest fish, and more! All hunters receive raffle tickets upon entry for a chances to win hunting & fishing prizes!


Participants can register by mailing in this form or by checking-in at the event Saturday, June 15 by 11 a.m. Mail in registration must be received by June 1. Registration will be located at Big Bear Municipal Water District at 40524 Lakeview Drive.


Hunters may begin checking in on Saturday at 5:00 a.m. All hunters must check-in before they can begin catching for a prize.

Hunting Times

Hunters may take part in the reaping on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Weigh-ins begin at 11 a.m. on both days.


Prizes will be given for:

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd place shoreline bowfishing teams
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd place boat bowfishing teams
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd place fishing only hunters
  • Biggest Goldfish
  • An optional 50/50 Biggest Carp Side Pool
  • Biggest carp by weight
  • Smallest carp by weight
  • Biggest catfish

Awards for biggest carp by weight, smallest carp by weight, and biggest catfish will be given each day!

All tournament rules can be viewed on the BBMWD landing page. Visit our website or call 909-866-5796 for more information.