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Best Father’s Day Ever – Big Backyard Fun

Best Father’s Day Ever – Big Backyard Fun

What do fathers want more than anything? It’s not another tool or a golf club. And definitely not a tie. Who wears those anymore? Every mountain man dad wants the same thing. To spend time with their family outdoors. So, instead of getting a gift that creates another...
Top 5 Lakes You Can Drive To From Bishop

Top 5 Lakes You Can Drive To From Bishop

Shimmering panes of glass reflecting giant peaks. The brisk feel of coolness as you take a dip on a hot summer’s day. Nothing is more energizing than an alpine lake. While there are many that take hours or even days by foot to experience, here are five lakes you can...
A Guide to Mule Days – FOR KIDS!

A Guide to Mule Days – FOR KIDS!

When you bring up Mule Days, most visitors beeline towards the legendary parade. Being the largest non-motorized variety in North America, it’s no wonder that it’s the main attraction. We agree everyone should see the parade at least once, but if you have kids, we...
More Fish Stocking – Summer 2022

More Fish Stocking – Summer 2022

INYO COUNTY TO AUGMENT 2022 SEASON STOCKING EFFORTS BY CDFW, BISHOP CHAMBER Some of anglers’ favorite fishing holes along U.S. Highway 395 should be extra enticing this season thanks to supplemental stocking events sponsored by the County of Inyo. Throughout the 2022...
Bishop Trout Rodeo a Success

Bishop Trout Rodeo a Success

Bishop Trout Rodeo scores big numbers in inaugural event Now that it appears the pandemic is winding down, the idea of fishing a new and exciting competition has been made reality by Southwest Council, Fly Fishers International. Getting out in the Beautiful Bishop...
Blake Jones Raffle Winners

Blake Jones Raffle Winners

Winners Announced for 2020 Blake Jones Trout Derby – Bishop Chamber Thankful for Community Support! The 52nd annual Blake Jones Trout Derby is “in the books” and considering the challenging circumstances presented by Coronavirus, organizers have deemed it a success! In order to reduce risk to derby attendees, staff and volunteers, the Chamber cancelled the weigh-in and prize party and put all entries into one big raffle. “The fish had been stocked and prizes had been gathered,” explains Chamber Event Coordinator April Leeson. “We knew people wanted to fish and they love a chance to win prizes. We’re grateful we were able to modify this year’s event at the last minute.” 339 people entered this year’s contest.

Keough’s Hot Springs Celebrates 100 Years!!

Keough’s Hot Springs Celebrates 100 Years!!

Locals and visitors have flocked to Keough’s Hot Springs for one hundred years to enjoy the relaxing, healing waters. In August 1919, Phillip Keough, an Eastern Sierra pioneer, leader in civic affairs, and owner of the City Market in Bishop, purchased the...
If You Can Walk You Can Snowshoe

If You Can Walk You Can Snowshoe

Getting out in the winter can seem like a daunting venture. The cold, the clothing, the weather the skills needed and all sorts of other reasons. The hardest part of any mountain trip is often getting out the door and for a snowshoe trip into the winter wonders of the...
The Reluctant Highballer

The Reluctant Highballer

My favorite highball of all times is in the Buttermilks in Bishop, CA. It’s a classic. A perfect set of moves. My hands sweat just thinking about it. I keep telling myself, with the pads we have it’s going to be ok, even with the big dyno at the end. What is a...