Cam Sigler Company Fishermen's Spot

Boiler Rock Fishing, North Island Coronados

Another view of Paradigm Shift working some boiler rocks, south end of North Island


Industry News:

TFO Announces Custom Rod Shop

TFO fly rods
Temple Fork Outfitters announce the opening of its custom rod shop, which features custom cosmetics, as well as blueprinted rod blanks for the ultimate in performance. Click HERE to learn more.

February 8, 2013:

SCFFO to Host San Diego F3T 2013

SoCal Fly Fishing Outfitters will be hosting the San Diego showing of F3T 2013. Click HERE to learn more.

Industry News:

Abel Unveils New Super 9/10N

Abel 9/10N reel

CAMARILLO, Calif. – Abel reel announces their new Super 9/10N (for narrow) reel. It's a lightweight, large arbor reel that designed to handle blistering runs and retrieve line quickly. Click HERE

New Product Announcement:

TFO Launches 12wt BVK

TFO BVK reel seat

Temple Fork Outfitters announces the release of a 12wt version of their popular new BVK fly rods. This could be a winner for BTB fly-fishermen looking for an easier-casting alternative in a heavy rod.

Click HERE to

Fishing News:

Pending WR White Seabass Caught at Channel Islands

Michael Schweit with pending 8lb tippet record White Seabass

August 1, 2011: Michael Schweit, president of the Southwest Council of the Federation of Fly Fishermen, caught a pending white seabass world record at Santa Cruz Island in mid-July. Click HERE to find out more…

Features, Columns & Events

Results and Analysis:

2009 TYD Tournament

Steve Petit with the winning fish

The 2009 TYD Tournament is history... Twelve contestants and five vessels endured unsettled conditions and sketchy fishing to take a shot at bringing home the bacon. Click HERE to read the full story.


Fishing Both Coasts

Contributing Editor Nick Curcione reflects on a life spent fishing both coasts. Click HERE to read the full story


Why Isn't Salt Water Fly Fishing More Popular in SoCal?

After 33+ years, coastal and offshore salt water fly fishing still hasn't become very popular in Southern California. Why is that? Too hard? Too effeminate? And is there anything that can be done about it? Click HERE to hear more opinions...

Fly Patterns:

The Tuna Kahuna

The Tuna Kahuna
Check out Floyd Spark's Tuna Kahuna - tough, easy to tie and cast, and it catches fish! Click HERE to see the details...

Video Report:

A Good Day of Fishing at La Jolla

Late fall fly-fishing in La Jolla
Nov. 24, 2008 - We had a great day of fly-fishing at the La Jolla Kelp on Nov. 20. Click HERE to see the video report!

Observations and

Notes from the Denver Fly Fishing Retailer Show

Sept., 2008 - It's that time of year!

Be sure to read our notes and observations from the Denver Fly-Fishing Retailers Show...

Boating Safety:
Here SPOT!

The SPOT satellite messenger promises to be a fun tool which will make you safer offshore. Should you buy one? Click HERE to read more.


Getting Started in BTBFF - Part III: What's in the Fly Box?

Crease Fly
Part III of our series on getting started in BTBFF talks about putting together that starter fly box. Click HERE to read the full story.

Fishing Techniques:

Dive Right In

Sinking lines are a fact of life when fishing BTB. But for many people, casting a sinking line is an exercise in frustration. Click HERE to read an article by Dr. Nick on the art of casting a sinking line...


Getting Started in BTBFF - Part V: Essential Extras

Boga Grip
Part V of our no-nonsense series on getting started in BTBFF reviews some fly-fishing accessories or tools you should have with you when fishing BTB. If you haven't fished our coastal waters much, or are new to fly-fishing, you need to check this out. Click HERE to read the full story.

Pursuing an Inshore Favorite:

A Calico Primer

by Craig Smith

Calico bass strike like a ton of bricks, fight hard, and are readily available. What's not to love? Click HERE to read a primer about catching them on fly...

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