TFO Announces Custom Rod Shop
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.
Abel Unveils New Super 9/10N
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
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 read more...
Pending WR White Seabass Caught at Channel Islands
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
Them ain't mackerels, boy!
Stranger in a Strange Land - a BTBFF Inland Odyssey
What were we thinking? We take a side trip to Bishop, California, in the heart of the Eastern Sierra Nevadas, for a business conference and a little fishing. Click HERE to learn more...
The Split Shot Squid
Getting Started in BTBFF - Part IV: What to Wear
Part IV of our no-nonsense series on getting started in BTBFF has some suggestions for apparel. 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.
Want to Make Life BTB Easier?
The Most Common Things You Should Work On...
We asked some SoCal BTBFF guides: "What's the most common thing your clients should work on before they go out BTB?" The answer might surprise you...Click HERE to learn more...
A Trolling Primer - Part I
What every fly-fisherman needs to know about the fine art of offshore trolling. Part I covers basic gear for you and the boat. Part II covers how to use all the stuff. Click HERE to read Part I...
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...
Connecting with Kelp Paddies
Summertime is Kelp Paddy time in Southern California. If you're a fly fisherman unfamiliar with this type of fishing, or a gear fisherman looking for a new challenge, click HERE to learn more.
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