Fishermen's Spot Cam Sigler Company

Inside SCI East End

Winter, 2007 - Matt and Randy fishing boiler rocks at San Clemente 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

Video Report:

San Diego Offshore - Tuna on the Fly, Summer 2008

Offshore fly-fishing in San Diego
Dec. 12. 2008 - Here's a short video on a tuna trip from the summer of 2008. (You might want to crank up the volume on this one...)

Fly Patterns:

The Borski Bonefish Slider

The Borski Bonefish Slider
What's a bonefish fly doing on the pages of BTBFF?? Click HERE to see the details...

February 2009, Fishing La Jolla

Squid Float!

La Jolla Squid Float
February, 2009 - A brief video of a full-on squid float in the La Jolla Canyon. Video provided by Floyd Sparks, courtesy Dan Hume. Click HERE to see the video.

Pacific Barracuda World Record:

The Incidental Record Holder

Steve Mras talks about his recent 12lb tippet WR Pacific Barracuda. It was almost incidental to his efforts in pursuing a different award. Click HERE to read the full story.

Results and Analysis:

2010 TYD Tournament

James Dwyer with the winning fish

The 2010 TYD Tournament is history... Ten contestants and four teams endured large crowds and sketchy fishing to take a shot at bringing home the bacon. Click HERE to read the full story.

When Does 1+1 = 5?:

Fishing Limits New Math

When does 1 + 1 = 5? When fishing in Mexico, of course! Click HERE to read why you need to know the "New Math".

Boating Safety:
What the Heck is DSC?

Courtesy ICOM

What is DSC? And why should you care? Click HERE to learn 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:

A Trolling Primer - Part II

Part II of what every fly-fisherman needs to know about offshore trolling.

In Part II, we cover how to use all the stuff you got after reading Part I.


Getting Started in BTB Fly Fishing - Part II: Getting Connected

You've bought the gear. Now it's time to get everything connected. Here are how some of our guides do it, along with some observations and tips. Click HERE to read the full article.


What Really Happens to Recycled Oil?

Recycled Oil
4-stroke engines are more environmentally friendly than 2-strokes, right? Maybe HERE to learn more.

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