Cam Sigler Company Galvan Fly Reels

Capt. Bryan Webb with a Nice Calico from the Wall

March 3, 2010 - Capt. Bryan Webb with a nice calico bass from the Wall. Not bad for early Spring! And check out the weather...


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

Hot Patterns:
Tomaso's Jetty Fly

Tomaso's Jetty Fly

Tomaso's Jetty Fly is a promising new pattern for taking calico, sand and spotted bass, as well as barracuda and white seabass. Designed initially to mimic the popular Trix Jetty Worm, the result is something with its own unique action and characterisitics, and most importantly, catches fish! Click HERE to see the details...

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...

Fly Tying:
The Electric Deceiver

Electric Deceiver

Al Quattrocchi's version of Lefty's Deceiver combines some interesting features and tying techniques to produce a lifelike and effective baitfish imitation. Click HERE for the full story.

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.

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...)

Video How-To:

How to Pull Start an E-TEC 90

Pull Starting an E-TEC 90
Nov. 5, 2010 - The Evinrude E-TEC 90 is one of the largest motors you can pull start, and supposedly one of the easiest. We couldn't do it when we tried a few years back, but we think we figured out what we did wrong, and try it again...

Boating Safety:
What the Heck is DSC?

Courtesy ICOM

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

Winter Projects:

Pimp My (Boat) Ride

Got some spare time and money? How about fixing up your boat to be more "fly-friendly"? 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.


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.

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...

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