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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

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.

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...

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.

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 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...

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...

Want to Make Life BTB Easier?

The Most Common Things You Should Work On...

Offshore Vigil
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...

Fishing Techniques:

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...


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.

Fishing Techniques:

Fighting Big Fish on Fly

Hang on!
Nick Curcione offers some thoughts on fighting big fish on fly. Click HERE to read 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...

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