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
Just for Site Members:
The Second Beyond The Breakwater History Quiz...
Class is in session! Click HERE to take our second history quiz. Grand prize is a SPOT Satellite Messenger...
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".
The Borski Bonefish Slider
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...
Fit Meets Function:
Oakley Asian Fit Sunglasses
A closer look at Oakley's Asian Fit sunglasses. Nose-bridge impaired? Click HERE to read the full story.
What is "Beyond The Breakwater"?
Beyond The Breakwater is a website dedicated to coastal and offshore salt water fly fishing in Southern California. What do we mean by "coastal"? "Offshore"? or "Southern California" for that matter?! Click HERE to find out...
courtesy Marc Bisharat
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.
Getting Started in BTB Fly Fishing - Part I: Gearing Up
Fly fishing "beyond the breakwater" is just like other salt water fly fishing...Or is it? In this multi-part article we go over recommendations for getting started in coastal and offshore fly fishing in Southern California. This is NOT a basic SWFF "How-To", it's a discussion of what's different or unique about SoCal BTBFF. Up first: Part I: Gearing Up. Click HERE to read the article.
Short Fly Rods Offshore:
Does Size Matter?
Fly rods are typically around 9 feet long. In this article, we discuss why "big is not always best". 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...
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