Monthly Archives: September 2014

Gear Review: BG Fixed Blade Knife

By G. Chambers, SFBCA member If you’re looking for a sturdy, well priced camping knife the Bear Grylls Ultimate Fixed Blade Knife ($60 at Canadian Tire) is worth a look. Unlike a lot of cheaply made knives which are basically … Continue reading

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Reduced SFBCA Membership Fee

The 2014/15 fee for an adult membership in the Scarborough Fly and Bait Casting Association has been reduced to $50. For more information about the benefits of joining the SFBCA email us at

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S.F.B.C.A. Annual General Meeting

The Scarborough Fly and Bait Casting 2014 Annual General Meeting for Sept 25, 2014 had been rescheduled to Thursday October 9 from 6:15 p.m. To 8:15 p.m. At the Port Union Library (meeting room), 5450 Lawrence Ave. East (approx 1 … Continue reading

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Match the Hatch With Your Car?

Matching the hatch (I.e. Choosing flies based on what insect life is hatching/available at your fishing spot) is standard practice, but have you ever considered using your car to help in the process? Came across an article recently that suggests … Continue reading

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The Untapped Resource – Fishing Forums

Originally posted on The Wilds of Ontario:
Getting started with a specific fishing technique can be difficult.  What colour of lure? What trolling speed should you use?  Live bait or artificial? I am sure at one point or another we have all…

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Deciding On the Best Fly Line

Originally posted on Fly Line Buyers Guide:
Unlike regular equipment fishing where you stand throwing a heavy appeal, with fly fishing you’re throwing the point. It’s the precise reverse, the heavier the travel the tougher it’s to throw. The reason…

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Enhance your fishing experience by choosing the right fly line

Originally posted on Fly Line Reviews:
A fly line and fishing rod are the two most important items which determine your success in fishing. Choosing the right fly line however matters even more than the rod as it is the…

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Now Accepting New Members

The Scarborough Fly and Bait Casting Association (SFBCA) is accepting new members. As most of the “soft water” fishing around the GTA is wrapping up about now, our activities are moving into high gear. During the Fall and Winter, members … Continue reading

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D.I.Y. Bamboo Fishing Rod

One of the things that separates the Scarborough Fly and Bait Casting Assoc. from other Toronto area fishing clubs is our interest in building bamboo rods. Sure, you could go to BassPro and plunk down $200 to buy a fancy … Continue reading

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