Orvis has been making fine bamboo fly rods for almost 150 years, and even in today’s high-tech world, these angling tools are prized as the epitome of craftsmanship. For many fly fishers, their first split-cane rod is a sign that they have achieved a high . . .Read More
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Podcast: All About Bamboo Fly Rods, with Shawn Brillon
Want to know how a bamboo fly rod is made? How long it takes to make one? How many different hands touch an Orvis bamboo fly rod before you (and your children and grandchildren) become its lucky owner? And finally, what’s so great about bamboo . . .Read More
Classic Story: What Makes Bamboo So Special?
Many people today treat bamboo fly rods as more of an heirloom than a fishing tool, but there are are also plenty of anglers who use only bamboo. In fact, there are probably more people fishing these rods today than there were 10 or 20 years ago. My love affair with bamboo began in the. . .Read More