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Fishing Bamboo : An Angler's Passion for the Traditional Fly Rod
by John Gierach and Glenn Wolff


Overview - Once an angler masters a graphite rod, his interests often move on to the original fly rod, pliant bamboo. Until the mid-twentieth century, nearly all fly rods were bamboo. By the 1970s, fiberglass and graphite changed the world of fly-fishing. But more and more anglers are seeing bamboo rods in retail outlets, and want to give them a try.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Once an angler masters a graphite rod, his interests often move on to the original fly rod, pliant bamboo. Until the mid-twentieth century, nearly all fly rods were bamboo. By the 1970s, fiberglass and graphite changed the world of fly-fishing. But more and more anglers are seeing bamboo rods in retail outlets, and want to give them a try. With this book, John Gierach, one of the nation's top fly-fishing writers, provides a philosophical guide to the angler who seeks this new "old" method. Gierach discusses how bamboo rods are built, how they differ from graphite rods, and how using one will change a fly fisher's approach to the sport. Fishing bamboo might be the pinnacle of fly-casting skill, and this book will help take you there.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781493007431
  • ISBN-10: 1493007432
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publish Date: October 2014
  • Page Count: 105
  • Dimensions: 9.67 x 6.04 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.71 pounds


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