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Browsing the "Fiberglass Manifesto" Tag

Many modern glass fly rods do for you what graphite cannot

Rediscovering fiberglass fly rods is like thinking something tastes like castor oil but it really tastes like ice cream [...]

August 9, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Opinion: Teaching – If you hand them a fast action rod to start with…

Today's fiberglass fly rods are a reminder for those with balding pate's that a bending rod and feeling the line load it are the things that make for accurate casts. [...]

March 21, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

Of Interest: Orvis’ Phil Monahan Interviews Manifesto’s Mortensen

I try to put whatever glass fly rod I’m using in a onlookers hands to cast. Usually, they say the rod isn’t heavy at all? Then they exclaim, “WHOA…I can feel my backcast.” [...]

April 8, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Fly Fishing Show: Down The Hatch Fishing Festival Missoula, MT

Down The Hatch Fishing Festival features live music, new gear, gratis Big Sky Brewing beer, local food, and Orvis' Film Fest. April 4th. [...]

March 17, 2014 Fly Fishing Show, News, RECENT, Slide