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Rajeff on the birth of a fly rod

Probably the most quoted measurement about a fishing rod is its modulus, but that is only a part of the equation that makes for that perfect fly rod [...]

July 11, 2017 RECENT, Slide

How It’s Made: A high quality fly rod is a safe, lifetime investment

During the last steps all epoxy must be very carefully applied while the rods rotate to prevent unsightly bubbles and sags. If anything goes wrong here, the rod must be stripped and re-wrapped, or even discarded [...]

March 3, 2016 FEATURE STORY, How It's Made, Slide