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Entries in fly rods (30)

Tuesday
Jul302013

After 10 years, Patterson's lost fly rod is back

Herb (not Hank) Patterson lost a fly rod that had some true sentimental value off his kick boat in 2003.

Ten years later he got it back.

LINK (via:The Daily Herald)

Thursday
Jul182013

Unity with the Universe

Every once in a while a piece comes along that teaches us some meaningful life lessons through the lens of fly fishing. Written by Wright Thompson, and beautifully photographed by Ross Dettman, this ESPN profile of fly rod makers Tom Morgan and Gerri Carlson more than qualifies.

Can a fly rod really hold the secret of life? In the central Montana mountains, a paralyzed man and his wife are proving the answer just might be yes.

LINK (via: ESPN)

Monday
Jul152013

Bent Rods

Sunday
Jul072013

How to Make a Doll Fly Fishing Rod

This video has more views than your last GoPro attempt.

Wednesday
Jul032013

MAKERS Part 4: Aaron Bamboo Fly Rods

For the MAKERS series, Shwood Eyewear pays homage to some of Portland's most innovative artists, builders, writers, and designers that inspire the experimental creators in us all. Part 4 features Aaron Bamboo Fly Rods; a one-man custom fly rod manufacturer in NE Portland, operated by Tim Aaron.

(via: Doobybrain)

Thursday
Jun272013

Blackburn Bamboo Fly Rods

Bill Blackburn of W.W. Blackburn Bamboo Fly Rods talks about about rod building and fly fishing in Bozeman, Montana.