Why Fish a Bamboo Fly Rod?

Why Fish a Bamboo Fly Rod?

There is a saying in fly fishing “a graphite rod will make an angler what he’s not; a bamboo rod will show him what he’s not”. Fishing bamboo is a completely different experience then graphite or fiberglass. The main difference being that bamboo is a natural fiber,...
Gorilla Glue Finish on a bamboo rod.

Gorilla Glue Finish on a bamboo rod.

Here is how I put a Gorilla Glue finish for a bamboo rod I am building. This is a technique that I believe Tim Anderson came up with. It is a simple way to put a nice waterproof finish on a bamboo fly rod. If you would like more details, google gorilla glue finish on...
Making a Traditional Bamboo Fishing Rod

Making a Traditional Bamboo Fishing Rod

In Trinidad it is tradition for the Kids to build their Bamboo Rods and go in groups to the local River, Pond or Dam on fishing Trips. It is one of the symbols that stand out as a young person growing up in the Countryside.Cuscurub Fishing Catch, Clean and Cook:...