Bamboo Fly Rod Fling

A small group of pacific northwest bamboo fly rod makers and collectors assemble each spring to inspect and cast bamboo fly rods. 

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Seeking Native Trout in Japan

Fly fishing for trout in Japan can be traced back at least to the fifteenth century, using a horsehair line attached to a bamboo rod.  

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A Personal Fly Box Guide

Every time I walk into a fly shop I am magically attracted by the shelves of flies that are the backbone of a legitimate fly fishing store.

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Named for a River: My Tom Fulk Fly Rod

I own a 7 foot, 5 weight bamboo fly rod made by Anacortes, WA, rodmaker Tom Fulk. The rod is a lovely dark honey color with Tom’s characteristic red wrap scheme.

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Fly Fishing Culture and Philosophy