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SPLITTING CANE: CONVERSATIONS WITH BAMBOO RODMAKERS
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SPLITTING CANE: CONVERSATIONS WITH BAMBOO RODMAKERS

Author: Ed Engle
Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS, Aug 2002
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 0-8117-0008-9

Synopsis
Interviews with 16 contemporary rodmakers, including Mike Clark, Walt Carpenter, John Bradford, Jim Hidy, & more. The author test-casted the rods, then interviewed the makers to get the story behind the rod's making. In-depth stories, clear, detailed descriptions of bamboo rods, & a chapter on rodmaking basics. 23 illus, 17 B&W photos; 6x9 inches, 256 pgs.

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The old-school bamboo fly-fishing rod, with its irresistibly warm, natural, and romantic tradition, is explored through conversations with 16 bamboo rodmakers. Profiled in the book are Mike Clark of South Creek, Ltd.; Walt Carpenter; John Bradford; Jim Hidy; Homer Jennings; Joe Arguello; Jeff Wagner; Charlie and Steven Jenkins; Glenn Brackett and the R.L. Winston Rod Company; Ted Knott; George Maurer; Robert Gorman; Bernard Ramanauskas; Dwight Lyons; Don Schroeder; and Carl-Johan Anderberg. The author test-casted the rods and then interviewed the makers to get the story behind each rod's making. The in-depth stories, along with clear, detailed descriptions of bamboo rods, and a chapter on rod-making basics make this an excellent read for all who appreciate a fine bamboo rod.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Ed Engle
is also the author of Fly Fishing the Tailwaters. He lives in Manitou Springs, Colorado.


 
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