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7 edition of The custom graphite fly rod found in the catalog.

The custom graphite fly rod

design & construction

by Skip Morris

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Published by Nick Lyons Books in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fishing rods -- Design and construction.,
  • Fly fishing.,
  • Graphite.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSkip Morris ; foreword by Dave Hughes ; illustrations by Victor L. Erickson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSH452 .M66 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 105 p. :
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2184840M
    ISBN 101558210113
    LC Control Number89002739
    OCLC/WorldCa19122975

      The Nickle-Silver ferrules on bamboo rods are, these days, unique to cane rods. In these days of graphite & modern fiberglass, most of us start fly fishing with rods that don't have metal ferrules. Modern rods have ferrules made up of the same material (usually) that the rod shafts are made from. Like any other material used to make a fly rod, graphite has both positive and negative attributes. The key to optimum performance is taking full advantage of graphite’s positive qualities of lightness and stiffness and keeping the negatives ones, brittleness and at times excessive stiffness in check.

    Custom made graphite & fiberglass fly rods. Graduation, retirement, birthdays, anniversaries, or that special Holiday gift - f or a truly memorable gift, you can give that special angler in your life the gift of a custom fly rod. Bamboo, fiberglass, or graphite rods - there's a special rod for every angler. Here's how it works: You & I discuss what grade of rod you'd like to give them & I. The second half of the book examines these rods and rod types. The analysis is done chronologically by rod type including: Fly rods, Freshwater water rods-bass, spinning and specialty rods, Steelhead, salmon and light ocean rods, Saltwater rods. The second half of the book also contains chapters on: * Custom rods and blanks.

      Custom Fly Fishing Rods by Chris Lantzy, Custom Rod Maker. Home Split-Bamboo Fly Rods Graphite & Fiberglass Fly Rods new leather fly book. 3/27/ The Pliant Rod. News from the shop of Chris Lantzy, Custom Rod Maker along with industry news, profiles of interesting characters, reviews, history, & whatever else strikes our fancy. Make Offer - Aventik Fly Fishing Rod High Module Graphite 6’6’’ LW2 Ultra Light Fly Rod Fishing Rod Carbon Fly Rod M 4 Sections Hard Trout Pole Tackle Sticks Tools $


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