The Lovely Reed: An Enthusiast's Guide to Building Bamboo Fly Rods

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The Lovely Reed: An Enthusiast's Guide to Building Bamboo Fly Rods

Author: Jack Howell
Foreword: Glenn Brackett
Hardcover

A lively, conversational, step-by-step book on how to build one's own bamboo fly rod.
Comprehensive chapters cover the best bamboo for fly rods, treating and caring for bamboo
cane prior to construction, essential tools and materials, preparation, rod design, care for the rod,
and selecting a reel seat. Step-by-step photos and illustrations complement the book's accessible
approach to a complex craft. 15 B/w illustrations, 154 B/w photos