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Bamboo Video

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I saw this on Clark's and thought i would share: nice video from Sweetgrass http://vimeo.com/68416072

Joe E

Posted on: 2013/6/19 12:33


Re: Bamboo Video

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Based on the amount of flex that those rods have, it must take a while to get used to casting them.

Posted on: 2013/6/19 17:17


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Just a matter of letting it happen. I fished bamboo extensively as a kid in the late 60's with my father's 9' 6 wt South Bend. Got away from them for a lot of years, but never went to the fast action graphite rods as the just were not as enjoyable as fishing a slower action rod like a full flex Orvis Supergine. Wyatt Deitrich built me a 8' 4 wt last June and it was like meeting an old friend. Have not touched another rod since.

Wyatt and i are trying to get together this summer to help me build a 6' 4 wt. I'm hoping that rod building may be something I will pursue when I retire next year. Looking forward to surprising my fishing buddies with their own rod at Christmas time.

Posted on: 2013/6/19 19:09
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Re: Bamboo Video

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Soon enough ill have my first self made cane rod, its taking some time to get it alll together but the day is coming. Cant wait it will probably be a 3 wt but who knows as the summer is slipping me by I may push up to a switch rod in the 11ft 7/8 area.

Posted on: 2013/6/19 19:38


Re: Bamboo Video

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Awesome video.

Posted on: 2013/6/19 20:50






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