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DECORATIVE ROD WRAPPING GUIDE VOLUME 2 (RED)
Store Price: $4.99
DECORATIVE ROD WRAPPING GUIDE VOLUME 2 (RED)
Easy to follow step by step instruction with diagrams showing how to wrap a variety of designs. Book 1 covers: Diamond, Flag, Box, Fish; Book 2 covers: Maze, Thunderbird, Cross, Tuna.
HANDCRAFTING A GRAPHITE FLY ROD
Store Price: $15.95
HANDCRAFTING A GRAPHITE FLY ROD
This book features 80 full-color, step-by-step photographs and accompanying text for hand-crafting your own quality fly rod. Professional rod builder Louis Garcia meticulously shows you exactly how to do it from selecting the blank to completing the wraps
FISHING BAMBOO: AN ANGLER'S PASSION FOR THE TRADITIONAL FLY ROD
Store Price: $25.00
FISHING BAMBOO: AN ANGLER'S PASSION FOR THE TRADITIONAL FLY ROD
This book celebrates the art of the bamboo fly rod & offers a detailed & memorable portrait of the pleasures of "fishing bamboo." Has a helpful bibliography & lists of reliable rod dealers & modern bamboo rod-makers. A classic intro to bamboo rods & to th
FLY LINES - HOW TO MAKE THEM
Store Price: $35.00
FLY LINES - HOW TO MAKE THEM
Make your own fly lines & tenkara lines with John Betts' unique line making method! 100+ photos & drawings, 138 hand-written pgs.
FIXED SPINDLE REEL PLANS - MEASURED DRAWING AND CONSTRUCTION NOTES
Store Price: $20.00
FIXED SPINDLE REEL PLANS - MEASURED DRAWING AND CONSTRUCTION NOTES
Everything you need to know to create your own fixed spindle reels from start to finish. 9x11 inches. Loose leaf in clip binder.
REEL PLAN SET
Store Price: $35.00
REEL PLAN SET
Purchase David Triezenberg's Round & Raised Pillar Reel Plans & Fixed Spindle Reel Plans as a package & save money! Loose leaf in clip binder.
MASTER'S GUIDE TO BUILDING A BAMBOO FLY ROD
Store Price: $50.00
MASTER'S GUIDE TO BUILDING A BAMBOO FLY ROD
New edition on nicer paper, tipped in photo + rods now shown in color. By unanimous agreement, this is simply the best work on the subject the definitive book. Mr. Garrison, a mechanical engineer by training, built perhaps the finest rods ever and de
LURECRAFT: HOW TO MAKE PLUGS, SPINNERS, SPOONS, AND JIGS TO CATCH MORE FISH
Store Price: $19.99
LURECRAFT: HOW TO MAKE PLUGS, SPINNERS, SPOONS, AND JIGS TO CATCH MORE FISH
To catch a fish with a lure that you made yourself is one of the most satisfying experiences an angler can have. This book explains, in text and drawings, how to craft fishing lures that are more effective than those you buy. 7.5x9 inches, 305 pgs.
ADVANCED CUSTOM ROD BUILDING
Store Price: $24.95
ADVANCED CUSTOM ROD BUILDING
Clemen's shares his expertise for building every kind of rod, from ultralight, fly, surf & offshore trolling rods. Utilizing the explanations & illustrations, rod builders can design, build & embellish rods to suit their particular desires & needs. 168 b/
THE CRACKER BARREL: FISHING AND UNDERSTANDING THE BAMBOO FLY ROD
Store Price: $19.95
THE CRACKER BARREL: FISHING AND UNDERSTANDING THE BAMBOO FLY ROD
"Fishbanjo" Giuliani has penned some of the most illuminating articles ever published on how to choose, care for, & fish with bamboo fly rods. B&W illus; 5x7 inches, 224 pgs.
A CONVERSATION WITH OSCAR KOVALOVSKY: LAST OF THE GREAT 20TH CENTURY REEL M
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A CONVERSATION WITH OSCAR KOVALOVSKY: LAST OF THE GREAT 20TH CENTURY REEL M
A fascinating journey through time with one of the most innovative fishing reel makers of the 20th century & a living link to the grand days of big-game fishing. 100 color & B&W photos; 6x9 inches, 120 pgs.
JORDAN THE RODMAKER: A BIOGRAPHY OF WEESLEY D. JORDAN AT CROSS - SOUTH BEND
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JORDAN THE RODMAKER: A BIOGRAPHY OF WEESLEY D. JORDAN AT CROSS - SOUTH BEND
Chronicles the life of Wesley D. Jordan from the age of 5, when the ponds, streams & waters of Lynn, Massachusetts called him to the sport of fishing. Covers a lifelong romance with bamboo & his life as a self-taught rodmaker & fly-fisher. Full color t/ou
MAKING WOODEN FISHING LURES: CARVING AND PAINTING TECHNIQUES THAT REALLY CA
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MAKING WOODEN FISHING LURES: CARVING AND PAINTING TECHNIQUES THAT REALLY CA
Filled with fish-tested designs as well as carving & painting techniques, this guide provides instructions for creating a variety of fresh & saltwater lures. Outlining the difference between surface, floating, diving, & sinking lures, this manual offers f
LOVELY REED, 2ND EDITION
Store Price: $50.00
LOVELY REED, 2ND EDITION
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 des
8 BY CARMICHAEL
Store Price: $49.95
8 BY CARMICHAEL
Portraits of Fly Fishing Innovators Ed & Jim Payne, Chauncy Lively, Dr. George Parker Holden, & Vince Marinaro, along with a Short Collection of Stories, this is a book of essays & articles, detailing everything from the author's relationship to Vince Mar
GRANGER RODS: GOODWIN GRANGER THE ROD MAN FROM DENVER
Store Price: $49.95
GRANGER RODS: GOODWIN GRANGER THE ROD MAN FROM DENVER
It's been more than 20 years in the making & represents the most up to date information about Goodwin Granger, his company & the rods he built & inspired. Each Granger Rod is treated in its own chapter with the most extensive information about each grade
A GUIDE TO THREAD WEAVING FOR THE CUSTOM ROD BUILDER
Store Price: $39.95
A GUIDE TO THREAD WEAVING FOR THE CUSTOM ROD BUILDER
Provides the reader with a clear & articulate path through each phase of rod weaving. Photos & diagrams.
BAMBOO ROD RESTORATION HANDBOOK
Store Price: $75.00
BAMBOO ROD RESTORATION HANDBOOK
Back in Print! An indispensable reference for anyone interested in identifying, collecting or restoring old bamboo rods. Covers all aspects of restoration: identifying the maker & era of unmarked rods, stripping old finish, salvaging original labels & ha
CHANGING PLANES
Store Price: $24.95
CHANGING PLANES
What happens when the apprentice picks up the hand plane & begins to make split bamboo fly rods? How does life change with the inevitable passage of time? Making the rod becomes a metaphor for embracing the changes in life, changes where we find ourselves
A WISP ON THE WIND: IN SEARCH OF BULL TROUT, BAMBOO AND BEYOND
Store Price: $24.95
A WISP ON THE WIND: IN SEARCH OF BULL TROUT, BAMBOO AND BEYOND
Rod maker and dedicated fly fisher Jerry Kustich invites us through the rod shop door and bids us welcome. We meet the craftsmen we've only imagined, free thinking rod makers with humor, dedication, and lively conversation, immersed in the business of bev
HANDCRAFTING BAMBOO FLY RODS
Store Price: $24.95
HANDCRAFTING BAMBOO FLY RODS
Detailed, comprehensive guide to all aspects of making fine bamboo fly rods. Entire process is detailed, from hard, raw bamboo to beautiful finished rod with clear, step-by-step instructions. Includes: best supplies, tools & materials, heat treaters, rod
THE ORVIS GUIDE TO TACKLE CARE AND REPAIR: SOLID ADVICE FOR IN-FIELD OR AT-
Store Price: $19.95
THE ORVIS GUIDE TO TACKLE CARE AND REPAIR: SOLID ADVICE FOR IN-FIELD OR AT-
Explains how to prevent problems, evaluate old equip, repair broken reels & lures, maintaining & repairing rods, lines, waders, & more. Full color t/out; 6x9 inches, 160 pgs.
CUSTOM ROD THREAD ART
Store Price: $29.99
CUSTOM ROD THREAD ART
A detailed work covering all aspects thread art from simple weaves to writing a name. Over 100 separate patterns, never before published, are pictured with step-by-step wrapping instructions. 200 B&W photos & illus; 7x10 inches, 240 pgs.
ROD CRAFTING: A FULL-COLOR PICTORIAL & WRITTEN HISTORY FROM 1843-1960
Store Price: $29.95
ROD CRAFTING: A FULL-COLOR PICTORIAL & WRITTEN HISTORY FROM 1843-1960
The history of fishing rods from the early 1800s to the 1970s, through text and hundreds of color photographs. With access to five private and extensive collections, Hatton covers the first three ages of rod-making: The smith age, up to 1870; the expans
THE COMPLETE BOOK OF ROD BUILDING AND TACKLE MAKING, 2ND EDITION
Store Price: $29.95
THE COMPLETE BOOK OF ROD BUILDING AND TACKLE MAKING, 2ND EDITION
27 inclusive chapters covering tools, spinners, bucktails, jigs, sinkers, plastic lures & plugs, wire leaders, painting & finishing, methods, basic & decorative wraps, knots & splices, tackle care & repair, suppliers, manufacturers & more. 830 B&W illus.
THE IDYL OF THE SPLIT BAMBOO
Store Price: $24.95
THE IDYL OF THE SPLIT BAMBOO
Classic 1920's fly-fishing book begins with a delightful essay on the joys of angling, then describes in detail the steps to making a bamboo fly-fishing rod. Numerous B&W illus; 5.5x8.5 inches, 294 pgs.
ROD BUILDING GUIDE: FLY, SPINNING, CASTING, TROLLING
Store Price: $14.95
ROD BUILDING GUIDE: FLY, SPINNING, CASTING, TROLLING
Think you need an engineering degree to build your own rod? Think again. Building your own rod is challenging, rewarding, & fun! Covers: blanks & components; rod-building tools; adhesive & bonding techniques; understanding rod spine; grip, handle, & seat
DECORATIVE ROD WRAPPING GUIDE VOLUME 1 (BLUE)
Store Price: $4.99
DECORATIVE ROD WRAPPING GUIDE VOLUME 1 (BLUE)
Easy to follow step by step instruction with diagrams showing how to wrap a variety of designs. Book 1 covers: Diamond, Flag, Box, Fish; Book 2 covers: Maze, Thunderbird, Cross, Tuna.
STEP BY STEP ROD BUILDING BOOK
Store Price: $5.99
STEP BY STEP ROD BUILDING BOOK
Includes rod design, cork handles, determining spine, foam handles, installing tip top, wrapping guides, finishing wraps & tips for a pro finish. 100+ clear illus, charts, size guides; 6x9 inches, 50 pgs.