Vintage Fly Fishing Rods

Fly rods tend to be lighter than rods designed for spin fishing, and are often shorter, with 8-to-9 feet being the most common and desired length. While some anglers swear by vintage rods made of split-cane bamboo, in recent years there’s also been a resurgence of interest in some of the first fiberglass fly rods of the 1950s. Regardless, the practice of fly fishing is older than either material—a book called the Treatyse of Fysshyng with An...Continue Reading