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    A common error is to not keep track of the...

    A common error is to not keep track of the lengths of the rod sections on the finished rod - that is if you want to consider it to be so. Coming from Bamboo rodmaking, I'm obsessed that the various...
  2. First European Bamboo Rodmakers Gathering

    Dear Bamboo-Rodmaker friend,

    It is with great pleasure that we announce the First European Bamboo Rodmakers Gathering which will be held on the 23-24-25 May 2008.
    The event is organized by the...
  3. Thread: Ferrules

    by Goldbead
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    Herefishy There are more and more rodmakers...

    Herefishy

    There are more and more rodmakers that have experimented with bamboo ferrules from Bjarne Fries, Calvielo, Schlecht and more recently Poratelli from Italy who taught me his technique...
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    Re: help with value of a bamboo rod

    And for the sake of mercy - DO NOT GET INTO BAMBOO RODMAKING!! Once the virus has got you, you're done for!!!

    Moreno
    IBRA - Italian Bamboo Rodmakers Association
  5. Re: Italian Bamboo Rodmakers Association - 3rd Annual Gathering

    Hi Betty

    I will most certainly keep you posted and I'll send a report and some photos. Seems strange but Bamboo rods are really taking off lately in Italy and perhaps the whole of Europe too. Even...
  6. Italian Bamboo Rodmakers Association - 3rd Annual Gathering

    Hello All

    I'd like to inform you that on 19th and 20th of May the Third Annual Italian Bamboo Rodmakers Association gathering will be held in Sansepolcro(Arezzo - Tuscany - Italy). The gathering...
  7. Thread: Cane Rods

    by Goldbead
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    I agree fully with this! I made a Payne 98 taper ...

    I agree fully with this! I made a Payne 98 taper as my first bamboo rod and it's really great. It will cast a 4 a 3 and even a 2#!

    I would also suggest a Cattenach Sir D 7' 4# if you like crisp...
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    Just fashion a nice point out of a piece of an...

    Just fashion a nice point out of a piece of an unglued bamboo strip and use India ink to scribe. Costs nothing and works just as any of the high tech instruments you can find on the market!
  9. Thread: first boo

    by Goldbead
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    Just got my first bamboo rod too! In fact I built...

    Just got my first bamboo rod too! In fact I built it myself from scratch during a Bamboo rodmaking workshop which was held by IBRA (Italian Bamboo Rodmakers Association). What an excellent experience...
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    Hookless flies!!! The future of FF :shock: ...

    Hookless flies!!! The future of FF :shock:

    Some crazy Flyfishermen actually fish that way!!
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    Long leaders - helps prevent drag ie your fly...

    Long leaders - helps prevent drag ie your fly takes much longer to start dragging.

    Plus all of the above!!
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    Hi David Visiting...

    Hi David

    Visiting [url=http://www.pipam.com:63a60]www.pipam.com[/url:63a60] is excellent advice. You'll find a lot of information if you understand Italian but posting requests in English is not...
  13. Thread: Italy

    by Goldbead
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    Hi TomassoP You've probably heard about the...

    Hi TomassoP

    You've probably heard about the Sangro near a Town called Castel di Sangro(AQ) right in the heart of the national park you mention. Great Fly Fishing for browns. I think there is a NK...
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