From Ancient Chinese images, through medieval Europe, to the modern day fly fishing purist, bamboo fly rods are the Holy Grail of fly fishing. Check out the video below to get a look at how you can build one yourself to start your one of your own rod making legacies.
In Volume Three we follow Doug to Northville, New York where he demonstrates the heat treating process of bamboo. Doug has spent nearly two decades honing his building techniques. In this time he has developed a unique set of tools to aid in the accuracy and quality of construction, such as the oven demonstrated in this film.