Posted on June 09 2007
“‘Thomas McGuane is a well-known fishing writer who once said that he never could get tired of looking at (bamboo rods). I think there’s something to that for people.'” That’s bamboo rod crafter Dave Van Burgel, who began building graphite rods but switched to bamboo when he started to feel that something was missing from the process. Travis Barrett writes about custom rod building on MaineToday.com.