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The Planing Form”, – American “newsletter”

Published 6 times a year.

Subscription: Kirk Brummels,  clamriverclassics@yahoo.com, Clamriverclassics.com

Cost of a yearly subscription is $30 for US residents, $35 for Canada residents, and $45 for those who reside outside of the US or Canada.

Back issues from Jan/Feb 2015: Kirk Brummels, clamriverclassics@yahoo.com, Clamriverclassics.com

Back issues until Nov/Dec 2014: aldercreekpublishing.com

 

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Power Fibers Online Magazine” – American online periodical.

Published 4 times a year.

NO LONGER IN PUBLICATION.  

Latest issue (Issue 57, October 2014) is still to be downloaded, to read, to save on your PC or to be printed out.

Backissue Index,     Backissue Descriptions.

 

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”Bamboo Journal”IBRA Online Newsletter. Italian online periodical, published by IBRA (Italian Bamboo Rodmakers Association).

All issues are to be downloaded in Italian and English

 

 

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  • Advanced Materials & Composites News (USA), 1999, ‘Foam Core Puts Pith in Composite Fly Rods That Replicate Bamboo‘ Published by the Composites Worldwide, Inc.
  • Advances in Bioengineering (USA), BED V.26 – 1993, (pp 251-254) “Fly Rod Performance”  (Graig Spolek), published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Includes bamboo rods as part of a study of rods made of several different materials.
  • Akron Beacon Journal (USA), March 3, 1989, “Quality Does Still Mean Something: Maker Of Bamboo Fishing Rods Believes In Craftsmanship” (Tom Melody) – article on Todd Young of Paul H. Young Co.
  • Albuquerque Journal (USA), July 24, 1997, “Fly Rods Demand Ultimate Precision” (Bill Dyroff) – article on rodmaker Chuck ????
  • Allentown Morning Call (USA), May 8, 1997, “Old Rod Maker Made Fishing A Gentle Art – Samuel Phillippe of Easton Developed The Pole That Has Evolved Into What Is Used Today” (S.M Parkhill) – article on rodmaker Samuel Phillippe.
  • Allentown Morning Call, May 30, 1999, “Berks Angler Teaches The 150-Year-Old Art” (Tom Fegely) – article on rodmaker George Maurer.
  • American Angler (USA) , 1889, – contains a rodmaking article by Norman E. Spaulding.
  • American Angler, March/April 1997, “Buying Bamboo” & “What’s New in Bamboo” (David Klausmeyer)
  • American Angler, January/February 1999, “Refinish a Bamboo Fly Rod” (David Klausmeyer)
  • American Angler, November/December 2006. “Choosing Cane” (Zach Matthews) – Writers and Enthusiasts have been so busy describing the recent “resurgence” of bamboo in the fly-fishing world, it’s easy to forget that cane rods never actually went away. (Download).

 

  • American Fly Fisher (USA), American Museum of Fly Fishing, P.O. Box 42, Manchester, VT 05254, Ph. (802) 362-3300
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 1, no. 1, Winter 1974, pp. 6-9, “Dating Guide For Vintage Rods“, (Martin J. Keane), (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 1, no. 2, Spring 1974, pp. 10-13,  “The Fly Rod Splice“, (Kenneth Cameron), (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 1, no. 2, Spring 1974, pp. 18-19, “Making A First Class Fly Rod” (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. l , no.4, Fall 1974, pp. 22-23, “Letcher Lambuth“, (Steve Raymond), (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 2, no. 1, Winter 1975, pp. 19-20, “The Model Fishing Rod And Line“, (Henry P. Wells), (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 2, no. 2, Spring 1975, pp. 13, “History Of The Split Bamboo“, (T. S. Morrell), (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 2, no. 4, Fall 1975, pp. 2-5, “Henry Parkhurst Wells: 1842-1904“, (A. l. Alexander), (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 4, no. 1, Winter 1977, pp. 6-7, “Patents“, (Ruth W. Upson), (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 4, no. 1, Winter 1977, pp. 29, “Memorial To A Rodmaker -Charles Frazee Murphy” (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 4, no 3, Summer 1977, pp. 6-25, “Catalogues, Abbey & Imbrie 1882, Allcock & co. 1887, Charles F. Orvis 1900”  (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 4, no. 3 Summer 1977, pp. 29-31, “American Silkworms“, (Charles F. Orvis), (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 5, no. 3, Summer 1978, pp. 15-17, “Highlights of the Leonard-Hawes Collection” (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 6, no. 1, Winter 1979, pp. 12-14 + 24-28, “Early Leonard“,  (Mary Kefover Kelly) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 6 no. 1, Winter 1979, pp. 15-19, “A Guide To Antique Rod Woods“,  (H. P. Wells) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 6, no.4, Fall 1979, pp. 15-18, “Kosmic Rods – Mysterious Masterpieces” (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 7, no. 3, Summer 1980, pp. 1, “The Great Rodmakers” (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 7, no. 3, Summer 1980, pp. 16-17, ‘The Charles Murphy Rods” (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 7, no. 4, Fall 1980, pp. 12-20, “Thomas Chubb“,  (Mary Kefover Kelly) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 8, no. 2, Spring 1981, pp. 30-31, “Origins of the Paul Young Midge“,  (Herbert F. D’Sinter)  (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 8, no. 3, Summer 1981, pp. 16-19, “The Howells-Leonard Rod” (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 8, no. 4, Fall 1981, pp. 9-14, “George Parker Holden”  (Hoagy B. Carmichael) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 10, no. 1, Winter 1983, pp. 17-19, “The Monogram Enigma – A pleasant mystery from Alnwick”  (Jim Schaaf) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 11, no. 3, Summer 1984, pp. 2-7, “Spalding And The Kosmic Connections“,  (Mary Kefover Kelly) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 12, no. 2, Spring 1985, pp. 16-21, “Lyle Linden Dickerson, Rodmaker- Part I”  (Tim Bedford) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 12, no. 3, Summer 1985, pp. 10-18, “Lyle Linden. Dickerson, Rodmaker- Part II”  (Tim Bedford) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 13, no. 3, Spring 1987, “Split Bamboo Rods“,  (T. S. Morrell)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 13, no. 3, Spring 1987, “Making Split Bamboo Rods – Amateur Work“,  (T. S. Morrell)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 13, no. 3, Spring 1987, “The Split Bamboo Rod – Its History Etc.“,  (William Mitchell)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 13, no. 3, Spring 1987, “The Split Bamboo Rod From A German Viewpoint“,  (Lawrence D. Alexander)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 13, no. 3, Spring 1987, “Origin Of The Split-Bamboo Rod“,  (James A. Henshall)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol.13, no. 3, Spring 1987, “Anleitung Zur Angel-Fischerei- Pertinent Excerpts“,  (Richard C. Hoffman)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 13, no. 3, Spring 1987, “Charles F. Murphy“,  (Fred Mather)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 13, no. 4, Summer 1987, pp. 7-11, “Where the Action Is – Part I“,  (Graig Spolek) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 14, no. 1, Winter 1988, pp. 2-9, “Where The Action Is – Part II“,  (Graig Spolek) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 14, no. 1, Winter 1988, pp. 12-13, “The Perfect (Fly) Rod“,  (Charles F. Orvis) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 15, no. 1, Summer 1989, pp. 18-22, “On The Relative Costs Of Bamboo Fly Rods: 1878-1979“,  (R. W. Hafer) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 16, no. l, Spring 1990, pp. 12-17, “Lyle L. Dickerson and the Rodmakers Rod Part I”  (Gerald S. Stein & James W. Schaaf) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 16, no. 2, Summer 1990, pp. 12-20, “Lyle L. Dickerson and the Rodmakers Rod Part II”  (Gerald S. Stein & James W. Schaaf) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 17, no. 3, Fall 1991, pp. 14-23, “Personal Treasures: The Bamboo Fly Rods and Reels Fisherman Love”  (Gerald S. Stein) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 17, no. 3, Fall 1991, pp. 3-7, “The History of Silkworm Gut”  (Lothar H.H. Martin) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 17, no. 3, Fall 1991, pp. 8-13, “Silk Line Manufacturing”  (John Mundt) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 18, no. 4, Fall 1992, pp. 14-17, “Lou Feierabend: From Five to Z“,  (George M Wickstrom) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 20, no. 1, Winter 1994, pp. 21-22, “Bamboo Mystique: The Birth Of The Staggered Ferrule Rod“,  (Richard H. Woods) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 20, no. 2, Spring 1994, pp. 13-17, “Books About Fly Rods: Fly Rod Makers and Fly Rod Lovers”,  (David R. Klausmeyer) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 21, no. 1, Winter 1995, pp. 14-20, “Visiting With Uncle Thad: Thaddeus Norris (1811-1877)“,  (J. Robert Norris) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 25, no. 3, Summer 1999, pp. 21-23, “Cemetry in the Highlands: A Cast from Fly-Fishing History“,  (Bruce H. Dawson) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 26, no. 2, Spring 2000, pp. 12-19, “Vince Marinaro: On Point of Balance“,  (Gordon M. Wickstrom)  (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 27, no. 2, Spring 2001, pp. 8-17, “Theodore Gordon and Bamboo Rods“,  (Michael Scott) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 27, no. 4, Fall 2001, pp. 23, “In Memoriam: Walton E. Powell (1915-2001)”  (Harry J. Briscoe) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 30, no. 1, Winter 2004, pp. 8-13, “An S. Allcock Story“,  (Edward Davis) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 31, no. 4, Fall 2005, pp. 2-13, “Of Baseball and Bamboo: Bobby Doerr, Ted Williams, and the Paul H. Young Rod Compagny”  (John A. Feldenzer) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 32, no. 3, Spring 2006, pp 21, “Fishing Classic Tackle: A Museum Friend Reports”  (Joe Dogget) – about fishing a Payne Model 410  (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 33, no. 4, Fall 2007, “Hiram Leonard: A Review of the Published Biographical Evidence”  (Clarence Anderson) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 34, no. 1, Winter 2008, pp. 6-19, “George H. Halstead: Tribute to a Classic Bamboo Rod Maker“,  (John A. Feldenzer) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 34, no. 2, Spring 2008, pp. 21, “In Memoriam: Harold H. Demarest” by Fred Kretchmann (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 35, no. 2, Spring 2009, “The Invisible Man: John G. Landman“,  (Clarence Anderson) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 35, no. 2, Spring 2009, pp. 18, “Keepers of the Flame: Per Brandin: Split-Cane Rod Builder“,  (John Mundt) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 36, no. 1, Winter 2010, pp. 8-17, “Edwin S. Osgood, Osgood & Osgood, Makers, One Man One Rod, and He Only Fished with a Cosmic“,  (Charles W. Fleichmann) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 36, no.3, Summer 2010, pp. 18, “Notes ant Comment: H. L. Leonard Rod Markings: A Revised Chronology“,  (Clarence Anderson) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 38, no. 2, Spring 2012, pp. 8-12, “John Landman Revisited”  (Clarence Anderson) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, vol. 38, no. 4, Fall 2012. pp. 2-10, “Thomas Rods: Connected to Place, Cosmic in Reputation“,  (Richard Jagels) (Download) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, Vol. 40, no. 2, Spring 2014, pp. 20-21, “Mark Aroner, Rod Maker: A Living Link to Leonard” (John Mundt) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, Vol. 40, no. 4, Fall 2014, pp. 2-5, “A Fly Rod for Christmas and Three Lifetimes of Use” (Jay Hupp) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, Vol. 40, no. 4, Fall 2014, pp. 23, “Hoagy B. Carmichael: Historian, Author, Rodbuilder” (John Mundt) (Download)
  • American Fly Fisher, Winter 2015, “Forward Thinking“,  (Hoagy B. Charmichael) (Download)
  • American Journal of Physics, Sept. 1986, “The physics of fly casting”  (John M. Robson)
  • American Journal of Physics, March 1990 “The mechanics of flycasting: The flyline“,  (Graig Spolek)

 

  • Angler’s Journal (USA), Premier Issue – June 1994, “Len Codella“, (Ardith Morgan)
  • Angler’s Journal, Vol. 1, no. 1, Oct. 1994, ‘Tom Dorsey“, (Ardith Morgan)
  • Angler’s Journal, Vol. 1, no. 2, “Bob Summers“, (Ardith Morgan)
  • Angler’s Journal, Vol. 1, no. 3, Spring 1995, “Jon Parker“, (Ardith Morgan)
  • Angler’s Journal, Vol. 1, no. 4, Summer 1995, “Mike Clark“, (Ardith Morgan)
  • Angler’s Journal, Vol. 2, no. 1, Fall 1995, “George Maurer”, (Ed Engle)
  • Angler’s Journal, Vol. 2, no. 2, “H.L. Jennings”, (Ed Engle)
  • Angler’s Journal, Vol. 2, no. 3, “C.W. Jenkins“, (Ed Engle)
  • Angler’s Journal, Vol. 2, no. 4, “Beginner’s Cane“, (Ed Engle)
  • Angler’s Journal, Vol. 3, no. 1, “D.G. Schroeder“, (Ed Engle)
  • Angler’s Journal, Vol. 3, no. 2, “Green River Rodmakers“, (Ed Engle)
  • Angler’s Journal, Vol. 3, no. 3, “JA Bradford“, (Ed Engle)
  • Angler’s Journal, Vol. 3, no. 4, “Hidy Rod Co.” (Ed Engle)
  • Anglers Journal, Vol. 4, no. 1, Winter 1998, “Jeff Wagner“, (Ed Engle)
  • Angler’s Journal, Vol. 4, no. 2, Spring 1998, “Cane Rod Care”, (Ed Engle)
  • Angler’s Journal, Vol. 4, no. 3, Summer 1998, “Joe Arguello“, (Ed Engle)
  • Angler’s Journal, Vol. 4, no. 4, Fall 1998, ‘W.E. Carpenter“, (Ed Engle)
  • Angler’s Journal, Vol. 5, no. 1, Winter 1999, “Choosing the Right Fly Line (for bamboo)“, (Ed Engle)
  • Angler’s Journal, Vol. 5, no. 2, Spring 1999, “Tedd Knott“, (Ed Engle)
  • Angler’s Journal, Vol. 5 no. 3, Summer 1999, “ED Lyons“, (Ed Engle)
  • Angler’s Journal, Vol. 5, no. 4, Fall 1999, “Eden Cane, Ltd.“, (Ed Engle)
  • Angler’s Journal, Vol. 6, no. 1, Winter 2000, “Glenn Bracket & R.L. Winston Rod Co.“, (Ed Engle)
  • Antiques (USA), June 1974, “Nineteenth-century American fly rods”  (Kenneth M. Cameron) – early rodmakers like Krider, Crook, A. B. Shipley, Conroy, etc., photos of reel seats and markings. Color repros of paintings with early rods.
  • Antrim County News (USA), April 28, 1977
  • Arizona Republic (USA), July 6, 1986, “Ellis’ Bamboo Rod Proves Mettle For Ability To Catch Fish On The Fly” by Barry Burkhart
  • Associated Press (USA), Feb. 15, 1992, “Antique Fishing Tackle”  (Jerry Harkavy)
  • Associated Press, June 07, 1992, “Fly Rod Maker”  (Trudy Tynan) – Jim Murphy at Thomas & Thomas
  • Atlanta Constitution (USA), May 16, 1991, “It’s the Reel Thing”  Photo of rodmaker Cal Parker Sr.
  • Atlanta Constitution, Jan. 23, 1993, “Fishing Repair Shop Isn’t Afraid To Tackle Tough Jobs”  (Ken Sturdivant) – article on rodmaker Cal Parker Sr.
  • AUDI magazine, UK, July 1999, “The Strength of Bamboo” (Markus Honsig) – article on Walter Brunner (+2007). *      Brunner-Audi-1999-1  Brunner-Audi-1999-2  Brunner-Audi-1999-3  Brunner-Audi-1999-4  Brunner-Audi-1999-5  Brunner-Audi-1999-6 Brunner-Audi-1999-7

 

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  • The Bamboo Fly Rod (USA), Vol. 1, no. 1, Jan/Feb 1998, Includes: “Walton Powell“. * (Download)
  • The Bamboo Fly Rod, Vol. 1, no. 2, March/April 1998, Includes: “Planing Forms Part I” and “Mike Clark“. * (Download)
  • The Bamboo Fly Rod, Vol. 1, no. 3, May/June 1998, Includes: “Per Brandin, part l“, “George Maurer” and “Planing Forms Part II“. * (Download)
  • The Bamboo Fly Rod, Vol. 1, no. 4, July/Aug 1998, Includes: “Per Brandin, part II“, “John Zimny” and “Curing & Heat Treating Ovens“. * (Download)
  • The Bamboo Fly Rod, Vol. 1, no. 5/6, Sept/Oct & Nov/Dec 1998, Includes: “Don Anderson“, “Joe Arguello” and “Use & Care of The Bamboo Fly Rod “. * (Download)

 

  • Bambus Journal (Germany), No. 2, 2017, pp. 18 – 23, “Angelruten aus Tonkin” (Peer Doering-Arjes) – Der Herstellungsprozess, Die Geschichte des Bambusrutenbaus, Tonkinvorkommen in Vietnam & China, Mechanische Eigenschaften des Tonkin, Literatur.

 

  • Bellaire Spectator (USA), August 21, 1972
  • Bangor Daily News – Bangor ME (USA), April 1, 2000, “Tradition: Penobscot Salmon Club, Thomas Rod Co.”  (Tom Hennessey) – article on rodmaker Steve Campbell.
  • Boulder Daily Camera (USA), June 23, 1997, “Lafayette Fly-fishing Shop Grows: Rocky Mountain Kane’s Owner Will Hire Help And Spend More Time Making Bamboo Rods”  (Charles Ashby) – article on rodmaker Joe Arguello.
  • Boulder Daily Camera, June 3, 1998, “Custom-Made Cane Rods: A True Work Of Art”  (Ed Engle) – article on rodmaker Joe Arguello.
  • Buffalo News (USA), Oct. 4, 1999, “Bamboo Rods Answer The Casting Call”  (Michael Levy) – general article on bamboo rods.
  • Buffalo News, May 21, 2000, “East Koy Fisherman Turns Hobby Into Rod-Building Business”  (Michael Levy) – article on rodmaker Joe Perrigo.
  • Bulletin (Bend OR, USA), Aug. 11, 1996, “Fly Rod Maker Moves To Sisters”  (Mike Freeman) – article on Payne rodmaker David Holloman.

C.

  • Canadian Fly Fisher, Winter 1999, “Canadian Cane”  (Ted Knott) – article on Canadian bamboo rodmakers.
  • Canadian Fly Fisher, Summer 1999, “Grandpa’s Old Fly Rod: Trash or Treasure?”  (Ted Knott) – article about putting a value on an old rod.
  • Canadian Fly Fisher, Fall 2000, “Make a Bamboo Rod – Part One”  (Ted Knott) – First part of a two part article on how to make a split bamboo rod.
  • Canadian Fly Fisher, Winter 2001, “Make a Bamboo Rod – Part Two”  (Ted Knott) – Second part of a two part article on how to make a split bamboo rod.
  • Charleston Daily Mail (USA), April 17, 1997, “Patience Is Key To Maker Of ‘Split Cane’ Rods”  (John McCoy) – article on rodmaker Randy Lemon.
  • Chicago Sun-Times (USA), March 8, 1998, “Profile -Jim Grandt”  (Dale Bowman) – article on rodmaker Jim Grandt.
  • Chicago Tribune (USA), April 16, 1991, “Fishing rod king lands a Bush bass”  (Melita Marie Garza) – article on rodmaker Jim Grandt
  • Chico News & Review (USA), August 2, 2001, “Spare the Rod: Chico fly rod maker Walton Powell died defending his honor after selling his family name and image to the Schwab family”  (Devanie Angel) – article on rodmaker Walton Powell.

 

  • Classic Angling (UK), Issue 3, “How anglers coped with cumbersome rods:- the early days of rod-making
  • Classic Angling, Issue 3, “A guide to cane rods
  • Classic Angling, Issue 8, “Richard Walker rods: the story behind the Mark IV split-cane rod
  • Classic Angling, Issue 33, “Buying wood rods” 
  • Classic Angling, Issue 44, “WALKER’S WEDDING GIFT” — A pair of Mark IV rods that were made by Peter Stone from cane given to him by Richard Walker as a wedding present are among special items on offer at Mullock Madeley’s next auction
  • Classic Angling, Issue 47, “Unique Winston rod goes up for auction
  • Classic Angling (UK), Issue 54, “Our eBay spot looks at the background to a Pezon et Michel cane rod that sold for $2750″
  • Classic Angling, Issue 86, November/December 2013, “GEM Skues was slated for supporting the virtues of US split-cane rods, as we look back to The Fishing Gazette in 1906
  • The Columbian (USA), Aug. 26, 1999, “Fly-fishing Hobbyist Revives Bamboo Rod-Making Style” – article on rodmaker Larry Quinn.
  • Columbus Dispatch (USA), June 15, 1988, “He’s (Fly) Cast As Fishing Expert”  (Scott H. Duff) – article on rod repairer Nicholas Mathy.
  • Columbus Dispatch, June 24, 1988, “Grandview Man Puts Art And Soul Into Fishing Rods”  (Erin Marie Medick) – article on rodmaker Don Wittekind
  • Columbus Dispatch, May 16, 1990, “When Fishing Is An Art”  (Lee Stratton) – article on rodmaker Don Wittekind.
  • Country Life (UK), 29. January, 2004, “POLES APART” (David Profumo) – about The Edward Barder Rod Company. (Download)
  • The Creel, Flyfishers Club of Oregon (USA), Vol. 7, No. 1, Dec. 1969, “E. C. Powell Angler & Rodmaker”  (Lee Richardson) – tribute to rodmaker E. C. Powell. *

D.

  • Daily News of Los Angeles (USA), May 7, 1992, “Old-Timer Goes Modem Route: Noted Fly Fisherman Takes Advantage Of New Materials”  (Eric Sharp) – Chauncey Lively fishes Paul Young Rods
  • Daily News of Los Angeles, July 29, 1991, “Custom Fly-fishing Rods Lands Four-Figure Prices”  (Gregory J. Wilcox) – article on rodmaker Barry Kustin
  • Daily News of Los Angeles, June 18, 1992, “Split-Bamboo Rods Are Expensive Works Of Art”  (Trudy Tynan) – Jim Murphy at Thomas & Thomas
  • Daily News of Los Angeles, May 12, 1994, “Hand-Built Rods From Clark Are Collectors Items”  (Jim Sheeler)
  • The Daily Telegraph (UK), 23. July, 2009, “The golden age of rod making is alive and well in Newbury” (Chris Yates) – about The Edward Barder Rod Company. (Download)
  • Departures (USA), April/May, 1992, (includes article with Walt Carpenter, Gary Howells and others)
  • Detroit Free Press (USA), March 22, 1991, “Summers’ Handmade Bamboo Rods Are Coveted By Anglers, Collectors”  (Eric Sharp)
  • Detroit Free Press, March 22, 1991 “Spare The Rod? Not Summers”  (Eric Sharp)
  • Detroit Free Press, May 1, 1992, “Lively Still Trying To Build A Better Fly Rod”  (Eric Sharp)
  • Detroit Free Press, May 25, 1994, “Family’s Fishing Legacy: Men Use Time-Tested Ways To Craft Prize Bamboo Rods”  (Alan R. Kamuda) – article on Todd Young of Paul H. Young Co.

E.

  • The Edmonds Paper (USA), March 9, 1999, “Fly Rod the Love of Ray Gould’s Life” – article on rodmaker Ray Gould.

F.

  • The Field, (UK), May 2012, “Craft: Split Cane Fishing Rod Maker Edward Barder” – (Download)
  • Field & Stream (USA), February 1940, “Your Bamboo”  (Claude M. Kreider)
  • Field & Stream, August 1948, “The Parabolic Rod”  (A.J. McClane)
  • Field & Stream, October 1948, “Why Five”  (A.J. McClane) – Lou Feierabend on 5-strip rod construction.
  • Field & Stream, February 1950, “The Seven Strip Rod”  (A.J. McClane) – Lou Feierabend on 7-strip rod construction.
  • Field & Stream, April 1952, Everett Garrison comments on 5 & 7 strip rods  (A.J. McClane)
  • Field & Stream, July 1952, “Fit the Line to the Rod”  (A.J. McClane)
  • Field & Stream, February 1955, “The Case for the Flea Rod”  (A.J. McClane)
  • Field & Stream, April 1955, “The Fly Rod That Does the Impossible”  (A.J. McClane)
  • Field & Stream, November 1955, “The Golden Age of Tackle Making”  (A.J. McClane)
  • Field & Stream, February 1958, “Bamboo Aristocrats”  (Cecil Heacox)
  • Field & Stream, March 1974, “Secrets of the Magic Wand”  (A.J. McClane)
  • Field & Stream, July 1986, “Spotting Craftsmen: Hoagy B. Carmichael – Rodbuilder”  (Stephen Darst) – includes seven color photographs of Mr. Carmichael fishing and working with his rods.
  • Fine Woodworking (USA), May/June 1982, “Fly Rods From Split Bamboo”  (L.A. Beitz).
  • Fisch & Fliege (Germany)
  • Fisch & Fliege, No. 19, 2009, pp. 66 – 68, “Neulich an der Küste – Mit der Gespliessten an der Küste” (Siegi Stümke) – Rolf Baginski liebt es leicht, und fischt bei ruhigem Wetter bevorzugt gespliesste Ruten Marke Eigenbau. *
  • Fisch & Fliege, No. 32, 4/4, 2012, pp. 17 – 20, “Gespliesste – Edle Schönheit mitt Charakter” (Andreas Schmitt, Matthias Meyer). *
  • Fisch & Fliege, No. 33, 1/4, 2013, pp. 36 – 40, “Bambus – Der Stoff, aus dem Gespliesste sind” – Woher kommt der benötigte Rohstoff – der Bambus ? Robert Stroh aus München nimmt Sie mit auf eine Weite Reise in den Dscjungel der Volksrepublik China (Robert Stroh). *
  • Fish & Fly (USA), Vol. 7, no. 1,  Autumn 2006, “Last Cast” – interview on Glen Brackett, what happened, and why he left the R.L Winston Rod Company after 30 years. Several nice photos too.
  • FliegenFischen (Germany) Bøger, tidsskrifter, video, 22.04.13. 031
  • FliegenFischen, No. 5, nov/dec 1984, p. 74, ”Gespliesste vom Feinsten” – rods from Rudi Heger. *
  • FliegenFischen, No. 2, mar/apr 1985, pp. 12-13, ”Split Cane Kurs bei Kettner ein Riesenerfolg” with Lawrence Waldron, Partridge. *
  • FliegenFischen, No. 2, mar/apr 1985, pp. 44-49, ”Alte Liebe – flottgemacht, Zwei schwedische Spezialisten demonstrieren, wie man aus alt neu gemacht” (Kenneth Boström  og Jerry Petterson). *
  • Fliegenfischen, May 1986, “Das Holz des Ostens” (Udo Hilderbrant).
  • Fliegenfischen, June 1986, “Das Holz des Ostens” (Udo Hilderbrant)
  • FliegenFischen, No. 3, maj/juni 1988, pp. 22-25, ”Lebendige Ruten – Heinz Hillebrandt” (Walter Lategahn). *
  • FliegenFischen, No. 1, jan/feb 1989, pp. 54-56, “Feine Ruten aus Amerika – Portrait von James W. Schaaf” (Jürgen F. Preylowski). *
  • FliegenFischen, No. 2, mar/apr 1991, pp. 52- 53, ”Bambus im Westwind – Rolf Baginski” (Ede Brumund-Rüther). *
  • FliegenFischen, No. 2, mar/apr 1991, pp. 62- 65, ”So lebt die Gespliesste länger!” (Rolf Grimme). *
  • FliegenFischen, No. 1, jan/feb 1997, pp. ?? , “Unser bestes Stück: DIE GESPLIESSTE” ???
  • FliegenFischen, No. 2, mar/apr 2004, pp. 72-73, ”Bambus-Lexikon” (Ingo Karwath). *
  • FliegenFischen, No. 6, nov/dec 2004, pp. 46-47, ”Schottische Schönheit” (Rolf Baginski) – C. C. de France, Marktpreise historischen Hardy Ruten. *
  • FliegenFischen, No. 4, jul/aug 2005, pp. 6, ”Bambus-Kurs” – Short note: Rolf Baginski gibt drei Rutenbaukurse in Waischenfeld. *
  • FliegenFischen, No. 1, jan. 2006, pp. 24-27, ”Der Auktionator” (Bernd Kuleisa) – Zu besuch bei Udo Hildebrandt. *
  • FliegenFischen, No. 3, apr/mai 2006, pp. 18, ”Rund um die Gespliesste”  – ‘Treffen der Gespliesstenbauer‘: 1. Schweizer Rutenbauer-treffen, ‘In drei Tagen eigenen Gespliessten‘: Rutenbau-kurs mitt Rolf Baginski, ‘Das grosse Buch der Gespliessten‘: “Gespliesste, Edle Ruten aus Bambus” von Rolf Baginski.
  • FliegenFischen, Nr. 1, dez/jan 2007, pp. 10, ”Gespliesstenbauer-treffen in der Schweiz, Erste Sahne in Sarnen” (Rolf Baginski). *
  • FliegenFischen, Nr. 3, apr/mai 2007, pp. 8, ”Nachruf, Zum Gedanken an Walter Brunner” (Rolf Baginski). *
  • FliegenFischen, Nr. 3, apr/mai 2007, pp. 10, ”Buch-Tip: Rolf Baginski, “Gespliesste – edle Ruten aus Bambus“. *
  •  FliegenFischen, Nr. 4, jun/jul 2007, pp. 10, ”Internationales Treffen der Gespliessterbauer” (Rolf Baginski) – Waischenfeld, 26.-28. Okt. 2007. *
  • FliegenFischen, No. 6, okt/nov 2007, pp. 34, ”Einkaufsberater: Gespliesste” (Udo Hildebrandt). *
  • FliegenFischen, No. 1, dez/jan 2008, p. 52, “Gespliesste, Second Hand” (Rolf Baginski). *
  • FliegenFischen, No. 2, feb/marz 2008, pp. 70, “Gespliesste, mit besonderem Dreh” – about Robert Stroh, (Wolfgang Hauer). *
  • FliegenFishen, No. 4, jun/jul 2008, pp. 40, ”Klasse(n) Arbeit”, – splitcane-workshop with Rolf Baginski, (Thomas Wölfle). *
  • FliegenFishen, Nr. 5, aug/sep 2008, pp. 8, “1. Europäisches Rutenbauertreffen, Italien”. *
  • FliegenFishen, Nr. 1, Dez/Jan 2010, pp. 9, “2. Europäisches Gespliesstenbauer-Treffen” – ende September in Sarnen, Schweiz. – short note. *
  •  FliegenFishen, Nr. 1, Dez/Jan 2011, pp. 64 – 67, “Bambus für die Zukunft” (Marco Mariani) – zu besuch bei Eduard Locher und Arthur Gebhart (L&G Rodmakers) in Mering. *
  • FliegenFishen, Nr. 2, Feb/März 2011, pp. 44 – 47, “Kork für Rutengriffe – Hinter eines Baumes Rinde…” (Rolf Baginski) – Philipp Sicher und Rolf Baginski in Kork-land. *
  • FliegenFishen, Nr. 2, Feb/März 2011, pp. 48 – 50, “Gespliesste Zweihand – Die Letzten Ritter” (Rolf Baginski). *
  • FliegenFishen, Nr. 2, Feb/März 2015, pp. 7, “Treffen de Bambus-Szene” – note on European Rodbuilder Gathering In Waischelfeld, Germany. *
  • FliegenFishen, Nr. 2, Feb/März 2015, pp. 66 – 71, “Zwischen Keller und Olymp” (Ingo Karwath) – “Eine Selbsgebaute am Wasser ist besser als eine Olymp-Rute im Museum”. *
  • FliegenFishen, Nr. 1, Dez/Jan 2016, pp. 56 – 59, “Bambus nach Mass” (Aleksandar Vrtaric) – Interview With Matt Schlieske, Chris Carlin and James M. Reid. *
  • FliegenFishen, Nr. 5, aug/sep 2016, pp. 14 – 16, “Eine Hommage an Walter Brunner” (xxx?) – Walter Brunner on flyfishing with Walter Reisinger, and the fly: “Brunner 3”. *

 

  • Der Fliegenfischer (Germany), Heft 43, Januar/Februar 1982, pp. 44, Vier Gespließte von Partridge. (Red.).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 48, Januar 1983, pp. 31, Es lebe die Gespließte! (L. Martin)
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 50, April/Mai 1983, pp. 7, Es lebe die Gespließte!; E. Jambor · We all love Fliegenfischen; (V. Wendeler).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 54, Februar 1984, pp. 40, Gespließte von Bjarne Fries. (Red).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 55, September 1984, pp. 10, Arundinaria amabilis. Split-cane-Ruten. (B. Fries).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 56/58, Januar/März 1985, pp. 12, Splitcane only. Meeting. (R. R.).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 70, 1. Quart. 1987, pp. 20, Split-Cane-Check. (B. Volz)
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 73, Oktober 1987, pp. 47, Für Splitcane-Fans. (Hildebrandt-Broschüre) (Red.).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 76, April/Mai 1988, pp. 38, Das Cane-Star-Prinzip. Gespließte. (L. Reim).
  • »Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 77, Juni/Juli 1988, pp. 43, Split-Cane-Parade 1988. (alle Modelle) (Red.).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 78, August/September 1988, pp. 12, Zu „Split-Cane-Parade 1988“. (Red.).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 79, Oktober/November 1988, pp. 28-29, ”Cane ist ihr Schicksal..(12 Rutenbauer)” foto with a.o. Tom Moran, Rolf Baginski, Leen Huisman, Mike Brookes and Günter Henseler (A. Blindow/Red.). *
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 80, Dezember 1988, pp. 52, Hülsen für Gespließte. R. Raab. (P. den Hollander).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 82, April 1989, pp. 56, Gespließte von Michael Götz. (H. Kloss).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 83, Mai/Juni 1989, pp. 29, Die Geschneckelten. (B. Volz) Teil 1: Grundlagen für Gespließte. Verbesserung des E-Moduls.
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 84, Juli/August 1989, pp. 30, Die Geschneckelten. (B. Volz) Teil 2: Die Vorteile gewendelter Gespließter.
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 85, Oktober 1989, pp. 4, Zu „Die Geschneckelten“;S. Pauly, B. Volz · Mit spitzer Feder: How to build a Bamboo Flyrod … R. Henninger · Zu „Coachman junior“;Dr.W. Knapp, (Red.).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 85, Oktober 1989, pp. 9, Für Präsident Bush. Gespließte von G. Schinn (Red.).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 87, Februar/März 1990, pp. 32, Unvergleichlich! – toller Fisch an selbstgebauter Gespließter. (B. Volz).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 88, Mai 1990, pp. 42, Ger & Gerrit. Split-Cane-Bauer. (E. van den Berg).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 102, August/September 1992, pp. 30, Nach Wunsch. Gespließte von Henseler. (Peacock).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 111, März/April 1994, pp. 54, Greys Master Cane 7 ft, 4/5. (Red.).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 119, Juli/August 1995, pp. 29, … zu den Wurzeln. Gespließte von J. Trnka.  (A. Baudisch).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 130, März/April 1998, pp. 50, Gespließte von H.J. Schlecht. (H. Kloss).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 132, August/September 1998, pp. 31, Cape Fear-Ruten. Gespließte. (D. Popp).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 140, Juni/Juli 2000, pp. 50, Eine „Westwind“ von Baginski. Gespließte.
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 145, August/September 2001, pp. 10, ”Gespliesste in der Schweiz” (Dr. Rolf Frischknecht) – Rutenbauerkurs 19-23.02.2001 in Brienz. *
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 151, März/April 2003, pp. 30, Gespließte von Hans-Jörg Klein. (R. Thräner).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 154, pp. 10, Erste Handwerk Fliegenfischen” (P.Ü) – 1. Internationale Ausstellung, 13-14/09-2003.
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 165, November/Dezember 2005, pp. 30, CarboCane. Kohlefaser-Gespließte von S. Grau. (Dr.R. Frischknecht).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 169, Juli/September 2006, pp. 30, Gespließte von Robert Stroh (H. Eiber).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 170, Oktober/November 2006, pp. 30, Back to the woods –  Greenheart-Ruten. (S. Grau).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 171, Dezember 2006 / Januar 2007, pp. 22 – 23, “1. Schweizer Gespliesstenbauer-Treff” (Jaroslav Vecko). *
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 171, Dezember 2006 / Januar 2007, pp. 28 – 31, Back to the woods, 2. Teil. Bau von Vollholz-Ruten. (S. Grau). *
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 172, Februar/März 2007, pp. 30 – 31, Edelhölzer, Eine Beitragsreihe über gespliesste Ruten, Teil 2, meine Thomas & Thomas Classic. (Christian Mohr). *
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 172, Februar/März 2007, pp. 60 – 61, Bookrewiew / Buchbesprechung: R. Baginski, “Gespließte – edle Ruten aus Bambus”. (f.). *
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 172, Februar/März 2007, pp. 2 – 3, Abschied von Walter Brunner (Österreichische Fischereigesellschaft,  Sepp Prager, Hans Putzo, Jochen Schück). *
  • Der Fliegenfischer, Heft 173, April 2007, p. 4, Abschied von Walter Brunner (G. Wenzel, Ing. M. Schremser).
  • Der Fliegenfisher, Mai/Juni 2007, p. 30 – 31, Im Interview: Axel Janousch, Phoenix-Vorfächer – nicht nur für Seidenschnüre. (J. S. Thema). *
  • Der Fliegenfisher, ??, 2008, pp. ?, “Sansepolcro 2008, über das 1. Europäische Rutenbauertreffen für Gespliesste” (Philipp Sicher & Jaroslav Vecko).
  • Der Fliegenfischer, ??, 2009, pp. ?, “Sarnen 2009, zum 2. Europäischen Rutenbauertreffen für Gespliesste” (Jaroslav Vecko).

 

  • Flugangeln (Germany), heft 8, 1995, s. 88, ”Fliegenruten” – passage about – die Gespliessten. *
  • Fly Fisher (USA), Vol. 5 no. 2, April 1972, “Building Bamboo Rods“.
  • Fly Fisher, Vol. 4 no. 3, October 1973, “The Story of Tonkin Cane“, (Letcher Lambuth).
  • Fly Fisher, Vol. 9 no. 4, October 1976, “Bargains In Bamboo“, (Harmon Henkin).
  • Fly Fisher, Vol. 6 no. 2, April 1980, “Classic Rods“, (Martin J. Keane & Susie Isaksen)
  • Fly Fisher, Winter 1984, “H. L. Leonard: Born Of Tradition – Looking To The Future“, (Larry Foster).
  • Fly Fisher, Winter 1986, “Thomas A. Bedford“, (Donald Barrer).
  • Fly Fisher, Winter 1987, “Song Of The Reed“, (Steve Cherry).
  • Fly Fisher, Winter 1993, “Winston Eyes History“, (Jamie Hunter).
  • FlyFisher (Japan), The Bamboo Fly Rod, 2001, Tsuribitosha, Japan (Japanese publication featuring numerous classic bamboo fly rods as well as contemporary Japanese and American rodmakers).

 

  • Fly Fisherman (USA), June 1970, “Fly Rods“, (Don Zahner).
  • Fly Fisherman, August 1970, “Payne Rods Live On“, (Don Zahner).
  • Fly Fisherman, October 1970, “Making Custom Skeleton Reel Seats“, (Edwin John Dvorak).
  • Fly Fisherman, March 1971, “Bamboo Rods in the Space Age” (Bill Fink).
  • Fly Fisherman, Mar/Apr 1972, “Ritz: The Man And His Rod“, (Don Zahner).
  • Fly Fisherman, June/July 1973, “Another Dimension for Fly Rod Evaluation: Stiffness Profile“, (Don Phillips).
  • Fly Fisherman, vol.5, no.3, Spring 1974, “The Bamboo Renaissance” (Don Zahner) – a survey of American cane rod builders. Individuals and companies covered included Garrison, Leonard, Orvis, Payne, Powell, Sisty, T&T, Winston, Young, Howells and Uslan.
  • Fly Fisherman vol.5, no.3, Spring 1974, ‘The Garrison Rod“, (Hoagy B. Carmichael).
  • Fly Fisherman April 1974, “Basement Rod Building“, (George Barnes).
  • Fly Fisherman Winter 1974, “Cane Rod Repair“, (William A. Schwenker).
  • Fly Fisherman Winter 1974, “On The Vintage Rods“, (Martin Keane).
  • Fly Fisherman January 1975, “The Care And Feeding Of Ferrules – Part I“, (Dick Finlay).
  • Fly Fisherman Spring 1975, “The Care And Feeding Of Ferrules – Part II“, (Dick Finlay).
  • Fly Fisherman May 1975, “The Care And Feeding Of Ferrules – Part III“, (Dick Finlay).
  • Fly Fisherman June 1975, “Guide Wrapping – Back-Country Style“, (Dick Finlay).
  • Fly Fisherman Winter 1975, “Time To Get A Handle On Your Rods“, (Dick Finlay)
  • Fly Fisherman, vol.7, no.2, January 1976, “The Late Wes Jordan Grips” (Dick Finlay).
  • Fly Fisherman, Spring 1976, “The Alchemy Of Bamboo“, (Ernest G. Schwiebert).
  • Fly Fisherman, Winter 1976, “New Life For Old Bamboo – I“, (Dave Engerbretson).
  • Fly Fisherman, January 1977, “New Life For Old Bamboo – II“, (Dave Engerbretson).
  • Fly Fisherman,Winter 1977, “Guides And Grips“, (Hoagy B. Carmichael).
  • Fly Fisherman,January 1978 (Pre Season Issue), “Collectible Cane“, (Tom Maxwell).
  • Fly Fisherman, January 1978 (Pre Season Issue), “Fly Rod Action And Taper Design“, (Hoagy B. Carmichael).
  • Fly Fisherman, Spring 1978, “Sewing A Rod Bag“, (Barbara Peterson).
  • Fly Fisherman, April 1978, “Where The Action Was … And Is“, (Dick Finlay).
  • Fly Fisherman, Jan/Feb 1979, “Notes On Rod Selection“, (Dick Finlay).
  • Fly Fisherman, April 1979, “Guidelines For Guide Placement“, (Dick Finlay).
  • Fly Fisherman, Spring 1980, “Taking Care Of Ferrules“, (Len Codella).
  • Fly Fisherman, April 1980, “Handling Ferrules“, (Len Codella).
  • Fly Fisherman, April 1980, “Scrapers For Cane“, (Ralph Moon).
  • Fly Fisherman, (USA), july-sep. 1980, p. 10, “To Scrape or …” (Hoagy B. Carmichael) – comment to the Ralph Moon’s article ‘Scrapers for Cane’ April 1980. *
  • Fly Fisherman, jan.-feb. 1981, p. 8, “The Plane Truth” (Ralph W. Moon) – answer to Hoagy Charmichael. *
  • Fly Fisherman Jan/Feb 1981, pp. 60-61, “Correcting Ferrule Misfits“, (Dick Talleur). *
  • Fly Fisherman, Jan/Feb 1981, 126-128, “Selecting Cane“, (Hoagy B. Carmichael). *
  • Fly Fisherman, May/June 1981, pp. 74-75, “Progressive Taper Fly Rods“, (Dick Finlay). *
  • Fly Fisherman, June 1984, pp. 29, “Cane Is Able To Meet The Challenge“, (Dave Engerbretson). *
  • Fly Fisherman, July 1985, pp.32-35, “Collecting Antique Fly Fishing Tackle“, (Bill Anderson) *
  • Fly Fisherman, March 1988, (Special Equipment Issue), p.36-38 + 40-41 + 76-78, “Bamboo“, (John Gierach). *
  • Fly Fisherman, March 1988, (Special Equipment Issue), p.39, “Buying a Bamboo Rod – Ten things to look for”  (John Gierach). *
  • Fly Fisherman, July 1994, “Walton Powell …. up and at it again!” (Walton Powell) – writing about getting prostate cancer, bamboo rods and the Walton Powell segmented graphite fly rod. *
  • Fly Fisherman, June 1995, “Tom Morgan“, (John Randolph).
  • Fly Fisherman, Feb 1999, pp. 29, “The Morgan Hand Mill” – short note. *
  • Fly Fisherman, May 1999, pp. 48-51, “Antique Bamboo Rods“, (Cantwell Clark). *
  • Fly Fisherman, Dec. 2000, pp. 23-24, Book Review: “The Technology of Fly Rods” by Don Phillips. *
  • Fly Fisherman, Feb. 2000, pp. 22-23, Book Review: “Royal Coachman – The Lore and Legends of Fly-fishing” by Paul Schullery. *
  • Fly Fisherman, Dec. 2001, pp.26, “Walt Powell (1915-2001) – Bamboo Rod legend leaves legacy” – obituary. *
  • Fly Fisherman, March 2006, “Bamboo Builders” – note on Jerry Kustic, Wayne Maca, Jeff Walker and Glenn Bracket leaving The R. L. Winston Rod Co. *
  • Fly Fisherman, May 2007, pp. 27, Book Review: Casting a Spell: The Bamboo Fly Rod and the American Pursuit of Perfection” by George Black. *

 

  • Flyfisher Magazine (Australia), Issue 6, “My Path into Bamboo” (Nick Taransky)  (PDF)
  • Flyfisher Magazine, Issue 7, “Bamboo Rod Care” (Nick Taransky) (PDF)
  • Flyfisher Magazine, Issue 8, “Rod Tapers, Famous Makers, and their Rod Styles” (Nick Taransky) (PDF)
  • Flyfisher Magazine, Issue 9, “Casting with Cane” (Nick Taransky) (PDF)
  • Flyfisher Magazine, Issue 10, “Making your own Rod” (Nick Taransky) (PDF)
  • Flyfisher Magazine, Issue 11, “Tackle Considerations – Reels, Lines Leaders etc. – for Bamboo” (Nick Taransky) (PDF)
  • Flyfisher Magazine, Issue 12, “Short Bamboo Rods – Part 1 – Ray Brown and ‘The Well-Tempered Angler’ ” (Nick Taransky) (PDF)
  • Flyfisher Magazine, Issue 13, “Short Bamboo Rods – Part 2 – The ‘Monaro 45’ and ‘Bush Creek’ ” (Nick Taransky) (PDF)
  • Flyfisher Magazine, Issue 14, “Japanese Rods and Rodmakers” (Nick Taransky) (PDF)

 

  • Flyfishing (USA), 1986, “A Guide For Refinishing Damaged Bamboo Fly Rods” (Gary L. Fenwick)
  • Flyfishing, Feb. 1994 “The Arcane Art” (Notes from Camp Bucktail) (Steve Raymond)
  • Flyfishing, Feb. 1994 (mention of rodmaker Peter McVey) (Steve Probasco)
  • Flyfishing, Dec. 1997, “Blue Collar Cane Rods

 

  • FlyFishing & FlyTying (UK)
  • Fly Fishing and Fly Tying , April 1997, pp. 24, “Magic Wands” – article on Tom Moran  (Peter Lapsley) *
  • Fly Fishing and Fly Tying, Aug. 2010. pp. 88, “Tackle bag“, ‘Luke Bannister 7ft #4 rod’ (Magnus Angus) *
  • Fly Fishing and Fly Tying, Jan. 2012, pp. 81, “Tackle bag“, ‘Beautiful presentation’ – about Charles Clemens Split Cane 7ft No.3 (Magnus Angus) *
  • Fly Fishing and Fly Tying, April 2012, pp. 50-55, “Of cane, silk and tarpon” – about Harold Almond, splitcane, tarpon og behandling af silkeline (Peter Lapsey) *
  • Fly Fishing and Fly Tying, Aug. 2013, pp. 86, “Tackle bag“, ‘Smart Rod’ – about James Smart 6ft 6in #4 2pce. *
  • Fly Fishing and Fly Tying, July 2014, pp. 16, “Tom Moran 1948-2014” – Obituary on Tom Moran, who besides building his own rods, also was building for ‘The Franklin Rod Company’ (Mike Jordan), ‘Partridge of Redditch’, Homer Jenings, ‘Thomas and Thomas’ and ‘Hardy’ (Callum Gladstone). *

 

  • Flyfishing & Tying Journal, Amatobooks.com, (USA), Winter 2008, pp.13, “Trout Grass, Review” (Preston Singletary). *
  • Flyfishing & Tying Journal, Amatobooks.com, (USA), Winter 2008, pp.70, New Products: “Highland Mills Original Bamboo Fly Rod” – a 7″6′, 5-weight made in China.

 

  • Fly Fishing Heritage (USA), vol. 2, no. 1, “Production Bamboo Rods” (John Gierach)
  • Fly Fishing in Salt Waters (USA), Sept./Oct. 2009, Vol. 16, No. 5, pp. 38-43 “Cane on the Coast” – ‘Bamboo Rods Shaped the Destiny of Saltwater Fly Tackle’ (Ed Mitchell) – about early saltwater fly rods. *
  • FlyFishing News: Views and Reviews, (Livingston MT, USA) vol 1., no. 1 – June/July 1986 “Sticks” (Paul Schullery)
  • Fly Fishing The West (USA), vol. 1, no.5 , Nov/Dec 1978, “Cane by Hand” (Kerry McPherdan) – profile of rodmaker Peter McVey of Merritt Lake, BC.
  • Fly Fishing The West, 1979, “Notes On Building An Organic Fly Rod” (Dain Lones)
  • Fly Only (Germany), Jan. 1987, “Auswahl und Wärmebehandlung von Bambus für den Bau von gespliessten Angelruten” (Stefan Pauly)
  • The Fly Paper (USA), Vol.97, Issue 3 – March 1997, “An Afternoon with Master Rod Maker Ray Gould

 

  • Fly Rod & Reel (USA)Bøger, tidsskrifter, video, 22.04.13. 027
  • Fly Rod & Reel, Nov/Dec 1979, ‘The Price Of A Payne“, (Lee Wulff)
  • Fly Rod & Reel, May/June 1981, “On Coming Into Cane“, (John Merwin)
  • Fly Rod & Reel, May/June 1981, “Lyle Dickerson – Rodmaker“, (Gary Marek)
  • Fly Rod & Reel, May/June 1982, “Fly Rod Actions“, (Dave Engerbretson)
  • Fly Rod & Reel, July/Oct. 1982, “How To Break A Rod“, (Lee Wutff)
  • Fly Rod & Reel, Nov./Dec. 1984, “The Forgotten Rod Maker
  • Fly Rod & Reel, May/June 1985, “Refinishing Cane Rods“, (Barry Kustin)
  • Fly Rod & Reel, Jan./Feb. 1989, “Classic Cane“, (Churchill Payne)
  • Fly Rod & Reel, no. 4, July/Oct, 1989, pp.44-48“Fly-Fishing Collectibles”  (Arthur Taylor) *
  • Fly Rod & Reel, no. 4, July/Oct. 1990, pp. 70-71, “Classic Cane Rods” – Gallery *
  • Fly Rod & Reel, Nov./Dec, 1990, “Broken Bamboo“, (David Hughes)
  • Fly Rod & Reel, July/Oct. 1992, “The American Museum Of Fly Fishing“, (Robert F. Jones)
  • Fly Rod & Reel, Jan./Feb. 1993, “Lost Rod“, (John Gierach)
  • Fly Rod & Reel, March 1994, “Using Bamboo“, (John Gierach)
  • Fly Rod & Reel, Jan./Feb. 1997, “Split Cane Diary” (Ed Engle)
  • Fly Rod & Reel,  Jan./Feb. 2000, pp. 30-31 + 61, “Angler of the Year: John Gierach”  (Ed Engle) *
  • Fly Rod & Reel, Nov./Dec. 2001, pp. 80 + 78-79, “Bamboo Fly Rods: Obsession or investment?” (John Gierach) *
  • Fly Rod & Reel, the Angling Adventures 2011 issue, “Don’t Fear the Ferrule” (Zach Matthews) (Download)
  • Fresno Bee (USA), Oct. 7, 1990, “Trout Fever” (Paul Hendrickson)

G.

  • Gentleman’s Quarterly (USA), July 1992, “Cane is Able
  • Grants Pass Daily Courier, (Grants Pass, OR, USA) April 29, 1995, “They make divine rods: Pyle, Roberts keep anglers happy with custom work” (Jeff Duewel) – article on rod restorer Jack Pyle.
  • Gray’s Sporting Journal (USA), vol. 2, no. 2, (Trout and Salmon) “Biography: Hoagy B. Carmichael” (Rebecca Crawford) – autobiographical with good illustrations. Carmichael quoted.
  • Gray’s Sporting Journal, vol. 21 – February 1996, “Blue Collar Cane” (James R. Babb)
  • The Guardian (UK), 22. August, 2009, “How to make a split-cane fishing rod” (Jon Henley) – article on rodmaker Edward Barder. (Download)

H.

  • Heavener Ledger (Heavener, OK, USA), April 8, 1999, “A Fish on Every Rod” (Annie East) – article on rodmaker RL “Bob” Nunley.
  • The Herald, April 13, 1997, “Fishing With Bamboo” – article on rodmaker Ray Gould
  • The Herald (USA), Aug. 26, 1987, “Rod Maker is a Purist” – article on rodmaker Ray Gould.
  • Holiday Inn Companion (USA), vol. 3, no.4 – April 1977, “Orvis: Angling Mastery” (Jonathan Maslow)
  • H2O Magazine (Italy), Vol. IX, june 2016, pp. 46-51, “Interview – Profile of a Rodmaker – Massimo Tirocchi” (Cavatorti Giorgio). – text: English and Italian.

 

I.

  • The Independent – London (UK), June 28, 1993, “Out of Japan: Getting Hooked On A Samurai Sport” (Terry McCarthy) – article on rodmaker Enko Kambara.
  • The Independent, Dec. 12, 1999, “Fishing Lines: Just What I Always Wanted – A Split Cane Rod” (Keith Elliott)
  • The Independent, 16. December, 2002, “Staring at a freak of nature rendered beautiful by craftsmen” (Annalisa Barbieri) – about The Edward Barder Rod Company. (Download)

J.

  • Jagd & Natur (Swiss-German), Oct. & Nov. 1998, articles by rodmaker Stefan Grau.

K.

  • Kew Bulletin (USA), 1956, “Fishing Rod Botany: A Review” (N.W. Simmonds)

L.

  • l’Argus de la pêche – French newsletter concerning fishing takle collectibles and reports from time to time on bamboo fly rods. (Address/Phone: PE.CA.Rl.-B.P.314-64500, Ciboure France, tel/fax 05.59.47.82.14)

 

  • Life Refined (USA), Spring 2014, “Bamboo Roots” (Zach Matthews) – Today’s bamboo fly rod makers connect anglers to the history of their sport. (Download)

 

  • Lingnan Science Journal (USA), Vol. 10, No. 1; Vol. 10, No. 2+3, 1931, “Studies Of Chinese Bamboos: A new Species of Arundinaria from Southern China” (F.A. McClure)

M.

  • Magazine For Fly Fisherman (Japan), No. 42, early summer, 1998, – (Japanese publication that contains an article on Rodmaker Walt Carpenter)
  • Magazine For Fly Fisherman, No. 43, early autumn, 1998, – (Japanese publication that contains an article on Rodmaker Hoagy Carmichael)
  • Mercedes, Vol. VIII – 1983, “Craftsmanship Lives, The Other Hoagy Carmichael”  (Stephan Wilkinson) – well written article with very good photos.
  • Miami Herald (USA), Oct. 23, 1987, “A Fishing Rod For Yuppies: Costly Bamboo Rods Revived By Well-To-Do Anglers” (Eric Sharp)
  • Milwaukee Sentinel (USA), July 5, 1955, “Ike’s Fishing Technique” (James Marlow)
  • Missoulian (Missoula, MT, USA) June 11, 1993, “Hot Rods: In Twin Bridges, They’re Building Fly Rods Known The World Over” (Daryl Gadbow) – article on Tom Morgan at Winston.
  • Missoulian (Missoula, MT) June 2, 1994, “Hot Rods: Stevensville Man Hand-Crafts Classic Bamboo Ones” (Daryl Gadbow) – article on rodmaker Don Hardin.
  • Montreal Gazette (USA), April 21, 1991, “Anglers Hooked On Craftsman’s Bamboo Fly Rods” (Bill Brownstein) – article on rodmaker Terence Ackland.
  • Mother Earth News (USA), Aug./Sept. 1993, “Summer fly-fishing: it was along North Carolina’s bass-and-trout-filled lakes that I learned the basics” (Joel Bourne)

N.

  • National Geographic (USA), July 1951, article on origins & uses of Silk (Luis Marden)
  • National Geographic, Vol. 158, No. 4, October 1980, pp. 502 – 529 “Bamboo – The Giant Grass” (Luis Marden) *
  • National Geographic, April 1996, “A Passion for Trout” (Cathy Newman) *
  • Natur & Fischen, Vol 4, 2002, “Back to the wood(s) oder die gespliesste Angelrute” (Stefan Grau, rodmaker)
  • Nelson Mail (USA), June 15, 1998, “Cane Still Casts Spell” – article on rod restorer Roger Thomas.
  • News-Sentinel (USA), Jan. 23, 1993, “Cast Your Fate With Fine Bamboo Fly Rod, Fisherman Cherish Quality Cane Equipment” (Joe Dean)
  • News-Star (USA), May 5, 2002, “Winnsboro rod maker teaches global class” (Buster Wolfe) – article on rodmaker Harry Boyd.
  • New Yorker (USA), June 22, 1987, “Profiles: The Only Way
  • New York Times – Times Magazine, March 18, 2001, “Toys; Spare The Rod” (Stephen C. Sautner) – article on rodmaker Hoagy B. Carmichael.
  • New York Times, Dec. 29, 1991 , “The Art and Craft of Bamboo Rods” (John Gierach)
  • New York Times, June 27, 1991, “Tailor-Made Fly Rods” (Terry Trucco) – article on rodmaker Ed Fody.
  • New York Times, Dec. 13, 1982, “How To Build Your Own Fly Rod” (Nelson Bryant)
  • New York Times (Westchester Guide), Nov. 9, 1980, “Art of Bamboo Fly Rods” (Eleanor Charles) – notice of lecture by Hoagy Carmichael.
  • New York Times (USA), 1848, (a reference to a Phillippi Bamboo Rod is made by B. Phillips)
  • The North Woods call (USA), June 24, 1981

 

O.

  • The Orvis Company, Manchester, Vermont(USA) , “Treasury of Fishing Secrets
  • Outdoor Life (USA), vol. 75, no. 4, April 1935, (pp. 40 – 41) “Bamboo and Skill – An Unusual and Interesting Story of How Master Craftsmen Fashion a Fishing Rod, Told in Pictures” – Photos by Staff Photographer at E. F. Payne Rod Co., Highland Mills, N. Y.
  • Outdoor Life, vol. 89, No. 5, May 1942, (pp. 23 – 25 + 59) “Tune Up Your Fishing Rod” (Walter E. Burton) – repairing and refinishing bamboo rods.
  • Outdoor Life, vol. 90, no. 4, April 1943, (pp. 34 – 35 + 54 ) “Rod Guides, You can make them at Home” (Kenneth Murray)
  • Outdoor Life, vol. 95, no. 1, Jan. 1945, (pp. 12 – 13 + 70) “Bamboo Rods That Can’t Wear Out !” (Edwin Way Teale) – about The Charles F. Orvis Company impregnating Bamboo Rods with Bakelite.
  • Outdoor Life, vol. 101, no. 3, March 1948, (pp. 48 – 51 + 104) “Here’s the Way to Repair That Bamboo Rod” (Claude M. Kreider) – ‘Expert advice on overhauling everything from ferrules to finish, and reparing breaks’.
  • Outdoor Life, vol. 153, no.5, May 1974, (pp. 84 – 85 + 162 – 167)  “These Yankees Hunt Wild Turkeys Again” (Ted Janes) – Wes Jordan (Rodmaker) hunting Wild Turkey in Vermont.

 

  • Outside Magazine (USA), June 1995, “Reluctant Provider” (David Quammen)
  • Outside Magazine, August 1999, “Hoagy B. Carmichael

P.

  • Pennsylvania Angler (USA), January 1952, “Fly Rods in America” (John Alden Knight)
  • Pennsylvania Angler, December 1952, “Gluing Techniques for the Amateur Rodbuilder, part I” (Vincent Marino)
  • Pennsylvania Angler, January 1953, “Gluing Techniques for the Amateur Rodbuilder, part II” (Vincent Marino)
  • Pennsylvania Angler, December 1971, “Split Your Own Bamboo” (Bill Fink)
  • Philadelphia Inquirer (USA), Feb. 20, 1996, “Fishing May Be Bliss, But Making Those Bamboo Rods Is An Art Form A Medford Lakes Man Is Reeling In Recognition” (Douglas A. Campbell) – article on rodmaker Bill Fink.
  • Philadelphia Inquirer, March 17, 1996, “At The End Of The 20th Century, A Look At Fishing In The 18th, Ken Reinard, of Lancaster County Relishes The Idea Of Catching Trout The Way Anglers Did In The 1700’s” (Stephen J. Morgan) – article on The Colonial Angler.
  • Philadelphia Inquirer, April 5, 1998, “Dedicated To His Art, He Lives A Simple Life “Bamboo Is A Lot Like Me, ” Rodmaker Tom Maxwell Said. “It’s An Anachronism” (Conrad Grove)
  • Philadelphia Inquirer, Sept. 6, 1998, “In His Hands, Both Rods And Minds Were Made Nimble” (Conrad Grove) – article on rodmaker Tom Maxwell.
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (USA), Dec. 23, 2001, “Baldwin angler builds four-sided rods” (Deborah Weisberg) – article on rodmaker Tim Zietak.
  • Providence Sunday Journal (USA), Feb. 15, 1998, “Bamboo Rods Highly Collectible, But Priceless To Those Who Fish” (Tom Meade) – article on rodmaker Gus Carlson.

R.

  • Record (Northern N.J., USA) Jan. 17, 1996, “Costly Gear Nice But Unnecessary” (Don Ecker)
  • Rocky Mountain News (USA), Jan. 17, 1990, “Bailey’s Man’s Cane Rods Are Hand-Crafted Classics” (Dentry) – article on rodmaker Ted Grycel.
  • Rocky Mountain News, Dec. 22, 1991, “Lyons Man Casts A Neat Rod: Artisan Uses Bamboo For Custom-Made Beauties” (Kevin McCullen) – article on Mike Clark.
  • Roanoke Times (USA), May 12, 2002, “Retired attorney turns passion for fly rods into business: No hollow hobby“, (Mark Taylor) – article on rodmaker Rick Robbins.
  • Robb Report (USA), August 1998, “Rods of Yesteryear“, (Michael Pearce) – article on Douglas Kulick of Kane Klassics.
  • RodMaker (USA), Sept./Oct. 1999, Vol. 2, issue 5, “Apprenticeships – the second step to mastery” (Russ Gooding)
  • RodMaker, Nov./Dec. 1999, vol. 2, issue 6, “Selecting Quality Cane” (Bernard Elser)
  • RodMaker, Jan./Feb. 2000, Vol. 3, issue 1, “Tempering Bamboo
  • RodMaker, Mar./April, 2000, Vol. 3, issue 2, “Splitting Cane
  • RodMaker, May/June, 2000, Vol. 3, issue 3, “Roughing Cane – part I” (Russ Gooding)
  • RodMaker, Sept./Oct. 2000, Vol. 3, issue 5, “Roughing Cane – part II” (Russ Gooding)
  • RodMaker, Nov./Dec. 2000, Vol. 3, issue 6, “Tapering Bamboo” (Bernard Elser)
  • RodMaker, Jan./Feb. 2001, Vol. 4, issue 1, “A Sticky Situation” (Russ Gooding) – Gluing techniques for a bamboo fly rod.
  • RodMaker, Mar./April, 2001, Vol. 4, issue 2, “Finishing Cane
  • RodMaker, May/June, 2001, Vol. 4, issue 3, “Ferrules, Reel Seat, Grip” (Bernard Elser)
  • RodMaker, July/Aug. 2001, Vol. 4, issue 4, “Bamboo Rod Wrapping & Wrap Finishing” (Russ Gooding)
  • RodMaker, Oct./Nov. 2001, Vol. 4, issue 5, “Bamboo Dip Finishing” (Russ Gooding)
  • RodMaker, 2001, Vol. 4, “A Rodmaker’s Essay: Economies of Scale” (Bernard Elser)
  • RodMaker, 2002, Vol. 5, issue 3, “Lapping Ferrules: Using lapping files for dressing male ferrules” (Bernard Elser)
  • RodMaker, 2002, Vol. 5, issue 4, “Black Feet, Artifacts Of Process, Education & Competitive Grace” (Russ Gooding)
  • RodMaker, 2010, Vol. 13, issue 4, “The Case for Offering Bamboo
  • RodMaker, 2010, Vol. 13, issue 6, “Another View – Bamboo Rod Blanks
  • RodMaker, 2012, Vol. 15, issue 2, “Bamboo Saltwater Rods

 

  • Rodmakers’ Guild Newsletter (USA), Feb. 19, 1947, (1st issue) Article on Cutters For Milling Bamboo, Editor Alfred Miller (aka. Sparse Grey Hackle) (New York Angler’s Club?)
  • Rodmakers’ Guild Newsletter, (2nd & 3rd issues) Articles on Dipping by Garrison and Stripping Guides by Dickerson, Editor Alfred Miller (aka. Sparse Grey Hackle) (New York Angler’s Club?)

S.

  • Sacramento Bee (USA), Feb. 26, 1992, “Old Rods Offer Hints Of Age” (Gary Voet)
  • Sacramento Business Journal (USA), Vol. 17, No. 17, July 2001, “Suit Claims Fishy Takeover By Schwab” (Mark Anderson) – article regarding the Walton Powell vs. Charles Schwab suit.
  • Salt Lake Tribune (USA), April 1, 1982, “Bamboo Fly Rod Tradition Kept Alive” (Tom Wharton) – profile of rodbuilder Ralph Moon.
  • San Jose Mercury News (USA), June 4, 1992, “Passion Plus Science Make Flyrods Special” (Bill Sunderland) – article on rodmaker Walton Powell.
  • San Mateo County Times (USA), Feb. 8, 1999, “Of Fly Fishing And Poetry” (Jessica M. Scully) – quote by rodmaker and fly fishing guru Ralph Moon.
  • Schreiner Zeitung, Nr. 42, 18. okt. 2012, “Das schafft keine CNC” – article on Rolf Baginsky and his Bamboo Rods. (Download)
  • Scientific American (USA), May 1929, “From Bamboo Forests to Fishing Rods
  • Science and Mechanics (USA), August 1952, “Custom Build you own Fly Rod” (Dawn Holbrook)
  • Scribner’s Monthly (USA), Vol. 2 , no. 6 , October 1876, “Notes on Salmon Fishing” (A. G. Wilkinson) – mention of Phillipe split cane rod.
  • Sea Frontiers (USA), August 1994, “Styles In Angling” (Martin H. Garrell)
  • Seattle Times (USA), May 23, 1989, “British Columbia Combo: Superb Food, Fine Fly Fishing” (Steve Raymond) – article on Corbett Lake, BC.
  • Servus (Austria), Mai, 2013, pp. 114 – 120, ” Zauberstäbe aus Bambus ” (Klaus Kamolz) – about Harald Langer, Austria. (Download)
  • Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, WI, USA), June, 27, 1996, “An Investment In Quality” (Barry Ginter) – article on rodmaker Gene Novak.
  • Southern Living (USA), Dec. 1998, “Dreaming Of Bamboo” by Dianne Young
  • Southwest Times Record (Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA), August 15, 1996, “King of Bamboo” (Chris Gulstad) – article on rodmaker RL “Bob” Nunley
  • St. Louis Post Dispatch (USA), July 28, 1992, “Hand-Crafted Bamboo Rods Can Sell For More Than $3000” (Trudy Tynan) – Jim Murphy at Thomas & Thomas.
  • State Journal-Register Springfield, IL. (USA), Jan. 16, 1999, “Making Your Own Rod Is Reel-y-fun” – article on rodmaker John Cole.
  • Statesman Journal (USA), May 7, 2002, “Custom fishing rods net big bucks” (Stefanie Knowlton) – article on rodmaker Daryll Whitehead.
  • Spektrum der Wissenschaft, Okt. 1985, “Experiment des Monats” (Jearl Walker) – Das Flugangeln als Lehrstück Ober den Energieerhaltungssatz und Ober andere grundlegende Prinzipien der klassischen Mechanik
  • Sports Afield (USA), Jan. 1994, “This was my Alaska; back when the virgin streams were bursting with trout and salmon, and I was just a boy” (Lee Wulff)
  • Sports Afield, Feb. 1996, “He Who Dies With The Most Fly Rods Wins”  (Thomas McGuane).
  • Sports Afield, Feb. 1996, “What’s your old tackle worth?” (Anthony Acerrano)
  • Sporting Classics (USA), Vol. 13, Issue 3, May/June 1994, “It Must Be Magic” (Art Carter) – An overview of several current makers.
  • Sporting Classics, Vol. 20, Issue 5, Sept/Oct 2001, “A Bamboo Birthday” (Tom Davis) – Story regarding a William Harms rod.
  • Sports Illustrated (USA), June 04, 1956, “Father of the Fly Rod” (Sparse Grey Hackle) – Alfred Miller–aka Sparse Grey Hackle–needs no introduction to the fly fishing world. As one of the most famous and beloved figures in American fishing letters, Miller penned a seminal piece in the history of fly fishing when he profiled the great Hiram Leonard. Surely one of the most important articles ever written on the subject of fly fishing. His working notes for this article were donated by the great Hoagy Carmichael, Jr. to the Catskill Museum of Fly Fishing. (Source)
  • Sports Illustrated,  April 24, 1961, “The Fortunes of a Man and a Rod: Fishing Tackle is big Business in a Vermont Village, but the Boss gives it an Angler’s Touch”  (Duncan Barnes) –  Barnes, a gifted writer, profiled the Orvis Company a full two decades before Atwill got around to updating the story. At the center of this article is Ducky Corkran, but behind Corkran (as always) was the genius of rodmaker Wes Jordan, who saved the firm and who helped mold it into the titan that it became. A classic article and one of SI’s best pieces on fishing. (Source)
  • Sports Illustrated, March 28, 1966,  “The Hardy Trout Fly Rod Is Honored By Fishermen Among The English Gentry” (J.A. Maxtone Graham) – Britain’s esteemed Jamie Maxtone-Graham helped introduce the legendary firm of Hardy Bros. to millions of American sporting fans who might not have known a Hardy Perfect from the Hardy Boys. At a time when Hardy’s was changing mightily, such press from across the Atlantic certainly did not hurt the fortunes of this classic firm. (Source)
  • Sports Illustrated, May 05, 1980, “Old and Unimproved as they may be, Split-cane Fly Rods Can’t be Beat” (Michael Baughman) – Preceding Atwill’s article by almost a year, Baughman gives us an early look at the burgeoning world of the split cane fly rod just as it was first starting to take off. (Source)
  • Sports Illustrated, May 11, 1981, “A Vermont Fly-fishing Shop Casts Back to the Joys of the Bamboo Rod” (Lionel Atwill) – At the very cusp of the bamboo revival, this work profiles Orvis (of course) in the Leigh Perkins era and discovers it to be undergoing many changes. (Source)
  • Sports Illustrated, Jan. 31, 1983, “A birthday to remember, nearly 70 years have passed since the author received his first fly rod, but his memory of that boyhood gift is vivid still”  (Walter Edmonds & Jack Unruh)
  • Sports Illustrated, Sept. 5, 1988, “Gadgets gathering dust may now command top dollar” (Robert H. Boyle)

T.

  • The Telegraph (UK), 7. March, 2003, “Luis Marden – obituary” (  ) – died aged 90. *(Download)
  • The Telegraph, 6. Aug. 2012, “Jim Hardy – obituary” (  ) – Jim Hardy, who has died aged 85, was the last of his family to be involved in running the great Hardy fishing tackle business. * (Download)
  • The Telegraph, 27. June, 2014, “Tom Moran – obituary” (  ) – Tom Moran was a master-craftsman who hand made world-beating split-cane fly-fishing rods in his council house at Redditch. * (Download)
  • Times of London (UK), 29. September, 1990, “Bamboo Rods Back In Favor For Salmon; Fishing” (Conrad Voss Bark)
  • Times of London, 1. June, 1998, “End Of The Line For The Rod That Captured Magical Memories”  (Brian Clarke)
  • Toronto Star (USA), April 11, 1992, “Joys Of Fishing In The Catskills” (Lew Gloin) – article on Roscoe, NY.
  • Trout and Salmon (UK), June 1969, “Split-Cane Rod Building -A step-by-step guide for the do-it-yourself enthusiast
  • Trout and Salmon, July 1969, “Split-Cane Rod Building – A step-by-step guide for the do-it-yourself enthusiast
  • Trout and Salmon, Aug. 1969, “Split-Cane Rod Building – A step-by-step guide for the do-it-yourself enthusiast
  • Trout and Salmon, Sept. 1969, “Split-Cane Rod Building – A step-by-step guide for the do-it-yourself enthusiast” 
  • Trout and Salmon, Nov. 2003, pp. 52 – 55, “Wizard of the Ness – the life and achievements of Alexander Grant, the world’s most brilliant speycaster” (Eoin FairGrieve) – “The real secret of the rod was its specific taper” *
  • Trout and Salmon, July 2005, pp. 6 – 12, “The feel-good factor – Fishing with cane and silk represents the traditions of our sport” (Philip White) – “There is something about the feel of cane that has never been surpassed”. *
  • Trout and Salmon, Jan. 2006, pp. 50 – 51, ” A day in the Life of Harold Sharpe” (Graham Mole) – “He’s made rods for the Queen Mother, the Prince of Wales and Billy Connolly. And even now, at thr age of 80, he’s still fishing and climbing” *
  • Trout and Salmon, March 2006, “A solid affair”  (Tom Fort) – about Edward Barder Rod Company. (Download)

 

  • Trout Magazine (USA), Autumn 1974, “My Cane”, (John Gagnon)
  • Trout Magazine, Autumn 1985, “The Classics: Rodin Cane” (Martin J. Keane)
  • Trout Magazine, Autumn 1985, “The Complicated Task Of Building A Split Cane Rod“, (Hoagy Carmichael)
  • Trout Magazine, Autumn 1989, “Fly Lines That Really Float“, (Leon Chandler)

V.

  • Vancouver Sun (USA), June 15, 1995, “Bamboo Fishing Rods Making A Comeback” (Mark Hume) – article on rodmaker Bob Milward.
  • Vermont News Guide (USA), vol. 15, no.40 – Oct. 1975, “Wes Jordan, Master Rod Maker” (Don Zahner)
  • Virginian-Pilot (USA), June 30, 1991, “Yeah, Sure, But Can It Catch Fish? Mass-Produced Or One-Of-A-Kind, Rods Have Allure” (Bob Hutchinson)

W.

  • Wichita Eagle (USA), Dec. 22, 1991, “Hot Rods: Crafting Bamboo With Love” (Steve Harper) – article on rodmaker John Carman.

Y.

  • Yankee Magazine (USA), May 1971, “Bamboo Magic” (Pete Byrnes)

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