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by dennishigham
Thu Jun 14, 2012 10:46 am
Forum: Grass Rods
Topic: Full flexing
Replies: 14
Views: 2376

Re: Full flexing

I have a 9',4wt Chubb, circa 1900 and a 10',5wt Leonard, circa WWI, both wet fly rods. I'll bring them to the Roscoe Gathering in Sept and you can see if you like either.

by dennishigham
Sun Feb 12, 2012 12:50 pm
Forum: Grass Rods
Topic: End of an era
Replies: 3
Views: 1260

Re: End of an era

Ed, If you read thru the thread, on page two near the end there is this reply from Orvis last week.. "Thank you for your email. Orvis will continue to make our bamboo fly rods. We don't always put them in our catalogs because of limited print space and the desire to promote new products. They will a...
by dennishigham
Tue Sep 14, 2010 11:42 am
Forum: Grass Rods
Topic: Rod Makers Gathering
Replies: 6
Views: 1431

Re: Rod Makers Gathering

Rob, Bob Stewart has been researching F. E. Thomas for over a year. He and Jerry Girard are authoring a book on F.E. Thomas...should be out in 18-24 months. Bob arrived for his talk on F.E. armed with over 60 F.E. Thomas rods. Many were on loan from collections all over the US as well as the rods st...