John Gierach wrote even a book about split-cane rods. If you are enthusiastic about these rods, you have to read it.
Author: John Gierach • signed • 1997, 2014 • Hardcover • 106 pages • 15 x 24 cm • Black and white drawings
"... people tend to get the politicians and the fishing tackle they deserve." Having read this sentence I knew my order had been worth the effort. His wordings make me smile. And this is a fabulous definition: "… graphite rods were designed to shoot line, while bamboo rods were made to cast line …"
If you still have a distant relationship with bamboo rods, Fishing Bamboo is a very nice start to chum up with them. You should at least read two pages from Fishing Bamboo. Click above on the cover to view pages 10 and 11.
"I’ve heard people say a bamboo rod is more accurate than a graphite. I’d like to believe that, but I don’t. Casters are accurate, not rods."