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Traditions Bamboo Fly Rod Collection

Note: While supplies last, all rod orders will include FREE 18-Pack of Hand-Tied Flies. 

Experience the thrill of yesteryear by fishing a classic bamboo rod:  The Traditions Bamboo Fly Rod Collection by Headwaters Bamboo.

Crafted from authentic Tonkin bamboo, these rods boast seamless casting and unparalleled accuracy, showcasing a refined, crisp sensation and a profound loading action that sets them apart from contemporary graphite counterparts. Prioritizing a return to the essence of fly fishing, they encapsulate the nostalgia of traditional methods while enhancing precision and reducing swing weight.

Within the Traditions Collection, each model features a meticulously hand-split and hand-planed hexagonal bamboo blank, complemented by an agate stripping guide and double-foot snake guides. A burled hardwood reel seat and a cork grip in the western style impart a touch of sophistication. Encased in a protective cotton rod sock and Cordura tube, these rods embody a fusion of heritage and modernity.

The Traditions Bamboo Rod Models:

The Gallatin. Payne 100 taper, 7' 6" 4-wt medium action.This 7' 6" rod is designed specifically for smaller creeks and rivers. It's perfect for medium-length casts and a variety of fly options.

The Henrys Fork. Paul H. Young  Para 14 taper, 7' 9" 5-wt medium action. This 7' 9" rod is the perfect versatile rod for trout or warmwater fishing. Fish tight pocket waters or larger waterways. Throw any bug that will get you the catch. 

The Deschutes. Dickerson 8014 taper, 8' 0" 6-wt medium action. An 8' 0" 6-wt that will handle larger waters and accommodate larger dry flies, foam bugs, hopper/dropper combos, and nymphing rigs. 

With any of these tapers, you can slow down the flex action by over-lining by one line weight or stiffen the flex action by under-lining by one line weight. For example If you use a 5-wt line on the Deschutes model rod, you'll have a faster action rod, more like a medium fast rod. 

Key Features:

  • Genuine Tonkin split bamboo blank in a warm honey tone
  • Two piece construction with an extra tip section
  • Precise accuracy and light swing weight in a medium flex action
  • Agate stripping guide and double-foot snake guides
  • Burled hardwood reel seat and western style cork grip
  • Cotton rod sock and Cordura tube

At its core, the Headwaters Bamboo Traditions Bamboo Fly Rod Collection combines the charm of traditional bamboo with modern build enhancements, offering anglers a truly exceptional fishing experience.

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Rest assured in your purchase with our standard lifetime warranty for the original owner and a 30-day satisfaction guarantee. Try it at no risk and if you are not completely satisfied, just send it back for complete refund, no questions asked.

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