Watch This Cool Vid Of Handcrafting A Bamboo Fly Rod

If you’re a fly fisherman who enjoys the finer things in life – you have to check out this epic short clip of Australian artisan bamboo fly rod maker Nick Taransky.

Nick takes us behind the scenes on the lost art of handcrafting bamboo fly rods.

As Nick describes – when someone buys one of these rods they buy 2 weeks of the rod builders life, taking on average 40-60 hours to craft.


Made in Australia | Nick Taransky – Bamboo Fishing Rods from Michael Herman on Vimeo.

All photos from Nick Taransky

Link to Nick’s Fly Rod Website –



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