Category Archives: Fiberglass Fly Rods

A Gene Edward’s Model 32# Fiberglass Fly Rod

A Gene Edward’s Model 32# Fiberglass Fly Rod Last time we looked at a Leon Chandler Signature fly rod. This time we have a much older and rarer rod, a Gene Edwards model 32# fiberglass fly rod. It likely goes … Continue reading

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A Leon Chandler Signature 7.5′, 4/5wt. Fiberglass Fly Rod

A Leon Chandler Signature 7.5′, 4/5wt. Fiberglass Fly Rod When his father died, a friend of mine inherited a number of fly rods. A few of which are fiberglass. Being a big fan of “glass”, I asked him if I … Continue reading

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A Vintage Fly Rod Day

A Vintage Fly Rod Day Recently the weather here in Connecticut has been yucky. Mother Nature was throwing us a curve ball. Memorial Day weekend held three day of cold, rain, and wind. Three days. Go figure.  Terrible for this … Continue reading

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A Winston Retro Rod: Part Two

A Winston Retro Rod: Part Two Ready to fling some fly line? Let’s cast the 8’, 3-piece, 4wt Retro rod. The line aboard will be a Cortland 444, DTF 4 with a 10-foot leader. Unfortunately, I do not have a … Continue reading

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A Winston Retro Rod: Part One

A Winston Retro Rod: Part One Lets look at  another Winston fiberglass fly rod. This time around its a 8′, 3 piece, 4wt Winston Retro Rod. The rod, seen below, was given to me by Winston around twenty years ago. … Continue reading

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