Perhaps no other piece of sporting equipment invokes such reverence for tradition as the split-cane bamboo fly rod. Orvis has been building bamboo fly rods for well over a century, and is responsible for some of the most important innovations in their design and construction. The resulting heirloom bamboo fly rods have surprising power with consummate grace and a bit of passionate charm. In the overwhelming techno-wilderness of the early twenty first century, the Orvis bamboo fly rod represents a lasting bastion of workbench craftsmanship.


Our heirloom-quality bamboo fly rods are steeped in tradition—you can't help but stand in awe of the fine craftsmanship that goes into these works of art. A crisp cast and flawless presentation come together for incredible performance in a package that proudly displays the rod’s impressive workmanship. This rod brings us back to that significant moment every angler shares—the first time we picked up a bamboo fly rod. Tackle a variety of conditions with a versatile bamboo rod’s modern ingenuity and classic beauty. Whether you decide to add one of these fine split-cane fly rods as a collector's item, or fish with it, you’ll be proud to own such an exquisite piece.

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