S-Glass 6’6″ 3wt Fibreglass Fly Rod

The second instalment of a series of posts showing some of the builds I’ve completed recently.This one again focuses on a gorgeous glass stick!

The rod is built on a superb S Glass blank and in a more subdued olive colour than the last post. Single leg stand of rings and the striking stripey agate are whipped in a classic dark green and the rod is finished with a black aluminium reelseat. The action is much faster than glass rods of old, but not as fast as carbon often is. These rods, I think, really are a happy medium between cane and carbon and are a joy to cast. These blanks range from 6′ to 8′ and in weights #3 to #5 and depending on hardware choices, they are priced at around £250 –  If you’re interested in having one built for you please get in contact with me.

Please enjoy the photos below.

Adam Rawson
Dad, husband, maker of split cane fishing rods and lover of the great outdoors.

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