George Black author of "Casting a Spell" the Bamboo Fly Rod and the American Pursuit of Perfection

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Why Oyster Bamboo?

Why Oyster Bamboo?

In a market flooded with enthusiast makers, Oyster Bamboo is a full-time professional business dedicated to the production of the world’s finest fly rods...

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President Jimmy Carter
President Jimmy Carter Uses Oyster Bamboo Fly Rods
President Jimmy Carter Fly Fishing with Oyster Bamboo Fly Rod
President Jimmy Carter

“I am extremely proud of my beautiful new Oyster rod! During several decades of avid fly-fishing, Rosalynn and I have accumulated a wide range of rods, ranging from those for two-weight to 10-weight lines. They include those made of graphite, boron, and bamboo.
It is obvious to me that this Oyster rod will be my favorite.”

President Jimmy Carter

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