Bring Back The Cane. Part One.
The classic Hardy CC De France compared with the modern Tom Regula bespoke fly rod. Explore the history and construction of split-cane fly rods explained by Clark Colman's in The Total FlyFisher Magazine. Can you answer the question: is there still a place for cane within the running-water flyfisher's armoury? Nowadays, working your way up or down a river or stream with a split-cane fly rod can attract quizzical glances from fellow anglers wielding more familiar carbon or gra