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Casting a Spell: The Bamboo Fly Rod and the American Pursuit of Perfection

Casting a Spell: The Bamboo Fly Rod and the American Pursuit of Perfection - George Black Nicely written and an interesting historical look at the demise of American craftsmanship as seen through the lens of America's Bamboo Fly Rod builders. My personal take is that he overplays Edwards' influence somewhat, yet that's a forgivable offense given the Edwards rod brand is at the center of story.A must-read for anyone interested in the history of bamboo fly rods, Casting a Spell is a personable and interesting peek at American craftsmanship -- and it's fall at the hands of industrialism.