make a Split Bamboo Rod to any taper, and
colouration. Natural, dark, mottled,
sunburst, even shaded edging to rustic
patterns and feathering in the cane,
using ebony and other inlays.
|We are not
restricted to handle lengths or shape or ferule
design or fitting styles.
|Today we can
offer to our clients in the "Valhalla Cannes
Series" the ultimate in tradition and man's
rod technology. Split Bamboo offers everything
for the Game and Coarse Angler, and in some cases
the Sea Angler Fishing For Bass.
Angler seeking the very best in Fly Rods
he or she will look no further. The
Valhalla Cannes Fly Rod will become a way
of life and very much a part of you. For
a Fly Rod to become a Valhalla Cannes
begins at the stages of the Bamboo Pole.
By studying the poles, we seek depth of
stem, natural smooth enamel growth and
straightness. We seek consistency in node
cofigurations and ensure that all the
sections to make a Valhalla Cannes come
from only one pole.
Cannes when complete in rod form represents the
pinnacle for a fast crisp actioned fly rod.
height and roll are all major essentials
when it comes to very successful fly
fishing. The Valhalla works with the
owner to create great accuracy in casting
and control. The days of heavy unbalanced
Cane Rods have gone. When you buy a Valhalla
Cannes, you are buying a handcrafted
legend in Game Fishing Tackle. Each
Valhalla is individually made to customer
requirements if desired. The Valhalla
Pole, once temepered will then be split
to begin the process of hand making the
blank sections (hexagonal six section
tapers are achieved by making "V"
groove formers from English Ash. The sections are
pre- split again and then hand planned to the
desired taper. The nodes are staggered or
alternated or can be spirated to develop certain
roll characteristics in the performance of the
rod. All these points are relevant to the
Glues and resins we use today are
specially produced for our requirements.
A glue and resin that cures with flexible
properties. The same glues are used for
our cork shives, and wooden real seats
inserted into the rods blank or fittings to
ensure consistency in performance.
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