The Magic of Bamboo: Essays on the Bamboo Fly Rod
In Honor of Hanno Jensen and Kathy Shulkin-Jensen
Todd E.A. Larson
BOOK DETAILS6" x 9" Paperback • 208 Pages • 24 B&W Illustrations
ABOUT THE BOOK
Hanno Jensen and Kathy Shulkin-Jensen are two beloved figures in the bamboo fly rod and fly fishing community. In this volume, twenty esteemed fly fishing writers have come together to express their appreciation for all they have done for others in this book of essays dedicated in their honor! The essays range in subject from making, fishing, and appreciating to collecting and documenting the split cane fly rod in all of its glory. While the approaches may range from history to fiction, all of the essays are exceptional and help make this a truly unique book in the annals of fly fishing. Come read about the magic of bamboo!
Edited by Dr. Todd E.A. Larson and containing the following essays: Marc Aroner on Leonard's Tom Bailey • Ron Barch on why he loves cane rods • Per Brandin on appreciating E.C. Powell • Harry Boyd on why fish bamboo • Dr. John H. Elder on pioneering female fly fishing writer and cane rod historian Mary Kelly • Patrick Garner on coffee and fishing bamboo • Bill Geyer on the chronicles of Musgrave, bamboo rod fly fisherman • Sante Giuliani on Morris Kushner fly rods • Jeff Hatton on who is a rodmaker • Todd Hosman on secret bamboo • Buckley Juhasz on British cane in the '60s and '70s • Darrel Kunitomi is coming here to fish bamboo • Bill Lambot on the madness of collecting cane rods • Eric Peper on fishing bamboo with A.J. McClane • Kathy Scott on Colorado cane • Michael Crichton Simon on a few of his favorite (bamboo) things • Michael Sinclair on fishing with Fred Divine • Scott A. Whitman on having only two hands to hold bamboo rods • Gordon Wickstrom on Mike Clark and the rods of Lyons • Kathy Shulkin-Jensen on how she got started with bamboo • Dr. Todd Larson on fly fishing book titles and the magic of bamboo.
SPECIAL NOTE: The profits from this book -- both publisher and author -- will be donated to a special fund set up to help Hanno and Kathy Jensen in this difficult time.