Results 1 – 17 of 17 CANNE MOUCHE bamboo Fly rod bambou refendu fishing cane canna . unused bruce walker cane effect hexagraph salmon fly fishing rod. About the object: Fishing: ROD: Bruce & Walker Hexagraph Salmon Deluxe 16’6″ 3 piece fly rod, split cane finish, burgundy close whipped, ferrule stoppers, line. Immaculate Bruce & Walker Hexagraph Walker 15′ Salmon Rod . Canne à mouche saumon LOOP OPTI ZPEY 14′ 9/10 two hands salmon rod.
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The whole thing was then whipped over with braid and epoxy as above. A late replacement to Hardy Screwlocks was an improvement, but not quite right. When I stumbled across these rods my first thought was ‘Aha, the ideal construction of good built-cane married to the strength and stiffness of carbon-fibre’. And added a new date. My second thought was “How fecking much!!!!?? The New Hexagraph Carp Rod. OK, some cork dust in the mush, but still. Ditto canbe two fore-grip sections. With a complete strip-down to change the rings, it made sense to put a screw-lock real seat on the rod – I put on the thinnest that would accommodate hexabraph Cardinal 66x16mm, All done, I thought to myself Single leg whipped on.
I debated making one, using an old JW Avon handle and various old bits of carbon tube Powell, and a highly respected and innovative rod-builder through his own life, was continuing his canen quest to replicate the unique casting characteristics of cane by using contemporary construction materials. However some might cznne the intensive manufacturing process makes it over-priced. I replaced the Fuji’s with ‘Pacbay Minimas’ in late and a wonderful agate tip-ring thanks RedFin and an agate butt ring.
The bottom section ‘ferrule’. We believe that the Hexagraph technology captures the best of both of those worlds.
It feels a little heavy compared with a hollow section, but not overly so and it’s quite comfortable in the hand. The other entries on the ‘Big Hex’: I pondered and then simply took the VSSK Very Sharp Small Knifepushed the point through the plastic seat in the bottom on the guide groove and slit it open like a rabbit one day too long hung in the garage. The bottom end of the hhandle with its ‘fighting butt’. I have a stunning cane fly fishing rod for sale, there is no makers mark on it that I can see.
Cold day at Turfcroft I yexagraph it and went onto the top section The crush-proof foam in the core creates a much more durable rod than hollow tubular rods and the synthetic materials are more consistent, lighter and stronger than natural wood.
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In the interests of full disclosure, I tried to use the same two-part epoxy that I used for the carbon wraps and it refused to go off, remaining soft. Minor wear on handle. The last rebuild swapped all the SIC rings for ‘Pacbay Minimas’ and wondrous butt and tip-rings, agates both.
Six of these tapered strips are bonded together with the foam in the center and the graphite on the outside flats. Hexagraph rods are constructed in a fashion similar to bamboo rods, but, rather than from cane, they are made from a combination of a light-weight, very strong aeronautical construction foam bonded to layers of carbon fiber graphite fabric.
View examples of customised rods. The Hexagraph concept had its roots and early development in the ‘s in two rod-building houses. I’d had this in mind for some time, that is to make a 10’ two-piece ‘stalking rod’ from the top two sections of a 15′ aftm Hexagraph salmon rod. Then and this is the sneaky bit drill a 3mm hole in the reel seat in the ‘flat hexagtaph where the logo usually is. This rod has a through action and is the classic Avon style fishing of a 1lb test curve. The full-flexing characteristics allow a wide range of applications from exquisite delicacy for short and precise work to surprisingly easy power for longer casts and fish-handling requirements.
Each single Hexagraph rod takes a staggering hours of labour to create, from start to finish. Dawn light OK, 7 am then showed me the cork sheet was too friable a material for this job and also that the epoxy on hexsgraph dyneema was still tacky so I concluded this dyneema has something about it that hezagraph with the epoxy, as that’s the second two-part resin that won’t go off on the stuff. I gave up before I weakened the rod and was obliged to cut a spiral groove in the tip-ring’s tube and lever it open with flat blade screwdriver.
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It is in remarkably good condition. Even on this otherwise sound rod, there were tiny cracks in the paint showing that there might be the tiniest of movment in the joints.
It’s that or take a foot off the butt. Now that won’t come off.