Rod Building Workshop #3, Session 1-CLOSED

  • 07 Jan 2016
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Golden Gate Angler's Lodge


This is the 1st of (6) Thursday night sessions for this Rod Building Workshop #3, taught by Larry Kenney.  Note: There will be NO class on Thursday, Jan. 14

Learn to build a fly rod by doing it

Participants will be taken through everything from choosing and purchasing a blank and components to installing reel seats, making cork grips, wrapping guides and finishing guide wraps.  There is no fee for this class, but the participants are responsible for acquiring their own blanks, components, and a few simple tools.  

This Jan-Feb, 2016 workshop #3 is limited to 6 club members only and THERE ARE NO SPOTS LEFT.  Email Larry Kenney at if you're interested in being put on a wait-list for the next one.

Class dates and the expected subjects to be covered are:

Jan. 7 - Choosing the right blank and components

Jan. 21 - Assembling components

Jan. 28 - Making the grip

Feb. 4, & Feb. 11 - Rod wrapping

Feb. 18 - Finishing

For those inclined to book learning, Larry recommends reading: Art Scheck's Fly Rod Building Made Easy,  published by Countryman Press (2002 and 2014)

Questions? Please direct your inquiries to the appropriate mail box:

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Our Mailing Address:  Golden Gate Angling and Casting Club  ·  P.O. Box 591476  ·  San Francisco, CA 94159

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