I'm Gary Elledge, and I thank you for your interest in my hand made split bamboo fly rods. I've been a fly fisherman my entire life, and I would like the opportunity to translate my experience into a rod that is a joy cast and to fish and give you great pride of ownership.
The flagship of my product line is the "Traditional Classic" series. It is, simply stated, my finest quality bamboo rod. These rods are made with pre-embargo bamboo. They are made with all the finest parts and fittings
for exceptional quality fly fishing rods. Agate stripper guide, fine hardened wire snake guides, nickel silver ferrules and reel seat hardware, and exceptional burl wood inserts
I offer the Appalachian Series of rods. These rod have their heritage in the small creeks and streams that are found here in the southeastern trout streams.. These rods are built to bring wild Brook Trout to hand with delicate tippets and small flies.I They are built for your needs.
I offer 2, 3, and 4 piece rods from 5'8" to 9'6" rods in 2 throught 10 weight.
,All of my rods are built with the finest materials and highest quality in detail and workmanship. I use many tapers of my own design, and many by the "Masters Of Yesterday". Custom design via private consultation is available upon request.