This net was commissioned last year by a friend who wanted a unique gift for an acupuncturist fly fisherwoman who has treated him for free for over a year.
It is Carolina Cherry Burl (CCB) with a layer of Cocobolo to add backbone to the working handle. The Throat is highly curly maple...
I started making these in walnut and found that some of the pen blanks I can obtain make for great fly fishing magnetic latches. For those that don't know what this is, see my video.
I imagine there are myriad uses for them.
Fishing Nets Made My Way
I wanted to share my experiences in making landing nets with you.
This is from an article I wrote for the August 2010 edition of On The Fly, the newsletter for the Fly Fishing Club of Orange County.
Building the Perfect Landing Net
By Greg Madrigal
Like many of...