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Jordan the Rodmaker: A Biography of Wesley D. Jordan at Cross - South Bend - Orvis

By: Jordan, William H.

Price: $99.00

Publisher: Cincinatti, Whitefish Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 190072

Condition: New


204 pp. One of a limited edition of 600 hardcover copies Jordan the Rodmaker chronicles the life of Wesley D. Jordan The art of rodmaking fell into place when by happenstance the opportunity arose in 1919 with the startup of the Cross Rod Company. Owner and boss W.R. Forsyth engaged him to learn the craft of rodmaking, and he soon found himself crafting bamboo fly rods that were as good as almost any sold. Thus began a lifelong romance with bamboo and his start in life as a self-taught rodmaker. His career derailed by the death of Forsyth in 1925, the Forsyth ... View more info