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Hand Carved Rod Plug

by Jensen


I emailed a couple days ago inquiring about rod plugs. I picked up a dry lilac branch today in the yard, right after sharpening my new buck knife and right before heading out to catch fish for the Blue Fly challenge (email coming next). I started whittling and...now I have a new rod plug after a touch of tung oil to finish it off. I thought you might be interested in seeing it. The rod is the 3.6 meter starter kit rod. I left a channel in the plug so I could use it while still attached to the line.


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Jul 15, 2013
Genius. Pure genius. Artful, too. Well done.
by: Puget Sound Guy

I think you should add some scrimshaw along the butt section. That would be really cool.

Jul 15, 2013
by: class5creeking2005

Damn dude, very nice work. I'd like one of those to fit my soyokaze 31. You should make few and sell them.

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