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Dec. 2023 Bamboo Fly Rod Building Class
Dec. 2023 Bamboo Fly Rod Building Class
Dec 05, 2023, 8:00 AM MST – Dec 10, 2023, 6:00 PM MST
Pagosa Springs,
262 Pagosa St unit 103, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147, USA
Handcraft your own custom bamboo fly rod.

Take our six day class to build your own custom, handcrafted bamboo fly rod in beautiful Pagosa Springs, Colorado on the San Juan River.

Green Silk Wraps

Choose from a wide variety of natural striping guides, silk wrap color, grip and reel seat choices.

Ox Blood Stone Agate

All participants leave with a completed 2 piece, one tip bamboo fly rod, a organic hemp rod sock, and premium powder coated rod tube.

Organic Hemp Rod Socks

Locally, hand sewn organic hemp rod socks to protect your bamboo fly rod.

Wood, Cork, or Rattan Grip Options

Upgrade your grip from cork to rattan or a stabilized wood grip with matching reel seat.

Paul Dufour planing bamboo

Participants will all start by choosing their culm of bamboo and planing down the twelve sides of their bamboo fly rod.

Hand wrapping silk

All participants will hand wrap their choice of color of kimono silk on their bamboo fly rod.


Our classroom/workshop is ideally located in downtown Pagosa Springs, Colorado with numerous accommodation and dining options onsite and nearby.

PJ's Fine Bamboo Rods & Mercantile

Our six day bamboo fly rod building class is held inside of our natural fiber mercantile where customers can watch the progress of the rods being built.

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