It is tough, durable and flexible; it can be tapered to a needle-thin diameter, casts beautifully and transmits a very direct connection with the fish whenever it curves into action.
Fifty years ago, nearly all rods were made of cane and many are still in use today.
But the good news is you can still track down a magic wand from the golden age of rod building, I believe the best rods ever made are being produced right now by a Newbury craftsman who, had he been a violin maker, would probably have outstrung Stradivari.
Edward Barder is 43 and has been professionally whittling bamboo since he left the old Hardy outlet in Pall Mall, 20 years ago.
Sounded happy, but when i got the news last night was a agreement.
Yates is active on Twitter with around ten thousand followers.
He had made a few fly rods before then but had not thought to venture out on his own until he realised that the demand for high-quality cane was beginning to grow again.
Toni Yates, an American news reporter and anchor, who currently works for Eyewitness News WABC-TV as their New Jersey reporter.
And she has also been a member the National Association of Black Journalists. Toni has also been featured in several other television show and magazines.
Yates has also been one of the popular TV journalists with her bold voice and perfect body language.