Mastering Rod Building Episode 12

10/10/23

Rod Building at its Finest with Gary Loomis of Northfork Composites and Edge Rods

Welcome back, avid anglers and rod building enthusiasts, to another exciting episode of Mastering Rod Building! I’m your host, Bill Falconer, and today, we have a true legend in the fishing world joining us. Get ready to be captivated by the wealth of knowledge and experiences shared by the one and only Gary Loomis, the mastermind behind G Loomis and a true pioneer in the industry.

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In today’s episode, we dive into the incredible journey of Gary Loomis, the “rod father of carbon fiber.” From revolutionizing carbon fiber rod blanks to making groundbreaking innovations, Gary’s contributions have forever shaped the world of rod building. We’ll discuss his role in introducing carbon fiber to an OEM environment when it was not easily accessible and his involvement in designing and manufacturing rod blanks with North Fork Composites and Edge Rods.

If you’re an angler who’s been hooked on fishing and has a deep appreciation for quality fishing rods, this episode is custom-made for you. Join us as we delve into the wonders of the innovative materials, technical advancements, and unforgettable moments Gary Loomis has brought to the fishing world. And remember, if you don’t know who Gary Loomis is, you might need to reel back and catch up before joining in on this conversation. So, grab your favorite rod, cast off with us, and let’s dive into the captivating world of rod building with the one and only Gary Loomis on Mastering Rod Building!