Powell Rod Company History

I found this link to a rather detailed history on the Powell family and their involvement — and disinvolvement — with the Powell Rod company. It’s a story marked by strong personalities and by the acrimony over the Schwab assumption of ownership. If you’re interested in modern rod-building industry, it’s a good read, in part because Powell was there at the “explosion” of fly fishing after WWII.

This entry was posted in Gear, History. Bookmark the permalink.