Brian O'Keefe's Adventures With Fiberglass

December 27, 2008 By: Marshall Cutchin

“It was slow, as we all know, by today’s standards, but I could bush-whack, fall down and torture the heck out of it on big fish and it never faltered. Eleven months later I took the Fenwick to Western Australia, then to Borneo, where I even used the Fenwick, in it’s original brown tube, as a weapon and fended off an angry group of lepers who wanted to steal my stuff.” On Cameron Mortenson’s interesting new blog “The Fiberglass Manifesto,” Brian O’Keefe recounts the virtues of traveling the world with fiberglass fly rods, which served as both practical tools and talismans.