Montevallo, AL 5/7/18 Noted fishing rod making authority Dr. Timothy P. O'Brien recently joined the Southern Trout Magazine as a columnist. He will write a monthly installment called the Fiberglass Counter-Revolution touting the return of the modern fiberglass fly embraced the retro, forgiving feel of fiberglass.”
“We are quite pleased to welcome Tim back into the STM family,” says publisher Don Kirk. “The June/July will carry Tim’s first article on the meteoric acceptance by the fly fishing community of the modern fiberglass fly rod. Currently, most makers of fly rods from the big companies such as Fenwick to the small craftsmen have to small shade tree makers make fiberglass fly rods.
Tim is the owner of Tycoon Tackle, which in its heyday was the toast of the angling world and such legendary notables as Hemingway. Dr. O'Brien currently lives in a quiet community in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia with his wife, Anne.
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