Welcome to the home of J.D. Wagner, Rodbuilder

Celebrating Our 20th. Year!


We have dedicated ourselves to the art of handcrafting split cane flyrods for the discriminating angler. We are full time rodmakers, not hobbyists. Our efforts are focused on making the best rod that we can, using only the finest available materials.

Our cane is chosen for maximum power fiber density, hand split, milled and hand planed to exacting tolerances. Tapers are designed to work well at all distances and reflect the demands of various angling situations from small streams to light salt water fishing.

Our intention is to craft an exquisite casting tool of heirloom quality that will provide you with years of honorable service and enjoyment. We offer four distinct rod series: our benchmark Signature Series, our economical Patriot Series, our Wagner Classic Series, and from time to time offer a special Presentation Series rod.

In addition to our rod offerings we are proud to be agents for the finest in angling accessories. Hardy reels offer superior quality, balance and durability and are aesthetically pleasing on cane rods. We also carry the outstanding craftsmanship of Bob Corsetti's Peerless Reels.  For those looking for the ultimate in the classic angling experience, we are also proud to be the agents of Terenzio Genuine Silk and Artificial Silk Flylines, as well as the best selling synthetic Sylk Lines by Cortland. Looking for the perfect accompanyment to a fine cane rod or a special gift for a treasured friend? Check out the beautiful landing nets by LDH. These nets akin to art, but made to be used. We are also the proud agents for the fine leatherwork of Arne Mason. Arne is the premier leatherworker in the angling genre.

We also are interested in purchasing or consigning Vintage cane rods. Check out our current listings or contact us if you have a rod available for sale or trade. Please follow the links below to find out about our various product lines.

We have some photographs of our work in the Photo Gallery, Presentation and Limited Edition, and Details pages. These photos are purposely large to show detail, so please be patient while the pages load. You can view some photos and some comments submitted by our customers in our Customer Gallery.

For those interested in learning more about the history and process of building cane rods, please visit our Rodbuilding Pages. Looking for the tools and components necessary to build a cane rod? See our Rodbuilding Tools, and our special page for Sherline Lathes. If you have an interest in learning how to build your own beautiful cane rod, check out our Rodbuilding Classes.

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We are very pleased to announce that we are featured in Ed Engle's book, Splitting Cane, Conversations with Bamboo Rodmakers. Read about it and reserve your copy here.

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!!!!!!!! Special Offer !!!!!!!! Order any J.D. Wagner flyrod with a Hardy reel and we will fill the reel with backing and a Cortland 333HT DT flyline for FREE!!!!!!!!!!!


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