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EBRC package photo Welcome to The Edward Barder Rod Company, internationally recognised as makers of the finest split cane fly and coarse (bait) fishing rods available.

We design and construct technically and aesthetically superlative rods, proven in all fishing conditions.

“These rods look fantastic, and they do a fantastic job... You work hard... You deserve the best.  So treat yourself  (Tom Fort, Trout And Salmon magazine)”
Enjoy choosing your split cane fishing rod and we look forward to hearing from you. 

"built and finished as meticulously as jewels" (Brian Clarke, The Times)

"quite simply the best of its kind money can buy" (Sue Webster, The Financial Times)

"Mr. Barder makes the fishing rods that anglers with impeccable taste - and deep pockets - simply must have" (Alan Cowell, The New York Times)

Theft from a client of a large number of collectible rods and reels between Monday 6th and Thursday 9th November.
Please help if you can by circulating this information via social media etc.  A Reward of £5,000 will be paid to anyone who provides information that leads directly to the recovery of the stolen items listed below and the arrest of the thieves.  If you are approached by anyone offering items matching the descriptions listed in the link below, please contact the police - Hampshire Constabulary: dial 101 and quote Crime Number: 44170437457 Incident: 105
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November 2017
Edward Barder featured in the new book "MADE To LAST: A COMPENDIUM OF ARTISANS, TRADES & PROJECTS"
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August 2017
The August issue of Trout & Salmon magazine includes an article by James Beeson on fishing with a Barder split cane trout rod
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In addition to our new, made-to-order rods we also offer Barder Pre-owned: truly exceptional rods, landing nets and reels for immediate delivery.  Our current stock is below.
Please click here to learn more about this discrete, time-efficient and effective service
or call us on +44 (0)1635 552 916

Barder Rod Co The Chris Yates Merlin 9' 2-piece c2006 in unused mint condition.
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