Nico Vreugdenhil in The Netherlands makes beautiful hand crafted rods, using premium quality fibreglass from established blank manufacturers and also designs his own blanks in a variety of sizes and line weights each carefully designed for a specific purpose.
His own website at Yamameflyrods.com also supplies an excellent and expanding range of high quality fly fishing tackle. He is also the European distributor for a number of prominent blank manufacturers.
Nico has become an important part of the Alternative Tackle Collective and that relationship continues to grow…
Named “The Pure” because it is:
This rod has a medium fast action with a great recovery and is full parabolic, is a bit stiffer in the middle and has a softer tip. Highly accurate with dry fly and nymph. The Pure is brown tobacco e-glass with an orange glow and comes with white spigot ferrules. The blanks are all hand rolled piece by piece in the US.
Currently available in the following models:
Yamame fly rods are available in a standard range of 6 fly rods built by Nico on blanks of his own design. These are; “The Pure”, “The Black Pearl”, “The Morning Glory”, “The Greedy Soul”, “The Pride”and “The Tiny Devil”. Nico also as produces a number of unique custom built “specials”.
Alternative Tackle will keep a varied stock Nico’s rods, some standard and some specially commissioned “Specials”.
To find out what is currently available, simply get in touch…