Twenty years of Oyster Bamboo Fly Rods

  Celebrating 20 years family, Heritage, Bamboo fly rods, the American Craftsman and Small Business Here is one woman’s interpretation of a 20-year  bamboo fly rod making abyss. “You may say I’m a dreamer…but I’m not the only one” Boy meets girl Girl meets boy Boy is noticeably hungry Girl makes boy meatballs Boy and girl get […]

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Small is the new Big

Them:  “You should franchise Oyster or try and build your brand large enough to sell it.” Me:  “No.” 20 years ago, we decided that making bamboo fly rods for a living was a good idea.  Why?  Why would we ever dream that our passage into adulthood commerce should be anything less or more than a simple […]

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Career Day and The Bamboo Fly Rod

Career Day at Blue Ridge Elementary Bill:  What is your favorite thing to do in the whole world? Barrage of answers from the kids:  “Drawing!” “Hunting!” “Basketball!” “Writing!” “Hunting!” “Video Games!” “Horseback riding!” “Hunting!” Bill:  Now, imagine that you are able to do that “favorite thing”  your entire life and make a living.

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