To my little voice…

TO THE GIRL WHO READS BY FLASHLIGHT WHO SEES DRAGONS IN THE CLOUDS WHO FEELS MOST ALIVE IN WORLDS THAT NEVER WERE WHO KNOWS MAGIC IS REAL WHO DREAMS THIS IS FOR YOU -MEGAN SPOONER Dear Veronica, Ten years ago today, you were born. Ten years ago, the porch of our little red house in […]

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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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lost, found and bamboo fly rods

Many years ago, while mountain biking on the Continental Divide in the Rocky Mountains,  I literally panicked near dusk at the bottom of a treacherous decent…Me:  “Babe, we are lost.”Bill:   “We are not lost…we can always go back the way we came.”  1993 Bill and I met over 21 years ago in Athens, Georgia.  We […]

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10 things we can not live without at Oyster Bamboo Fly Rods

  Sometimes all of the time I feel like we live in a bubble here at Oyster Bamboo.  Really…if you have taken a class, picked up your bamboo fly rod or even visited for more than a few minutes…this becomes evident.  sub·cul·ture ˈsəbˌkəlCHər/ noun noun: subculture; plural noun: subcultures; noun: sub-culture; plural noun: sub-cultures a cultural […]

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