Red Truck Bamboo by Rivera – 5WT Bamboo Rod Building Kit


Red Truck Fly Fishing Company is proud to work with the folks at The Fly Rod Company in Idaho Falls, ID.  This is your opportunity to build a that bamboo rod you’ve always dreamed about. 



Red Truck Fly Fishing Company has teamed up with one of the best in the business, The Fly Rod Company of Idaho Falls to present: The Red Truck Bamboo – by Rivera -5wt Fly Rod Building Kit!

The 5WT Bamboo Rod Building Kit is available in two rod lengths (7’6″ / 7’9″). Each model comes with the following:

Bamboo blank

  • 2/2 configuration (2 piece rod – 2 tip sections)
  • Each rod has length, line weight, and model written on the blank, then dipped in traditional spar varnish
  • Split, planed and glued by John Patrick Rivera of The Fly Rod Company in Idaho Falls, ID using traditional methods
  • Heirloom Quality
  • Splined for optimal building, straightness and casting
  • Each blank is abundant in power fibers
  • Flamed blanks are ready to build
  • Guide Spacing provided for optimal casting


  • Pre-lapped nickel silver ferrules
  • All handcrafted
  • Made in the USA


  • J.E. Arguello Agate Stripper in Red
  • High quality Snake Brand Fly Rod Guides, including tip top, and winding check


  • Red Nylon

Cork Handle

  • The Fly Rod Company’s Signature Grip – designed with vintage cork fly rod handles in mind, and modified for ergonomic casting.
  • Pre-shaped and ready-to-ream and mount
  • Flor Grade Cork
  • Ergonomic grip designed for comfort and natural shape of hand
  • Each one is hand turned to fit the internal specifications at The Fly Rod Company shop in Idaho Falls, ID

Reel Seat

  • Downlocking Screwlock
  • Nickel Silver
  • Hardwood Insert
  • Made in the USA

Rod Sleeve

  • Handmade and sewn by Fabia Fuenzalida from The Fly Rod Company

Rod Tube

  • Aluminum Rod Tube cut to perfect size

Also includes Warranty Card and “Tips & Maintenance” Information

Please expect up to 4-6 weeks for delivery.

All sales final for bamboo rod building kits


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