Memories of Wes Jordan


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Here we see Wes proudly displaying one of the Orvis rods Wes was involved in producing.




Wes with friend Ted Williams, relaxing after a good day Salmon fishing in New Brunswick, Canada.





Wes holding a Salmon, caught out of the Restigouche river in New Brunswick, Canada.



Wes inspecting a Bamboo butt section.




Gloria applying spar varnish to a guide wrapping at Orvis.  Gloria spent 10 years at Orvis under the tutelage of Wes Jordan learning many aspects of Rod design and assembly.



Wes inspecting a rod joint, after buffing to bring out the finish qualities of the impregnation process.




Wes casting a bamboo fly rod to verify the rod's proper balance of taper to line weight.




Gloria proudly displaying her Atlantic Salmon caught using her Wes Jordan Bamboo Rod on her own hand-tied Green Butt Black Bear Hair Wing fly.  On the Miramichi River, New Brunswick, Canada.



Wes admiring one of his Bamboo Rods.