Brian Kleinchester: Maker
Brian is a long-time fisherman from Rockbridge County, Virginia. He began his apprenticeship with bamboo rodmaker Rick Robbins in 2004. His education in woodworking and metalsmithing from Virginia Commonwealth University solidified his strong interest in the craft and enabled his growth as a rodbuilder. Since 2006 Brian has been producing his own line of custom bamboo fly rods, and is continually devising innovative and beautiful rods.