Graphene fishing rod: a 'game-changer'
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An angler and former NASA engineer create a fishing rod made of graphene

A world champion angler from Inverness and a former NASA engineer say they have created the world's first salmon fishing rod from graphene.

Scott MacKenzie, a former Spey casting champion, worked with professor of engineering Gary Savage to create the carbon rod.

Drawing on space age expertise and Nobel Prize-winning technology; they say the lightness, strength and flexibility of the material will make it a "game changer" for all anglers.

BBC Scotland's Craig Anderson reports.

  • 20 May 2016