It can even happen to fiberglass...you break your tip section. All rods can break, but if you break the tip section of your favorite Sierra Nevada Fiberglass fly rod deep in the field, this will surely change your outlook on life. This is exactly why we offer the opportunity for you to purchase an extra tip section for your favorite fly rod before you head for the hills. Think of it as stream side insurance for your experience. Our precision-fit ferrules guarantee a perfect fit every time.