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Bamboo/Cane Rod

Item #

Description

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R. L. WINSTON ROD CO. - MAKERS, TWIN BRIDGES, MT, MODEL "STANDARD TROUT" 8' 2/2 5WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #2264. 3 3/4 oz. Built in 1990. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Duronz ferrules. Wrapped in reddish tan silks. Carboloy stripper guide. Western styled cork grip. Bright Nickel Silver slideband reelseat with Rosewood spacer. Rod comes packed in red cloth rod bag and stored in brown hard leather custom rod case. Rod appears in new condition. $2095.
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R.L. WINSTON ROD CO. - MAKERS, TWIN BRIDGES, MT. MODEL "TROUT SERIES" 8 1/2' 2/2 5-6 WT 4 1/4 oz. Built in 1989. Serial #2274 Hollowbuilt Very nice medium action. Duronz machined ferrules. Wrapped in red silks. Carboloy stripping guide. Very nice glass-like varnish finish. Western styled cork grip with bright Nickel Silver slideband reelseat with Rosewood spacer. Rod comes packed in red cloth rod bag and stored in brown custom leather rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. $1995.
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BELLINGER BAMBOO FLY RODS, MODEL "CLASSIC TROUT", 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial # 9106. Blued nickel silver ferrules, comes with white ivorine ferrule plugs. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped golden yellow. Agate stripper guide. Cigar Cork grip with nickel silver slide band reel seat and burled Maple wood spacer. Rod comes packed in burgundy labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1250.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO.– MAKERS, 7' 2PC 4 WT, This is one of the new Leonards from the 90's. Very nicely done. Model " HUNT" Serial number DF 724 – 96104. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in Burgundy silks. Tiny 4 1/2" Cork grip with blued nickel silver slide band reel seat in Tiger Maple wood spacer. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped Rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1195.

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FARLOW CO. - MAKERS, ENGLAND, MODEL "LEE WULFF MIDGE" 6' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Weighs 2 oz. Serial #309, Marked sold by Norm Thompson, OR, Retailer from 1960's. Made of Impregnated bamboo. Blued Nickel Silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark green threads. All cork grip and reelseat with tiny 4" cigar style grip. Dual aluminum slidebands. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Rod comes packed in original labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $895.

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E. W. EDWARDS CO. - MAKER - CT, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT MODEL "DELUXE" Built for Edward Vom Hofe & Co. NY. Medium fast dry fly action. Rod was refinished and is in excellent fishing condition. Rod from the 1930s. Blued nickel silver ferrules, wrapped in dark brown silks threads. Agate stripper guide. Marked on butt section "Deluxe" on one flat and opposite marked "Vom Hofe". 4 1/2 inch cigar cork grip. Blued nickel silver slide band reel seat and Walnut wood spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube $1795.
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GARY LACEY - MAKER, MODEL "ROYAL", 7' 3/2 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Very nice dark tempered cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Agate stripper guide. Wrapped in clear brown silks. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Cedar wood spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black brass capped aluminum rod tube. Rod appears unused. $1995.
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RON KUSSE - MODEL "ELF" 7 1/2' 2 PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Neatly flamed impregnated cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules, wrapped in dark Brown silks. Cigar Cork grip with blued nickel silver slide band reel seat. Rod comes packed in black cloth rod bag with hang tag. Rod is stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition, shows little signs of use. $1495.
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M. F. CALVIELLO - MAKER, BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA, MODEL "TRANSITIONAL FLAMED SERIES" 7' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #BP3403. Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. "BOBF'S" Bamboo type rod ferrules, wrapped in dark burgandy silks. Weighs 3 1/2 oz. Cigar cork grip with 1/4" cork rings. Dual slideband reelseat with Nickel silver buttcap. and wooden spacer. Rod has a very nice glass-like varnish finish. Comes packed in tan labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1295.
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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT. MODEL "BATTENKILL" 8 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 8 WT Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #22703 Built in 1960. Impregnated. Dark rich cane. Wrapped in Orvis dark brown threads. Blued Nickel Silver ferrules. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip, down-locking aluminum reelseat. Comes stored in original gray cloth rod bag and packed in original aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $495.

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DARYL L. WHITEHEAD– MAKER, MODEL "STANDARD" 8' 2PC 2TIP 6 WT, built on April 2005. Serial 161. Very nice crisp dry fly action. Great medium to larger river rod, will cast thoselarger dries on windy days and will get you that extra distance. Blued nickel silver with bone ferrule plug. Wrapped in golden brown silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide, Western style cork grip with bright nickel silver up-locking reelseat and very nicely grained wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in golden cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod appears in unused condition. $1995.
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HARDY BROS. L.T.D. - MAKERS, ENGLAND, MODEL "LRH SALMON FLY" 14' TWO HANDED SALMON ROD, 3PC 2 TIP Takes a 10 wt line. Serial #J3009. Blued Nickel Silver ferrules - locking type with silver ferrule plugs. Wrapped with copper wire at ferrules and stripper guide. Wrapped in olive green threads and tipped in red. All cork grip and reelseat 26" long with aluminum sliding adjustable reelseat. Seat will fit all old or new reelfoot. Rod comes packed in blue Hardy labeled cloth rod bag. Rod appears unused. $795.
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THOMAS J. CONROY - MAKER, NY MODEL "TROLLING OR BAIT CASTER" ROD. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great. 7' 3PC 2 TIP @1890'S. Bright nickel silver ferrules. All guides and tip tops are agate. Rod is wrapped in red silks and tipped black, full intermediates. Full nickel silver slideband reelseat and can be used either in up-locking or down-locking style to fix your reel. 1/4" cork ring make up grip. With nickel silver butt cap engraved "E.C.C." and stamped "Thos. J. Conroy, Maker, NY" Rod sections are all full length and straight. Rod comes packed in wooden form and stored in cloth rod bag. $395.
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TIM ZEITAK - MAKER, PITTSBURGH, PA, MODEL QUADRATE, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #704-2 1-10 Medium fast dry fly action. Dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and dark wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $900.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "DRY FLY SALMON ROD, TOURNAMENT #88" 10' 3PC 2 TIP 8-9 WT. Medium action. 8.4 oz. 1950's rod. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Chinese red silks, cigar cork grip with H.L. Leonard Special Patent down-locking full nickel silver reelseat. Rod comes with 4 1/2" detachable extension butt. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent refinished condition. All sections full length and straight. $795.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "STEELHEAD TOURNAMENT #51" 9' 3PC 1 TIP 7-8 WT, Butt section has 1" repair wrap. Will not effect fishing at all. Wrapped in burgandy silks with full intermediates. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Clear agate and stripper guides. Western style cork grip with full nickel silver slideband reelseat. Rod from the 1920's. Rod butt cap marked, "The Leonard Rod, H. L. Leonard Rod Co., Makers". Rod comes packed in original gray cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good fishable condition. $495.
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BACON - MAKER, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Nice dark flamed cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in black silks and tipped in golden yellow. Carbide stripper guide. Payne styled cork grip with up-locking reelseat and Cedar wood spacer. Rod is in mint condition. Comes stored in blue cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum brass capped rod tube. $995.
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C. W. JENKINS FLY ROD CO. - MAKERS, COLO. MODEL #GA75-61, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice Honey blonde cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden silks, half wells cork grip with down-locking bright nickel silver reelseat and wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in mint condition and shows little signs of use. $1395.
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WRIGHT & MCGILL ROD CO. - MAKERS, COLO, MODEL "GRANGER FAVORITE" 9' 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP, 6.6 oz. Takes 7 wt line. Medium fast action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in green & black varigated silks and tipped in golden with full intermediates. Carbide stripper guide. Westtern styled cork grip with full nickel silver up-locking reelseat. All sections are full length and straight. Rod comes in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in original condition. $525.
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BELLINGER & SANTIAM ROD CO. - MAKERS, OR, MODEL "MIDGE" 6' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #1-04-043, Blued nickel silver ferrules and Rosewood ferrule plug. Redish orange silks, agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Burled wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in a burgandy cloth rod bag and stored in black labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. A great small stream rod. $895.
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RON KUSSE - MAKER, NY, MODEL "ELF" 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT Medium fast dry fly action. Impregnated dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks, cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Cedar wood spacer. Serial #0423, 3 3/4 oz. Rod comes packed in black cloth rod bag with hang tag. Stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Shows no signs of use. $1495.
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TERRY ACKLAND - MAKER, 6' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark burgandy silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Tiger Maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $595.
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TIM ZIETAK - MAKER, PITTSBURGH, PA MODEL "SPECIAL TROUT" 7' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear ceramic silks with full intermediates, Tiny cigar cork grip with 1/4" corks. Full nickel silver slideband reelseat. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in brown labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $695.
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DESCHUTES ROD CO. WA. DARRYL WHITEHEAD - MAKER, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT, Serial #764. Very nice dark flamed cane. Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules with ebony ferrule plug. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and burled wooden spacer. Rod has glass-like varnish finish. Comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1495.
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CORTLAND ROD CO. - NY 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT, 2 3/4oz. Very nice dark impregnated cane. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks. All cork grip and reelseat with aluminum slideband reelseat . Rod comes packed in tan labeled cloth rod bag. Stored in golden aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $450.
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CORTLAND LINE CO. - CORTLAND, NY MODEL 444, 6 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP 4 WT, IMPREGNATED, 2 1/8 oz. Blued rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks. 4 1/4" cigar cork grip. Dual aluminum slidebands with Cedar wooden spacer. Very nice crisp dry fly action, very nice small stream rod. Rod comes packed in tan labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $295.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "SDF - SALMON DRY FLY", 9' 2PC 2 TIP 8 WT, Medium fast action. Serial #1738, Nice dark impregnated cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark green silks, Carbine stripper guide and tip tops. Western styled cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat and Butternut wooden spacer. Comes with 2" permanent extension butt. Rod comes packed in factory yellow cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped factory tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $895.
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GARY HOWELLS - MAKER, MODEL "MIDGE" 6' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 3-4 WT, Serial #4032, 2 oz. Very nice crisp dry fly action. Durobronz type rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads and tipped in golden yellow. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod is in excellent original condition. Comes packed in red cloth rod bag and stored in brown leather rod tube. $3795.
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CHARLES W. JENKINS - MAKER, CO. MODEL GA-70-24, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Rod from 1973. Very nice honey colored cane. Wrapped in clear silks. Cigar cork grip. Bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in original labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod comes from original owner and is in excellent condition. $1495.
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HUNGASKI - MAKER, 7 1/2' 2PC 4-5 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden tan clear silks. Carbide stripper guide. 5 1/4" cork grip. Bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Cherry wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $495.
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FAR NORTH RODS - CHRIS CARLIN - MAKER, ALASKA, MODEL "LM8052 QUADRATE", 8' 2PC 2 TIP, Serial #1128-34, Hollowbuilt, Fast crisp dry fly action. 5-6 WT, Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in yellow. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1295.
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SWIFT RIVER ROD CO. - RICK TAUPIER - MAKER, 6' 8" 2PC 2 TIP 3 WT, 11-03, Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Great small stream rod. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden silks and tipped in dark brown. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $695.
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GEORGE GUBA - MAKER, NJ, MODEL P-98, Based on Payne 98 taper, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Payne brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip and blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wood spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Done very nicely - excellent condition. $995.
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FREDERICK MALLESON - MAKER, 9' 9" 3PC 2 TIP 8-9 WT SALMON ROD "Sold by H.H. Kiffe Co., New York." is stamped on rod butt cap.. Very nice medium fast action. Rod was refinished at some point. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks. Cedar mortised spliced swelled butt. Sheet cork rod grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Cedar mortised wooden extension butt spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. $300.

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PEZON ET MICHEL - MAKERS, FRANCE, MODEL "PARABOLIC SPECIAL COMPETITION" 8' 2PC 1 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast parabolic action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy threads. Agate stripper and tip top. All cork grip and reelseat with aluminum slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in tan cloth labeled rod bag and stored in plastic rod tube. Serial #71746. Rod is in very good condition. $495.
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JOHN ZIMNEY - MAKER, DEL, MODEL QUADRATE 116Q, Serial #180025, 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules with brass ferrule plugs. Nicely dark flamed cane. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1395.
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PEZON ET MICHEL - MAKERS, FRANCE, MODEL "PARABOLIC SUPREME" Serial #71328112, 8' 2 PC ONE TIP 5-6 WT, Medium fast parabolic action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Comes with wooden ferrule plug. Wrapped in dark green threads. Full Wells cork grip, down-locking aluminum anodized reelseat. Rod comes packed in tan cloth labeled cloth rod bag and stored in plastic rod tube with outer tube cover. Rod is in very good condition. $495.
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KIRI ROD CO. - MAKER, MODEL 7613308-103, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Built in 2008. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Nice dark flamed cane. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in burgandy. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and bamboo reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $850.
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CORTLAND TACKLE CO. - NY MODEL 444, IMPREGNATED 9' 2PC 1 TIP 8/9 WT. 6 1/2 oz. Made in England. Blued ferrules, wrapped in dark brown threads. Half Wells cork grip with down-locking anodized reelseat and 5" removeable fighting butt. Rod comes packed in tan labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Very nice medium fast action. Great salmon/steelhead rod. In excellent condition. $250.
40.
KIRI - MAKER, OH 8 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, MODEL #86408-1008, Very dark flamed cane. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear olive green silks and tipped in burgandy. Modified Full Wells cork grip with aluminum up-locking reelseat and bamboo spacer. Rod comes in tan cloth rod bag with aluminum ferrule plug. Stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $850.
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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "99", 7' 2PC 2 TIP, Medium fast action. Built in 1957. Serial #22648, Butt section has a 1 1/2" clear repair wrap below ferrule. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy threads. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Repair was done at factory. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. All sections are full length and straight. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $595.
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F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, ME MODEL "SPECIAL SALMON ROD", 9' 3PC 2 TIP 9 WT, Medium fast action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in red silks and tipped in golden yellow. Comes with full intermediates also done in red silks. Mid section has a scarf below female ferrule. All sections full length. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with nickel silver down-locking reelseat and 6" detachable extension butt. Rod comes packed in canvas cloth rod bag and tips are stored in aluminum tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. @1930's. $695.
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RITZ VARIO-POWER, HS-HL, 8' 6" 2PC 2 TIP 6-7 WT, Serial #227662, 4.6 oz, Rod with bright aluminum down-locking seat over cork. Butt cap marked, "Pezon & Michel Paris, Ambroise. Rod is marked with hand written ink on shaft, Charles C. Ritz, Vario-Power, HS-HL, 8' 6" by P & M Depose decal. Fancy Crimson wraps with blue/white/red tri-color wrap on butt. Nickel silver blued ferrules with red witness marks. Fiberglass butt with two split bamboo tips.Rod comes with original P & M labeled bag and nicely labeled new tube. Rod did not originally come with a tube. Rod is in nearly mint condition and most likely unfished. This is a rare rod. $895.

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OLAF KUNDRUS - MAKER, MODEL "QUADRATE MIDGE", 6' 2PC 2 TIP 3 WT, Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Nicely dark flamed cane with glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules with custom ferrule plug. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide with Ritz styled tapered cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and cork spacer. Rod comes packed in tan labeled cloth rod bag with hangtag. Stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod appears in unused condition. Very nicely done and a great small stream rod. $1200.
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PHILLIPSON ROD CO. - MAKER, CO MODEL "POWER PAK" 7' 2PC 1 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Nice dark cane. Wrapped in golden silks and tipped in black. Full Wells cork grip with golden anodized aluminum down locking reelseat and carmel plastic spacer. Rod comes packed in factory tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $450.
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F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, ME MODEL "SPECIAL TWO-HANDED SALMON ROD", 13 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP Great spey casting salmon rod. Bright nickel silver ferrules with ferrule plugs. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Agate stripper guide. Original condition, a few bag marks in varnish. All sections full length and straight. 22" long cork grip and reelseat with Thomas Patent bright nickel silver locking reelseat. Rod comes packed in canvas rod bag. Tips stored in aluminum tube in original cloth tip bag. Rod is in very good condition. $895.
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F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, MAINE. MODEL "SPECIAL", 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #519, Built in 1937 and sold under Abercrombie & Fitch. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks and has Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and wooden spacer. Rod comes stored in original green cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum rod tube with labels. $1595.
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SEWELL N. DUNTON & SON INC. - MAKERS, MASS MODEL "POCUMTUCK" , 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Model #154. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Dark tempered cork. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in golden yellow. Cigar cork grip with aluminum down-locking reelseat. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $350.
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ORVIS CO. MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "FLY-SPIN" 6 1/2' 3PC Serial #61907, 2 7/8 oz. Takes 5 wt lines. Very nice medium action rod. Impregneated. Built in 1971. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads. Carbide stripper guides. 10" cork grip with dual aluminum slidebands. Rod comes stored in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $350.
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DICKERSON - MAKER, MODEL 861711-D, 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4 3/4 oz. Takes 5-6 wt lines. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. All sections full length and straight. Wrapped in clear golden brown silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and nickel silver butt cap with Walnut wooden spacer. Rod is in original condition. Packed in original cloth rod bag and stored in non-original aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good original condition. $4995.
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R. L. WINSTON ROD CO. - MAKERS, MT 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #3306, 4 1/8 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Duronz type ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking bright nickel silver reelseat and Maple wooden spacer. Rod come packed on tan labeled cloth rod bag and stored in brown labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Not common in three piece design. $2195.
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SWEET WATER RODS - GEORGE MAURER - MAKER, MODEL "HEAD WATERS", 6' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #98.01, Fast dry fly action. Dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod is in excellent condition. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum brass capped rod tube. $1195.
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JOE BRADLEY - MAKER, MODEL "PARA 13, L-12", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP Medium Parabolic action. Honey colored cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear olive silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat with Bird's Eye Maple wooden spacer. Packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1100.
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GEORGE MAURER - MAKER - SWEET WATER ROD CO. PA. MODEL "PINE CREEK", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #002. Built in 1990. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $1095.
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KENNETH BASTROM - MAKERS, MODEL "JORGENSEN'S SCANDINAVION", Custom built for Poul Jorgensen, a Famous Fly Tyer, Author and Fisherman. 7 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Impregnated. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in carmel brown threads. Ceramic stripper and tip top. Garrison type grip and reelseat, all cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in blue cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum rod tube. Rod appears unused. #1678. $550.
56.
ORVIS CO. MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "MADISON" 8' 2PC 1 TIP 6 WT, 4 3/8 oz. Impregnated cane. Tip short 1 1/4". Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown threads. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with bright nickel silver up-locking reelseat and wooden spacer. Stored in Orvis factory marked rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $295.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "DURACANE SALMON DRY FLY" MODEL #900 SDF, Serial #2368, 9' 2PC 2 TIP 7 WT, 5 7/8 oz. Dark impregnated cane. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark green silks. Carbide stripper and tip tops. Western styled cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat and Butternut wooden spacer. Rod has 2" permanent extension butt. Comes stored in yellow cloth factory rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $795.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY. MODEL "SALMON DRY FLY #88", 10' 3PC 2 TIP Takes 8-9 wt lines. All sections full length and straight. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Leonard red silks. Cigar cork grip with full bright nickel silver down-locking reelseat and 4 1/2" detachable extension butt. Rod comes stored in tan factory cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good original condition. $895.
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PHILLIPSON ROD CO. - MAKERS, CO. MODEL "POWER PAKT", 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden yellow silks and tipped in black. Full Wells cork grip with down-locking anodized reelseat and carmel brown plastic spacer. Tan cloth rod bag original and stored in original aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod appears unused. $695.
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COOKS SPORTING GOODS - K.C. MO, MODEL "COOKS DRI FLY" 7 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver plated ferrules. Wrapped in red silks and tipped in golden yellow with full intermediates. Agate line guide. Tiny 4 3/4" cork grip with bright slideband reelseat. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum rod tube. Rod is in good fishing condition. $250.
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F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "THOMAS SPECIAL MONTAUK", Stamped, "Bob Kleiser's Sport Shop, West Palm Beach, Fla", 6 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP SALTWATER ROD. Tip section 64" and handle section 15". Agate guides and tip tops. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Nickel silver ferrules. Reelseat is Thomas Patented all nickel silver down-locking reelseat, marked June 1916. Rod is in original condition. Comes stored in factory brown canvas bag. $250.
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GOODWIN GRANGER ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "GRANGER VICTORY" 9' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Rod from the 30's. Bright nickel silver ferrules. All sections full length and straight. Wrapped in brown and black varigated threads and tipped in black. Western styled cork grip with full up-locking nickel silver reelseat. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag. Stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $425.
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WRIGHT & MCGILL CO. - MAKERS, DENVER, CO MODEL "GRANGER VICTORY" 9' 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Medium fast action. All sections full length and straight. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in varigated brown and black threads. Western styled cork grip with bright nickel silver up-locking reelseat. Comes packed in original tan cloth rod bag. Stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $395.
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GOODWIN GRANGER ROD CO. - MAKERS, CO MODEL "GRANGER SPECIAL", 9' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in olive green silks. All sections full length and straight. Reversed Half Wells cork grip with up-locking full nickel silver reelseat. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $495.
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E. W. EDWARDS SONS - BRISTOL, CT MODEL "EDWARDS SPECIAL", Built by Gene Edwards. 9' 3PC 2 TIP 5/6 WT. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Agate stripper guide. Rod had over coat of varnish but looks fine. All sections full length and straight. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat with nickel silver butt cap and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $795.
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CHUBB - MONTAGUE? UNMARKED PAK ROD. 6 1/2' 5 PC 2 TIP TROUT ROD. Rod was refinished at some point. Takes 4-5 wt lines. Bright nickel silver ferrules. 4th section has replaced ferrule. Wrapped in bright red silks. Agate line stripper guide. Rawtan wrapped handle grip. Full bright nickel silver slideband reelseat. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod case. Great small stream rod. $195.
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WRIGHT & MCGILL ROD CO. - CO MODEL "GRANGER ARISTOCRAT", 7' 2PC 1 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Rod was refinished, looks great! Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden silks and tipped in brown. Full Wells cork grip and and bright full nickel silver up-locking reelseat. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in green aluminum brass capped rod tube. The perfect small stream dry fly rod. $450.
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WALTON POWELL ROD CO. - MAKERS, CA. MODEL "SIGNATURE SERIES" 7' 2PC 2TIP, 1974?, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark green threads. Carbide stripper guide. Full Wells cork grip with aluminum up-locking reelseat. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1295.
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EDWARDS QUADRATE SPINNING ROD, MODEL #500, 7' 2" 2PC, Blued nickel silver ferrules. Clear brown silks. All cork grip and reelseat with dual slidebands. All cork grip and reelseat with dual slidebands. 15 1/2" long grip with rubber butt cap. Comes stored in green factory cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $295.
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HARDY BROS. L.T.D. - MAKERS, ENGLAND, MODEL "THE WYE SALMON ROD", 12'4" 3PC 2 TIP Serial #E14668, Built in 1929. Blued brass rod ferrules with locking button. Agate tip top and stripping guide. All sections are full length. Wrapped in burgandy silks with full intermediates. Two-handed cork grip, 22" long with Hardy;s Reg. Universal fitting reelseat hardware. Rod comes with Rosewood ferrule plugs. Stored in original factory cloth rod bag. $250.
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GENE EDWARDSROD CO. - MAKERS, MT. CARMEL, CT MODEL "AUTOGRAPHED" 8' 4" 5/6 WT 3PC 2 TIP Medium fast dry fly action. Rod has bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in golden yellow. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and nickel silver buttcap. Bakelite reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in original labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $995.
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EDWARDS QUADRATE - MAKERS, CT MODEL "SPECIAL" 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5/6 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Rod was refinished at some point and one tip is down 1/2". Wrapped in brown silks and tipped tan and black. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip tapered to quadrate. Up-locking black plastic reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green silky cloth factory rod bag and stored in aluminum factory labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $1495.
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ROD & REEL COMBO - BUILT ON ORVIS BLANK BY VINCE CUMMINGS, ONE PC, 4' 3/4 WT, Fast action banty rod. Impregnated dark cane. Rod has a repair wrap six inches down from the tip, it will fish fine. Wrapped in dark brown threads. Carbide stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with aluminum slidebands. Rod comes with a J. Austin Forbes tiny 2" reel. Bronze anodized finish. Click & pawl pre-set drag system and can be used either RHW or LHW. Serial #098. Rod comes stored in cloth rod bag and packed in black aluminum rod tube. Reel comes stored in black zippered reel case. $300.
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M. E. HULL ROD - MAKER, NY IMPREGNATED 5 STRIP TROUT ROD. Takes 6 wt lines. 8 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #2152. Blued nickel silver super Z ferrules.. Wrapped in dark brown threads. Carbide stripper guide. Coke bottle type cork grip with aluminum down-locking reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod also comes with other tube cover. Rod is in very good condition. $595.
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BILL EDWARDS QUADRATE SPINNING ROD, CT MODEL #500, Marked on rod bag, Sold by William Rosgen Tackle Shop, Winsted, CT 7' 2" blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy and tipped in black. 15" cork grip with black aluminum dual slidebands. Rod comes packed in original cloth factory rod bag. Rod comes stored in aluminum labeled factory rod tube. Rod is in very good original condition. $295.
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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT. MODEL "BATTENKILL" 9' 3PC 2 TIP 7-8 WT, Medium fast action. Serial #3873, Built 6-2-47. Very nice dark impregnated cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking black and silver aluminum reelseat. Locking band marked "Maker - Charles F. Orvis Inc. - Manchester, Vt. Rod comes packed in green factory cloth rod bag and stored in original rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $595.
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TOM MORAN - MAKER, HARDY BROS L.T.D. ENGLAND, MODEL, MORAN "FLAMED SERIES", Serial #L934-4M, 7' 9" 2 PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Deeply dark flamed cane with glass like varnish finish. Mirrored tips. Wrapped in clear silks and tipped with a single black thread. Blued nickel silver ferrules with wooden ferrule plug. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat, Tiger striped wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in factory labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Top of brass cap has Hardy "Rod in Hand" logo. Rod is in new unused condition. A real piece of art by a Super Craftsman! $4000.
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ART WEILER - MAKER, PA MODEL"PERFECTIONIST", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #003. 3 1/4 oz. Very nice dark flamed cane. Wrapped in golden silks. All cork grip and reelseat with dual slidebands. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Olive green silks. Comes in cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Rod is in excellent condition. $695.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL 38H, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #501, Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Leonard red silks. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Butternut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in factory tan cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent original condition. $1995.
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WILLIAM EDWARDS ROD CO. MAKER, CT MODEL 50 QUADRATE, 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 6-7 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark burgandy threads and tipped in glden yellow. All sections full length and straight. Quad shaped cork grip with up-locking plastic reelseat and spacer. Rod comes packed in green factory cloth rod bag and original leather rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $995.
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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "BATTENKILL", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast action. Serial #51455. Built in 1968. 3 7/8 oz. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brwn threads. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in gray factory cloth rod bag and stored in original labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $795.
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J. S. SHARPE L.T.D. - ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND, MODEL "THE FEATHERWEIGHT SCOTTIE", IMPREGNATED, 6' 2PC 1 TIP 4 WT, 2 1/2 oz. Blued ferrules with wooden ferrule plug. Wrapped in burgandy threads, all cork grip and reelseat with aluminum slideband reelseat. Rod comes packed in factory marked and labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $350.
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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "SSS" SA LMON, STEELHEAD AND SALMON, 8'9" 2PC 2 TIP 8-9 WT, Serial #60811, Built in 1970. Impregnated. 5 7/8 oz. Medium action. Wrapped in brown threads. Carbide stripper guides. 7" cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and 2" removable extension butt. Rod comes stored in original factory tan cloth rod bag and packed in original aluinu factory labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $495.
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GENE EDWARDS - MAKER, CT MODEL "SKILTON SURPREME" 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5/6 WT, All sections are full length and straight. One tip at top has 2" repair wrap but works fine. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in red silks, Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with aluminum down-locking reelseat and Cherry wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $295.
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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "WES JORDAN" 8' 2PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #51191. Built in 1968. Impregnated cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules, wrapped in brown threads. Carbide stripper guides. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. 4 3/8 oz. Rod comes packed in factory gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $795.
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CHARLIE JENKINS - MAKER, CO. MODEL GA70L-48, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nicely dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in carmel brown silks. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in original tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1395.

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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT, MODEL "LIGHT SPIN" 6 1/2' 2PC 3 7/8 oz.,. 1/4 - 3/8 oz. lure. Serial #73045, Built in 1974. Impregnated. Wrapped in brown threads. 10" cork grip with dual aluminum slidebands. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $350.
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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT, MODEL "WES JORDAN" 8 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP Takes 7-9 wt lines, 4 3/8 oz. Serial #51931, Built in 1968. Impregnated. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown threads. Carbide stripper guides. Orvis comfort type cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in gray factory cloth rod bag and stored in factory leather rod case. Rod is in excellent condition. $795.
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HARDY BROS L.T.D. - MAKERS, ENGLAND, MODEL "THE DELUXE" 7' 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Serial #H7341, 4 3/4 oz. Rod from the 1960's. Wrapped in burgandy threads with full intermediates. Rod has clear agate stripper and tip tops. Full Wells cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat and plastic spacer. Rod comes packed in blue cloth rod bag and stored in Hardy aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $795.
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HARDY BROS L.T.D. - MAKERS, ENGLAND, MODEL "C.C.DeFRANCE", 6' 10" 2PC 1 TIP 4-5 WT, 3 oz. Serial #H69874, Rod from the 1960's. Blued nickel silver ferrules with factory ferrule plug. Wrapped in burgandy threads. Rod has clear agate stripper and tip top. Medium fast dry fly action. All cork grip and reelseat with aluminum slideand butt cap. Rod comes packed in Hardy factory labeled rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $595.
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THOMAS & THOMAS - MAKERS, MODEL "MIDGE P59", 5' 9" 2PC 3 TIPS, All different. Weights 3-4-5. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Proto type, built in 1972. Staggered ferrule design. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks. Carbide stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with bright nickel silver slideband and buttcap. Grip is 6 1/2" long. Rod comes stored in green cloth rod bag and packed in rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition.Great small stream rod. Very nice example of early Maxwell rod. $2800.
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MONTAGUE TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, MASS. MODEL "RAPIDAN" 9' 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Medium fast action. Bright nickel plated ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks. Agatine stripper guide. Half Wells cork grip with down-locking reelseat with black plastic spacer. Rod comes packedin cloth rod bag and stored in factory rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $125.
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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "H.D. SPINNING" ROD, 7 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP IMPREGNATED, Takes 1/2 -5/8 oz Lures, Serial #51967, Very nice rich dark cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Carbide tip top. Wrapped in dark brown threads. 12" long cork grip with black anodized sliding reelseat. Rod was built in 1968. Guides have a coat of varnish over them. Rod is in great fishing condition. Packed in original gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. $250.
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W. E. EDWARDS ROD CO. - MAKERS, CA MODEL "QUADRATE #54", 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP Medium fast action. Rod was refinished professionally and looks great! Blued nickel silver ferrules. All sections full length and straight. One tip has 3/4" clear repair wrap. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. 5 3/4" cork grip with black plastic up-locking reelseat. Rod comes packed in labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $895.
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WRIGHT & MCGILL ROD CO. - CO MODEL "GRANGER VICTORY", 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5-6 WT, 5.4 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown and black varigated silks. Western syled cork grip with up-locking nickel silver reelseat. All sections are full length and straight. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black cardboard tube. Rod is in very good condition. $495.
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THE HIDY ROD CO. - MAKER, MODEL #4WL2P, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, HOLLOWBUILT, Serial #22941H2 , Blued nickel silver ferrules. Medium fast dry fly action. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork frip with blued nickel silver reelseat and Maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in mint condition. Shows no signs of use. $2695.
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MARIO WOJINICKI - MAKER, CA MODEL "5 STRIP HOLLOWBUILT" 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #82612, Model #245V5, Very nice flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear tan silks. Carbide stripper guide. Modified Half Wells cork grip with dual blued nickel silver slidebands and Walnut wooden spacer. Glass-like varnish finish, Rod comes packed in green marked rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in unused condition,. A Super rod by a Master Craftsman! $3695.
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MEDVED - MAKER, MODEL 7' 2PC 2 TIP 3 WT, Very nice medium action. Nicely flamed dark cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Tiny cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $995.
99.
JENKINS ROD CO. - MAKERS, CO. MODEL "GA803-16" 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #803-16, Rich dark flamed cane. Very nice glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver sliding band reelseat and Cherry wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in green aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1395.
100.
F.E.THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, ME MODEL "SPECIAL" 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Built in August 1938. 5 1/8 oz. Rod was refinished professionally and looks great! Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Cedar wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in factory lableled aluminum rod tube. Rod is in great fishing condition. $1095.
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A. J. THRAMER ROD CO. - MAKERS, OR MODEL "486DX" 7' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #1017. Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads. Carbide stripper guide. Full Wells cork grip with blued up-sliding nickel silver ring and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $750.
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L. C. PARKS - MAKER, MODEL #761510, HOLLOWBUILT, 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip, 1/4" wide corks with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat. Comes packed in marked tan cloth rod bag. Stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $595.
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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER,, VT MODEL "BATTENKILL", 8 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Medium fast action. Impregnated cane. 5.1 oz. Serial #39171. Built in 1964. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled factory rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $495.
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LINNEA ROD CO. - ERIC PETERSON - MAKER, CA MODEL 7103-3CC, Built in Jan 2011. 8' 3PC 2 TIP 3-4 WT, Very nice medium action. Dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear green silks, carbide stripper guide. Full Wells cork grip with blued nickel silver up-sliding band reelseat with wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in cloth rod bag. Stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod appears in unused condition. $1595.
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CARLIN ROD CO. - MAKERS, ALASKA, MODEL "QUADRATE" MODEL #8F16-805, 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast progressive dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Half Wells cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Very nicely done. $1295.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "DURACANE IMPREGNATED", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, 3 1/2 oz. Serial #2643. Model #755, Blued nickel silver rod ferrules with ferrule plug. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in black. Ceramic stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in factory aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod has very nice medium fast dry fly action. Rod appears unused. $1395.
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MARC ARONER & STEVE PIASO - MAKERS, MODEL "HUNT" 6' 3 1/2" 2PC 2 TIP 3 WT, Very nice medium dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark green silks. Very nice dark flamed cane. Up-locking nickel silver slideband blued and Walnut spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube in an outer red cloth rod bag. Rod is in excellent condition. $1995.

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JENKINS ROD CO. - CHARLES W. JENKINS - MAKER, CO MODEL G174, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, 2.8 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. This is one of Charley's early rods. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear tan silks and tipped in burgandy. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Cedar wooden spacer. Rod come packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1395.
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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 218-L, 10 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 9 WT, 9 1/8 oz. Medium fast action. Rod was professionally refinished. All sections full length and straight. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. 8 1/2" Payne styled cork grip with aluminum up-locking reelseat and wooden spacer. Rod comes with 5 3/4" de-tachable extension butt. Rod comes packed in heavy cloth rod bag which stored extension butt and butt section. In aluminum brass capped labeled tube, tips and mid are stored in original bag with hang tag. Rod is in excellent refinished condition. Comes with letter of providence signed by Payne. $1495.
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THOMAS & THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, MASS MODEL "CLASSIC", 8' 2PC Serial #3843, 4 oz. Takes a 6 wt line. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear silk wrapps and tipped in brown. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with bright nickel silver up-locking reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Glass like varnish finish. Rod is in mint condition. $1895.
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ART TAYLOR - MAKER, LEE, ME, MODEL "CATSKILL", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Art was a famous artist, author, fisherman and rod builder. Nice honey blonde cane. 3 1/2 oz. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Art's rods are a bit scarce. $1495.
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BILL EDWARDS ROD CO. - MAKERS, CT MODEL "QUADRATE" MODEL #41, 7' 2 TIP 2PC, Rod was sold out of Bill Rosgen's Connecticut Fly Shop. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! All sections full length and straight. Takes a 3 wt line. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. I don't think I have ever seen another like it. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden tan silks and tipped in burgandy. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. All cork grip and reelseat with plastic slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in original Edwards labeled bag and Bill Rosgen's stamping. Rod is stored in original aluminum labeled rod tube. A very special little quadrate! $1995.
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YUKIHIRO YOSHIDA - MAKER, JAPAN, 7' 4 PC 2 TIP Takes a 3/4 wt line. Very nice smooth casting medium fast dry fly action. Built on Japanese cane. Made width bamboo male and female ferrules. Ferrule plugs are included. Wrapped in black silks. Serial #704-074. Tiny 5" tapered cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and wooden spacer. Weighs 2.9 oz. Rod comes packed in green cloth labeled cloth rod bag and stored in Hex wooden rod case. Rod appears in unused condition. Very nicely crafted rod. $2295.
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F.E. THOMAS - MAKERS, MODEL "SPECIAL" 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast action, Stamped on butt cap, "185" Rod was refinished at some point and looks great! Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks, agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat ad Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is all full length and ferrules fit nice and smooth. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $1195.
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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "BATTENKILL" 7 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP 5 WT, IMPREGNATED, Serial #23947, Built in 1958. The tip is down 1 1/4", doesn't effect the rod and is still fishes fine. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with aluminum down-locking reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. It will make a nice fishing rod at a fair price. Comes stored in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. $295.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY 9' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, One tip is down 2". But rod can be fished in current condition. Rod needs redo. Early rod - late teens. Comes in cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. $200.
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UNMARKED 7 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP 5 WT, Nice crisp dry fly action. Dark flamed cane with bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Cedar wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in gray cloth bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $250.
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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "MANCHESTER" 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT Fast dry fly action. Serial #0668. Built in 1944. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy threads. Carbide stripper guide. Half Wells cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in Orvis gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum factory rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $795.

 

C F F'S BAMBOO ROD BUILDERS LIST

As a way to showcase the Bamboo Rod Builders that I represent, we put together a page to list their rods as they become available.

Please check this page, as we will up-date as rods come in. This will make it easier for you to find a Bamboo Rod Builder or a rod that you are looking for.

JIM BEASLEY - TENNESEE

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JIM BEASLEY , 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT Serial #0928-7635, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nicely flamed cane. Blued Nickel Silver ferrules. Wrapped in red silks tipped golden yellow. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued Nickel silver slideband reelseat and Burled Maple wood spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. $1350.
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JIM BEASLEY, MODEL PARA 15 8' 2PC 2TIP 5 WT Serial # 0813 – 11. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks, carbaloy stripper guides. Reversed Half Wells cork grip with up locking aluminum reel seat with Walnut wood spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. $1250.
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JIM BEASLEY, MODEL 34, 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #0421-11-4, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden tan threads tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar Cork grip with blued nickel silver slide band reel seat and cherry burled wood spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. $1395.
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JIM BEASLEY, 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #11083. Very nice medium fast action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Golden Brown silks. Carbide stripper guide. Garrison type cork grip with black anodized aluminum down locking reel seat and Walnut wood spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. $1350.
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JIM BEASLEY - MAKER, TN 8' 3PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brownn silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat with Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in 99% new condition, only lawn cast. $1250.
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JIM BEASLEY - MAKER, TN MODEL "DRIGGS" 7' 2" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #0-12-13-4. Rod comes with two different tips. Like Young designed it. A wet fly and dry fly tip. Nicely dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new condition. $1295.
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JIM BEASLEY - MAKER, TN MODEL "MIDGE" 6' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Very nice crisp dry fly action. Serial #011614-6. Great small stream rod. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. $1250.
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JIM BEASLEY - MAKER, TN, MODEL "50DF", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial # 0312-11, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice honey blonde cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden tan silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1095.

 

W. E. CARPENTER ROD CO. - PA

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W. E. CARPENTER ROD CO. - WALT CARPENTER - MAKER, PA MODEL "HIGHLANDER SPECIAL" MODEL #756, 7 1/2' 2 PC 1 TIP 5 WT Serial #1020. Rod from the eighties. Impregnated tempered cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in cinnamon threads and tipped in dark brown. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and mahogany wooden spacer. Rod comes in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1595.
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W. E. CARPENTER ROD CO. - MAKER, MODEL "HIGHLANDER" 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #755, Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Light colored impregnated cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel threads and tipped in dark brown. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Mahogany wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in unused condition. $2595.
3.
W. E. CARPENTER ROD CO. - WALT CARPENTER - MAKER, PA MODEL "MAINE CANOE" - BROWNTONE SERIES. 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 7 WT PROTOTYPE MODEL, Serial #86186-M.C. Built in 1986. Very nice dark flamed cane. Great larger water rod and can throw larger flies, would also be a great light Salmon rod. A real sweet dry fly rod! Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads and tipped in black. Western styled cork grip, down locking aluminum reelseat with Walnut wooden spacer and 1/2 permanent extension butt. Rod comes packed in original tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod comes with letters to original owner. Rod is in excellent condition, shows little signs of use. Another rod by a Master Craftsman who builds about the finest rods ever built. It is a casting machine! $2995.
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W. E. CARPENTER - MAKER, PA MODEL "BROWNTONE" 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #93370, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in mint condition. A great small stream rod by one of the greatest craftsman I've ever met. $3895.

 

JIM DOWNES - PENNSYLVANIA

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JIM DOWNES, MODEL "QUADRATE 7913" 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Nicely tempered cane. Very nice glasslike varnish finish. Wrapped in Burgundy and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. 1/4 inch Cork grip tapered to quad shaped. Blued nickel silver slide band reel seat hardware with Walnut wood spacer. Rod was very nicely done and cast great. A great dry fly Rod. Rod comes packed in cloth Rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped labeled Rod tube. It is in new unused condition. $1495.
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JIM DOWNES - MAKER, PA, MODEL "QUADRATE" #7613Q 7 1/2' 2/2 4 WT.Medium fast dry fly action. Nicely flamed cane. Blued Nickel Silver ferrules. Wrapped inbrown silks tipped golden yellow. Agate stripper guide, cigar styled cork grip tapered to quad forward section. Blued Nickel Silver slideband reelseat with wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod appears unused. $1000.
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JIM DOWNES - MAKER, PA MODEL 7612 HEX 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice dark tempered cane. Blued Nickel Silver ferrules. Olive green silks tipped in black. Agate striper guide. Cigar cork grip, made up of 1/4" cork rings. Blued Nickel Silver slideband reelseat hardware and Maple wood spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth tod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in new condition. $1395.
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JIM DOWNES ROD CO. - MAKER, MODEL 7613, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Very nice fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in red silks and tipped in black with full intermediates. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Tiger Maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag. Stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. $1595.
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JIM DOWNES - MAKERS, - PA 7' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with 1/4" rings. Blued Nickel Silver slideband reelseat hardware and wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1000.

JOHN GALLAS - CONNECTICUT

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JOHN GALLAS - MAKER, CT, MODEL "AUTUMN" 8' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #8-01-4, 3.8 oz. Medium action. Very nice honey colored cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in green silks. Cigar cork grip. Bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Butternut wooden spacer. Comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1750.

 

BILLL HARMS - PA

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BILL HARMS - MAKER, PA MODEL "QUADRATE", 7' 2 PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #Q702-003, 2.9 oz. Very nice crisp dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in red. Clear agate stripper guide. cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and burled maple wooden spacer. Rod come packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in green aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. A very nice rod by a great craftsman. $1995.
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BILL HARMS - MAKER, PA MODEL " 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP HEX 5 WT, Serial #762-007. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden brown silks and tipped in red. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in labeled cloth rod bag and stored in green aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Another great rod by a Super Craftsman! Rod is in excellent condition.Never run into many of Bill's rods but these came from one person's collection. $1795.
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BILL HARMS - MAKER, PA MODEL 6' 1PC 4 WT, HEX, 2oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Wrapped in carmel brown clear silks. Carbide stripper guide. Nicely swelled butt. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and burled wooden spacer. Bill does a great 1 piece small stream rod and this is one of them. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in green aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $995.

 

BRIAN KLEINCHESTER - VIRGINIA

DENNIS MENSCER - NEW YORK

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DENNIS MENSCER - MAKER, HANCOCK, NY MODEL "WEST BRANCH SPECIAL" HOLLOWBUILT, 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT Medium fast dry fly action. Nice dark flamed cane. 3 1/4 oz. Serial number 19912. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark Brown silks tipped in orange. Cigar Cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat with cherry burled wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. Great rod for medium to large waters. $1795.
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DENNIS MENSCER - MAKER, NY 6' 8" 2PC 2 TIP 3 WT, Serial #19611. Mmedium fast dry fly action. Very nice small stream Rod. Dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Burgundy silks and tipped in Golden yellow. Cigar Cork grip and blued nickel silver slide band reel seat with Walnut wood spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth Rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped Rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. $1295.
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DENNIS MENSCER - MAKER, NY MODEL #804 8' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #13509 Medium fast dry fly action. Blued Nickel Silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in orange. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver and Burled Cherry wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $895.

 

RICK ROBBINS - VIRGINIA

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RICK ROBBINS - MAKERS, VA. MODEL "THE SLOW WATERS SERIES", 6 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #198, Very nice Honey blonde cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Zebra wooden spacer. Comes packed in brown aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1795.
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RICK ROBBINS- MAKER, VA MODEL "LITTLE RIVER SERIES" 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #1112. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden silks and tipped in marroon. Swelled butt. Very nice golden cane, cigar cork grip eith blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and burled wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. $2250.
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RICK ROBBINS - MAKER, VA, MODEL LITTLE RIVER SERIES", BROWNTONED, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #511, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silve ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy threads. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Tube comes in outer cloth cover. $2000.
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RICK ROBBINS - MAKER, VA, MODEL  "THE HOLY GRAIL". 8' 3PC 2TIP 3-4-5 WT Serial #812, Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Rick's very special, most versatile rod, casts 3-5 wt lines in many ways. Bright nickel silver Maxwell - Marinaro type ferrules. wrapped in clear Carmel colored silks and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. Swelled butt with cigar cork grip. Bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Tiger maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod appears in unused condition. $2250.
5.
RICK ROBBINS - MAKER, VA MODEL "LITTLE RIVERS SERIES", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden silks and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide Tiny 4 1/2" cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1795.
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RICK ROBBINS - MAKER, VA MODEL "SELB'S 7' 9" VI" 7' 9" 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Very nice crisp dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks and tipped in red. Serial #186. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Burled Maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. A great Delaware or Western River rod by a great builder with over 40 years of rod making experience. Rod is in new condition. $2500.

 

DON SCHROEDER - WISCONSIN

 

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DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, MODEL "QUADRATE TROUT" 7' 9" 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #54312. Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice and smooth casting rod. Blued Nickel Silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks. Glass-like varnish finish. Very nice dark flamed cane. Reversed Half Wells cork grip with quad front taper, up-locking aluminum reelseat with Walnut wood spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. This is my first new rod from Don. I'm proud to be a new agent for him. His work is superb. $2125.
2.
DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, MODEL "HEX TROUT" 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT Very nice crisp dry fly action. Serial #54112 Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued Nickel Silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks,, cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat with Walnut wood spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. This rod is also brand new. Another gorgeous rod from Don, a great all arounder. $2075.
3.
DON SCHROEDER- MAKER, MODEL "HEX FLAMED" 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Serial #51009. Blued Nickel Silver ferrules with brass ferrule plug. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in dark brown.Ccigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat with Walnut wood spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. This rod is in like new condition. $1850.
4.
DON SCHROEDER ROD CO. – MAKERS, WISC, MODEL 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #20198, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nicely flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules with brass ferrule plugs. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped black. Highbridge Carbaloid stripper guide. Cigar Cork grip, blued nickel silver slide band reel seat with Walnut wood spacer. Comes packed in cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1495.
5.
DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, WISC. MODEL "QUADRATE" 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT Serial #50509, Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Nicely dark flamed cane with blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Comes with brass ferrule plug. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Cigar cork grip, taper in front to quadrate look. Blued nickel silver slideband reelseat with Walnut wood spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. This is a very nice rod by a great craftsman. Rod appears unfished. $1795.
6.
DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, WISC. MODEL "QUADRATE" 7'9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Brass ferrule plug. Very nice dark flamed cane. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in dark brown. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip. Blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in dark brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition.. $1895.
7.
DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, WISC. MODEL 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT HEX, Serial #35804, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Western styled cork grip with aluminum up-locking reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1795.
8.
DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, WISC. 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #15697, Very nice honey blonde cane. Built in 1977. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Comes with aluminum ferrule plug. Wrapped in clear carmel silks and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide with cigar cork grip and blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Tiger Maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in cream cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1495

BILL TAYLOR - MN

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BILL TAYLOR - MAKER, MN, MODEL "HOLLOWBUILT TROUT", 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 4/5 WT, Serrial #7916B1-HB, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice honey blonde cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks with brown accents, tipped red and black. Red Agate stripper guide, cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Cherry wooden spacer. First of Bill's I've had in some time and it's a beauty! $1400.
2.
BILL TAYLOR - MAKER, MN, MODEL "HOLLOWBUILT QUAD" 8' 2PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Bery nice crisp dry fly action. Great Delaware rod! Serial #801305HB, Dark tempered cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in olive green threads and tipped in red. Western styled cork grip with aluminum up-locking reelseat and Acorn butt cap with Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth bag and stored in custom wooden quad rod case. In excellent condition. $1000.
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BILL TAYLOR - MAKER, MN, MODEL "HOLLOWBUILT QUAD" MODEL #761705-HB, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Very nice crisp dry fly action. 3.6 oz. Nice honey blonde cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear tan silks, Ritz typecork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Tiger Maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. $1495.
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BILL TAYLOR - MAKER, MN, MODEL "HOLLOWBUILT QUAD", 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #791702-HB, Very nice honey blonde cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear tan silks. Carbide stripper guide. Ritz-styled cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Tiger Maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. $1495.

 

R. D. TAYLOR - NEW YORK

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R.D. TAYLOR ROD CO. - MAKER, NY MODEL 35L, 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP, Serial #228, Medium action. Very nice honey blonde cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden tan silks and tipped in red carbide stripper guide. Weight is 3.4 oz. Takes 4 wt lines. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Applewood spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. A very nice rod by a great craftsman. $2595.
2.
R. D. TAYLOR ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 23-4-401, 6 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Bob's flamed tone model. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in red. Agate stripper guide with cigar cork grip and blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. $3550.
3.
R. D. TAYLOR ROD CO. - MAKER, NY MODEL "LIGHT SALMON", 9' 3PC 2 TIP 8 WT, Serial #232-598, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice honey blonde cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden brown silks and tipped in black. Full Wells cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod has 3 3/4" removable extension butt. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Bob's Salmon rods are scarce. $2595.
4.
R. D. TAYLOR ROD CO. - MAKER, NY MODEL 24-4, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #24-4-273, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in beige silks, clear threads and tipped in red. Agate stripper guide. Glass-like varnish finish. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseatt and Applewood spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition, like new condition. Bob is one of the few Hudson Valley rod makers left and makes some of the finest rod in the marked today. $2995.

J. D. WAGNER - OHIO

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J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OHIO, MODEL 265C, 6 1/2' 2PC 2TIP 3/4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #607-2, Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules wrapped in cinnamon silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar Cork grip and blued nickel silver slide band reel seat hardware and very nice wooden spacer. Glass-like varnish finish. Comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod appears unused condition. $1750.
2.
J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OHIO, MODEL #380BP, 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5-6 WT, Serial #304-8, Fast dry fly action. Great Delaware River rod! Very nicely flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Agate stripper guide, cigar cork grip, up-locking bright nickel silver reelseat with Burled wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in clothh rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2100.
3.
J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OHIO. MODEL "SIGNATURE SERIES" 7' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #502-24. Very nice flamed cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear dark brown silks. Clear agate stripper guide. Very nice glass-like varnish finish. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver up-locking reelseat and Walnut wood spacer. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod appears unused. One of my favorites of Jeff's! $2100.
4.
J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OHIO, MODEL "280ZW"8' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #1207-3 Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in black. Swelled butt with cigar cork grip and blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and burled wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1695.
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J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OH MODEL 373-FS, 7' 3" 3PC 2 TIP, Takes 4-5 wt lines. Fast dry fly action. Very nicely dark flamed rod. Glass-like varnish finish. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped black. Agate stripper guide. Modified cigar cork grip with up-locking nickel silver reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. A very nice rod by a super Craftsman. $1995.

 

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