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Bamboo/Cane Rod

Item #

Description

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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. $695.

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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. $950.
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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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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. $1195.
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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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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. $1250.
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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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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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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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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. $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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WALTON POWELL ROD CO. - MAKERS, CA. MODEL "SIGNATURE SERIES" 7' 2PC 2TIP 4 WT, 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. $895.
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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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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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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. $2195.
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JENKINS ROD CO. - CHARLES W. JENKINS - MAKER, CO MODEL G1T4, 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. $1250.
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RON KUSSE - MAKER, NY MODEL 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, 3 7/8 oz. Serial # 9163, Fast dry fly action. Very nice honey blonde cane. Blued nickel silver truncated ferrules. Glass-like varnish finish. Wrapped in clear golden tan silks with dark brown accents. Cigar cork grip with up-locking bright nickel silver reelseat and Tiger Maple spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in rod bag with hang tag and stored in brass marked rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. $1795.
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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER,VT MODEL "CUSTOM EDITION OF 1/1 BATTENKILL", Built in 1995. 7 1/2' 2PC 2TIP 5/6 WT Very nice crisp dry fly action. Special built with light and dark strips of cane. Impregnated. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy and tipped in black. Western styled cork grip with black anodized aluminum up-locking reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Marked on butt, "Crafted by Brian LaRose". Rod comes packed in Orvis marked rod bag and stored in aluminum factory tube. Rod is in mint condition, unfished. $1295.
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LEON HANSON - MAKER, MICH. MODEL 93-4, 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #8904, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Glass-like varnish finish. Wrapped in clear golden silks and tipped in burgandy. Carbide stripper guide. Modified Half Wells cork grip with nickel silver up-locking slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1995.
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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY, MODEL 415, 10' 3PC 2 TIP DRY FLY SALMON ROD, 8 oz. Marked on reelseat, "Sold by H & D FOLSOM ARMS CO., New York, #2". Rod was refinished at some point and looks great! Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Payne brown silks and tipped golden yellow. Agate stripper guide. All sections full length and straight. Cigar cork grip with nickel silver slideband and reelseat. Stamped, "E. F. Payne Rod Co. - Makers". Comes with 5 1/2" removable extension butt. Rod comes stored in original cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $1295.
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WRIGHT & MCGILL GRANGER ROD CO. - CO MODEL "GRANGER VICTORY" 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5-6 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nicke silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown and black varigated silks. Western styled cork grip with up-locking bright nickel silver reelseat. Rod was refinished at some point and looks great! Rod packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $550.
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GOODWIN GRANGER ROD CO. CO MODEL "GRANGER SPECIAL", Model #GS7633, 3 3/4 oz. Takes 4-5 wt lines. Medium fast dry fly action. Rod was professionally refinished at some point and looks great!! All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and xmooth. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Bright olive green silks. Western style cork grip with full nickel silver uplocking Granger reelseat. Reel seat marked,"Pat. Pend. Made by Goodwin Granger, Co. Denver". Late 30's rod in very good condition. Comes stored in original olive green cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum factory labeled rod tube. $995.
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GOODWIN GRANGER ROD CO. - MAKERS, CO MODEL "GRANGER SPECIAL", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT, Model # 8040, Rod was professionally refinished, looks very nice. Mid section is 1 1/2" short. Bright nickel silver ferrules, wrapped in varigated green and black threads and tup topped in yellow. Western styled cork grip with full nickel silver up-locking reel seat. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag and stored in original factory labeled rod tube. $795.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL 40DF-6 PROTO-TYPE, 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5WT, Serial #004P, Fast dry fly action. Great Delaware or large water rod. 1970's era rod. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Wrapped in green and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip 6" long. Aluminum down-locking reelseat with acorn butt cap and Butternut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in Leonard aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Very rare, one of a kind! $1995.
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RON KUSSE - MAKER, NY MODEL "SPECIAL" 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #8651, Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in golden yellow and brown. Special Walnut grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $1495.
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DENNIS STONE - MAKER, PORTLAND, OR 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, 4.5 oz., Serial #0915, Crisp action dry fly rod. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown and black varigated sillks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Coke bottle type cork grip with bright up-locking reelseat and cork spacer. Rod comes packed in rusty tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $750.
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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "WES JORDAN", 1ST YEAR OF PRODUCTION. 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5/6 WT, IMPREGNATED, Serial #4359, 4 3/8 oz. Very nice dark impregnated cane. #13 Ferrule. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads, carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip made for Wes Jordan models, also made for Right hand caster. Down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in factory gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod was built in 1966 and has a very nice medium fast dry fly action. Rod is in excellent condition. $795.
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LEON HANSON- MAKER, MICH. MODEL "93 1/2-5" , 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial 8804, Fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden silks and tipped in dark brown carbide stripper guide. Modified Half Wells cork grip with up-locking nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Very nicely done. $1595.
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F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, ME MODEL "DIRIGO", 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Very nice medium fast dry fly action. One tip is down 2". Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in red silks with full red intermediates. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with full nickel silver slideband reelseat. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum Thomas labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $495.
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R. W. SUMMERS ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "MIDGE" 6' 4" 2PC 3 TIP 3/4 WT, Serial #51086, Medium fast dry fly action. One tip has 5/16" clear repair wrap by second snake guide, doen from tip and will fish just fine. Very nice dark flamed rod. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown threads and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with black aluminum slidebands for reelseat hardware. Rod comes packed in burgandy labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition except for small repair wrap. Built by one of the true Masters of our time. $2495.
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DOUG DANIEL - MAKER, CA MODEL "QUADRATE HOLLOWBUILT", 8' 3" 3/2 4 WT, Serial #08324L-11013, 4/6 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in golden yellow. Carbide stripper guide. Ritz type cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband, butt cap and Maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in brown aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $1250.
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DON ANDERSON - MAKER, CANADA, 7' 10" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Honey blonde cane, bright nickel silver ferrules. Carbide stripper guide. Wrapped in clear golden silks and tipped in brown. Modified cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Zebra wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in plaid cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $950.
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GENESEE VALLEY ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIPS 4 WT, Serial #OP4011. Medium fast dry fly action. Nicely dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Glass-like varnish finish. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and burled wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in black cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $950.
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ORVIS ROD CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT. MODEL - EARLY VARNISHED ROD, PRE-WES JORDAN ERA. 8' 2PC 2 TIP Second tip down 1". Rod was refinished professionally. Very hard to find early examples of the varnished rods. Takes a 5 wt line and is medium fast dry fly action. Wrapped in gold with golden and red signature wrapps. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Red agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and bright nickel silver butt cap, stamped "Makers Charles F. Orvis Co. Inc. Manchester, VT" The aluminum lock nut is also stamped the same. Has Butternut wooden spacer. Comes packed in cloth rod bag and stored in celuloid original rod case. Rod is in excellent refinished condition. $795.
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F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, ME. MODEL "SPECIAL SALMON ROD", 12' 3PC 2 TIP 10 WT, Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nicely. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in black and brown varigated threads. Rod from late 20's with full intermediate wraps. Also comes with nickel silver ferrule plug. Has agate stripper and tip tops. 20" grip and full nickel silver down-locking reelseat. Rod is in excellent fishing condition, great spey rod! Comes packed in cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum tube. $650.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "#51 TOURNAMENT", 9' 3PC 2 TIP 6-7 WT, 5.6 oz, Fast dry fly action. Rod was refinished at some point. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Bright waisted nickel silver ferrules with Pat. date. Wrapped in dark burgandy silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with all nickel silver slideband reelseat. Rod comes packed in non-original cloth rod bag and stored in Leonard rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $595.
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BUILT ON LEONARD BLANK BY PETER PHELPS in the 1980's, 5' 4" 2 PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver Leonard ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silk threads. All cork grip and reelseat with bright nickel silver slideband Leonard marked hardware. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in Leonard rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1000.
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RON KUSSE - MAKER, NY MODEL "ONE PIECE", 6 1/2' 2/3 WT, IMPREGNATED DARK CANE. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. wrapped in brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. 5" Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Cedar wooden spacer. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag with support and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod appears unused. A great small stream fly rod. $1150.
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SCOTT ROD CO. ,CO, MAKER, BERNARD RAMANAUSKAS, MODEL #SC-653, 6' 5" Takes a 3 wt line. 2.5 oz. Serial #0087, Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Nicely flamed cane. Blued nickel silve ferrules. Wrapped in clear silks and tipped in burgandy. Agate stripper guide. Tiny 5" cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap and burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stoed in aluminum labeled rod tube with warranty card. Rod is in new unused condition. A great small stream rod. $1995.
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THOMAS & THOMAS - MAKERS, MASS MODEL "SALMON DRY FLY", 9 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 9 WT, Serial #2686, 1980's rod. Very nice honey blonde cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden clear silks with carbide stripper guide and tip tops. Cigar cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat with walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes with 2" de-tachable extension butt. Comes stored in tan cloth rod bag and packed in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1895.
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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 208, 9' 3PC 2 TIP 7 WT, Medium fast action. Rod was refinished and looks great! All sections full length and straight. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in burnt orange. Western styled Payne type cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat and Cedar wood spacer. Locknut stamped, "Von Lengerke & Antone, Chicago". Rod comes with original ferrule plugs. Rod comes stored in original cloth rod bag with hang tag and stored in original labeled aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $1595.
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TIM ZIETAK - MAKER, PA MODEL #209E, 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Serial #795-2, Wrapped in burgandy silks, cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Cherry wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $795.
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WRIGHT & MCGILL GRANGER - CO MODEL "GRANGER SPECIAL", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in silks. Western styled cork grip with up-locking full nickel silver reelseat. Rod comes packed in original cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod was refinished at some point and is in very good condition. $795.
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JENKINS ROD CO. - MAKERS, CO. MODEL GA803-16, 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry action. Very nice darrk flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and cherry wooden spacer. Rod come packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in green labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. This is a really nice rod for larger waters and is a very smooth casting rod! $1395.
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TOM MORGAN RODSMITHS - MT MODEL 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Fast dry fly action. Very nice honey blonde cane with glass-like varnish finish. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules and nickel silver ferrule plug. Wrapped in burgandy silks. Modified western cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and burled wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in burgandy silk like padded custom rod bag and stored in Tom's custom octagonal rod tube, with outer custom padded cover bag. Rod is in like new condition. Shows little signs of use. $2895.
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SOUTH BEND TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, MODEL #164, CROSS DOUBLE BUILT, 9' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #0472276, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in black silks and tipped in golden yellow. Western styled cork grip and black plastic spacer. Rod sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good original condition. $295.
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F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, ME MODEL "DIRIGO", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast action. Built Dec. 9, '87 for Kirkland Brothers Tackle Shop. #767. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Mahogany wooden spacer. Buttcap stamped, "Dirigo F. E. Thomas, Bangor, ME" Rod comes packed in original brown cloth rod bag with factory tag and stored in original factory labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1295.
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HERITAGE RODS - ART WEILER - MAKER, PA MODEL 209E, Serial #430 7'9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, 4 oz. Very nice crisp dry fly action. Bright nickel swiss style rod ferrules with wooden ferrule plug. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks with brown accents at ferrules and cork grip and reelseat, Garrison style. Bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $695.
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WRIGHT & MCGILL ROD CO. - CO MODEL "GRANGER SPECIAL", MODEL #9050, 9' 3PC 2 TIP 5-6 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in olive green silks. Western styled cork grip with full nickel silver up-locking reelseat. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $495.
51.
F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, ME MODEL "SPECIAL" 9' 3PC 2 TIP 5/6 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! All sections full length and straight. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden brown silks and has dark brown tipping with full intermediates. Agate stripper guide with modified Half wells cork grip. Nickel slideband and butt cap with wooden spacer. Rod was built in 1930's. Comes in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. A great Delaware or Western river rod. $695.
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PAUL H. YOUNG ROD CO. - MICH MODEL "MIDGE" 6' 3" 2PC 1 TIP, 1 3/4oz. Serial #4255, 1966? Jack Young - Bob Summers era rod. Nice dark flamed cane. Takes 4 wt. Nice crisp dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in brown threads. Carbide stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with black anodized aluminum slidebands. Rod comes stored in original silky cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $2495.
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PHILLIPSON ROD CO. - MAKERS, CO MODEL "POWER PAKT", 81/2' 3PC 2 TIP Medium fast dry fly action. Takes 5 wt line. All sections full length and straight, ferrules fit nice and smooth. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! Bright nickel silver ferrules, wrapped in golden yellow silks and tipped in dark brown. Full Wells cork grip with down-locking golden anodized aluminum reelseat and plastic spacer. Rod comes packed in original tan cloth rod bag and stored in original factory labeled rod tube. $595.
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WRIGHT & MCGILL ROD CO. - MAKERS, CO MODEL "GRANGER FAVORITE" 9 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 7 WT, Medium fast action. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth, Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in green and black varigated threads adn tipped in golden yellow with full intermediates. Rod comes with carbide stripper guide, Western styled cork grip and full nickel silver up-locking reelseat. Comes packed in original tan cloth rod bag and stored in original factory rod tube. A very nice bass or steelhead rod. $595.
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ORVIS CO.- MAKERS, VT MODEL "SHOOTING STAR", 9' 2PC 2 TIP 9 WT, Serial #47387, 6 oz, Fast action Steelhead and Salmon rod. Impregnated dark cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads. Carbide stripper guides. Cigar cork grip with full metal down-locking reelseat and 2" removable extension butt. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $495.

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WEIR & SON- MAKERS, LOS GATOS, CA, MODEL "SMALL TROUT DRY FLY", 7' 2PC 1 TIP 4 WT, Serial #D702-19-80, Fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Very nice honey blonde cane with glass like varnish finish. Wrapped in transparent light yellow silks, Agate stripper guide. Ritz type cork grip with aluminum slideband and butt cap, Rose wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Kind of rare, you just don't see them too often! $495.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "51DF", 1950's rod. 9' 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT, 5 3/8 oz. Bright nickel silver waisted rod ferrules. Wrapped in golden yellow threads. Rod was refinished at some point years back. Cigar cork grip with aluminum down-locking reelseat and Butternut wooden spacer. Rod is full length and straight. Rod comes packed in original gray cloth rod bag with hang tag. Stored in original aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1295.
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R. L. WINSTON ROD CO. - MAKERS, MT MODEL 8 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 6 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. 4 1/2 oz. Serial #2274. Duro bronze type rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in red cloth rod bag and stored in brown leather rod case. Rod is in 99% new condition. $1795.
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R. L. WINSTON ROD CO. - MAKERS, MT MODEL "QUADRATE H.B.", 7' 9" 2PC 1 TIP 4/5 WT, This rod was built for "Greg Lilley", of Montana, a Guide, Author, Fisherman. 3 1/8 oz. Medium fast action. Serial #3216. Duro bronze rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks, agate stripper guide. Modified cigar cork grip with down-locking bright nickel silver reelseat and Zebra wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in cream cloth colored rod bag with Winston logo, Stored in green labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod appears unused. $1795.
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RON KUSSE - MAKER, NY MODEL #755, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #8108, 3 1/2 oz. Very nice crisp dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks. Very nice swelled butt. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag with hang tag and ferrule plug. Stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. A great Beaverkill rod!! $1595.
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HARDY BROS. L.T.D. - MAKERS, ENGLAND, MODEL "PHANTOM", 6' 10" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Very nice crisp dry fly action. Serial #H36661C. Built in 1961. Rod was professionally refinished and looks super! Blued nickel silver ferrules with ferrule plug. Wrapped in black silks and tipped in red. Clesar agate stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with aluminum slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in original green labeled Hardy cloth rod bag and stored in factory labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $795.
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BELLINGER FLY ROD CO. - MAKERS, OR 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Very nice crisp dry fly action. Serial #10-99-110. Built in 1999. 110th rod built by company. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Custom wooden ferrule plug. Wrapped in burgandy silks, red agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver up-locking slideband reelseat and cork seat. Very nice glass-like varnish finish. Rod comes stored in burgandy cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1195.

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HARDY BROS. L.T.D. - MAKERS, ENGLAND, MODEL "KENEA" 8' 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT. Fast dry fly action. Serial #E71506. Built in 1950. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wooden ferrule plugs. Agate stripper guide and tip tops. Wrapped in burgandy silks and intermediates are brown silks. Full Wells cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat and black plastic spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth factory rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $495.
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R. L. WINSTON ROD CO. - MAKERS, MT MODEL 7' 9" 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, HOLLOWBUILT. 3 1/8 oz Serial #3302, Medium action. Durobronze ferrules, wrapped in clear carmel silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking nickel silver reelseat and Zebra wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in cream colored labeled rod bag and stored in brown labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2495.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "BABY CATSKILL #37", 6' 2PC 2 TIP 2/3 WT, 15/16 oz. Medium slow action. Rod from the 1940's. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden tan silk threads. Snake stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat, 5 1/2" long. Bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Butt cap stamped, "The Leonard Rod - H.L. Leonard Rod Co. - Makers". All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. It is rare to find one of this model in this condition. Rod comes packed in original gray cloth rod bag with hang tag. Stored in original aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $3000.
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W. E. EDWARDS CO. - MAKERS, CT, MODEL #54 QUADRATE, 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5/6 WT, Medium fast action. Rod was refinished professionally and looks great! All sections full length and straight. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Modified Western cork grip tapered to forward quad shape. Up-locking plastic reelseat. One tip has a 3/4" clear repair wrap, it will fish fine. Rod comes stored in original factory marked Edwards rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $995.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "BABY CATSKILL #38-H", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 3/4 WT, 2 1/4 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Rod from the 1940's. Rod was professionally refinished and looks super!! Bright nickel silver ferrules with original factory ferrule plug. Wrapped in green silks, Agate stripper guide. Very nicely swelled butt. All sections are full length and straight. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Butternut wooden spacer. Butt cap stamped, "The Leonard Rod - H. L. Leonard Rod Co. - Makers". Rod comes stored in original factory green cloth rod bag with hang tag. Stored in original aluminum brass capped rod tube. The perfect small stream dry fly rod. In excellent fishing condition. $1995.
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TONY VALEANT - MAKER, EVENING HATCH FLY SHOP - PA. MODEL 704, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Serial #322, Fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in red silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with aluminum down-locking reelseat and Walnut spacer. Rod comes packed in red cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod appears unused. $695.
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KIRI ROD MAKER - OHIO MODEL #0872, 7' 2" 2PC 1 TIP 4/5 WT. Fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Modified Half Wells cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag with hang tag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. $750.
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SEWELL DUNTON - MAKER, MA MODEL 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Very nicely dark flamed cane. Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in black and orange varigated silks threads. Cigar cork grip with down-locking reelseat and cork spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $295.
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DAVE KLAUSMEYER - MAKER, ME 7' 2PC 2 TIP 3 WT, Serial #121589, Nicely dark flamed cane. Medium fast dry fly action. 2.9 oz. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks. All cork grip and reelseat with nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $795.
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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL #400 SALMON DRY FLY, 9' 3PC 2 TIP 7/8 WT, 6.7 oz. Light Salmon model. Medium fast action. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Blued nickel silver ferrules, wrapped in dark brown silks. Payne styled cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat and Cedar wooden spacer. Rod comes with 6" removable extension butt. Reelseat locking nut reads, "Made for Abercrombie & Fitch", 1960's rod. Clear wrap on tip. Rod is in very good condition. $1195.
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SHAKESPEARE TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, MI MODEL #1362, 9' 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Medium fast action. All sections full length and straight. Chrome plated brass rod ferrules. Wrapped in green and black varigated silks. Agatine stripper guide. Half Wells cork grip with up-locking metal reelseat and gray plastic reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $125.
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GARY LACEY - MAKER, GA MODEL "ROYAL", 7' 3" 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in black with full intermediates. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed iin black brass capped aluminum rod tube. Rod appears unused. $1800.
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MARTY DESAPIO - MAKER, NJ MODEL 36 1/2, Built on Bacon rod blank based on Leonard taper. 6' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 2/3 WT, 2 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Great small stream rod. Blued nickel silver Swiss styled rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden silks. Tiny 4 1/2" cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and buttcap. Comes with Tiger Maple wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag with hang tag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $595.
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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 98, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Very nice crisp dry fly action. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Comes with ferrule plug. Stripper guide was replaced and one wrap at female ferrule. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped golden yellow. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt. Rod from 1960's. Cedar wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in original tan cloth rod bag with hang tag. Stored in factory aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $3995.
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THOMAS & THOMAS - MAKERS, MASS. MODEL "SPECIAL TROUTER", IMPREGNATED, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. One tip has a 2" clear repair wrap, but it will fish fine. Bright nickel silver Super Z rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks with dark brown accents. All cork grip and reelseat with bright aluminum slideband and butt cap. Serial #3481. 2.7 oz. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $895.
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H. W. HAWES & CO. - MAKERS, CT. TWO-HANDED SALMON ROD, 13' 3PC 2 TIP, Marked, "Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Sole Agents, New York, U.S.A.", Serial #A541. Built in December 1923. One tip 1" short. 16 1/2 oz. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules with nickel silver plugs. Wrapped in golden silks with full intermediates. Agate tip tops, 20 1/2" cork grip with full nickel silver down-locking reelseat, stamped, Pat. May 15, 1906. Rod comes packed in cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum tube with outer tube cover. In good condition. $995.
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BILL HOLBEIN - MAKER, NY MODEL "TROUT NODELESS", 6 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4WT, Fast dry fly action. Built nodeless construction. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and burled Maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in black cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum tube with outer bag cover. Rod is in unused condition. $750.
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MARC ARONER - MAKER, MASS MODEL "SPRING CREEK", 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT. Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules with brass ferrule plugs. Wrapped in clear olive green silks and tipped in red. Cigar cork grip with full nickel silver slideband and reelseat. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube with outer tube cover. Rod is in unused condition. $3395.
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JIM BEASLEY - MAKER, TN MODEL "5 STRIP PENTAGONAL" 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Serial #022512-10. Fast dry fly action. Honey blonde cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear 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.
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JIM BEASLEY& WALT CARPENTER - MAKERS, "SPECIAL PROJECT ROD", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4/5 WT Medium fast dry fly action. 3 oz. One of a kind! Jim built the blank and Walt did the rest of the work. Very nice dark flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in black threads. All cork grip and reelseat with dual blued nickel silver slidebands. Rod built in 2007. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag with hang tag. Stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in new unfished condition. This is a very special rod by two great Craftsmen. $1795.

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THOMAS & THOMAS- MAKERS, MASS. MODEL "MIDGE", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #3006. Medium fast dry fly action. Impregnated cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks. Carbide stripper guide. Swelled butt with cigar cork grip and blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2095.
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MORTEL DAME STODDARD & KENDALL, MAKERS, BOSTON, MASS. B. F. NICKOLS? MODEL "HIGH GRADE", 9' 9" 3PC 2 TIP. Staggered ferrule type design. Bright nickel silver ferrule plugs. Wrapped in burgandy silks with full intermediates and the old flip ring guides. Rittan grip handle with nickel silver slideband reelseat. Rod from 1980's - 90's. All sections are full length. Appears in original condition. Rod is stored in original wooden rod form. Very hard to find a rod like this in this condition. Wooden form in excellent condition. $995.
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JIM BEASLEY - MAKER, TN MODEL "BEASLEY 196", 7' 3PC 2 TIP 3-4 WT. Serial #11170-6. Nicely dark flamed cane. Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Agate stripper guide. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in red. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube with outer tube protective cover. Rod is in new, unused condition. $1095.
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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - NY MODEL 100H, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, 3 1/8 oz. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great!! Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Cedar wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag with hang tag and stored in aluminum labeled factory rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2795.

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MARIO WOJNICKI - MAKER, CA MODEL 5 STRIP HOLLOWBUILT, 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #247V53-1097. Very nice honey blonde cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden silks. Glass-like varnish finish. Agate stripper guide. Modified Full Wells cork grip with blued nickel silver up-sliding band and wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag andnn stored in aluminum labeled rod tube with outer bag cover. Rod is in excellent condition. $3650.
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JIM BEASLEY - MAKER, TN, MODEL "DRIGGS", JIM'S VERSION OF THE P.H. YOUNG DRIGGS. 7' 2" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Fast dry fly action. Nice dark flamed cane. Serial #062106-3. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in black silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickels silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube with outer bag protector cover. Rod is in new, unused condition. $1100.
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TOM SMITHWICK - MAKER, PA MODEL "SPIRAL #028, DRY FLY, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Nicely dark temperic cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks, agate stripper guide. Modified Full Wells cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube with outer cloth rod protector cover. Rod is in unused condition. Spiral rods are very hard to come by. $995.
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DENNIS MENSCER - MAKER, NY 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #16109. Fast dry fly action. Nicely dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in golden yellow. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap and burled wooden spacer. Rod comes stored in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube with outer protective tube cover. Rod is in new unused condition. $995.
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BILL HOLBEIN - MAKER, NY MODEL "NODELESS TROUT", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrueles. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with bright nickel silver up-locking slideband reelseat and burled Maple spacer. Rod comes packed in black cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube with outer protective rod cover. Rod is in excellent condition. $750.
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MARKED, "ABBEY & IMBRIE, NEW YORK", MAKERS, PRITCHARD BROS. MODEL "TROLLING ROD", Made of Calcutta cane, 8' 8" in length, 3 PC 2 TIP ROD, Was refinished about 30 years ago. All sections are full length. Nickel silver spike ferrules, tunnel style rod guides. Wrapped in burgandy silks with full intermediates. Pritchard styled and Pat. reelseat hardware of nicke silver. Band stamped, "1-10-88" and handle stamped, "Pat. 12-12-81". Botbelong to the Pritchard Bros. Nickel silver butt cap stamped, "Abbie & Imbrie, N.Y.". Rod comes stored in blue cloth rod bag and packed away in leather rod case, stamped, "Abercrombie & Fitch - NY". Rod is in very good condition along with leather case. Circa 1890. $495.

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DENNIS MENSCER - MAKER, NY MODEL "LITTLE RIVERS" 8' 2/2 5 WT, Serial #96-07, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark green silks and tipped in golden yellow. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and buttcap with Maple wooden spacer. One tip is 1/4" short, otherwise rod is in very good condition. Comes packed in gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. $795.

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M. E. HULL - MAKER, NY 5 STRIP SPINNING ROD, 7' 2PC 1 TIP IMPREGNATED, Serial #5-14. Blued nickel silver "Super Z" rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark silks. 12" cork grip with black aluminum adjustable sliding reelseat. Carbide tip top, medium action. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $195.

C FF'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.

W. E. CARPENTER ROD CO. - PA

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W. E. CARPENTER - MAKER, PA MODEL "BROWNTONE" 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Very nice crisp dry fly action. Serial # 80779. Built in 1980, very nice dark flamed cane with glass like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules with aluminum ferrule plug. Wrapped in dark brown threads and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Very nicely swelled butt. Up-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Payne styled cork grip. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in Carpenter labeled aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. A great rod by a Master Craftsman. $3895.
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W. E. CARPENTER - MAKER, PA MODEL "BROWNTONE SALMON S.D.F.", 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 7-8 WT, 5 oz. Fast dry fly action. Very nicely dark flamed cane. Serial # SDF 2005 SMP, finished in 2010. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with aluminum up-locking reelseat with Walnut wooden spacer and 3" removable extension butt. Rod comes stored in tan rod cloth bag with hang tag. Stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in 99% new condition. $2495.

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JIM BEASLEY & WALT CARPENTER - MAKERS, "SPECIAL PROJECT ROD", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4/5 WT Medium fast dry fly action. 3 oz. One of a kind! Jim built the blank and Walt did the rest of the work. Very nice dark flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in black threads. All cork grip and reelseat with dual blued nickel silver slidebands. Rod built in 2007. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag with hang tag. Stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in new unfished condition. This is a very special rod by two great Craftsmen. $1795.
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W. E. CARPENTER - MAKER, PA MODEL "BROWNTONE" 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium action. Serial #74180. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks, carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and nickel silver butt cap with Cedar wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. A very nice example of Walt's early work. In excellent condition. $2495.

JIM DOWNES - PENNSYLVANIA

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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 "QUADRATE" #7913, 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip tapered to quad look, 1/4" cork. Blued nickel silver slideband reelseat with Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes 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 DOWNES - MAKER, PA MODEL "QUADRATE" #7613, CUSTOM BUILT 7' 6" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT HEX, Crisp fast dry fly action. Blued nickels silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black with full black intermediates. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with 1/4" corks. Blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Cherry 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. Very nicely done. $1595.
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JIM DOWNES - MAKER, PA MODEL 7312-F, 7' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with 1/4" corks. Blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Tiger banded wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in unused condition. $1195.

 

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. $1495.

BILLL HARMS - PA

 

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BILL HARMS - MAKER, PA MODEL "QUADRATE" 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #Q702-003, 2.9 oz. Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown threads, agate stripper guide. Glass-like varnish finish. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and burled Maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in green labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Another super rod from a great craftsman. A fine small stream rod. $1995.

 

BRIAN KLEINCHESTER - VIRGINIA

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CHESTER ROD CO. - MAKER, VA. MODEL "THE HOLSTEN", 8 1/2' 3 PC 2 TIP 5WT, Medium fast action. Serial #412, Model #8335, Very nice honey blonde cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden silks and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. Full Wells cork grip with nickel silver slideband reelseat and burled Maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in cream cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. A great medium to large river rod. $1095.
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CHESTER ROD CO. - BRIAN KLEINCHESTER - MAKER, VA. MODEL 7' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Serial #210. Very nice honey blonde cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel brown silks and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. Full Wells cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with burled wooden spacer. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag and packed in aluminum labeled rod tube with protective outer cover. Rod is in new unused condition. $1095.

RICK ROBBINS - VIRGINIA

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RICK ROBBINS - MAKER, VA MODEL "LITTLE RIVER SERIES", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5WT, Serial #705, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice honey blonde cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in carmel silks and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. Tiny 5" cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap and burled Maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in aluminum brass capped labeled tube. Rod appears unused. $1795.
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RICK ROBBINS - MAKER, VA MODEL "THE LITTLE RIVER SERIES", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #406, Medium fast dry fly action. Honey blonde cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear cinnamon silks and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. Swelled butt with cigar cork grip. Bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Koa wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1695.

DON SCHROEDER - WISCONSIN

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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.
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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.
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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.
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DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, WISC MODEL "QUADRATE TROUT", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Serial #9393, Very nice dark flamed cane. Glass like varnish finish. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped black. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip. Blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. A great small stream rod by a Master Craftsman. $1795.
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DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, WISC. MODEL "QUADRATE" 7' 9" 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Fast dry fly action. Serial #54312, Very nicely flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks, carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip, up-locking aluminum reelseat with Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes stored in brown cloth rod bag and packed away in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. A great medium to large water dry fly rod. $2225.

 

BILL TAYLOR - MINNESOTA

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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 8' 3PC 2 TIP HEX, Serial #791801, Medium fast dry fly action. Takes a 5 wt line. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap and Cherry wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new condition. $1395.

 

R. D. TAYLOR - NEW YORK

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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.
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R. D. TAYLOR - MAKER, NY MODEL #24, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #24-4-340, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Very nice dark flamed cane, wrapped in golden brown silks and tipped in red. Agate stripper guide. Glass-like varnish finish. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in unused condition. A great rod by a Master Craftsman. $2795.

J. D. WAGNER - OHIO

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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. $1495.
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J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OH MODEL "PATRIOT", 7' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT, Medium dry fly action. Hand rubbed Polymer finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark green silks. Carbide stripper guide. all cork grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Comes protected in green cloth outer bag. $895.
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J.D. WAGNER - MAKER, OH MODEL 363M, 6' 3" 3PC 2 TIP 4WT, Very nice crisp dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Very nice dark flamed cane. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide, All cork grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum rod tube. Rod appears unused. A perfect small stream rod. $1695.
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J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OH MODEL "QUADRATE" MODEL #265-CD-Q, Serial #1202-2, 6' 5" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Perfect small stream rod. Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube with protective tube cover. Rod is in new, unused condition. $1995.

 

 

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