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Bamboo/Cane Rod

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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. $795.

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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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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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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. $295.
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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. $1250.
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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. $795.
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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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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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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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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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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. $195.
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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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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 is in very good condition. $595.
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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. $1095.
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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. $195.

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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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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 "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. $250.
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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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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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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. $1495.

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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. $1395.
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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. $1495.
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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. $995.
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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. $1995.
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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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MILWARDS ROD CO. - MAKERS, ENGLAND, MODEL "HEXOCANE SPINCRAFT" ROD, 8' 2PC 1 TIP SPINNING ROD. Blued brass ferrules and brass ferrule plug. Agate guides and tip top. Wrapped in varigated silk threads. 18" long cork grip with dual aluminum slidebands. Butt cap is stamped, "MILWARDS, MADE IN ENGLAND" . Rod is in excellent condition. Comes stored in burgandy labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. $150.
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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 410 DRY FLY SALMON ROD, 9 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 8-9 WT, Medium fast action. 7.3 oz. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! All sections full length and straight. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Payne brown silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide, Payne styled cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat and Cedar wooden spacer. Rod comes with 5 1/2" removable extension butt. Comes packed in original green cloth rod bag and stored in non-original brass capped rod tube and outer bag cover. Great Salmon or Steelhead rod! $1295.
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BILL EDWARDS - MAKER, CT, MODEL "SALMON" 9' 4" 2PC 2 TIP QUADRATE, Takes 8-9 wt lines. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Rod has 17" cork grip and reelseat and permanent extension butt. Up-locking black plastic reelseat with wooden spacer. Rod comes stored in original blue cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum rod tube. Rod is in good condition. $595.
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WALTON POWELL ROD CO. - MAKERS, CHICO. CA MODEL "COMPANION COMBO", 2 BUTTS AND THREE TIPS. One rod is 8' and other 7'. Takes 4-6 wt. Medium fast-fast dry fly action. Serial #1-84-120. Wrapped in dark brown threads and tipped in red. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Ceramic stripper guides. Full Wells cork grip with up-locking golden anodized reelseat and wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in brown aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod appears un-used. Kind of scarce rod $1395.
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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY, MODEL 197, 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP Takes 5 wt line. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. All sections full length and straight. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! Wrapped in Payne brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Marked, "Sold by Von Lengerke and Antoine, Chicago". Rod comes with original factory ferrule plugs. Stored in original green cloth rod bag and stored in factory aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Just a beautiful trout rod! $3295.
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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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MIKE BROOKS - MAKER, OR, MODEL "PAYNE 97", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads and tipped in clear yellow silks. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Rosewood spacer. Rod comes packed in black cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $600
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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. $695.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "DURACANE S.D.F." 9' 2PC 2 TIP 8 WT, Serial #1738, Medium fast salmon dry fly action. Impregnated dark cane. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark green silks. Carbide stripper guides and tip tops. Western styled cork grip with aluminum up-locking reelseat and Butternut wooden spacer. Rod comes with 2" permanenent extension butt. Rod comes packed in yellow factory cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped original rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $750.
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GOODWIN GRANGER ROD CO. CO MODEL "GRANGER CHAMPION", 9' 3PC 2 TIP 5-6 WT. Model #GC9050, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black, Agatine stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat, stamped, "Goodwin Granger Co., Denver". Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in original factory cardboard rod tube with original label. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $395.
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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. $1195.
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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! $2495.
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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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MIKE BROOKS - MAKER, OR MODEL "PERMACANE #97", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear olive green silks with full intermediates. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in beige cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $695.
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BILL EDWARDS - MAKER - CT MODEL "QUADRATE SPINNING ROD, #425, 7' 2PC Medium action. Wrapped in golden brown silks. 12 1/2" cork grip with dual aluminum slidebands. Rod comes packed in original blue cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod from the early 1950's. In very good condition. $195.
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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. $895.
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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. $1800.
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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. $595.
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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. $2795.
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WILLIAM MILLS & SONS - MAKERS, NY MODEL "STANDARD" MODEL #209 1/2, 9 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP, 5.4 oz. Medium action. 6WT, 1920's rod. One tip is down 1 1/4". All sections are straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Agate tip tops and stripper guide. Wrapped in golden tan silks with full intermediate wraps. Cigar cork grip with nickel silver slideband reelseat and Butternut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $295.
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WALTON POWELL- MAKER, CA 8 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5-6 WT, Medium fast fly action. Hollowbuilt, Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in red with full brown intermediates. Western styled cork grip with golden anodized aluminum up-locking reelseat and Rosewood spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in brown labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod is in 99% new condition. Shows little signs of use. $895.
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HORROCKS & IBBOTSON CO. - MAKERS, UTICA, NY MODEL "FLATBROOK", 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Dark tempered cane with very nice swelled butt. Bright nickel plated rod ferrules. Wrapped in golden tan silks and tipped in dark brown. Cigar cork grip with down-locking reelseat and green plastic spacer. All sections full length and ferrules fit nice and smooth. Rod comes packed in cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $250.
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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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F.E.THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, ME. MODEL "SPECIAL TROLLING ROD" 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown silkd with full brown intermediate wraps. Agate tip & stripper guide. All other guides are of tunnel design. Cork handle and reelseat are 14" long. All nickel silver screw lock reelseat marked Pat. June 1913 at top and marked at bottom is "F.E. Thomas Special, Bangor, ME". Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum factory rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $300.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 51DF, 9' 2 TIP 5-6 WT, Serial #1037, Medium fast dry fly action. Rod from the early 70's. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in Leonard red silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and nickel silver butt cap with Butternut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in original factory tan cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $995.
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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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TIM ZIETAK - MAKER, PA MODEL "QUADRATE MODEL #764-2" 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #4-12, Very nice crisp dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Nicely flamed cane, glass-like varnish finish. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Maple wooden spacer. Rod appears in unused condition. $895.
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DOUG DANIEL - MAKER, CA MODEL "QUADRATE HOLLOWBUILT", 8' 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. $1499.
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H. L. LEONARD - MAKERS, NY MODEL "DURACANE #805", 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #1492. Impregnated dark cane. 4 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark green silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip, down-locking aluminum reelseat with bright nickel silver butt cap and Butternut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in factory yellow cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1295.
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DAVE NORLING - MAKER, MINN. 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, HOLLOWBUILT, Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks and tipped in dark brown. Agate stripper guide. Medium fast dry fly action. Full Wells cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and black cherry wooden spacer. Comes stored in green cloth rod bag with hang tag and ferrule plug. Built in 2010. Rod is in excellent condition. $1450.
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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. $1450.
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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. $995.
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H. L. LEONARD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "DURACANE" IMPREGANTED DARK CANE ROD, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #1640. 2.9 oz. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark green silks. All cork grip and reelseat with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Stamped, "H. L. Leonard Rod Co. - Makers". Rod comes packed in original yellow cloth rod bag and stored in factory aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1495.

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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. $995.
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WRIGHT & MCGILL ROD CO., DENVER, CO MODEL "ARISTOCRAT" 9' 3PC 2 TIP MODEL 9050, 5 oz. Medium fast action. Takes a 6 wt line. Rod was refinished and looks great! Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden brown Western styled cork grip with full nickel silver up-locking reelseat. Comes stored in original cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $495.
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F.E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "STREAMER ROD", 9' 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT, 5 1/2 oz. Built in 1937. Very nice crisp action. Great large water rod. Rod was refinished at some point and has all original reverse snake guides and support tip tops. Agate stripper guides. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Western styled cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and nickel silver buttcap/ Stamped on butt cap, "749". Rod comes stored in original green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. In very good fishing 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. $795.

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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. $550.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "#51 TOURNAMENT", 9' 2PC 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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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "#51 TOURNAMENT", 5.1 oz. Rod from the 1930's with Pat. date on ferrules. Rod was refinished and looks very nice. Medium fast action. Takes a 5-6 wt line. All sections full length and straight. Bright nickel silver waisted ferrules. Agate tip tops and stripper guide. Wrapped in Leonard red silks. 5" cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat. Rod is in very good fishing condition. Comes stored in original green cloth rod bag and stored in Leonard rod tube. $595.
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HARDY BROS. L.T.D. - MAKERS, ENGLAND, MODEL "MARVEL", 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #H6536, Built in 1965. 2.8 oz. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks and dark green accents. Agate tip tops. Carbide stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with aluminum slideband and butt cap, stamped, "Made by Hardy's, England". Rod comes packed in original green labeled cloth rod bag with hang tags and stored in original factory marked rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. This is my personal favorite model that Hardy made. $1295.
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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. $2295.
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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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HARDY BROS. L.T.D. - MAKERS, ENGLAND, MODEL "MARVEL", 7' 3PC 2 TIP 3 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #2LB208818, 3 oz. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark green threads and tipped in yellow. Clear agate stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with bright aluminum slideband reelseat. Rod comes with wooden ferrule plugs and packed in burgandy labeled cloth rod bag and stored in burgandy labeled rod tube with factory tag. Rod appears unused. $1295.
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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "FLEA", 6 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, 2 5/8 oz. Serial #86836, Medium fast dry fly action. Great small stream dry fly rod! Built in 1986. Impregnated cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in carmel silks and tipped in light brown. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with burled maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in Orvis labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in like new condition, shows little signs of use. $995.
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THOMAS & THOMAS - MAKERS, MASS MODEL "PARADIGM", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #3669, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear silks and tipped in carmel silks. Carbide stripper guide. Tiny 5" cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2095.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 50DF, 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #592. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in Leonard red silks. Cigar cork grip, down-locking aluminum reelseat with nickel silver butt cap and Butternut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled factory rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $1495.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 50H, 8' 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Very nice crisp dry fly action. Serial #1703. Rod from 1970's. 4 5/8 oz. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Leonard red silks. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver butt cap and aluminum down locking seat and Butternut wood spacer. Rod comes packed in yellow factory cloth bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. A great Delaware dry fly rod! $1395.
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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. $1795.

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GOODWIN GRANGER ROD CO. - MAKERS, DENVER, CO. MODEL " GRANGER FAVORITE", 9' 3PC 2 TIP 7 WT, Fast action. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Rod was refinished and wrapped in brown & black varigated silks. Western styled cork grip with up-locking nickel silver reelseat, stamped, "Pat. April 12, 1938", late 30's rod. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $295.
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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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JACK MICKIEVICZ - MAKER, PA, 6 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT. Fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in olive green threads and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Rosewood spacer. Rod comes packed in plaid cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $350.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 50M-6, 8' 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice honey blonde cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden silks. Glass-like varnish finish. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Tiger Maple wooden spacer. Serial #184. Maxwell era Leonard 1979. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2095.
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ROLF BAGINSKI - MAKER, GERMANY MODEL "WESTWIND", 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4/5 WT, Serial #1094, Fast progressive dry fly action. Very nice honey blonde cane. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules with nickel silver ferrule plugs. Wrapped in clear silks tipped brown. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and burled wooden spacer. Glass-like varnish finish. Rod comes packed in brown labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in 99% new condition. $895.
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SOUTHBEND TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, IN MODEL #346, 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, 4 7/8 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Satin finished chrome ferrules. Nicely dark flamed cane. Wrapped in orange and black varigated jasper silks. Stainless steel stripping guide. Perfection tip tops. Comfort styled cork grip with Lite lock up-locking reelseat and burgandy aluminum anodized reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag with factory label and stored in burgandy cardboard labeled factory rod tube. Rod is in excellent original condition. $150.
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GRAY WOLF ROD CO. - MAKERS, MICH. MODEL "TROUT TAPER" 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT, Serial #2214, Marked, "Impregnated". Medium fast dry fly action. Nicely dark flamed cane. Bamboo rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Carbide stripper guide. Modified full wells cork grip, down-locking nickel silver reelseat with Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $695.
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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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TERRY ACKLAND - MAKER, CANADA, MODEL 6' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in 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. A great small stream rod. $495.

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.

JIM BEASLEY - TENNESEE

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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 "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.

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 - 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.

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.

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' 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. $1295.

RICK ROBBINS - VIRGINIA

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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 "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. $1695.
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RICK ROBBINS - MAKER, VA MODEL "THE LITTLE RIVER SERIES", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #109. Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice honey blande cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. 3.9 oz. Wrapped in carmel silks and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. Smaill 5" cork grip with 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 is in excellent condition. $1895.
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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 "LITTLE RIVER SERIES", 6 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4WT, Serial #401, Medium fast dry fly action. Wrapped in carmel silks and tipped in red. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Carbide stripper guide. Tiny 5" cork grip with nickel silver slideband and butt cap and Cocolealo wooden spacer. Rod comes stored in gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1795.

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.
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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 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.
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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 "CUSTOM LTD EDITION TROUT", 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #41086, Fast dry fly action. Very nice honey blonde cane. Bright nickel silver engraved ferrules with ferrule plugs. Wrapped in clear golden silks and full carmel intermediates and tipping. Agate stripper. Cigar cork grip with full nickel silver reelseat and slideband and Tiger Maple spacer. Seat, slide band and butt cap are nicely engraved. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in Arne Mason custom, brown leather rod case. Rod appears unused. Very nicely done by a Master Craftsman. $2995.
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DON SCHROEDER ROD CO. - MAKERS, WISC. MODEL "QUADRATE", 7' 3" 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #56915, Fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes with brass ferrule plugs. Packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new condition, never used. Just in from Don! $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. - 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.
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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. $1995.
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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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