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Bamboo/Cane Rod

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

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E. W. EDWARDS CO. - MAKER - CT, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT MODEL "DELUXE" Built for Edward Vom Hofe & Co. NY. Medium fast dry fly action. Rod was refinished and is in excellent fishing condition. Rod from the 1930s. Blued nickel silver ferrules, wrapped in dark brown silks threads. Agate stripper guide. Marked on butt section "Deluxe" on one flat and opposite marked "Vom Hofe". 4 1/2 inch cigar cork grip. Blued nickel silver slide band reel seat and Walnut wood spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube $1795.
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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. $895.
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RON KUSSE - MAKER, NY, MODEL "ELF" 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT Medium fast dry fly action. Impregnated dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks, cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Cedar wood spacer. Serial #0423, 3 3/4 oz. Rod comes packed in black cloth rod bag with hang tag. Stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Shows no signs of use. $1495.
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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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GEORGE GUBA - MAKER, NJ, MODEL P-98, Based on Payne 98 taper, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Payne brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip and blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wood spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Done very nicely - excellent condition. $995.
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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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OLAF KUNDRUS - MAKER, MODEL "QUADRATE MIDGE", 6' 2PC 2 TIP 3 WT, Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Nicely dark flamed cane with glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules with custom ferrule plug. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide with Ritz styled tapered cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and cork spacer. Rod comes packed in tan labeled cloth rod bag with hangtag. Stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod appears in unused condition. Very nicely done and a great small stream rod. $1195.
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F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, ME MODEL "SPECIAL TWO-HANDED SALMON ROD", 13 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP Great spey casting salmon rod. Bright nickel silver ferrules with ferrule plugs. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Agate stripper guide. Original condition, a few bag marks in varnish. All sections full length and straight. 22" long cork grip and reelseat with Thomas Patent bright nickel silver locking reelseat. Rod comes packed in canvas rod bag. Tips stored in aluminum tube in original cloth tip bag. Rod is in very good condition. $795.
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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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ORVIS CO. MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "FLY-SPIN" 6 1/2' 3PC Serial #61907, 2 7/8 oz. Takes 5 wt lines. Very nice medium action rod. Impregneated. Built in 1971. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads. Carbide stripper guides. 10" cork grip with dual aluminum slidebands. Rod comes stored in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $295.
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JOE BRADLEY - MAKER, MODEL "PARA 13, L-12", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP Medium Parabolic action. Honey colored cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear olive silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat with Bird's Eye Maple wooden spacer. Packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1000.
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ORVIS CO. MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "MADISON" 8' 2PC 1 TIP 6 WT, 4 3/8 oz. Impregnated cane. Tip short 1 1/4". Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown threads. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with bright nickel silver up-locking reelseat and wooden spacer. Stored in Orvis factory marked rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $250.
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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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COOKS SPORTING GOODS - K.C. MO, MODEL "COOKS DRI FLY" 7 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver plated ferrules. Wrapped in red silks and tipped in golden yellow with full intermediates. Agate line guide. Tiny 4 3/4" cork grip with bright slideband reelseat. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum rod tube. Rod is in good fishing condition. $195.
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GOODWIN GRANGER ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "GRANGER VICTORY" 9' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Rod from the 30's. Bright nickel silver ferrules. All sections full length and straight. Wrapped in brown and black varigated threads and tipped in black. Western styled cork grip with full up-locking nickel silver reelseat. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag. Stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $350.
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E. W. EDWARDS SONS - BRISTOL, CT MODEL "EDWARDS SPECIAL", Built by Gene Edwards. 9' 3PC 2 TIP 5/6 WT. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Agate stripper guide. Rod had over coat of varnish but looks fine. All sections full length and straight. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat with nickel silver butt cap and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $695.
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WALTON POWELL ROD CO. - MAKERS, CA. MODEL "SIGNATURE SERIES" 7' 2PC 2TIP, 1974?, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark green threads. Carbide stripper guide. Full Wells cork grip with aluminum up-locking reelseat. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1295.
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EDWARDS QUADRATE SPINNING ROD, MODEL #500, 7' 2" 2PC, Blued nickel silver ferrules. Clear brown silks. All cork grip and reelseat with dual slidebands. All cork grip and reelseat with dual slidebands. 15 1/2" long grip with rubber butt cap. Comes stored in green factory cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $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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EDWARDS QUADRATE - MAKERS, CT MODEL "SPECIAL" 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5/6 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Rod was refinished at some point and one tip is down 1/2". Wrapped in brown silks and tipped tan and black. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip tapered to quadrate. Up-locking black plastic reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green silky cloth factory rod bag and stored in aluminum factory labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $1295.
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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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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL 38H, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #501, Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Leonard red silks. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Butternut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in factory tan cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent original condition. $1995.
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J. S. SHARPE L.T.D. - ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND, MODEL "THE FEATHERWEIGHT SCOTTIE", IMPREGNATED, 6' 2PC 1 TIP 4 WT, 2 1/2 oz. Blued ferrules with wooden ferrule plug. Wrapped in burgandy threads, all cork grip and reelseat with aluminum slideband reelseat. Rod comes packed in factory marked and labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $350.
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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. $2800.
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W. E. EDWARDS ROD CO. - MAKERS, CA MODEL "QUADRATE #54", 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP Medium fast action. Rod was refinished professionally and looks great! Blued nickel silver ferrules. All sections full length and straight. One tip has 3/4" clear repair wrap. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. 5 3/4" cork grip with black plastic up-locking reelseat. Rod comes packed in labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $895.
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MEDVED - MAKER, MODEL 7' 2PC 2 TIP 3 WT, Very nice medium action. Nicely flamed dark cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Tiny cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $995.
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JENKINS ROD CO. - MAKERS, CO. MODEL "GA803-16" 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #803-16, Rich dark flamed cane. Very nice glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver sliding band reelseat and Cherry wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in green aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1395.
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CARLIN ROD CO. - MAKERS, ALASKA, MODEL "QUADRATE" MODEL #8F16-805, 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast progressive dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Half Wells cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Very nicely done. $1295.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "DURACANE IMPREGNATED", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, 3 1/2 oz. Serial #2643. Model #755, Blued nickel silver rod ferrules with ferrule plug. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in black. Ceramic stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in factory aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod has very nice medium fast dry fly action. Rod appears unused. $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. $1995.

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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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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 218-L, 10 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 9 WT, 9 1/8 oz. Medium fast action. Rod was professionally refinished. All sections full length and straight. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. 8 1/2" Payne styled cork grip with aluminum up-locking reelseat and wooden spacer. Rod comes with 5 3/4" de-tachable extension butt. Rod comes packed in heavy cloth rod bag which stored extension butt and butt section. In aluminum brass capped labeled tube, tips and mid are stored in original bag with hang tag. Rod is in excellent refinished condition. Comes with letter of providence signed by Payne. $1495.
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THOMAS & THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, MASS MODEL "CLASSIC", 8' 2PC Serial #3843, 4 oz. Takes a 6 wt line. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear silk wrapps and tipped in brown. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with bright nickel silver up-locking reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Glass like varnish finish. Rod is in mint condition. $1795.
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ART TAYLOR - MAKER, LEE, ME, MODEL "CATSKILL", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Art was a famous artist, author, fisherman and rod builder. Nice honey blonde cane. 3 1/2 oz. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Art's rods are a bit scarce. $1395.
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BILL EDWARDS ROD CO. - MAKERS, CT MODEL "QUADRATE" MODEL #41, 7' 2 TIP 2PC, Rod was sold out of Bill Rosgen's Connecticut Fly Shop. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! All sections full length and straight. Takes a 3 wt line. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. I don't think I have ever seen another like it. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden tan silks and tipped in burgandy. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. All cork grip and reelseat with plastic slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in original Edwards labeled bag and Bill Rosgen's stamping. Rod is stored in original aluminum labeled rod tube. A very special little quadrate! $1795.
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YUKIHIRO YOSHIDA - MAKER, JAPAN, 7' 4 PC 2 TIP Takes a 3/4 wt line. Very nice smooth casting medium fast dry fly action. Built on Japanese cane. Made width bamboo male and female ferrules. Ferrule plugs are included. Wrapped in black silks. Serial #704-074. Tiny 5" tapered cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and wooden spacer. Weighs 2.9 oz. Rod comes packed in green cloth labeled cloth rod bag and stored in Hex wooden rod case. Rod appears in unused condition. Very nicely crafted rod. $2295.
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F.E. THOMAS - MAKERS, MODEL "SPECIAL" 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast action, Stamped on butt cap, "185" Rod was refinished at some point and looks great! Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks, agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat ad Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is all full length and ferrules fit nice and smooth. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $995.
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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "BATTENKILL" 7 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP 5 WT, IMPREGNATED, Serial #23947, Built in 1958. The tip is down 1 1/4", doesn't effect the rod and is still fishes fine. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with aluminum down-locking reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. It will make a nice fishing rod at a fair price. Comes stored in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. $295.
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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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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Semi Parabolic, Medium fast dry fly action.Marked on butt cap,"Sold by Abercrombie & Fitch, New York", Rod varnish was stripped off and re-varnished because of alligatoring. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Ferrules are blued nickel silver. Rod is wrapped in brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. All cork grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver reelseat hardware. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $3995.
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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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JAY EDWARDS - MAKER, MODEL "BAITCASTER", 6 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP, Bright nickel silver ferrules. Carbide tip top. Wrapped in clear brown silks. 9 1/2" cprk grip and reelseat. Reelseat is down-locking black anodized aluminum with Rosewood spacer. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in unused condition. $150.
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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL #303 BAITCASTER, 5 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP, 4 7/8 oz. Marked, "Sold by Abercrombie & Fitch - NY", Inventory #40881, Blued nickel silver ferrules with silver ferrule plug. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. Cork grip and reelseat measure 10" long. Down-locking aluminum reelseat with Cedar wooden spacer. Lockingband stamped, "Payne Rod". Comes packed in original green cloth rod bag with hang tag. Stored iu original factory labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in mint unused condition. I've never seen a Baitcaster of Payne's like this. It is a Rare Find! $2195.
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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "BATTENKILL" 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP Takes a 5 wt line. Serial #87116. Built in 1987. Medium fast dry fly action. Impregnated cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel threads and tipped in light brown. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with bright nickel silver up-locking reelseat and burled wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in Orvis marked cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $895.
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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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RARE SAM CARLSON“4”, 6’ Carlson Built, Bill Rosgen Rod built for Bill Rosgen of Winsted, CT, built in the early 1960’s. Bill Rosgen was a retailer with a men's store in Winsted, ordering quite a number of Sam’s rods during these years and insisted that only his name was put on the rods. The rod is wound in colors that Bill also insisted on, med reddish brown wraps with double trim winds of pongee and black.
Bill died suddenly on August 2, 1971, which abruptly ended a good business relationship and friendship. Rod is in excellent original condition, in the original bag and case (with Carlson business card affixed as a label) and will be accompanied by a copy of the original invoice to Rosgen. A unique opportunity to own a fine example of Sam Carlson’s earlier work. $6995.
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R. L. WINSTON ROD CO. - MAKERS, MT MODEL 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, HB, 4 1/8 oz. Serial #3600, Medium action. Deronz rod ferrules. Wrapped in carmel silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking bright nickel silver reelseat, zebra wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in cream colored cloth labeled rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1995.
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HEDDON TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, MICH. MODEL #10, 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in blue and black varigated silks. Rod was re-wrapped and looks great!! All sections full length, ferrules fit nice and smooth. Cigar cork grip with down-locking nickel silver reelseat and plastic spacer. Rod comes packed in original blue cloth rod bag. Stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $495.
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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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WRIGHT & MCGILL ROD CO. - CO MODEL "GRANGER SPECIAL" MODEL #8040, 8' 2 TIP 3 PC 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! All sections full length and smooth. bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in aluminum green silks, Granger western styled cork grip with up-locking bright nickel silver reelseat. Rod comes packed in original tan cloth rod bag and stored in factory aluminum tube. Rod is in excellent unfished condition. $695.
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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 $1495.
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H. S. PINKY GILLUM - MAKER, RIDGEFIELD, CT, 8' 4" 2PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. This is the personal rod of famous Catskill Angler and Fly Tier, Harry Darbee who was dear friends of Pinky. Harry sold Gillum rods in his shop in the Catskills. Rod has Halstead type blued ferrules. Wrapped in golden brown silks. Agate stripper guide. Rod was refinished at some point. Rod full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Cigar cork grip with Halstead up-locking type reelseat and wooden spacer. Written on wooden spacer, "H. Darbee Rod". Comes packed in original brown cloth rod bag and stored in original rod tube. $6495.
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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! $3495.
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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 "MCKENZIE N.W.", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast action. Nice dark fast dry fly action. Nice dark tempered cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tip topped in dark brown. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking blued nickel silver reelseat and wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $650.
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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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HAL BACON - MAKER, NH, MODEL 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Very nice crisp dry fly action. Dark tempered cane with bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in black silks and tipped in golden yellow. Carbide stripper guide. western styled cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat and Cedar wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in blue cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1095.
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EDWARDS ROD CO. - MAKERS, CT MODEL #50 QUADRATE, 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 6-7 WT, Medium fast action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy and tipped in golden yellow. Quad tapered custom cork grip with tinnight up-locking reelseat. All sections are full length and straight. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag and stored in factory leather rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $995.
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THOMAS & THOMAS - MAKERS, MASS. MODEL "HENRY'S FORK", 8 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5WT, Serial #5520, Medium fast dry fly action. Nicely dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear silks and tipped in brown. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with up-locking bright nickel silver reelseat adn Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. The rod is in excellent condition. $1895.
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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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TOM MORAN - HARDY BROS., ENGLAND, MODEL "THE MORAN SERIES" 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #M934/2M, Very nice honey blonde cane with glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules with Rosewood ferrule plug. Wrapped in clear silks and tipped in Tom's famous one thread tip wrap. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver reelseat hardware and Tiger Maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan labeled cloth Hardy rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in unused condition. Very nicely done by a Super Craftsman. $3495.
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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "99", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #22648, Medium fast dry fly action. Built in 1957. Very nice dark impregnated cane. Butt section has repair wrap 1 1/2" long. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Wrapped in burgandy threads. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $595.
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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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H. S. "PINKY" GILLUM - MAKER, CT. MODEL "LIGHT TROUT", 6' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #592. Fast dry fly action. Rod was professionally refinished at some point. Built in 1948 for T,F. Wilcox. Marked on butt section, ""H.S. Gillum", "Custom Built". All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in black silks. Glass-like varnish finish. All cork grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes stored in original aluminum brass capped rod tube. It is very rare to find one of Pinky's rods in a short length. $9995.
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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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J. YOKOTA - MAKER, JAPAN, MODEL #704P, 7' 4PC 1 TIP 2-3 WT, Serial #332, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice honey blonde cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden silks with burgandy accents. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Tigered light wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $695.
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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.

C F F'S BAMBOO ROD BUILDERS LIST

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

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

JIM BEASLEY - TENNESEE

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JIM BEASLEY - 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 "50DF", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #0312-11. Very nice honey blonde cane. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in golden tan silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1000.
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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 ROD CO. - MAKER, MODEL "HIGHLANDER" 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #755, Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Light colored impregnated cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel threads and tipped in dark brown. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Mahogany wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in unused condition. $2595.
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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.
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JIM DOWNES - MAKER, PA MODEL 7612 HEX 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice dark tempered cane. Blued Nickel Silver ferrules. Olive green silks tipped in black. Agate striper guide. Cigar cork grip, made up of 1/4" cork rings. Blued Nickel Silver slideband reelseat hardware and Maple wood spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth tod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in new condition. $1395.

 

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.
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JOHN GALLAS - MAKER, CT MODEL "PARABOLIC 93", 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Very nice crisp parabolic dry fly action. Serial #97-934, Very nice flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wooden ferrule plug. Wrapped in dark green threads tipped in black. Glass-like varnish finish. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and buttcap and half cork and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Very nice Catskill dry fly rod by an excellent craftsman. $1795.

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.
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BILL HARMS - MAKER, PA MODEL 6' 1PC 4 WT, Serial #601-015, 2 1/2 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Agate stripper guide. Wrapped in clear carmel threads and tipped in red. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag. Stored in gray labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $995.

 

BRIAN KLEINCHESTER - VIRGINIA

DENNIS MENSCER - NEW YORK

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DENNIS MENSCER - MAKER, NY MODEL #804 8' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #13509 Medium fast dry fly action. Blued Nickel Silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in orange. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver and Burled Cherry wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $895.

 

RICK ROBBINS - VIRGINIA

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

 

DON SCHROEDER - WISCONSIN

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DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, MODEL "QUADRATE TROUT" 7' 9" 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #54312. Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice and smooth casting rod. Blued Nickel Silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks. Glass-like varnish finish. Very nice dark flamed cane. Reversed Half Wells cork grip with quad front taper, up-locking aluminum reelseat with Walnut wood spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. This is my first new rod from Don. I'm proud to be a new agent for him. His work is superb. $2125.
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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.

BILL TAYLOR - MN

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BILL TAYLOR - MAKER, MN, MODEL "HOLLOWBUILT TROUT", 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 4/5 WT, Serrial #7916B1-HB, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice honey blonde cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks with brown accents, tipped red and black. Red Agate stripper guide, cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Cherry wooden spacer. First of Bill's I've had in some time and it's a beauty! $1400.
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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 "HOLLOWBUILT QUAD", 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #791702-HB, Very nice honey blonde cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear tan silks. Carbide stripper guide. Ritz-styled cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Tiger Maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. $1495.

 

R. D. TAYLOR - NEW YORK

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R.D. TAYLOR ROD CO. - MAKER, NY MODEL 35L, 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP, Serial #228, Medium action. Very nice honey blonde cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden tan silks and tipped in red carbide stripper guide. Weight is 3.4 oz. Takes 4 wt lines. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Applewood spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. A very nice rod by a great craftsman. $2595.
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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.

J. D. WAGNER - OHIO

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J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OHIO, MODEL 265C, 6 1/2' 2PC 2TIP 3/4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #607-2, Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules wrapped in cinnamon silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar Cork grip and blued nickel silver slide band reel seat hardware and very nice wooden spacer. Glass-like varnish finish. Comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod appears unused condition. $1750.
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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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