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Bamboo/Cane Rod

ITEM #

DESCRIPTION

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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. $395.
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JOHN ZIMNEY - MAKER, DEL, MODEL QUADRATE 116Q, Serial #180025, 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules with brass ferrule plugs. Nicely dark flamed cane. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1395.
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F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, ME MODEL "SPECIAL SALMON ROD", 9' 3PC 2 TIP 9 WT, Medium fast action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in red silks and tipped in golden yellow. Comes with full intermediates also done in red silks. Mid section has a scarf below female ferrule. All sections full length. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with nickel silver down-locking reelseat and 6" detachable extension butt. Rod comes packed in canvas cloth rod bag and tips are stored in aluminum tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. @1930's. $695.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "DURACANE SALMON DRY FLY" MODEL #900 SDF, Serial #2368, 9' 2PC 2 TIP 7 WT, 5 7/8 oz. Dark impregnated cane. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark green silks. Carbide stripper and tip tops. Western styled cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat and Butternut wooden spacer. Rod has 2" permanent extension butt. Comes stored in yellow cloth factory rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $795.
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WALTON POWELL ROD CO. - MAKERS, CA. MODEL "SIGNATURE SERIES" 7' 2PC 2TIP 4 WT, 1974?, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark green threads. Carbide stripper guide. Full Wells cork grip with aluminum up-locking reelseat. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $795.
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GENE EDWARDS ROD 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. $795.
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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. $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! $1995.
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RON KUSSE - MAKER, NY MODEL "SPECIAL" 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #8651, Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in golden yellow and brown. Special Walnut grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $1495.
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ORVIS ROD CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT. MODEL - EARLY VARNISHED ROD, PRE-WES JORDAN ERA. 8' 2PC 2 TIP Second tip down 1". Rod was refinished professionally. Very hard to find early examples of the varnished rods. Takes a 5 wt line and is medium fast dry fly action. Wrapped in gold with golden and red signature wrapps. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Red agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and bright nickel silver butt cap, stamped "Makers Charles F. Orvis Co. Inc. Manchester, VT" The aluminum lock nut is also stamped the same. Has Butternut wooden spacer. Comes packed in cloth rod bag and stored in celuloid original rod case. Rod is in excellent refinished condition. $795.
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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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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. $695.
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WRIGHT & MCGILL ROD CO. - MAKERS, CO MODEL "GRANGER FAVORITE" 9 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 7 WT, Medium fast action. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth, Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in green and black varigated threads adn tipped in golden yellow with full intermediates. Rod comes with carbide stripper guide, Western styled cork grip and full nickel silver up-locking reelseat. Comes packed in original tan cloth rod bag and stored in original factory rod tube. A very nice bass or steelhead rod. $495.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "51DF", 1950's rod. 9' 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT, 5 3/8 oz. Bright nickel silver waisted rod ferrules. Wrapped in golden yellow threads. Rod was refinished at some point years back. Cigar cork grip with aluminum down-locking reelseat and Butternut wooden spacer. Rod is full length and straight. Rod comes packed in original gray cloth rod bag with hang tag. Stored in original aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1295.
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R. L. WINSTON ROD CO. - MAKERS, MT MODEL "QUADRATE H.B.", 7' 9" 2PC 1 TIP 4/5 WT, This rod was built for "Greg Lilley", of Montana, a Guide, Author, Fisherman. 3 1/8 oz. Medium fast action. Serial #3216. Duro bronze rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks, agate stripper guide. Modified cigar cork grip with down-locking bright nickel silver reelseat and Zebra wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in cream cloth colored rod bag with Winston logo, Stored in green labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod appears unused. $1795.
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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. $895.

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W. E. EDWARDS CO. - MAKERS, CT, MODEL #54 QUADRATE, 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5/6 WT, Medium fast action. Rod was refinished professionally and looks great! All sections full length and straight. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Modified Western cork grip tapered to forward quad shape. Up-locking plastic reelseat. One tip has a 3/4" clear repair wrap, it will fish fine. Rod comes stored in original factory marked Edwards rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $995.
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KIRI ROD MAKER - OHIO MODEL #0872, 7' 2" 2PC 1 TIP 4/5 WT. Fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Modified Half Wells cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag with hang tag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. $750.
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DAVE KLAUSMEYER - MAKER, ME 7' 2PC 2 TIP 3 WT, Serial #121589, Nicely dark flamed cane. Medium fast dry fly action. 2.9 oz. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks. All cork grip and reelseat with nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $795.
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JIM BEASLEY - MAKER, TN MODEL "5 STRIP PENTAGONAL" 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Serial #022512-10. Fast dry fly action. Honey blonde cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden tan silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1095.

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THOMAS & THOMAS- MAKERS, MASS. MODEL "MIDGE", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #3006. Medium fast dry fly action. Impregnated cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks. Carbide stripper guide. Swelled butt with cigar cork grip and blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1795.

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MIKE BROOKS - MAKER, MODEL "LT. SALMON", 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP, Fast action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in orange. Agate stripper guides. Cigar cork grip with titanium up-locking reelseat and wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $595.

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MIKE BROOKS - MAKER, MODEL "LT. SALMON", 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 8 WT, Medium fast action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads and tipped in orange. Agate stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with up-locking titanium reelseat and wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $595.

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CARLIN ROD CO. - CHRIS CARLIN - MAKER, AK MODEL HOLLOWBUILT HEX MAINSPRING", 7' 9" 3PC 2 TIP, Serial #1304, Model #LM7953L, Fast dry fly action. 4 oz. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Agate stripper guide. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in golden yellow. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Tiger wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1395.

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JIM HIDY - MAKER, 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT, MODEL 5W86L3P-HB, Serial #W25962HB, Medium fast action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks. Agate stripper guide. Full Wells cork grip. Blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Tiger Maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $3750.

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WRIGHT & MCGILL GRANGER ROD, CO - MAKERS, CO. MODEL "GRANGER ARISTOCRAT", MODEL #GA-7030, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. All sections full length . Wrapped in beige silks and tipped in brown. Full Wells cork grip with up-locking nickel silver reelseat. Rod comes stored in olive cloth rod bag and stored in burgandy labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1195.

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MARTY DESAPIO - MAKER, NJ MODEL "LIGHT TROUT", 6 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP, Based on Payne 96 taper, takes a 4 wt line. 2 1/8 oz. Medium fast dry fly action.Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear olive green silks, tiny 4 3/4" western styled cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband,butt cap and wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition Great small stream rod! $595.

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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "BATTENKILL", 8' 2TIP 2 PC 5 WT. Marked "Orvis Impregnated, Pat. Pend.". Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #9178. Built in 1949. Has factory replacement tip. All sections full length and straight. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in original cloth rod bag and stored in factory aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $695.

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RON KUSSE - MAKER, NY MODEL #755, 7 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP 5 WT. 4.1 oz. Serial #8200. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in orange cloth rod bag with hang tag. Stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $995.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 40991/2, LT. DRY FLY SALMON MODEL, 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIPS 7 WT. 5.5 oz. Rod was refinished by Walt Carpenter. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in Leonard red silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with aluminum down-locking reelseat and nickel silver butt cap with Butternut wooden spacer. Rod comes with 2" detachable extension fighting butt. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition $795.

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MARTY DESAPIO - MAKER, NJ 6 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 3/4 WT, 2 5/8 oz. Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap, Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod tube is stored in protective outer cloth tube cover. Rod is in new unfished condition. A great small stream brookie rod! $695.

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JIM BEASLEY - MAKER, TN MODEL "MIDGE", 6'3" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #0804-06-8. Based on Paul Young Midge Taper. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Nicely flamed cane. Wrapped in clear brown silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slidebands and cork reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube with outer protective cover. Rod is in new unused condition. $1095.

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MINEY HULL - MAKER, NY MODEL "SALMON" 10'4" 3PC 2 TIP 8-9 WT. Medium action. Impregnated cane, built in 1961, 1of 2 ever made. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads. Carbide stripper guide. Serial #153. Half Wells cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes with 4 1/2" detachable extension butt. Rod comes stored in brown cloth rod bag and packed in labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $495.

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F.E.THOMAS CO. - MAKERS, ME MODEL "DIRIGO", 9' 3PC 2 TIP Takes a 6 wt line. Very nice medium fast action. Single #7 on butt cap. Made in 1917.? Agate tip tops and agate stripper guide. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks with full intermediates. Cigar cork grip with full nickel silver slideband reelseat. Rod comes packed in canvas cloth bag and tips are stored in bamboo tip case. Rod is in very good condition. $595.

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CUSTOM BUILT ON LEONARD ROD BLANK, MODEL 37H. Very nice mediu fast dry fly action. 6 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT Built 1-06 by J.M.L. Very nicely done. blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden yellow silks and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and buttcap. Cherry wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in red cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod appears unused. A great small stream dry fly rod. $995.

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JOHN ZIMNEY - MAKER, DE MODEL "QUADRATE 98Q", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #170014, Nice dark flamed cane. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in brown. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap and Rosewood reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1295.

 

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RON KUSSE - MAKER, NY MODEL "ELFIN IMPREGNATED MIDGE" ROD, 6' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 4WT, Marked, "special Taper", 1 7/8 oz. Serial #0807. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rodbag with hang tag. Stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1295.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. NY. - MODEL 205, 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5/6 WT. 4 1/2 oz. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown threads and tipped in black Payne styled cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat with Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes with cork and aluminum ferrule plugs. All sections full lengths and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Rod comes stored in original cloth rod bag with hang tag and packed in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good original condition. Very nice larger water dry fly rod. $3895.

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HAL BACON ROD BLANK, MAKER UNKNOWN, CUSTOM BUILT ON 7' 2PC 1 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Carbide stripper guide. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in black. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. rod is in excellent condition. $395.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKER, MODEL "DURACANE", 7 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP MODEL 750A-1, Serial #2312. 3 2/3 oz. Takes a 4 wt line. Medium fast dry fly action. Nice dark impregnated cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark green silks. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Butternut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in original yellow cloth factory bag and stored in aluminum labeled factory brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $795.

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W. E. EDWARDS - MAKER, CONN. MODEL "EDWARDS SPECIAL", 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT. Fast dry fly action. Rod was refinished and looks super! One tip is down 1". Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks, agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat with nickel silver buttcap, stamped, "E.W. Edwards & Sons - Makers, Bristol, Conn.". Rod comes packed in original cloth rod bag ad stored in aluminum labeled "Edwards" rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $695.

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HEDDON TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, MICH. MODEL "DELUXE SALMON SPECIAL #36", 9 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP, Takes 7-8 wt lines. Medium fast action. All sections full length and straight. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in black. Cigar cork grip with down-locking blued nickel silver reelseat. Comes with a 6" removeable extension butt. Rod comes packed in original tan cloth labeled rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. The rod is very good condition. $395.

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BILL HOLBEIN - MAKER, NY MODEL "NODELESS TROUT", 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nicely flamed cane. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel brown silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar corkk grip with up-locking bright nickel silver reelseat and burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in black cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube with protective outer bag cover. Rod is in new unused condition. $795.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "MIRAMICHI" MODEL "LT. SALMON 60" DRY FLY ROD, 8' 2PC 2 TIP, Rated for a 7 wt but casts a WF6F great! Serial # 2045. 1975 rod. 4.8 0z. Medium fast action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Leonard red silks. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat and Butternut wooden spacer. Comes with 2" permanent extension butt. Rod comes packed in yellow factory cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent conditon. $1395.

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CHESTER ROD CO. - BRIAN KLEINCHESTER - MAKER, VA 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Serial #412. Medium action. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. Swelled butt, Full Wells cork grip with bright 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. Rod is in excellent condition. $1095.

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THOMAS & THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "HENRY'S FORK", 8 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. 4 1/4 OZ. Serial #3962. Medium fast dry fly action. Great "Big Water" dry fly rod, Delaware or Western Rivers.Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark silks and tipped in tan. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip, up-locking bright nickel silver reelseat with Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1795.

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CORTLAND LINE CO. N.Y. MODEL 444 IMPREGNATED SHARPES CANE. 8' 2PC 2 TIP 6 WT. 4 1/4 oz. Blued brass english rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads. English oval stripper guide. Cigar cork grip, aluminum down-locking reelseat with brown plastic reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $395.

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FARLOW LEE WULFF MODEL, 8' 2PC 1 TIP 5/6 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #1475. 4 1/16 oz. 1960's Rod. Brass Wnglish blued rod ferrules. Wrapped in green silks. English oval stripper guide, cork cigar type grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and cork reelseat spacer. Rod comes stored blue factory labeled cloth rod bag and packed away in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $295.

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C. F. FARLOW & CO. LONDON, ENGLAND, 9 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP 6-7 WT. Medium fast action. Serial #12143. Blued aluminum special patent screw lock ferrules. Wrapped in dark blue silks sith special oval guides and red agate stripper and tip top guides. Full Wells cork grip with down locking aluminum reelseat hardware and all cork reelseat. Rod comes stored in heavy cloth rod bag with label, packed in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $200.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 201, 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, 4 1/2 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. One tip is down 1/2", 2 snake guides were replaced and tip tops. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Factory ferrule plugs. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in golden yellow Payne styled cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat and Cedar wooden spacer. Locking band stamped, "Abercrombie & Fitch, NY" Rod comes packed in factory cloth rod bag with hang tag. Stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $2495.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 198, 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP , 3 1/2 oz. Takes a 5 wt line.Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. All sections full length and straight.Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in yellow. Agate stripper guide. cigar cork grip, blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Cedar wooden spacer. Butt cap stamped, "Sold by Abercrombie & Fitch, NY". Rod comes packed in factory rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped tube with label. Rod is in very good original condition. There area few varnish touch ups on marks of rod but in great condition. A very nice rod! $4495.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 103, 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice dark tempered cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Factory ferrule plug. Wrapped in Payne brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. English reverse snake guides. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver sideband and butt cap. Cedar wooden spacer. Butt cap stamped, "Payne" on reel side, "Sold by Clapp and Treat Co. Inc. Hartford" on the other. Retail store from C T. Rod comes stored in Payne green cloth rod bag with original hang tag. 4 1/8 oz. Rod comes packed in original aluminum labeled brass capped factory rod tube. Rod is in excellent condtion. $4295.

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DENNIS MENSCER - MAKER, NY MODEL "SPECIAL EDITION" - 8' 2 BUTTS & 2 TIPS. Takes 4 wt. lines. Serial #13008. One butt is medium slow action for wet flies, and the other butt (which is the heavier butt) is for dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and golden yellow. Cigar cork grips with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap and burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. $1795.

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DENNIS MENSCER - MAKER, NY MODEL "LITTLE RIVERS" 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Medium action. Serial 9607. Blued nickel silver ferrules. wrapped in green silks and tipped in golden yellow. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap and wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $795.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "TOURNAMENT 50DF. Rod from 1930's. Rod was refinished looks great. Bright nickel silver ferrules. 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT. 3 5/8 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Wrapped in green silks, agate stripper guide. All sections full length and straight. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Butternut spacer. Rod comes packed in original olive cloth rod bag with hang tag. Rod comes stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. In excellent fishing condition. $1495.

58.

OLD ANTIQUE TROLLING ROD, 8' 3PC 2 TIP Rod was refinished at some point. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Tunnel guides. Wrapped in golden yellow with full intermediates. All nickel silver sliding band reelseat with cigar cork grip. Rod is stored in felt lined wooden form. Rod is in excellent refinished condition. $295.

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GOODWIN GRANGER ROD CO. - MAKERS, CO. MODEL "GRANGER SPECIAL", 9' 3PC 2 TIP. Rod was refinished has one tip down. 2 3/4". Takes 6-7 wt lines. Fast action. Rod from early 1940's. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden green silks, Western styled cork grip with chrome plated up-locking reelseat. Rod comes packed in original cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $395.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "STANDARD 49-4" 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Built in 1983. Serial #83112. Bright nickel silver ferrules. One tip is a replacement done by Bob Taylor, formerly of the Leonard Rod Co. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and Tiger Maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped Leonard rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1795.

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MARTY DESAPIO - MAKER, NJ MODEL "PARABOLIC HEX", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT. 3 1/2 oz. Built in 2016. Very nice dark flamed cane. Wrapped in clear silks. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Agate stripper guide. Half Wells cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Walnut wood reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Very nice medium parabolic action. A great deal from Marty and a very nice rod! $595.

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BILL HOLBEIN - MAKER, NC MODEL "NODELESS TROUT", 6 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Fast dry fly action. Bill built his rods nodeless. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel brown silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with nickel silver up-sliding band and burled wood reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Tube comes with outer tube protector bag. Rod is in excellent condition. $750.

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RED WILLOW CO. - MARK CANFIELD - MAKER, KETCHUM, ID. MODEL "THE PHILLIPS USUAL", 7' 2" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #411, Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in bronze and black varigated silks. Agate stripper. Nicely dark tempered cane with swelled butt. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat hardware and Sequoia wooden reelseat spacer. Glass-likevarnish finish. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped tube with protective outer bag. Rod is in excellent condition. $2195.

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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "DELUXE" 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Serial #34184. 3 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Built in 1962. Very nice dark impregnated cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Orvis dark brown threads. Carbide stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with dual aluminum slidebands. Rod comes packed in plaid cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $695.

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WILLIAMS MILLS & SON - NY H. L. LEONARD - MAKERS, MODEL #208H, 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden yellow wilks, agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butternut wooden spacer. Rod has scharft on one tip 10" down tip. Rod was refinished at some point - looks fine and fishes fine! Comes stored in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. $495.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 212, 9 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 7-8 WT, Medium fast action. 5.7 oz. Rod was refinished professionally and looks great! Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in Payne brown silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Butt cap stamped "Sold by H & D Folsom Arms Co., New York", Wood on reelseat is Cedar. Rod comes stored in original cloth rod bag and packed away in original rod tube. All sections full length and straight. Rod is in great fishing condition. $1395.

67.

GRANGER ROD CO. - GA MADE BY GARY LACEY, MODEL "ARISTOCRAT", 7' 2PC 2 TI 4 WT. 3 oz. Model #7030. Fast dry fly action. Very nice dark tempered cane. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in golden silks and tipped in dark brown. Western styled cork rip with full nickel silver reelseat and slideband. Rod comes stored in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod appears unused. $1295.

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PARTRIDGE OF REDDITCH - MAKERS, ENGLAND, MODEL 7 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP 4/5 WT, Serial #CO2Y, Medium fast dry fly action. blued nickel silver ferrules. Comes with wooden ferrule plug. Wrapped in burgandy and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $400.

69.

SOUTHBEND TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, IN MODEL #469, FLY SPIN, 7' 2PC 6 WT. Rod was refinished at some point and looks great! Fast action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in black threads. 10" Full Wells cork grip with black aluminum slidebands for you r spin reel. Has up-locking nickel plated reelseat and black plastic spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. It is in good fishing condition. $150.

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ASBJORN HORGARD - MAKER, NORWAY, MODEL "VESLA - THOMPSON K22", Serial #100209. 8' 2PC 2 TIP 6 WT. Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in red silks. Agate stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in green striped cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $395.

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HARDY BROS. L.T.D. - MAKERS, ENGLAND, MODEL "DELUXE", 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5/6 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. 4.8 oz. Serial #E10937. Rod was refinished at some point and looks great! Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in red silks and golden full intermediates. Agate stripper guide and tip top. 6 1/2" long cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat ad black plastic spacer. Stamped on locking band," Made for Von Lengeski & Antoine 33 So. Bash Ave. Chicago". Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled Hardy marked tube. $395.

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SHAKESPEARE TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, MICH. MODEL #1233-G, 6 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT. Fast dry fly action. 3.5 oz. Sections are full length and straight. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in green silks and tipped in red. Modified cigar cork grip with bright full nickel silver slideband reelseat. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. I have never had a true 6 1/2' like this before - A rare find! $395.

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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "ADIRONDACK", IMPREGNATED, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. 4 1/8 oz. Built in 1997. Serial #89060. Fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap and Walnut reelseat spacer, mortisted out for cork reelseat. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod appears unused. $1295.

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HEDDON TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, MICH. MODEL #8, 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. 1 3/4 F. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Rainbow varigated silks. Rod from the early 1950's. Cigar cork grip with nickel silver locking ring and butt cap with plastic reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in Heddon marked aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $595.

75.

THOMAS & THOMAS - MAKERS, MASS, MODEL "INDIVIDUALIST" 8' 2PC 2 TIP 6 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Early Maxwell era rod. Serial #2312. Mid 70's. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks. Swelled but with Tom's top hat markings on butt. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in red cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. A scarce early rod. $2295.

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SOUTHBEND TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, IN MODEL 24-9, 9' 3PC 2 TIP 6/7 WT. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in green and black varigated silks. Comficient cork grip with up-locking reelseat and black plastic reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in factory labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $150.

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GENESEE VALLEY RODS, JOE PERIGO - MAKER, NY MODEL "QUADRATE", 7' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Serial #oJQ453. Medium fast dry fly action. Dark flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in black cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod appears unused. $1095.

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TIM ZIETAK - MAKER, PITTSBURGH, PA. MODEL "QUADRATE", 6' 1PC 3- 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in black. All cork grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband and buttcap. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag and packed away in black labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $795.

79.

GENESEE VALLEY ROD CO. JOE PERIGO - MAKER, NY 7' 2" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Serial #OY16112. Nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks and tipped in red. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickelsilver slideband and butt cap. Burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in black rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled black rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Fast dry fly action. $1050.

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BARRY KUSTIN - MAKER, CA. MODEL "MERIDIAN", 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5/6 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Made of dark flamed tempered cane and laminaated inide with graphite, a different style of crafting a rod. Bright nickel silver ferrules with wooden ferrule plug. Wrapped in golden brown silks and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip, down-locking nickel silver reelseat with Walnut wooden spacer.Serial #636478. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag adn stored in black labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $595.

81.

PENNINGTON BAMBOO ROD CO. - IA, MODEL "PINE RIVER TROUT ROD" 6 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in bright red silks, coke-bottle type cork grip with wooden winding check. Bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Tiger maple wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in cream cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod appears unused. $425.

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DAVID NORWICH - MAKER, SCOTLAND, "CANE SPIRIT", 7 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP Serial #HCB0170, Takes 4-5 wt lines. Medium fast action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and buttcap with all cork reelseat. Rod comes packed in olive cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $495.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - NY JIM PAYNE - MAKER, Rod was made by Jim and given to his good friend Charlie Speer who worked in his shop in thre 1930's. Walt Carpenter restored this rod in 1976. It is a 7' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, which is a rare size. Charlie also made the Speer Payne Fly Reels for Jim. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Blued nickel silver wasted ferrules. Wrapped in Payne dark brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. Agate strippper guide. English reverse snake guides. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Butt cap stamped on both sides. Rod comes stored in original olive cloth rod bag and stored in original labeled brass capped rod tube. Brass rod tube cap is marked, "Chas. Speer 7' 3"". Rod is in mint restored condition. A "One of a kind Payne." $5995.

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ART WEILER - MAKER, PA MODEL 209E, 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5-6 WT. Serial #592. 3 3/4 oz. Fast dry fly action. Honey blonde cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules comes with wooden ferrule plug. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks. All cork grip and reelseat, bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in unused condition. $820.

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HOMER JENNINGS - MAKER, CO MODEL SERIAL #769, 7' 9" 3 PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Marked 12-4-15. Fast dry fly action. Very nice honey blande cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Comes with bamboo ferrule plugs. wrapped in clear carmel silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1595.

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GOODWIN ROD CO. - MAKERS, CO. MODEL "BAIT CASTER GRANGER SPECIAL", 6' 2PC Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden olive silks. 9" long cork grip and reelseat with Granger Special slide locking bakelite reelseat. Comes stored in original olive cloth rod bag and packed in original aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good original condition. $350.

87.

LYON AND COULSON - BUFFALO, NY MODEL "IMPERIAL SPINNING", MODEL #0241, 7' 2PC, 3 3/4 oz. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in black threads and tipped in yellow. 12 1/2" cork grip with dual slidebands. Rod comes packed in original green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $195.

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GOODWIN GRANGER ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "GRANGER SPECIAL" 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP. Medium fast dry fly action. Takes a 5 wt line. Rod has an overcoat of varnish on it. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden tan silks, Western styled cork grip with full nickel silver up-locking reelseat. Rod comes packed in olive cloth rod bag and stored in black labeled factory rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $895.

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R. L. NUNLEY - MAKER, MODEL "BROOKIE", 6 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 2-3 WT. Medium action. Great nymph, small dry or wet fly rod! Blued nickel silver ferrules. Very nice dark flamed cane. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in golden yellow. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip 5" long. Blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Cedar wooden spacer. 2.4 oz. Rod comes packed in red cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Great small stream rod! $695.

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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "SEVEN-THREE", 7' 2PC 1 TIP 3 WT. Medium action. Serial # 64580. Built in 1972. 2 3/8 oz. Impregnated cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads. Carbide stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with dual aluminum slidebands. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $495.

91.

ART WEILER - MAKER, NJ MODEL #204E, 7' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Fast dry fly action. Serial #585. 3 1/4 oz. Honey blonde cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks. Carbide stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and butt cap. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod appears in unused condition. $820.

93.

ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT. MODEL "BATTENKILL", 8 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 6-7 WT. Serial #16252.Fast dry fly action. Built in 1954. Very nice dark rich impregnated cane. 5 oz. 15 Ferrule. Wrapped in Orvis dark brown threads. Carbide sstripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in olive green factory cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled factory tube. Rod is in very good condition. $595.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NH MODEL "PARABOLIC" 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. 4 1/8 oz. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Medium fast dry fly action. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! Wrapped in Payne brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. Agate stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Butt cap stamped, "Sold by Abercrombie & Fitch, New York". Rod comes stored in original olive cloth rod bag with hang tag and stored in original aluminum factory labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $3995.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY, MODEL "CATSKILL SPECIAL", MODEL #49-5. 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Serial # 8336. Maxwell era rod. Very nice light flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel colored silks and tipped in red. Cigar cork grip with Catskill stripper guide. Blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rd bag and stored in aluminum brass capped stamped rod tube. Rod appears unused. $2695.

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.E.F.PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NH MODEL "209" 9' 3PC 2 TIP 7 WT. Fast powerful action, great bass bug or streamer rod! Rod was refinished. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in red. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Cedar wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in original olive cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $1095.

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.

MARC ARONER

1. MARC ARONER - MAKER, MASS MODEL "SPRING CREEK", 7' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in green clear silks, carbide stripper guide, glass-like varnish finish. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Blued Tiger Maple wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $3295.
2. MARC ARONER - MAKER, MASS MODEL "HUNT PATTERN", 6'9" 3PC 2 TIP 3 WT, Fast dry fly action. Rich dark flamed cane with glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver trunkated style ferrules with brass ferrule plugs. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in orange. 4 3/4" cigar cork grip, blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap, burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Another fine rod by a Master Craftsman, one of the Best! $3695.

 

W. E. CARPENTER ROD CO. - PA

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W. E. CARPENTER - MAKER, PA MODEL "HIGHLANDER", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4/5 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice impregnated cane. Serial #1058, Model #755. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Cedar wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2495.

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W.E. CARPENTER - MAKER, PA MODEL "HIGHLANDER TROUT", IMPREGNATED, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT, Model #755. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow threads, tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip. Blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Cedar wooden reel seat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2295.

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W. E. CARPENTER - MAKER, PA, MODEL "BROWNTONE", 7' 3" 3PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #210 W.E.C. 73, built in 2010. This rod is out of Walt's personal collection and has only been lawn by Walt. Like all of Walt's rods, all components are made by him. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in brown threads and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Rod is made of pre-embargo cane and nicely flamed. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Reelseat wooden spacer of American Black Walnut. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped tube. Engraved on collar "W.E. Carpenter". Rod is in unused condition and comes with letter from Walt. $4195.

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W. E. CARPENTER - MAKER, PA MODEL BROWNTONE", 7' 3" 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Serial #97273, Built in 1991. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Nice dark flamed cane with glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide with cigar cork grip. Blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in unfished condition. A bery beautiful rod by a Master Craftsman. $3995.

JIM DOWNES - PENNSYLVANIA

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

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JIM DOWNES - MAKER, PA MODEL "QUADRATE" #7913, 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip tapered to quad look, 1/4" cork. Blued nickel silver slideband reelseat with Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. $1395.

 

JOHN GALLAS - CONNECTICUT

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JOHN GALLAS - MAKER, CT, MODEL "AUTUMN" 8' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #8-01-4, 3.8 oz. Medium action. Very nice honey colored cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in green silks. Cigar cork grip. Bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Butternut wooden spacer. Comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1495.

BILLL HARMS - PA

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BILL HARMS - MAKER, PA MODEL "HOLLOWBUILT QUAD", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #762-006HB. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in olive green silks and tipped in red. Agate stripper guide. Glass-like varnish finish. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Tiger Maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in green aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod tube has custom cloth protector bag cover. Rod is in excellent condition. The perfect dry fly rod! $1995.

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BILL HARMS - MAKER, PA MODEL "SHORT WATER", 6' ONE PIECE 4 WT, Serial #601-014, 2 1/2 oz. Fast dry fly action. Wrapped in rusty brown clear silks and tipped in red. Agate stripper guide, cigar cork grip. Blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes stored in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1000.

 

 

RICK ROBBINS - VIRGINIA

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

 

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RICK ROBBINS- MAKER, VA. MODEL "SELB'S 7' 9" VI", Serial #513, 7' 9" 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks, tipped in red. 5" cigar cork grip. Blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Tiger Maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new unfished condition. $2200.

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RICK ROBBINS - MAKER, VA MODEL "MAIN STEM V", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #1408. Medium fast dry fly action. Rod has bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. Modified cigar cork grip. Bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Tiger's Eye Maple wooden reelseat spacer. Comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1595.

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RICK ROBBINS - MAKERS, VA MODEL "LITTLE RIVER SERIES", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #1206, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice honey blonde cane. Wrapped in clear carmel brown silks tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. 4 1/2" cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt ap and wooden spacer. Packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1595.

DON SCHROEDER - WISCONSIN

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DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, WISC. MODEL "QUADRATE" 7'9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Brass ferrule plug. Very nice dark flamed cane. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in dark brown. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip. Blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in dark brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition.. $1895.
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DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, WISC. MODEL 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT HEX, Serial #35804, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Western styled cork grip with aluminum up-locking reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1795.
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DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, WISC MODEL "QUADRATE TROUT", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Serial #9393, Very nice dark flamed cane. Glass like varnish finish. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped black. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip. Blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. A great small stream rod by a Master Craftsman. $1795.

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DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, WISC. MODEL "QUADRATE" 7' 3" 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #57216, Fast dry fly ation. Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules with brass ferrule plugs. Wrapped in burgandy silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new condition. $2125.

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DON SCHROEDER- MAKER, WISC. MODEL "QUADRATE SPECIAL", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Agate stripper guide. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in dark brown with full intermediate wraps. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat hardware and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes with brass ferrule plugs. Serial #53810. Rod comes packed in 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 "QUADRATE", 7'3" 3PC 2 TIP 4WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Agate stripper guide. Wrapped in clear burgandy silks. Cigarcork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Walnut wooden spacer. Rodcomes packed in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition, just in from Don. $2250.

 

BILL TAYLOR - MINNESOTA

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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.

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BILL TAYLOR - MAKER, MN MODEL "HOLLOWBUILT HEX", 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT. Serial #791601HB, Medium fast action. 3.8 oz. Very nice honey blonde cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Cherry wooden spacer. Rod coems packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. $1295.

 

R. D. TAYLOR - NEW YORK

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R. D. TAYLOR ROD CO. - MAKER, NY MODEL 24-4, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #24-4-273, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in beige silks, clear threads and tipped in red. Agate stripper guide. Glass-like varnish finish. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseatt and Applewood spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition, like new condition. Bob is one of the few Hudson Valley rod makers left and makes some of the finest rod in the marked today. $2495.
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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. $2695.

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R. D. TAYLOR -MAKER, NY MODEL 37-5, 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT. 4.5 oz. Serial #422. Medium dry fly action. Dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden brown silks and tipped in red. Agate stripper guide. Blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag and packed away in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2795.

J. D. WAGNER - OHIO

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J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OHIO, MODEL "280ZW"8' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #1207-3 Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in black. Swelled butt with cigar cork grip and blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and burled wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1695.
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J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OH MODEL 373-FS, 7' 3" 3PC 2 TIP, Takes 4-5 wt lines. Fast dry fly action. Very nicely dark flamed rod. Glass-like varnish finish. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped black. Agate stripper guide. Modified cigar cork grip with up-locking nickel silver reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. A very nice rod by a super Craftsman. $1495.
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J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OH MODEL "PATRIOT", QUADRATE, 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. $795.
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J.D. WAGNER - MAKER, OH MODEL 363M, 6' 3" 3PC 2 TIP 4WT, Very nice crisp dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Very nice dark flamed cane. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide, All cork grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum rod tube. Rod appears unused. A perfect small stream rod. $1695.
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J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OH MODEL "QUADRATE" MODEL #265-CD-Q, Serial #1202-2, 6' 5" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Perfect small stream rod. Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube with protective tube cover. Rod is in new, unused condition. $1995.

 

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