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Bamboo/Cane Rod

ITEM #

DESCRIPTION

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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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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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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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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. $495.

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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. $495.

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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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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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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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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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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. $995.

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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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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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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. $1695.

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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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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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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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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.

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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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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. $750.

42.

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.

43.

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. $295.

44.

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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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. $3695.

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TIM ZIETAK - MAKER - PITTS., PA MODEL "HOLLOWBUILT QUADRATE" 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Model #765-3. Built in 2010. Medium fast dry fly action. Dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks with 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 brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $995.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "BABY CATSKILL", 6' 2PC 2 TIP 15/16 oz. Rod was refinished, all sections are full length. Wrapped in dark green silks. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Catskill snake stripper guide. 3 3/4" cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Butternut wooden reelseat spacer. All sections straight. Rod comes packed in original olive green cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum brass capped rod tube. Neat, tiny Leonard rod, not very common. Refinished condition. $1995.

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TONY VALIANT - MAKER, PA MODEL #704, 7' 2PC 4 WT, Serial #322. Fast dry fly acttion. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes in burgandy cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $695.

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THOMAS & THOMAS - MAKERS, MASS. MODEL "HENDRICKSON", 7 1/2' 2PC 5 WT, Serial #5574. Fast dry fly action. Bery nicely flamed cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clesar silk wraps and tipped in red. Glass-like varnish finish. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with bright nickel silver up-locking reelseat and Walnut spacer. Rod comes stored in tan labeled cloth rod bag and packed away in black labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2195.

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F. E. THOMAS - MAKER, MAINE, MODEL "DIRIGO DRY FLY", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. 3 7/8 oz. Serial #Date Triangle 767, 1937. Bright nickel silver ferrules. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice & smooth. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Cedar wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in original factory bag with original hang tag. Stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. This is one of the nicest Dirigos I have seen. In very good condition and comes from the collection of Walt Carpenter. $1495.

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GOODWIN GRANGER ROD CO. - MAKERS, CO MODEL "GRANGER CHAMPION", 9' 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT, 5 oz. Fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black. Model #GC9050. Agate stripper guide. All sections full length and straight. Western styled cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag and stored in originnal cardboard labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $595.

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F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, ME MODEL "SPECIAL", 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Fast dry fly action. Rod was professionally refinished at some point and looks great! All sections full length and straight. Built in 1936. Weighs 3.7 oz. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules, wrapped in golden brown silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip - Grip has some ridging cork. Bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with white cedar spacer. Rod comes packed in original green clothrod bag and stored in original labeled aluminum rod tube. $1495.

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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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RON KUSSE - MAKER, NY MODEL "ELF", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Serial #0431. Built in 2004. Very nice dark flamed impregnated cane. 3 5/8 oz. Fast dry fly action. Tunkcated blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Cedar wood reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in black cloth rod bag with hang tag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod appears in new unused condition. Great Catskill dry fly rod! $1295.

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BILL EDWARDS - MAKER, CT MODEL "QUADRATE SPINNING" MODEL #400, 7' 2PC, Medium fast action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in red silks and tipped in black. 15" cork grip with dual aluminum slidebands. Rod comes packed in original cloth rod bag, stamped, "William Rosgen Fine Fishing Tackle". and stored in original aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is i very good condition. $295.

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F. E. THOMAS - MAKER, MODEL "SPECIAL", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Built in 1951. Serial #GE54. Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. All sections full length, ferrules fit nice and smooth. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and bright nickel silver buttcap with Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in original factory cloth bag with hang tag. Stored in factory labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $1495.

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CHRIS CARLIN - MAKER, ANCHORAGE, AK, MODEL "QUADRATE HOLLOWBUILT DRY FLY", 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. MODEL #L.M.8052, Serial #1128-34? Fasat dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Agate striper guide. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod appears in unused condition. $1395.

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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "BATTENKILL", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. 4 1/4 oz. SPECIAL RARE MODEL, 1 OF 1. Made in 1995. Impregnated with alternating dark and light strips. Medium fast dry fly action. 13 Ferrule. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy and tipped in black. Western styled cork grip with up-locking black anodized aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes stored in original Orvis marked factory rod bag and packed in factory labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Comes with outer tube cover bag. $995.

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DON ANDERSON - MAKER, ALBERTA, CANADA, MODEL 209E, 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Serial #019304, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice honey blande cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks and tipped in brown. Carbide stripper guide with modified cigar cork grip and bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Zebra wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in plaid flannel cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in like new condition. $895.

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M. F. CALVIELLO - MAKER, ARGENTINA MODEL #BP3403. 7' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. 3.5 oz. Made of dark and darker alternating strips of bamboo, all hand planned. Ferrules in dark brown silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip, made of 1/4" wide corks. Dual nickel silver slidebands 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 excellent condition. $995.

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HARDY BROS. L.T.D. - MAKERS, ENGLAND, TOM MORAN - MAKER, MODEL "THE MORAN SERIES', 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Very nice fast dry fly action. Serial #M935-HM. Very nice dark flamed cane with glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules and wooden ferrule plug. Wrapped in clear silks with single thread of black for tipping. Carbide stripper guide, cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap, Burled wooden realseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag with factory label and stored in aluminum brass capped labeled rod tube. Comes with outer tube cover bag. Rod is in new unused condition. Tom was one of the best Craftsmen I ever met. $3495.

62.

STONY CREEK RODS, TOM WHITTLE - MAKER, PA MODEL "TROUT", 7' 2PC 4 WT, Serial #51-03, Fast dry fly action. Nicely dark flamed cane with blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued up-sliding reelseat band, tiger wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in wooden hex rod case. Rod appears in unused condition. Tom co-authored the book, "Split & Glued" with Bill Harms. $695.

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SOUTH BEND CROSS RODS - I.D. MODEL CROSS DOUBLE BUILT, MODEL #266. 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #0476643. Built in 1930's while Wes Jordon was working with the company. Medium fast dry fly action. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black. Western styled cork grip with up-locking reelseat and burgandy plastic reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag and stored in original factory labeled aluminum rod tube. In excellent refinished condition. $595.

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JAMES L. REAMS - MAKER, CA MODEL "HOLLOWBUILT HEX TROUT", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT. Serial #162 4-06, 4 oz. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks. Carbide stripper guide with modified Full Wells cork grip. Blued nickel silver slideband up-locking style. Burled 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. $2895.

65.

H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 40, 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5-6 WT. 4 oz. Serial #2327, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Leonard red silks. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and nickel silver butt cap with Butternut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod on one tip has a 3/4" repair wrap. Rod comes stored in factory yellow rod bag and stored in original aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very nice fishing condition. $995.

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DICKERSON - MAKER, MODEL 861711, 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT. Fast powerful dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. All sections full length and straight. Wrapped in clear golden silks and tipped in black. Stripper guide was replaced and a few wraps redone at some point, varnish touch up here and there. Over all a very nice rod. Agate stripper. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in original olive cloth rod bag and stored in original rod tube. $3995.

 

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F. E. THOMAS - MAKERS, MAINE MODEL "DIRIGO" 8' 3PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks with full intermediates. Agate stripper guide. Full Wells cork grip with nickel silver slideband reelseat. Stamped on bottom of reelseat "#31". Rod was refinished at some point and looks great! Rod sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. $995.

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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "BATTENKILL", 8 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Serial #39165. Built in 1964. Fast dry fly action. Very nice dark impregnated cane. Real nice for larger water and will cast big flies with ease. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip, down-locking aluminum reel seat with walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in gray original cloth bag and stored in original labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $495.

69.

HEDDON TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, MICH. MODEL "THOROBRED", 9' 3PC 2 TIP 5-6 WT. Medium fast action. Rod was refinished, looks fine - nice job! Blued rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy threads. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking reelseat and blued hardware. Has brown plastic seat spacer. Rod comes packed in original factory cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. $295.

70.

H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 38H, 7' 2 PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Leonard red silks. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap, Butternut wooden reelseat spacer. Comes packed in yellow cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod was professionally refinished ad looks great! A fine small stream dry fly rod! $1695.

71.

MARTY DESAPIO - MAKER, NJ. 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4/5 WT. Built in 2016. Fast dry fly action. 3 3/4 oz. Blued nickel silver ferrules. wrapped in brown varigated silks and tipped in red. Half Wells 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 is in new unused condition. $795.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL #197, 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT. 3 3/4 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown threads and tipped in golden yellow. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and nickel silver butt ccap. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag with hang tag and stored in aluminum labeled Payne rod tube. $2995.

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BILL HOLBEIN - MAKER, NC MODEL "NODELESS TROUT", 7' 2PC 4 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks and tipped in red. Very nice glass-like varnish finish. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with up-locking bright nickel silver slideband and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in black cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum tube with outer tube cover. Rod is in unused condition. $795.

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ORVIS CO. - MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "DELUXE", 6 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4WT, 2 1/8 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Serial # 18263, Built in 1955. Very nice dark impregnated cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Tiny all cork grip and reelseat with dual aluminum slidebands. Wrapped in Orvis dark brown silks. Rod comes packed in original plaid cloth rod bag and stored in factory black aluminum rod tube with label. Cork on seat is a little rough but rod is in very good condition. $695.

75.

ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "BATTENKILL", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. 3 7/8 oz. Serial #79083. Built in 1976. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Very nice honey colored impregnated cane. Wrapped in carmel silks and carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled factory rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $695.

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MIKE CLARK - MAKER, COLO. MODEL "JOHN GIERACH SIGNATURE L.T.D. EDITION", Serial #009. 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in golden yellow with full intermediates. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with nicely blued engraved slideband and butt cap. Wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in very nicely done silks and cloth navy rod bag and stored in brown leather rod case. Rod is in excellent condition. $2995.

77.

P. H. YOUNG ROD CO. - MAKERS, MICH. MODEL "PROSPERITY", 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5WT. Fast dry fly action. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! All sections full length and straight. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in varigated silks. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. $1295.

78.

ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "BATTENKILL", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium action. 3 3/8 oz. built in 1968. Serial #52621. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Carbide stripper guide. One tip has a clear wrap 1/2" long, looks like a hook dig. Cigar cork grip with down-locking alumium reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in gray factory cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $695.

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HARDY BROS. L.T.D. - MAKERS, ENGLAND, MODEL "THE PALAKONA", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 6 WT. Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules with aluminum ferrule plug. Wrapped in black threads and tipped in green clear agate stripper guide. All cork and grip reelseat with aluminum slideband and butt cap. Rod was made in 1960. Rod comes packed in tan labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $695.

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F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "SPECIAL", 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4/5 WT. 4.4 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. All sections full length and straight. ferrules fit nice and smooth. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks with full intermediates. agate stripper guide. 4 3/4" cigar cork grip with full nickel silver slideband reelseat. Butt cap, stamped, "#1". Rod comes packed away in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. Has an overcoat of varnish and butt female wrap was replaced. $995.

81.

ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "DELUXE", 6 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, 2 1/2 oz. Serial #40028. Built in 1965. Impregnated cane. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver 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 excellent condition. $895.

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.

 

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. $2295.

2.

W. E. CARPENTER - MAKER, PA MODEL "BROWNTONE", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Built in 2006, 1st rod. Serial #26176. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Very nice dark flamed cane with a glass-like varnish finish. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Payne styled cork grip with aluminum up-locking reelseat and Walnut wood reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Tube has a rod tube protective cover over it. Rod is in unused condition. The perfect dry fly rod by one of the best Mastercraftsman of our time. $3895.

JIM DOWNES - PENNSYLVANIA

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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.

2.

JIM DOWNES - MAKER, PA MODEL "THE FIVE", 5' 1PC 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Nice dark flamed cane.Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. 2.3 oz. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in olive cloth rod bag and stored i aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $695.

 

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.

2.

JOHN GALLAS - MAKER, CT MODEL "G. H. HALSTEAD ROD L.T.D. EDITION", This is No. 2 of 8 rods built by John on Halstead blanks he got from Halstead's step son. John finished these rods just like Halstead would have. Used all the hardware as he would havae done. Blued nickel silver ferrules and blued slideband hardware with cigar cork grip and Mahogany reelseat spacer. Rod takes a 4 wt line. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Butt cap stamped, " George Halstead Rod". on one side and "J.W. Gallas Rod Co." on the other side. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod appears unused. Built in 1997. John built these rods with the intent to authentically reproduce but in no way mistake them for originals. He did a great job! $2195.

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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.

2.

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.

3.

RICK ROBBINS - MAKERS, VA MODEL "HEAD WATER SERIES", 6' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Honey blonde cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Serial #202. Wrapped in golden yellow silks tipped in red. Tiny 5" cigar cork grip. Bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Tiger wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes in brown 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.
2.
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.

4.

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.

 

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 -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, 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.
2.
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.

3.

J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OH MODEL "QUADRATE" MODEL #270-Q-LSB, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 3 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Glass-like varnish finish. Wrapped in burgandy silks, Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer.Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum black labeled rod tube with outer bag cover. Rod is in unused condition. $1650.

4.

J. D. WAGNER, MAKER, OH MODEL #280 BP, 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5-6 WT. Serial #1100-2, Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear dark brown threads and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver up-locking reelseat and burled Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube with outer rod tube protective cover. Rod is in unfished condition. $1795.

5.

J. D. WAGNER, MAKER, OH MODEL #270 Q-LSB, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 3-4 WT QUADRATE, Serial #102-1, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks. Glass-like varnish finish. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in unfished condition. $1795.

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J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OH MODEL 276 I-Q TPE QUADRATE, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #1102-1. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks. Agate stripper guide. Dark flamed cane with glass-like varnish finish. Cigar cok grip with up-locking nickel silver reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod is in like new condition. $1595.

 

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