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Bamboo/Cane Rod

ITEM #

DESCRIPTION

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JIM BEASLEY- MAKER, TN MODEL "5 STRIP PENTAGONAL" 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Serial #022512-10. Fast dry fly action. Honey blonde cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden tan silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1095.
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JIM BEASLEY - MAKER, TN, MODEL "PARA 14", 7' 9" 2/2 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #110207-1, Nice dark flamed cane.
Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in black silks with Agate stripper guide. Half Wells cork grip with blued nickel silver
slideband reelseat with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Comes in khaki cloth rod bag and stored in labeled aluminum rod tube with
outer protective bag cover. Brand new, unused. $1095.
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JAMES BEASLEY - MAKER, TN, MODEL "CANOE", Based on the Payne Canoe taper, 8 1/2' 3pPC 2 TIP 7 WT, serial #040808-3.
Fast powerful action. Dark flamed tempered cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads, agate stipper
guide. Payne styled cork grip, down-locking black anodized aluminum reelseat with Cherry wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed
in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube with outside protective tube cover. Rod is in new, unused condition. $1295.

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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. $695.
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MARTY DESAPIO - MAKER, NJ, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT. 3 0z. Built in 2019. Medium fast action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver
rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks, Agate stripper guide. Glass-like varnish finish. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband
and butt cap, Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in cream cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube.
Marty makes a very nice rod and the price is more than fair. New, unused condition. $695.
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GREEN RIVER RODS - BOB GORMAN - MAKER, VT MODEL #704, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Serial #6233, Impregnated dark cane. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark green threads and tipped in black. Ceramic stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and burled wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum marked brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. One tip is shhort 1 1/2" but rod will fish great! $795.
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JOHN PICKARD - MAKER, MICH. MODEL #704, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Carbide stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1195.

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GENESEE VALLEY ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY, 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #03691. 4.3 oz. Nicely dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Full Wells 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 labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $895.
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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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BILL CRITCHFIELD - MAKER, MN, MODEL "RUSH RIVER", 6 1/2' 2PC 3 TIP 4 WT, 3 oz. Seriall #0718-1. Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in rust colored threads. Agate stripper guide. Half Wells cork grip with nicely engraved nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in 99% new condition. Great small stream brookie rod! $750.

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RON KUSSE - MAKER, NY MODEL 7 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP 5 WT, 4.1 oz. Serial #8200. Medium fast dry fly action. Nicely light flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Glass-like varnish finish. Wrapped in clear Butterscotch silk wraps with carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in yelloe cloth bag with hang tag. Stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $995.

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JOHN PARKER - MAKER, NY MODEL "FLAMED", 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Serial #9658. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped black. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued up-sliding reelseat band and Walnut 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. $1195.

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RICK CUNNINGHAM - MAKER, MODEL 212M, 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #2103. Fast dry fly action. Very nice honey blonde cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks with carbide stripper guide. Garrison styled cork grip with Maple wooden reelseat spacer. Garrison type slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. Very nicely done. $1995.

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R. W. SUMMERS ROD CO. - MAKERS,WISC. MODEL #856, 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5-6 WT. Serial 52379, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks with carbide stripper guide.Half Wells cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and nickel silver butt cap. Burled walnut wooden reelseat spacer.Comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled, brass capped rod tube. Rod appears 99% new condition. $3095. REDUCED $2795.

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GEORGE MAUER - MAKER, PA MODEL "HEADWATERS", 6' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT, Fast dry fly action. blued nickel silver ferrules, dark flamed cane.Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden reelseat. Wrapped in Serial #2006-03.Wrapped in clear brown threads. Comes stored in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod appears innew, unused condition. $1495.

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GEORGE MAUER - MAKER, PA MODEL "KARLE ELIZABETH", 7' 2PC 2TIP 4-5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial 2001-03. Blued nickel silver ferrules, wrapped in clear carmel silks, carbide stripper guide. Half Wells cork grip, blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in khaki cloth rod bag and stored in aluminu brasscapped rod tube.Rod is in new, unused condition. $1495.

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PAUL H. YOUNG ROD CO. - MAKERS, DETROIT, MICH MODEL "PROSPERITY", 7 1/2' 3PC 5 WT, Medium fast dry flyaction. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in green and black varigated silk threads. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip
with down-locking aluminum reelseat with walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and
stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod was professionally refinished at some point. All sections full length and straight. Rod is in
excellent fishing condition. $1295.

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HEDDON TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, MICH MODEL "#10 BLUEWATERS", 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, 3 1/2 oz. # 1 1/2 Ferrule.
Rod was professionally refinished. All sections full length and straight. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in green and black
varigated silks. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver down-locking reelseat with plastic insert. Rod comes packed in original
blue labeled cloth rod bag and stored in Heddon marked aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $595.

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HEDDON TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "#8 BLUE WATERS", 8' 3PC 5 WT, 3 1/2 oz. Size 1 1/2 ferrule. Medium fast dry fly action.
Rod was professionally refinished. Looks great! All sections full length and streaight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Blued nickel silver
ferrules. Wrapped in black and green varigated silk threads. Cigar cork grip with down-locking nickel silver reelseat and locking nt and butt cap.
With brown plastic spacer. Rod come stored in original blue labeled cloth rod bag, stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $595.

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BILL HOLBEIN - MAKER, NC MODEL "NODELESS", 7' 6" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules.
Wrapped in orange silks and tipped in black. Caarbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with up-locking nickel silver reelseat.
Burled Maple wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in black cloth rod bag and stored in labeled aluminum rod tube with outer protective
rod cover. New unused condition. $695.
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BILL HOLBEIN - MAKER, NY MODEL 7' 2 PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Bill designs and builds his rods nodeless. Lightly flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Coke bottle cork grip withup-locking bright nickel silver slideband with burled Maple wooden reelseat. Rod is packed in black cloth rod bag and stored in brownaluminum brass capped rod tube. Also has khaki protective outer bag. Rod is very nicely done and is in unused condition. $795.

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SOUTHBEND TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "#290", 7 1/2' 2 PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown and black varigated threads. Half Wells comfort type cork grip, up-locking plasticburgandy reelseat. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! Comes stored in green factory labeled rod bag and stored infactory labeled carboard rod tube. Rod is in excellent refinished condition. $395.

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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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GARY LACEY - MAKER, GA, MODEL "ROYAL", 7' 3" 3 PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Nice dark toned cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden brownthreads tipped in black. Full intermediates and signature wrapps. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and buttcap with English Walnut reelseat. Rod comes packed in burgandy labeled rod bag and stored in black aluminum brass capped rod tube.
Rod appears unused. $1795.

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TED SIMROE - MAKER, NY, MODEL 2704, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 3-4 WT, Medium wet fly action. Serial #699. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped ingolden yellow and tipped in brown. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Cedar wooden reelseat. Rod comes packedin khaki rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod appears in unfished condition. $1295.

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A. NAPOLITANO - MAKER, NJ, 7' 6" 2 PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #0123A, Medium fast dry fly action. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks, Agate stripper guide. Western styled cork grip, bright nickel silver up-locking reelseat hardware with Bird's Eye Maple wooden reelseat. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in brass capped aluminum rod tube. Rod appears in new, unused condition. $750.

32.

HARRY REINERT - MAKER, PA MODEL "TROUT", 8' 2 PC 1 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #35, 4 1/2 oz. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules.
Wrapped in dark brown threads tipped in black. Cigar cork grip with down-locking golden anodized aluminum reelseat. Rod comes paced in green cloth rod
bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $195.

33.

CHRIS CARLIN - MAKER, MODEL "LL7952-QHB", 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #1115, Blued nickel silver
rod ferrules. Very nice glass-like varnish finish. Gold and black varigated thread with golden yellow tipping. Agate stripper guide.
Modified Half Wells cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in khaki cloth
rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1295.

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THE SCHAFF ROD SHOP - JIM SCHAFF - MAKER, CA MODEL "CLASSIC BROWNTONE", 7 1/2' 2PC 4 WT, #75-14-87. 3.9 oz. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Agate stripper guide. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat
and blued nickel silver butt cap. Burled Maple wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes with wooden ferrule plug. Packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod has a very nice fast dry fly action and is in excellent condition. I don't see Jim's work much and this is a very nice example of his fine craftsmanship. $1495.
35.

MIJI - MAKER, JAPAN, MODEL 7'9" 3PC 1 TIP 5WT, Serial #14. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in brown
silks tipped in golden yellow. Payne styled cork grip with up-locking black anodized aluminum reelseat with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer.Rod comes packed in light brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. $650.

36.
JOE PERRIGO - MAKER, NY, 6' 8" 2/2 3 WT. Serial #0T1592. Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Glass-like varnish
finish. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks tipped in brown. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued
nickel silver slideband and butt cap with burled Maple wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in black cloth bag and stored in aluminum
rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. This is one of the nicest exaamples of Joe's work that I have had. $1495.
37.
BILL A. HARMS - SHERMANSDALE, PA, ASSEMBELED ON A CHATMAN BLANK, 7' 2PC 1 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickelsilver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear burgandy silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slidband
and butt cap with Walnut wooden reelseat. Rod comes in khaki cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. $495.
38.
BILL A. HARMS - SHERMANSDALE, PA, ASSEMBELED ON A CHATMAN BLANK, 7 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear burgandy silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slidband
and butt cap with Walnut wooden reelseat. Rod comes in khaki cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. $495.
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BOB SUMMERS - MAKER, MICH, MODEL "MIDGE", 6' 2" 2PC 2 TIP 3-4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Serial #11293. Blued nickel silver ferrules.
Dark flamed tempered cane. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Bright nickel silver dual slidebands and Walnut wooden reelseat. Rod comes with brown labeled cloth rod bag with ferrule plug attached. Stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in 99% new condition. $2995.
40.
RON KUSSE - MAKER, NY MODEL "CATSKILL", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #0243, Built in 2002. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Very nice Honey blonde cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks tipped in red. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Bird's Eye Maple wooden reelseat. Rod is stored in green cloth rod bag with hang tag and stored in black aluminum brass capped labeled rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. $1895.
41.
HOMER JENNINGS - MAKER, CO , "7' 2PC 2 TIP 3WT, Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Serial #520, Built in 2001. Blued nickel silver
ferrules with bamboo ferrule plug. Wrapped in golden brown silks tipped in red. Agate stripper guide. Very nice glass-like finish. Cigar cork grip with
blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with very nice figured hardwood Eucalyptus reelseat. Stored in khaki cloth rod bag and stored in
aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. $1695.
43.
A. J. THRAMER ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "SPECIAL HERITAGE LIMITED EDITION", MODEL "THE GILLUM", 7' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Serial #2001-7. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules.Wrapped in golden silks. Carbide stripper guide. Payne style cork grip with
up-locking aluminum reelseat Walnut wooden reelseat. Rod comes stored in green flannel cloth rod bag and packed in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. $1095.
44.
A. J. THRAMER ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "SPECIAL HERITAGE LIMITED EDITION", MODEL "LEONARD 35", 7' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #4-001. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden silks tipped in red. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap, Butternut wooden reelseat. Rod comes stored in green cloth rod bag and packed in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. $1095.
45.
GEORGE MAUER - SWEET WATER RODS, MAKER, PA MODEL "PARADISE VALLEY", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fasat dry fly action.
Serial #9801, Very nice dark flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks, carbide
stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with burled wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in tan and brown
rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. $1995.
46.
PAUL H. YOUNG CO. - MICH, MODEL "THE MIDGE", PINNACLE SERIES, 6' 3" 2/2 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules.
Wrapped in brown and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. Very nice dark flamed tone cane with glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with wooden reelseat. Rod comes stored in tan cloth bag and packed in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. $3495.
50.
LOU BURHART- MAKER, MODEL MIDGE", 6' 3" 2PC 1 TIP 4 WT, Fast powerful dry fly action. Serial #10847. Blued nickel silver rod
ferrules with wooden ferrule plug. Wrapped in burgandy silks tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with dark Burled hardwood reel seat. Rod comes stored cream cloth labeled rod bag and stored in aluminum black rod tube with protective outer cloth cover. Rod appears in unused condition. $395.
52.
HOMER JENNINGS - MAKER, CO MODEL 7 1/2' 2/2 3 WT, Very nice dry fly action. Serial #620. Built in 2006. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules with bamboo ferrule plug. Wrapped in clear golden silks and tipped in black. Very nice honey blonde cane, glass-like varnish finish. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Maple wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in khaki cloth bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod appears in new, unused condition. $1595.
53.
R. W. LANCASTER ROD CO. - MAKERS, PA MODEL "SAVAGE RIVER", 7' 2" 2/2 4-5 WT. Medium fast action. Serial #412UPJB. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Nicely dark flamed cane, wrapped in clear carmel silks tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Ventilated comfort style cork grip with dual blued slideband reelseat hardware with cork reelseat. Rod comes packed in red plaid flannel cloth rod bag and stored in green aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $795.
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R. W. LANCASTER ROD CO. - MAKERS, PA MODEL "BOW RIVER", 8' 2/2 5-6 WT. Medium fast action. Serial #456UNTJB. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Nicely dark flamed cane, wrapped in clear golden silks tipped in black Carbide stripper guide. Ventilated comfort style cork grip with dual blued slideband reelseat hardware with cork reelseat. Rod comes packed in red plaid flannel cloth rod bag and stored in green aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $795.

 

 

BILL & GENE EDWARDS

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GENE EDWARDS ROD CO. - MAKERS, MOUNT CARMEL, CT MODEL #52 EDWARDS DELUXE, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Rod was professionally refinished and really looks great! Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in golden yellow. Agate stripper guide. Payne styled cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Reelseat wooden spacer of Walnut. Rod comes packed in original cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. You dont see many of these Edwards Deluxe in 7' weather refinished or original condition. $1495.

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GENE EDWARDS - MAKERS - CT MODEL "A & F YELLOWSTONE SPECIAL", 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Made for Abercrombie & Fitch Trade Rod. Medium fast dry fly action. 1930's rod. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in brown threads and tipped in golden yellow. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with full nickel silver slideband reelseat. Rod comes packed in olive cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $595.

 

 

 

E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. RODS

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY 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. $3395. Just reduced to $2995.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL #95, 6' 2PC 2 TIP, Very nice medium fast dry fly action. 1 5/8 oz. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in Payne dark brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. Tiny 4 1/4" cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Butt cap marked, "Payne" on one side and stamped, "Sold by Abercrombie & Fitch" on other side. Rod comes in original tan cloth rod bag with hang tag and ferrule plug. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Comes stored in original factory labeled aluminum brass capped tube. Rod is in excellent original condition. A very scarce rod! $3895. Reduced $3695.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL #197, 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT. 3 1/2 oz. Dry fly action. Circa 1950. All - ections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules with factory rod ferrule plugs. Wrapped in Payne dark brown silks and tipped in golden yellow.Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Cedar wooden reelseat spacer. Cork has some ridging on grip. Rod is in very good original condition. Comes stored in original factory cloth rod bag and packed away in original aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. $3495.
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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY, MODEL "BAIT CASTER", #303, 5 1/2' 2/2 ,4 7/8 oz. 17/64 rod ferrule. 3/8 - 1/2 oz. Lures.
Very nice richly dark flamed cane with blued nickel silver rod ferrules and factory ferrule pplug. Wrapped in Payne dark brown silks
tipped in golden yellow. 10" cork grip and reelseat with down-locking aluminum reelseat hardware. Stamped, "Sold by Abercrombie & Fitch Co., NY"
Walnut Wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag with hang tag and stored in aluminum labeled brass
capped factory tube. Paper still on grip and appears unused. Rare find in this condition. $1695.
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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL #202, 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Stamped on butt cap, "Sold by Abercrombie & Fitch Co. NY", All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules with factory aluminum ferrule plugs. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Walnut wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in original factory rod bag with hang tag and stored in original aluminum brass capped labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $2995.
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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 205, 8 1/2' 3 PC 2 TIP 5-6 WT, Medium fast action. Rod was professionally refinished at some point Looks great! All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in brown threads tipped in black. Cigar cork grip - grip has some ridging. Blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in original
olive green cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $2195.

 

 

F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS

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F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, ME, MODEL "SPECIAL STREAMER ROD", 9' 3 PC 2 TIP 7 WT, Fast powerful action. Bright nickel
silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads, Agate stripper guide. Half Wells cork grip and reelseat with bright nickel silver slideband
and butt cap. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good
condition. $1095.

 

 
GRANGER AND WM
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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. $395.
2.
GOODWIN GRANGER ROD CO. - MODEL "GRANGER SPECIAL", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. #8040. Rod was re-finished at some point. Mid is short 1 1/2". Rod looks great! /bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in green and black varigated silks and tipped in goden yellow. Western styled cork grip with up-locking full nickel silver reelseat. Rod comes packed in olive cloth rod bag and stored in factory labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $595.
3.
WRIGHT & MCGILL GRANGER ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "GRANGER ARISTOCRAT", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Rod was professionally restored in 2003. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. All sections full length and straight, ferrules fit nice and smooth. Bright nickel silver
rod ferrules. 3.7 oz. Wrapped in golden yellow silks tipped in black. Full Wells hammer handle cork grip with full nickel silver up-locking
reelseat. Rod comes packed in original khaki cloth rod bag and stored in Granger aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent refinished condition. $895.
4.
GOODWIN GRANGER ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "DENVER SPECIAL", 8 1/2' 3PC 5 WT, Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Rod
was completly refinished. One tip is down 3/8". Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in bllood red silks with full intermediates. Coke bottle
type cork grip with full nickel silver slide band reelseat. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube.
Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $595.

 

 

 

HARDY BROS. L.T.D. - MAKERS

1.

HARDY BROS. L.T.D. - MAKERS, ENGLAND, MODEL "FAIRCHILD", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Rod was professionally refinished and looks super! Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in silks with full intermediates. Agate stripper guides and tip tops. All cork grip and reelseat with aluminum slideband and reelseat hardware. Serial #E7065. Built in 1926. Comes packed in original brown cloth rod bag and stored in original Hardy aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent refinished condition. $850.

2.


HARDY BROS. L.T.D. - MAKERS, ENGLAND, MODEL "THE CROWN HOUGHTON" , 10' 3 PC 2 TIP 7 WT, Blued nickel silver lock tight rod ferrules. Bright Aluminum ferrules plugs. Clear Agate stripper guide and tip tops. Medium fast full flex action. Wrapped in lime green threads and tipped in dark green. Full Wells cork grip with up-locking Hardy aluminum reelseat with black plastic spacer and removable bank spike.Rod comes packed in original cloth rod bag and stored in Hardy labeled aluminum tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. $495.

3.
HARDY BROS. L.T.D. - MAKERS, ENGLAND, MODEL "THE PALAKONA", 8' 2PC 1 TIP 6 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. 1970'S rod.
Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in black threads tipped in green. Clear Agate stripper guide. Reversed Half Wells cork grip with up-locking aaluminum reelseat with black plastic reelseat spacer. Rod is packed in blue labeled cloth factory rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $495.

 

 

 

H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. RODS

1.

H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 38L, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 3 WT. , 1.8 oz. Slow to Medium action. Rod was refinished at some point and looks great! All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nicely. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in light olive green and tipped in red. Agate stripper guide. Tiny 4" cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Cedar wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in Leonard brass capped aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $1795.

2.

H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 50 TOURNAMENT , 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Rod from the 1930's. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! Bright nickel silver waisted rod ferrules. Wrapped in olive green silks and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guides. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Butternut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminm brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $1995.

3.

H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "DURACANE #807", 8' 2PC 2 TIP 6-7 WT. 4 1/2 oz. Impregnated cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in black. Ceramic stripper guide. Payne styled cork grip with up-locking black anodized aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in brown factory rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Great rod for windy days and bigger flies. $995.

4.

H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "39", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast action. Serial #3230. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules with factory ferrule plug. Wrapped in clear golden yellow with brown tipping. Ceramic stripper guide. Western style cork grip with aluminum up-locking reelseat and Butternut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in yellow cloth rod bag and stored in aluminm labeled brass cappedrod tube. Rodis in excellent condition. $1495.

5.

H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "40-6", 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5-6 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #8231. Blued nickel silver ferrules.Wrapped in clear golden yellow threads, carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat. Tiger Maple wooden reelseat spacer.Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! Rod comes packed inlight brown factory cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped, factory stamped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1595.

6.

H. L. LEONARD ROD CO.. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 51 TOURNAMENT, 9' 3 PC 2 TIP 5 WT. 5 oz. Medium - medium fast action. Bright nickelsilver waisted ferrules with Pat. date. Wrapped in red silks. Agate stripper guide and tip tops. Cigar cork grip with full nickel silver slideband reelseat. Rod was refinished at some point and looks great! Comes stored in original olive green factory cloth rod bag and stored in originalaluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $895.

7.
H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "39", 7 1/2' 2/2 4-5 WT. 3 5/8 oz. Serial #2376. Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver
ferrules. Wrapped in Leonard red silks. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat with nickel silver stamped butt cap, with Butternut
wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in yellow factory rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1395.
8.

H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "41-H", 8 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #1126. Built in 1970. Medium fast dry fly action.
Wrapped in Leonard red silks. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat with nickel silver butt cap and Butternut
wooden spacer. Rod come packed in khaki factory rod bag and stored in fatory aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1195.

9.
H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "TOURNAMENT", 9' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast action. Rod from the mid 20's.
Bright nickel silver waisted ferrules with Pat. markings, Rod was refinished and looks great! Very nicely done. Wrapped in clear golden yellow threads tipped in burgandy. Full intermediate wraps. Agate stripper guide. Half Wells cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Buttternut wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped Leonard rod tube. Rod in in excellent fishing condition. $795.
10.
H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY. MODEL #61. Serial #2190. 8 1/2' 2 PC 2 TIP 6-7 WT. Medium fast action. Make a great big water or Steelhead rod. Bright nickel silver ferrules with factory ferrule plug. Wrapped in Leonard dark red silks. Carbide stripper guide. Full Wells cork grip
with down-locking aluminum reelseat with nickel silver butt cap. Butternut wooden reelseat spacer. Comes with removable 5" extension butt.
Rod comes stored in original yellow cloth rod bag and stored in labeled brass capped aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good original
condition. A rod from around 1973. $1295.


 
DENNIS MENSCER
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DENNIS MENSCER - MAKER, HANCOCK, NY, 7' 9" 2/2 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #16009. Nicely dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy threads tipped golden yellow. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Cherry burled wooden reelseat. Rod comes stored in beige cloth rod bag and packed away in labeled brass capped aluminum rod tube with protective
rod cover. Rod is in new, unused conditon. $1095.
2.
LITTLE RIVERS, DENNIS MENSCER, NY, MODEL 795, 7' 9" 2 PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #14609. Medium fast action. Nicely dark flamed cane.
Glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy, tipped in orange, Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with
blued nickel silver up-locking reelseat and Burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in cream cloth rod bag and stored in labeled
aluminum rod tube. Rod appears unfished.. $1095.
3.
LITTLE RIVER RODS, DENNIS MENSCER - MAKER, NY, MODEL 9' 3 PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Serial #55-05. Medium action. Nicely dark flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark green silks, tipped golden yellow. Agate stripper guide. Western style cork grip, up-locking bright nickel silver reelseat with burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $1095.

 

 

ORVIS CO. RODS

1.
ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT, MODEL "MADISON", 6 1/2' 2 PC 2 TIP 4 WT, 3 1/2 oz. Fast dry fly action.
Dark rich impregnated bamboo. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in Orvis brown threads, carbide stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with dual aluminum slidebands. Was originally a 1 tip Madison, 2nd tip was made at the factory. Rod comes packed in original gray cloth rod bag and stored in original factory rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $695.

 

 

THOMAS & THOMAS ROD CO. - RODS

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THOMAS & THOMAS - MAKERS, MASS MODEL "SANS PERIEL", 7' 3PC 2 TIP 3 WT, EARLY MAXWELL ERA ROD. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Serial #2577. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks. Carbide stripper guide. Swelled butt. Glass-like varnish finish. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver up-locking slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. A Very scarce rod in excellent condition! I have never had on like it before! $3195.

2.

THOMAS & THOMAS - MAKERS, MA MODEL "MIDGE", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, IMPREGNATED, 3.3 oz. Serial #3030. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks and tipped in tan. Carbide stripper guide. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Swelled butt, Cigar cork grip and blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stoed in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2195.

3.

THOMAS & THOMAS - MAKERS, MA MODEL "PARADIGM", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #3691, IMPREGNATED, Medium fast dry fly action. 3.1 oz. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear silks and tipped in brown. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condtion. $2095.

4.

THOMAS & THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, MASS MODEL "BEAVERKILL" 8' 3/2 5 WT, Serial #5535, Very nicely flamed cane. Blued
nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear silks tipped in dark brown. Carbide stripper guide. Very nice glass-like varnish finsih. Western
styled cork grip. Up-locking bright nickel silver reelseat with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in Thomas & Thomas tan
cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod appears in 99% new condition. $2695.
5.
THOMAS & THOMAS CO. - MAKERS, MASS MODEL "PARADIGM" 7' 2/2 4 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #3739. Blued nickel
silver ferrules. Clear golden silks tipped in red, carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silve slideband and butt cap.
Walnut wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in khaki labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in
excellent condition. $2195.
6.
THOMAS AND THOMAS - MAKER, MASS, MODEL "TRADITIONALIST", 8' 2PC 6 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #4008, Built in August 1983. 4 1/8 oz. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Very nice darrk flamed cane with glass-like varnish finish. Swelled butt. Wrapped in clear silks and tipped in burgandy. Carbide stripper guide. Western style cork grip with up-locking bright nickel reelseat with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in khaki cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2095.
7.
THOMAS & THOMAS MAKERS, MASS, MODEL "SPECIAL LTD EDITION H. S. GILLUM COMMEMERATIVE ROD", 7' 2" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #5, Built with resorcinol glue. Medium fast dry fly action. Built with blued nickel silver Super Swiss styled rod ferrules. Wrapped in
clear brown silks, carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Stamped,"H. S. Gillum Commemerative".
Walnut wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in khaki labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black special commemorative labeled brass capped rod tube.
Rod is in new unused condition. A real special find! Rare! $2895.
8.

THOMAS & THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, MASS MODEL "MONTANA", 8 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #5660,
Very nicely dark flamed cane with glasslike varnish finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear silk wrapps, tipped in brown. Carbide
stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with up-locking bright nickel silver reelseat with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in
khaki labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1895.

 

 

R. L. WINSTON ROD CO.

 

 
JOHN ZIMNEY
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JOHN ZIMNEY - MAKER, DEL, MODEL "HEX 115S", 8' 2/2 5 WT, Fast dry fly action. Serial 480036. Dark flamed tempered cane.
Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with up-locking
nickel silver reelseat with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled
rod tube with outer bag cover. Rod is in excellent condition. $1195.
2.
JOHN ZIMNEY - MAKER, DEL. MODEL "98Q", 7' 2/2 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Serial #570024. Very nice dark flamed cane with a glass-like varnishfinish. Blued nickel silver ferrules, wrapped in clear brown silks tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver
slideband and butt cap with Tiger Maple wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black labeled aluminum brass
capped rod tube with protective rod cover. Rod is in new, unused condition. $1295.
3.
JOHN ZIMNEY - MAKER, DEL.MODEL "MIDGE', 6' 3" 2 PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Serial #163954. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Nice dark flamed tempered cane. Glass like varnish finish. Wrapped in clear brown silks tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip, blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Walnut wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in khaki cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum brass capped labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. A great small stream rod! $1150.

 

 

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 "HUNT PATTERN", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Medium fast action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules, Waisted type design. Early English revers snake guides. Wrapped in clear olive green silks and agate stripper guide. Brass ferrule plugs. Western styled cork reelseat and blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum custom brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $3995.
2.

MARC ARONER - MAKER, MASS MODEL "HUNT PATTERN", 7 1/2' 3 PC 5 WT, Very nice dark flamed cane, glass-like varnish finish. Medium fast dry fly action. Wrapped in red and tipped in orange. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes stored in khaki cloth rod bag and packed in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in 99% new condition. $3295.

3. MARC ARONER - MAKER, MASS, MODEL "HUNT PATTERN", 7' 3 PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules with custom brass ferrule plugs. Very nice dark tempered cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Wrapped in red wrapps and tipped in orange. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with dark cherry root burl wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2995.

 

W. E. CARPENTER ROD CO. - PA

1.

W. E. CARPENTER - MAKER, PA MODEL "SPECIAL", 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5/6 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #20280. Very nicely tempered honey blonde cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Carbide stripper guide, wrapped in bronze colored silks and tipped in black. Payne styled cork grip with aluminum up-locking reelseat with acorn butt cap, Tiger Maple wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. A very nice rod for the Delaware or Western rivers. $3595.

2.

W. E. CARPENTER - MAKER, PA MODEL "BROWNTONE", 7' 6" 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, PARABOLIC, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #88576. Very nice dark flamed cane with glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Carbide stripper guide. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in black. All cork grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in unused condition. $3595.

JIM DOWNES - PENNSYLVANIA

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JOHN GALLAS - CONNECTICUT

1.

JOHN GALLAS - MAKER, CT MODEL "G. H. HALSTEAD ROD L.T.D. EDITION", 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP , 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 have 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! $1995.

2.

J. W. GALLAS - MAKER CT MODEL "HENDRICKSON", 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5WT. Serial #12. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued truncated Swiss styled ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in black. Very nice dark flamed cane with agate stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod has oak 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. A very nice rod by a great craftsman. $1695.

3.

JOHN GALLAS - MAKER, DANBURY, CT, MODEL "FARMINGTON", 7 1/2' 2/2 5 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. 3.6 oz. Very nice dark
flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden brown silks, tipped in black. Agate stripper
guide. Serial #835. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap, Walnut wooden reelseat. Comes packed in khaki cloth
rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod appears in new, unused condition. John is an excellent Craftsman
that has been building rods for over 40 years. $1795.

BILL HARMS - PA

 

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RICK ROBBINS - VIRGINIA

1.

RICK ROBBINS - MAKER, VA MODEL "THE SALMON RIVER SERIES", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 7 WT. Powerful fast action. Serial #405. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in red silks and tipped in orange. Carbide stripper guides. Cigar cork grip with dual nickelsilver bands and burled wooden reelseat spacer. Has 1" permanent extension butt. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1395.
2.
RICK ROBBINS - MAKER, VA MODEL "FIRST CANE SERIES', 7 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP 5 WT, Serial #3. Medium fast action. Blued inickel silver
ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks with cigar cork grip with with black anodized nickel silver slideband and butt cap with burled wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed away in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition.$995.
3.
RICK ROBBINS - MAKER, VA MODEL "LITTLE RIVER SERIES", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #605, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. 5" Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Burled wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube with outer protective tube cover. Rod is in 99% new condition. $1795.

DON SCHROEDER - WISCONSIN

1.

DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, WISC. MODEL "QUADRATE", Serial #56715, 7 1/2' 2/2 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action.
Blued nickel silver ferrules. Glass-like varnish finish. Wrapped in clear brown silks tipped in red. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip, blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Comes packed in brown clothrod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1795.

2.

DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, WISC. MODEL "DARK FLAMED HEX", 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #35804. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks tipped in dark brown. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with up-locking alumium reelseat spacer with Walnut wooden spacer. Comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in brass capped aluminum labeled rod tube with protective cloth cover. Rod is in excellent condition. $1795.

3.

DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, WINSCONSIN, 7' 9" 2/2 5 WT, FLAMED HEX, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. with brass ferrule plugs.Wrapped in clear dark brown threads tipped in burgandy. Serial #52911, Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Walnut wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellentcondition. $1695.

4.

DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, WISC. MODEL "HOLLOWBUILT QUAD", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #57115. Medium fast dry fly action.Blued nickel silver ferrules with aluminum ferrule plugs. Very nice honey blone cane with glass-like varnish finish. Wrapped in clear golden yellow threads with brown tipping. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband hardware with TigerMaple wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth labeled rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1795.
5.
DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, WISC. MODEL "FLAMED QUADRATE", 8' 3" 3 PC 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #55814. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules with brass custom ferrule plugs. Nicely flamed cane with glass-like varnish finish. Wrapped in burgandy silks, carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Tiger Walnut wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in brown cloth bag and stored in labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1695.

BILL TAYLOR - MINNESOTA

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BILL TAYLOR - MAKER, MN, MODEL 7' 9"' 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.

2.

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.
3.
BILL TAYLOR - MAKER, PA , QUADRATE TROUT, 7' 2/2 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Serial #70417. Wrapped in clear olive green silks tipped inred. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with cherry wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube with tan protective cloth cover. Rod is in excellent condition. $895.

 

R. D. TAYLOR - NEW YORK

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R. D. TAYLOR - MAKER, NY MODEL "24-4 PARABOLIC", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #378. Medium action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in tan silks and tipped in red. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Cherry wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2395.

J. D. WAGNER - OHIO

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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.
2.

J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OH MODEL "373-FS", 7' 3" 2PC 2 TIP, Medium fast dry fly action. Takes 4-5 wt. lines. Serial #318-34. Nicely dark tempered cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Burled walnut wooden reelseat. Rod comes stored in green cloth rod bag and stored in black labeled aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in like new condition. $1395.

3.
J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OHIO, MODEL "276-A", 7 1/2' 2 PC 4 WT, Serial #298-2, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules, wrapped in clear golden silks tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Western style cork grip with up-locking blued nickel silver reelseat with burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1595.
4.

J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OHIO, MODEL "379-S2-Q", QUADRATE, 7' 9" 3 PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #806-1, Medium fast dry fly action Blued nickel silver ferrules, wrapped in clear burgandy silks. Agate stripper guide. Very nice dark flamed cane. Cigar cork grip with up-locking bright nickel silver reelseat with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube with black outer protective black cover. Rod is in 99% new, unused condition. $1795.

5.
J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OHIO, MODEL "265-CQ", QUADRATE, 6 1/2' 2 PC 2 TIP 3-4 WT, Serial #404-2, Medium fast dry fly action Blued nickel silver ferrules, wrapped in clear burgandy silks. Agate stripper guide. Very nice dark flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver reelseat hardware with Walnut wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube with outer protective black cover. Rod is in brand new, unused condition. $1795.
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J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OH MODEL "NEW CLASSIC SERIES", 7' 1/2' 3 PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Built 2011. Serial #2, Medium fast dry fly action. Jeff made all ferrules and reelseat hardware. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks, tipped in golden yellow. Agate stripper guide. Wrapped in burgandy full intermediates. Cigar cork grip with full nickel silver reelseat and bi-metal slideband. Rod comes stored in green factory labeled bag with hang tag. Stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube with custom protective outer bag cover. Rod is in new, unused condition. $2595.

 

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Robert R. Selb

Classic Fly Fisherman

222 S. Broad St.

Lansdale, PA 19446

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