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Bamboo/Cane Rod

ITEM #

DESCRIPTION

1.
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.

2.

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.

3.

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.

4.

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.

5.

BRIAN KLEINCHESTER - MAKER, VA MODEL 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks and tipped in brown. Full Wells cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reel seat hardware and burled Maple reelseat spacer. Serial #111. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new condition. $895.

6.

J. C. ZIMNEY - MAKER, DE MODEL "QUADRATE 98Q", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #270094. Fast dry fly action. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Very nice dark flamed cane. Comes with brass ferrule plug and agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod has Tiger Maple wooden reelseat spacer. Comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condtiion. $1395.

7.

MINEY HULL - MAKER, NY MODEL "IMPREGNATED SALMON, 10 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 9 WT, Medium action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules Wrapped in dark brown threads. Full wells cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Removable 4" extension butt. One stripper guide was re-wrapped. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. Kind of a scarce rod. Great salmon/steelhead rod! $695.

8.

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.

9.

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.

10.

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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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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E. C. POWELL - MAKER, CA MODEL "HOLLOWBUILT", 9' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. B-taper. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in carmel brown silks and has full intermediates. Agate stripper guide. Full Wells cork grip with aluminum up-locking and black plastic reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $1395.

13.

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. $595.

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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.

15.

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.

16.

MARTY DESAPIO - MAKER, NJ, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT. 3.5 oz. Built in 2019. Medium fast dry fly action. Nice flamed cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Carbide stripper guide. Half Wells cork grip, down-locking bronze anodized aluminum reelseat and bamboo reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in new condition. Another very nice rod by Marty. $695.

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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.

19.

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. $3295.

20.

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.

21.

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.

23.

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.

24.

FRANK WEIR & SON MAKERS, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #D700-17-9. Medium fast action. Blued nickel silver ferrules.
Wrapped in red silks and tipped in golden yellow. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband
and butt cap with Rosewood reelseat. rod come packed in olive green rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod
is in excellent condition. $595.

25.

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.

26.

STEVE PENNINGTON - MAKER, IOWA, MODEL "PINE RIVER TROUT", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5-6 WT, Fast dry fly action. Nickel silver rod ferrulesWrapped in rusty brown silks, coke bottle type cork grip, Up-locking aluminum anodized reelseat with Tiger Maple wooden reelseat spacer.
Rod comes packed in khaki colored rod bag and stored in aluminum tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $395.

28.

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.

29.

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. $795.

31.

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.

32.

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.

33.

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.

34.

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.

35.

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.

36.

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.

37.

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.

38.

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.

39

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.

40.

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.

41.

R. W. SUMMERS - MAKER, TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. MODEL #275, 7 1/2' 2 PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #11397. Very nice medium dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in golden brown silks tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with dual nickel silver
slideband reelseat hardware with All cork grip. Rod comes packed in khaki labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped stamped
rod tube. Rod appears unused. $2995.

42.

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.

43.

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.

44.

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! $1195.

45.

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.

46.

PAUL H. YOUNG ROD CO. - MICH MODEL "PERFECTIONIST", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT. 2 1/2 oz. Serial #4651, Medium fast dry fly action.
Very nice dark flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Swiss styled "Super Z" blued ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads. Carbide stripperguide. All cork grip and reelseat with dual aluminum slidebands. Rod comes packed in silky cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. A little gem! $3495.
48.

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.

49.

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.

50.
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.
52.

GOODWIN GRANGER ROD CO. - MAKERS, DENVER, CO MODEL "GRANGER VICTORY", 8 1/2' 3 PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown and black varigated silks tipped in black. Western type cork grip with up-locking full nickel silver reelseat. Rod was refinished and looks great! Stored in original olive cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is inexcellent fishing condition. $495.

54.
POWELL - MAKER, CA MODEL "C-9-1 #2 LIGHT STEELHEAD", 9' 1" 3PC 2 TIP 7 WT, Medium full flex action. All sections full length and
straight, ferrules fit nice and smooth. Built in 1956. Wrapped in black threads, bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Full Wells cork grip with up-
locking bright anodized aluminum reelseat. Rod comes stored in olive green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod
is in excellent condition. $795.
55.
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.
56.
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.
58.

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.

 

 

BILL & GENE EDWARDS

1.

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.

2.

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.

3.

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.

4.

W. E. EDWARDS & SON - MAKERS, CT MODEL "BILL EDWARDS #42 QUADRATE", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Rod was refinished at some point and looks great! All sections full length and straight. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden tan silks and stipped in yellow and red. All cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in original green silk cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing conditon. $1195.

5.

GENE EDWARDS - MAKER, MT. CARMEL, CT MODEL 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped indark brown siks and tipped in golden yellow. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with aluminum up-loking reelseat with Walnut woodenspacer. Rod has been re-varnished and looks like new. Comes stored in green cloth rod bag and packed away in aluminum brass capped rod tube. $750.

 

 

 

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 $3195.

2.

E. F. PAYNE ROD - MAKERS, NY MODEL #200, 8' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, 3.8 oz. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. #15-9 ferrule sizes. Mid to late 20's rod. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in Payne dark brown silks tipped in golden yellow. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Early butt cap markings. Stamped on one side of butt cap, " E. F. Payne Rod - E. F. Payne Rod Co. - Makers". On other side of butt cap marked, "Sold by Abercrombie & Fitch Co. New York". All sections full length and straight and ferrules fit nice and smooth. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good original condition. $3995.

3.

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.

4.

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.

5.

E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks and atipped in black. Rod was professionally refinished and looks nice! Agate stripper guide. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Payne styled cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag with hang tag and stored in factory labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $2495.
6.
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.
7.
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.

 

 

F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS

 

 

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 HARDY WANLESS ULTRALITE SPINNING ROD", 6' 2" 2 PC 2-4 LB. TEST LINE. Staggered ferrule design with bamboo ferrule plug. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Clear ceramic tip top. Wrapped in dark red and tipped in golden yellow. 8 1/4" Full Wells cork grip with dual aluminum slidebands. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminm rod tube. Rod from the early 70's. Appears unused. $250.

 

 

 

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 39H, 71/2' 2PC 2 TIP, Medium fast action. 3.8 oz. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Leonard red silks. Cigar cork grip with aluminum down-locking reelseat and Butternut wooden spacer. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag and stored in factory brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1395.

3.

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.

4.

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.

5.

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.

6.

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.

7.

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.

8.
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.
9.
H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "TOURNAMENT 4099 1/2", 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5-6 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. 4.9 oz. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in red silks and tipped in black. Rod has an overcoat of varnish. All sections full length and staight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Butternut wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag with hang tag and stored in original aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $995.
10.

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.

11.
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.
12.

H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "APPALACIAN TRAIL", 8 1/2' 4 PC 2 TIP 5-6 WT, Medium fast dry fly action.
Serial #1423. Built in 1972. Very nice dark impregnated cane. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark green threads, cigar cork grip
with down-locking aluminum reelseat with Butternut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in cream cloth rod bag and stored in brown
leather rod case. Rod is in excellent condition. Would make a great travel rod! Rod is in "like new" condition. Kind of a scarce rod. $1095.


 
DENNIS MENSCER
1.
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.
4.
DENNIS MENSCER - MAKER, NY MODEL "7' 9" 2 PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast action. Wrapped in dark brown silks, tipped in golden yellow.
Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat hardware, burled wooden reelseat. Rod is in dark gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1095.
5.
DENNIS MENSCER - MAKER, NY MODEL "LITTLE RIVER", 9' 2 PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium action. Serial #8807. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark green silks tipped in golden yellow. Full Wells cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with oak wooden reelseat. Rod is in very good condition. $1095.

 

 

ORVIS CO. RODS

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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "BATTENKILL", 7' 2 PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #46530. Built in 1967. Very nice impregnated bamboo. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Carbide stripper guide. Wrapped in dark brown threads. 3 3/8 oz.Cigar cork grip with down locking aluminum reelseat with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in gray coth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled factory rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $795.
2.

ORVIS CO. - MAKER, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "IMPREGNATED BATTENKILL", 7' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, 3 3/8, Serial #88345, Built in 1993. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden silks, tipped in brown. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with bright nickel silver
up-locking slideband with Bird's Eye Maple wooden seat. Rod comes packed in dark gray factory cloth bag and stored in black aluminum labeled
brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $895.

 

 

THOMAS & THOMAS ROD CO. - RODS

1.

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.

 

 

R. L. WINSTON ROD CO.

 

 

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", 7' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules truncated style. Wrapped in rose silks tipped in orange. Black anodized stripping guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat hardware and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition, shows little signs of use. A very nice dry fly rod by one of the best! $3195.
2. 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.
3. MARC ARONER - MAKER, MASS, MODEL "HUNT PATTERN", 7 1/2' 3 PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver truncated rod ferrules with brass ferrule plugs. Nice dark tempered cane with glass-like varnish finish. Wrapped in clear olive green silks tipped in red. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap and wooden reelseat spacer. Comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped stamped rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. $3295.
4. MARC ARONER - MAKER, MASS MODEL "HUNT PATTERN", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 3 WT, Medium action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules.
Wrapped in red, tipped in orange. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden
reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in khaki cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2895.

 

W. E. CARPENTER ROD CO. - PA

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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.

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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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JIM DOWNES - MAKER, PA MODEL 7611Q, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT QUADRATE, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads and tipped in black. Cigar cork grip. Blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Tiger Maple wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in oliver cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. $995. Reduced $895.

 

JOHN GALLAS - CONNECTICUT

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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 - MAKERS, VA MODEL - SELB'S 7' 9", 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Serial #709, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow threads tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled 5" cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Tiger Maple wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Tube has burgandy outer cloth bag cover. Rod is in excellent condition. $1495.

2.

RICK ROBBINS - MAKER, VA MODEL " LITTLE RIVER SERIES", 6 1/2' 2/2 4 WT, Serial #205. Fast dry fly action.
Very nice honey blonde cane. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in golden brown and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide.
5" cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with dark wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rod bag and stored in labeled brass capped aluminum rodtube with outer tube protector cover. Rod appears unused. $1795.

3.

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.
4.
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.

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 " DARK FLAMED QUADRATE", 8' 3PC 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #53812. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules with custom brass ferrule plugs. Wrapped in clear brown silks tipped in dark brown with full intermediates. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with dark Tiger Maple wooden reelseat. Stored in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in 99% new condition. $1895.
6.
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. $1795.

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.

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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.

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W. R. TAYLOR- MAKERS, MN MODEL "HOLLOWBUILT QUAD", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Fast dry fly action. Model #76720. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Clear silks and tipped in burgandy . Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Burled Maple wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $895.

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W. R. TAYLOR- MAKERS, MN MODEL "HOLLOWBUILT QUADRATE", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #70719. Medium fast dry fly action. Clear silks and tipped in burgandy. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Burled Maple wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $995.
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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 363M, 6' 3" 3PC 2 TIP 4WT, Very nice crisp dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Very nice dark flamed cane. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide, All cork grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum rod tube. Rod appears unused. A perfect small stream rod. $1695.
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J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OH MODEL "QUADRATE" MODEL #265-CD-Q, Serial #1202-2, 6' 5" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Perfect small stream rod. Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube with protective tube cover. Rod is in new, unused condition. $1995.

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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.

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J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OHIO MODEL #276-I, 7 1/2' 2PC 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Rich dark flamed cane, blued nickel silverferrules. Serial #506-13. Wrapped in clear dark brown silks. Cigar cork grip with up-locking nickel silver reelseat with Walnut reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Comes with black outer protectivetube cover bag. Rod is in new, unused condition. $1795.
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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.

 

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