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17580.jpgCUSTOM HANDMADE 6'-6", 3-4-5 WT. GRAPHITE FLY ROD BY JIM EGERTON
This is a beautiful short stream graphite fly rod from the Logan Rod Co. It is a 6'-6", 3-4-5 wt. rated rod. It was custom handmade by Jim Egerton for Tom Mahar and is so marked. It bears serial #107664and marked as the "Osprey" model. This is a 2-piece, 1 tip fly rod with its original cloth sack and manufactures metal rod tube. The butt cap and locking ring are nicely hand hammered in polished aluminum, quite unique! The sections are straight and full length. Looks like it was never used! Slight hand soiling on cork from handling but easily cleaned if desired. Please click on its image to see additional pictures and closeups!
SKU 17580Price $75.00
17971SAGE 9'-0" GFL/DS 690 2/1 6-7 WT. GRAPHITE 2 FLY ROD
Excellent condition SAGE GRAPHITE II GFL/DS #690, 9'-0", 2/1, 6 wt. FLY ROD! Comes with original cloth sock and metal tube with screw on cap. Beautiful rod with hook saver, anodized reel seat with knurled upward locking screw ring. Two piece rod assembled weighs 3 1/2 oz. Please click on its image to see additional closeups!
SKU 17971Price $125.00
18866HEDDON PREMIER #115 9'-0", 2F, HDH OR "E" BAMBOO FLY ROD!
This is a Heddon Premier #115 Fly Rod in split bamboo. It is a 9'-0" length and a 3/1 (three sections, one tip). It has #2 ferrules making the rod rated to cast 5 or 6 wt. fly line (designated in ink on rod as HDH or "E". Found in its original Heddon cloth red sack with label and a metal Heddon rod tube but no cap for tube. May have been rewrapped at one time. Nice rod as shown. Please click on its image to see additional closeups!
SKU 18867Price $150.00
18081MONTAGUE "RAPIDAN" IR2F 7'-6" 2/2 BAMBOO FLY ROD
Nice vintage Montague "Rapidan" bamboo fly rod. Rare 7'-6" length with two tips. All sections full length! Down locking knurled ring at reel seat. Hook saver above winding check. Small piece of decal label missing. Found in black cardboard rod tube with original label on it (protected by cellophane over it currently). These particular Montague rods have become quite popular and collectible in this short stream length! Please click on its image to see additional closeups!
SKU 18081Price $150.00
18361HEDDON #17 "BLACK BEAUTY" 9'-0", 8 WT. FLY ROD!
This is a early Heddon #17 Black Beauty bamboo fly rod. The Heddon name is inked diagonally rather then parallel to the rods strips making it an earlier made rod. It is a 3/2 rod rated for GBG or C fly line (7/8 wt.). Ferrules are 2 3/4. Has a hook saver at the winding check. Some minor heat marks to finish on all sections and one snake guide missing from one tip section, but overall a beautiful vintage rod. Cloth sack is original Heddon with partial label. Metal tube is a aftermarket tube found with rod but not Heddon. Please click on rods image to see additional closeups! (again 1 missing guide on one tip section!!)
SKU 18361Price $225.00
17826.jpgRARE H&I TONKIN CANE PACK FLY ROD 6 PCS. EX+!
This is a scarce excellent condition vintage Split Bamboo Pack Fly Rod by Horrocks & Ibbotson of Utica,N.Y. It is composed of 6 sections that assembled equal a 9'-0" length rod. It is inked above the hook saver "3090 F". It has a down locking reel seat with a knurled screwing ring.The rod is clean with all its original wraps. Great piece to display and collect. It can be fished as well! Found in its cloth sack but no tube. Manufactures label is fully in tack on the butt section and reads "Genuine Tonkin Cane, Fish H&I Rod, Horrocks & Ibbotson Co., Utica, N.Y., Made in U.S.A." Please click on its image for additional closeups!
SKU 17826Price $350.00
17774.jpgRUSS PEAK ZENITH RARE FLY & SPINNING ROD 7'-0" 2.6 OZ.
This is a custom made Russ Peak Fly/Spinning rod serial #12106 coming in its original cloth sack and properly labeled metal tube. Previously owned but in excellent condition! This rod was produced in limit numbers with special tapers created by Russ Peak. It is a 7'-0", 2-piece, 1-tip rod. It has a nicely wrapped hook saver and all guides are excellent. It is inked in black letters on the butt section with the rods information and Russ Peaks name. The lettering is hard to read because it is against dark chocolate fiberglass. Please click on its image to see additional closeups!
SKU 17774Price $350.00
16799.jpgMINT/UNUSED 7'-0" "THE LETORT" 2/2 4WT. SPLIT BAMBOO FLY ROD!
A beautiful mint/unused Split Bamboo Fly Rod by Nelson Trout of Creek to Creel Rod Co. It is a 7'-0", 2-piece, 2-tip 4 wt. rated fly rod. It is inked above the hook saver "The Letort", 7' 4 wt., "Creek to Creel Rods", Nelson Trout Maker". Large agate stripping guide. Up locking exotic reel seat with spectacular detailed locking rings. Light finish bamboo. Original nylon/cloth sack with an aftermarket metal tube. All sections straight and full length. Wonderful action, beautifully made rod that is also a piece of art! Scarce rod. Please click on its image to see additional closeups!
SKU 16799Price $450.00
18821ORVIS 7'-6" WES JORDAN 2/2 BAMBOO FLY ROD W/LEA. CASE!
This is an Orvis "Wes Jordan" model 7'-6" fly rod. It has two sections (butt & tip) with a spare tip making it a 2/2 fly rod. It comes in its original factory leather rod tube! Rod appears in beautiful condition and all sections full length! It has the famous Orvis Impregnated finish and so marked on the rod. It is a 3 1/8 oz rod rated for 6 wt. line (HDG). It is also inked "Made for Glenn Biron" and those initials are professionally engraved on the butt cap. Serial number inked on all sections by Orvis at ferrule end "85319". Hook saver mounted before the winding check. Tips are straight. Leather wrapped rod tube appears to be in good shape too with just a few age lines in closing strap. Cloth sack exceelent. Reel seat wood and without a blemish! Overall a beautiful rod! Please click on its image to see additional closeups!
SKU 18821Price $450.00
18869RUSS J. PEAK EARLY FIBERGLASS STEELHEAD FLY ROD 8'-7"
This is a rare Russell J. Peak early Fiberglass Steelhead rated Fly Rod! Peak who had his own small shop in Pasadena was famous for his hand built fiberglass rods and their tapers. This is a #8500 C87R 8'-7", 4 1/4 oz. model. Marked 4TC-TCP 450- 5430-2258. This rod was originally created especially for B.L. Nance 8175 Alvarado St., Los Angeles, Calif. It is a 2/2 fly rod with each tip section full length but different in weight/taper and guide placement. This is correct and this rod was verified by Jim Adams of Adams Angling. Made in 3/26/1955 as inked on the rod. Comes with a aftermarket rod tube and original cloth sack! Please click on it image to see additional closeups!
SKU 18869Price $598.00
15822ORVIS SUPERFINE 6'-6" 2/2, 2 1/4 OZ IMPREGNATED BAMBOO FLY ROD!
This is an Orvis Split Bamboo model "Superfine" Fly Rod in a scarce 6'-6" size and coming in its sack and original metal tube! It is a two piece rod having two tip sections! All sections are full length! THIS IS AN IMPREGNATED FINISH ROD! It is also inked HDG (6) for its fly line specification of "Weight Forward 6 wt.". All cork grip butt/reel seat with two beautifully knurled locking rings! It is also inked with its rod weight of 2 1/4 oz's. Nothing broken or missing! Please click on its image to see additional closeups!
SKU 18822Price $598.00
18763RARE 7'-0" 2/2 HEDDON #20 BILL STANLEY'S FAVORITE/FEATHERWEIGHT FLY ROD!
This rare Heddon #20 Bill Stanley's Favorite 7'-0" Fly Rod is also inked "Featherweight"! This Bamboo rod has its "hook saver", down locking knurled reel seat ring, original guides and wraps, cloth sack with full Heddon label, and metal tube. All sections full length. Finish shows "orange peeling" from heat on all sections but rod is still very nice with no tips or butt broken at all! Original aluminum tube shows some splitting at screw on cap only. The finish can be restored to make this extremely scarce rod size a very special fly rod. The butt section above the hook saver is inked "Heddon", then on next surface "Featherweight", next surface "Bill Stanley's Favorite", and finally "#20 - 7' - 0 1/2 F - HEH or F ". This rod was designed to cast 4-5 wt. fly line but can cast a 2-3 as well. Please click on its image to see additional closeups!
SKU 18763Price $650.00
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