Orvis Fullflex fiberglass fly rod,  8 ft. 5in. actula length ,# 7/8 line, 3.7 oz. 2/1. A very light rod for larger trout, salmon, bass etc. Able to launch large flies at distance, Orvis traditional D/L reelseat with cork insert. The wraps have been re-done but every other thing is original. A great rod to bring along as a second , spare or where boat fishing in harsh conditions.



​$ 120.00

Russ Peak  8ft. 5in. glass, classic fly rod                 ​new!   

​$ 495.00

  

Delaware brown

Master angler Ina Hempler ( Germany) with a magnificent Norwegian Salmon

"scepter "    by constable of brombley   glass  8ft.  #5 line     new!

 
"Scepter" by Constable of Brombley, England,    Glass  8 ft.  # 5 line. Famous Scepter glass blanks, serial # 574; a limited number and sold by Anglersmail of Cleveland in the 70"s.  Beautiful  brown shafts with spigot ferrule, all cork grip and cap and ring seat. Root beer agate stripper with light lime silks. has a wonderful, brisk action; not slow or sloppy at all due to the higher modulus fiberglass. feather light to the hand and perfectly mated to a # 5 line. With original bag and Angersmail labeled tube.

  

$275.00

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Redwing / J. Balestrieri  6ft. 3in. # 3 line, 2.6 oz. Type " Midge Rapid Pace", 2/1 ( made that way). Staggered ferrule design to maximize the quick casting tempo of the upper section; super light aluminum ferrules, deep caramel cane with 2x2 node spacing, deep red silks ,torpedo tapered grip at 5in. Chinese elm burl ( wood over 400 years old) cap and ring for the lightest touch possible. This design for for fast , precise small water targets. A builders answer for a critical situation.Don't wonder at the design; it wants you to only watch your target!

​$ 415.00

Beaty of Montana  9 1/2 ft.  ( rarely seen!)


Beaty bamboo fly rod ( Butte Montana) 9 1/2 ft. 3/2 , # 5/6 line. Early rod , probably a Divine blank  and Beaty's pat. up-locking reelseat that later becomes the Granger seat. Beautiful cane quality in a classic Western style rod of the day ( capable of big fish). A great steelhead rod for today'd fishers, boat rod and big rivers every where. 

$ 175.00

Pezon et Michel  9ft 3in. " Parabolic Royale", 6 1/2 oz. # 8/9 line, 2/1  ( made that way). With ample extension butt for 2 handed casting if needed, perfect Pezon shafts, light brown silks tipped yellow, excellent cork. A staggered ferrule design- tip 3 inches longer than butt; with original bag and butt extension tube. Just a wonderful rod to cast; one or two handed. It defies weight and a heavier line size. Salmon, steelhead with good sized flies ,no problem. Just bounces to life and just asking for work. 

​pezon et michel 9ft. 3in. parabolic royale


Russ Peak, fiberglass fly rod 8ft. 5in. #5/6 line, #B+T RP9TFLT, 4 oz.. Glass classic, custom rolled blank, typical perfection casting characteristics. The high mark in all glass building. With original bag and labeled tube. Few , if any glass rods can attain this special feel!


​$ 600.00


paul young bamboo casting rod  7 ft.  6in.                   


Paul young bamboo casting rod 7ft. 6in.  2/1,  5.5 oz. "Cast - Master", full cork grip with 2 rings with Paul young Detroit stamping. Will cast a lure to 2 ounces; nice for steelhead or bass and pike. Pre-flamed era rod with a nice pumpkin finish and great ferrule fit and varnish.


​$205.00

The bamboo is waiting for the wind to touch it! Bamboo Fly rods for sale and repair

For Sale 

BACK IN THE DAY  ( LATE 1970'S )  MY GANG AND I WOULD BACKPACK  DEEP INTO  WISCONSIN'S WHITE RIVER. LARGE FISH WERE EVERYWHERE, LIKE ALLIGATORS ; ESPECIALLY  AT  NIGHT. 
THESE WERE DINNER-- THEY HAD TO BE AS BIG AS THE WHISKEY BOTTLE.

​Orvis Fullflex  Fiberglass # 7/8 line

​make sure to see page 2 of rods for sale!

BEAUTIFUL  27 IN. JAPANESE RAINBOW CAUGHT BY KEISUKE ITAHASHI;  MINAMIFURANO, HOKKAIDO  JAPAN. ROD. VINTAGE WINSTON

ME RELEASING A BEAUTIFUL WISCONSIN NOVEMBER STEELHEAD. CLEAR ,THOUGH LEAF STAINED WATER AND BLACK AND COPPER WELSH SPEY--- SIZE  10.

phillipson royal 9ft. fiberglass


Phillipson Royal  9ft. Fiberglass 2/1 Fly Rod,#  RF90HT, #9 line ( marked #10 line but #9 works best). In excellent original condition with original bag and tube. N/S ferrules , golden tinted bridged guides for strength. Can be fished one hand or two; I even did modified Spey casts with it. Very good cork with light staining, shafts are perfect. Designed to move long lines with big flies; fresh or salt. Beautiful tip sensitivity for light pick ups ala cold weather Steelhead.  With bag and tube.



​$ 215.00

NEW AND VINTAGE ROD SALES AND CONSignments



hardy 9 1/2 ft. " the gold medal"   


Hardy  9  1/2 ft 3 piece, 2 tip, " The Gold Medal" Palakona cane. All original 1950's with full intermediates and screw lock seat pat. ferrules in perfect condition. casts a # 5/6 line and great with traditional silk line as well. No ridging on cork. A strong , long taper for high nymphing and mending of a long line, softer tips to protect tippets and would work well with streamers etc. from a boat or canoe. With original bag.


​$ 265.00

Redwing  " Sho - Chiku -Bai"  fly rod; the bamboo, pine and cherry blossoms of Japan .      Such things are possible here at Redwing!

LAST CASTS OF THE DAY.

STEELHEAD ON THE MILWAUKEE RIVER.

TYPICAL WISCONSIN STEELHEAD  RIVER

Rod is my Pezon Longcast.

Redwing / J. Balestrieri  6ft. 3in. #3 line " Midge Rapid Pace"                ​NEW!

Pezon et Michel " Prima Competition" 8ft. 


Pezon et Michel, 8ft. Prima Competition, bamboo fly rod, 2/1, parabolic action, # 2214722, # 5 line. A nice early rod; straight and tight; built just after WW11. A strong casting 35 rod with a semi parabolic taste and not as deep working as the later Pezon parabolic's. Actually rather quick and precise; before the Ritz influence. With original bag.


$ 515.00       

Pezon et Michel, Parabolic "Ritz"  8ft. 6in.  #5


Pezon et Michel, Parabolic Ritz, bamboo fly rod, 8ft. 6in. #5 line, 23/2, # 1S65566. Simple grace and function ; named after the master Charles Ritz himself. His design of a perfect fly rod. Staggered ferrule design, tips 10 .inches longer than butt. Lightly used and a pure delight to cast. Rare to market and with original bag.


$ 895.00

Pezon et Michel Parabolic " verre" Glass   8ft. 6in.


Pezon et Michel  Parabolic " Verre", Fiberglass, 8 ft  6in.  #6 line, # 126634. Top quality glass of the classic generation with pezon tapers, excellent condition with moderate use and with original bag. Very special!


​$ 345.00