Frank Wire 8ft. 6in. # 6 line ( i loved it with a TT6/7 line as well, 2/2 , 5 sided and built by the fine West Coast builder. Truly fully parabolic in nature, deep bending into the grip with a classic strong tip that doesn't fold when a long line load is applied. A true casters rod when power is necessary and larger fish are the quarry. Restored here at Redwing years ago and unfished since. Deluxe wraps, gold at the guides and black at ferrules. Cork D/L seat and very good original cork grip, non- original bag and tube. Hardly ever seen!
The real first generation of glass rods , 8 ft. 2/1, # 5/6 line, Registration # 78614 Royal Javelin . Excellent; little used condition and a rare collectable for the glass aficionado.
Uslan 8ft. 2/1 ( made that way) #5/6 line, 5 sided dark caramel cane ( not impregnated). Strong parabolic taper; eliminated false casting, great for water you can move around in as well as windy conditions. Bright red silks, grip replaced as original a few years back and rod used sparingly since. Rare to the secondary market, especially in the dark cane tempering. Original tube; a bag will have to be ordered.
Redwing Fly Rods 6ft. 3in. 2/1 ( made that way) #3 line, 2.3 oz. Type Mirage (LT) , Oignon. My reduced taper of a Pezon "Mirage" and named "Onion" after a small trout stream in my area. Quick in it's top 2/3 rds whilethe lower third controls the pace and tempo. Staggered ferrule design with a small Young type grip, super "Z" type ferrules, oiled Russian Lilac seat and two rings. Meant for tight, close work and long casts in narrow confines. Note--- one of my personal rods/shop example; lightly used.
Heddon # 20 , 3/2, " Bill Stanley's Favorite", 9ft. 2 1/2 F ferrule, # 6/7 line. Wonderful original condition; one of the last years the rod was made with maroon silks , no tipping. Just a very fine quality cane with that singular Heddon treatment. With the original bag and tube.
Orvis 7 1/2 ft. 2/2, " Wes Jordan" signature bamboo fly rod; 3 7/8 oz. HDH (6) line ( #5 WF fishes best at all distances). In unused condition; I doubt that a reel has ever been mounted on it! With classic Orvis leather covered tube with strap and bag --- all original. The untouched cork has the thumb and heel cut outs, perfect polished shafts and wraps. Casting this rod is a delight and is the perfect # 5 all around trout taper. Priced to sell.
$895.00 reduced to $795.00
John Goddard " Nymph" 8ft. 6in. Staggered ferrule model ala Pezon, specifically designed by John Goddard of England, ( noted author, teacher and master fly fisher). Casts a # 5/6 line, using a modern style Fuji stripper and tip top; in like new condition. Built with a deeper , easy flex called upon for nymph fishing with excellent mending capabilities. Highest quality cane, walnut seat with classic down lock hardware. Barely used, with original bag and a screw top pvc tube.
Scientific Anglers, Glass , 8ft. 11 in. 2/1, #8/9 line. Basically unused with an extension butt. Probably the best fiberglass rods ever made --- period! Why did they move into graphite when they had this? With original bag.
Redwing Fly Rods 8ft. Type parabolic 15, 2/2, 4 oz. #6 line. deep caramel flamed cane with 2x2 node spacing. This rod was made 3-4 years ago and used sparingly for big dry fly work. Young style grip, deep yellow silks matching the Spar varnished cane, root beer silks at the ferrules. English chrome snakes and large Mildrum stripper, deep brown walnut burl seat with blued cap and ring, 15/64 blued type 'Z" ferrule .My version of the greatest medium rod of all time!
E. C. Powell 9ft. 3/2, semi- hollow, classic A taper for tight loops. Has a thumb rise ( can be easily removed) Used but in excellent fishing condition; straight and tight. All wraps and finish are original; rare to find one untouched and in no need of restoration/repair. With original bag and tube.These rods probably mean more to today's knowledgeable fly fisher than ever before . What they bring to us is a very long, light , versatile casting to; built by a true master who really understood the mechanics of fly casting.
The bamboo is waiting for the wind to touch it!
ROOM FOR THE QUARRY TO RUN AND FIGHT!
Sunb & Salter ( British/ French) 2/1, made that way, #6 line medium parabolic " La Creuse".Beautiful caramel colored cane with perfect 3x3 node spacing, Hardy style grip with cap and ring, larger snake guides with NS stripper ( agate). Casts a nice crisp long line and works well short if needed. Rare to market at anytime. With original bag and labeled tube.
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Heddon # 19 , 9ft. 3/2, GBG or C , #7/8 line ( I like a #8 best). Heddon 2 3/4 F ferrule - Model " Riptide". Restored here per customers request and specifications with longer than original grip with thumb and palm prints and longer extension for 2 handed casting. Heddon # 19's were made from only 2 % of all heddon cane supplies, i.e. for strength and quality. Fully restored here at Redwing with real ships varnish, deep amber silks; black and white at ferrules and cork check A truly powerful casting machine designed primarily for heavy fresh water and salt water fishing. This one customized a bit and better for it!