REDWING FLY RODS
Redwing fly Rods Light Spey--- Spliced Joints, 11ft. 3/2, #7/8 line, medium natural tempered cane, large agate stripper, English style snakes, gun stock walnut wood seat, medium brown wraps. Throws and mends a long line easily, extremely lightweight but built with the strength needed for a larger fish. With bag and tube. If your really Spey fishing; it should be CANE!
Redwing Fly Rods 8ft. #5 line , 3.5 oz. 2/2, Long Taper Parabolic action. Dark flamed cane with golden nodes, matched tips, dark honey silks, light wire snakes, Perfection stripper with blued super "Z" type ferrules with wooden plug. Quiet walnut burl seat with 2 blued rings and light walnut end cap. Modified Ritz grip; (flor grade) and all blued N/S metals antiqued. Longer station to station tapers present a deeper parabolic curve without loss of tip speed or weakness; i.e. long flex with high speed. With bag and tube.
Redwing Fly Rods 7ft. 6in. Special Dry Fly taper, 2/1, hand planed, #5 line, 3.8 oz. Golden tempered cane with 3x3 node spacing, resorcinal glue, modified Ritz grip, highest grade Baltic spruce seat with 2 blued rings and cork British style rubber button, amber colored silk wraps, light wire guides, Perfection stripper. Ferrules are blued N/S type Super "Z". Casts a clean , tight, direct line with great accuracy. My faster taper for real dry fly work and Sawyer nymphing Will seem very familiar to those used to graphite.With bag and tube.
Redwing Fly Rods 7 1/2 ft. 2/2, #4 line, 3.5 oz. "Driftless Taper" ; named after our western Wisconsin streams, varied and complex and best suited for this specific taper. Blonde tempered cane with modified Wells grip, N/S uplock seat with chestnut burl, light wire guides, bright N/S type "Z" ferrules, spar varnish , antique gold silks , chestnut at cork check and ferrules. This "Driftless" model comes in 6ft. 9in. and 7ft. models as well. Customized to any tastes; with bag and tube.
Redwing Fly Rods 7 ft. 9 in. 2/2, #5/6 line, semi- parabolic, hand planed dark flamed cane. Blued metals, all cork seat with 2 rings, type "Z" ferrules, light wire guides, oil finish, Mildrum stripper, Imperial blue silks. My own taper for a quick " to the point" 5 weight. Semi-parabolic in nature that generates a high line speed for accuracy, wind and long line mending. One tip is for wet work and can use a #6 line; one tip for dry work and a #5 line.
Redwing Fly Rods 5 1/2 ft. Type Vario Glass/ bamboo fly rod. Casts a #2/3 line, one tip model, staggered ferrule ( tip 45 in. butt 21 1/2 in.) . Glass butt , cane tip, of dark flamed with 2x2 node spacing, somewhat larger English twist guides, cherry seat with blued cap and ring, blued type "Z" ferrules. Based on the Pezon Vario rods utilizing the lower modulus of glass to flex deeper while the stiffer can controls the accuracy and line control. False casting is eliminated and it can be fished to a 50 ft. range; but really designed to move a very short line easily . A purpose built Redwing rod for small, tight water tactics. With bag and tube.
Redwing Fly Rods Combination Rod-- Can be a 3 piece , 2 tip 8 1/2 ft . # 5/6 rod or with the independent handle ; a 2 piece 6 1/2 ft. #4 rod . dark flamed cane with golden nodes, 2x2 spacing, N/S blued ferrules, agate stripper, walnut burl seat with blued rings. A good travel size rod and varied sizes to cover most tactical situations. The taper was designed to satisfy both rod types for a smooth parabolic feel, throwing tight loops with power to spare if needed. With bag and tube. This model can be made to ones color and seat tastes etc.
The bamboo is waiting for the wind to touch it!