The bamboo is waiting for the wind to touch it!
REDWING FLY RODS
Redwing Fly Rods 8 ft. " Specialist" Bamboo Fly Rod, 2/1 ( made that way),hand plane. A personal taper, built for my specifications with an oil finish, Young type grip, brown variegated wraps, walnut burl seat with 2 rings, blued N/S metals, type "Z" ferrules, black agate stripper and light wire snakes. Semi- parabolic in nature, quick working with special tip calibrations for precise line control.
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 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. Long taper Parabolic, 2/2, hand planed, #4 line, 3.2 oz. Natural tempered cane with 2x2 node spacing, modified cigar grip, highest grade walnut seat with 2 blued rings and cork and N/S buton, cinnamon silk wraps, brown at ferrules, light wire guides, Perfection stripper. Ferrules are blued N/S type Super "Z". Casts a clean , tight, direct line with great accuracy. My precise taper for classic trout situations. With bag and tube.
Redwing Fly Rods 7 ft. 6in. # 4/ 5 line, Type " Parabolic" , new hand planed, 3.2 oz. Golden cane with 3x3 node spacing. My parabolic taper suited for dry fly work, nymphs etc. Works deep into the butt section; keeping the upper tip section strong enough to hold a long , quick line in the air without collapse. Mildrum stripper and light wire guides, gold/green wraps, black at the ferrules. All cork grip with 2 blued rings, real ship's varnish. A true fishers rod--- purpose built.