Bamboo, Graphite and Glass



  • Deluxe:  9 1/2, 3 pc, xtip (tips are of equal length but are 3/4″ shorter than the mid and butt (made that way) for a #5/6 line, original bag and tube, serial #: E88858 (1953) rod appears original and is in good condition—$295
  • Neocane spinning rod: orig bag and tube, rod marked “Neocane Pintail Hardy Bros Alnick England” on the butt, also NE 3579, wraps are green tipped black, SUL reel seat over bakelite barrel, 3″ foregrip, 8″ rear grip w rubber button, 7′ length, rod is in excel N/M condition, a rare find, probably would handle 1/8-1/4 oz lures—$175
  • Hollowlight: 9′, 3pc, xtip, original bag and Hardy codura tube, wgt is 5 oz. for a DT 5/WF 6 line, serial #: H30219 (1960), all cork slide band “W” seat, cigar grip, agate striper and tip tops, all sections are full length (tip is one each shorter than butt and mid-made that way), full intermediates, wraps are gold tipped black, rod is in excellent condition, a rare seldom seen model…$475
  • C.C. DeFrance, #48 of limited edition, 8 1/2″, 2 pc, single tip (made that way), butt marked “The C.C. DeFrance”, orig bag and Hardy codura tube, cigar grip, all cork, SB seat w/Hardy “W” style reel fitting, serial #: J537 (made in 1978), agate stripper, perfection style tip-top, full maroon intermediate wraps, bridge style guides, 5 1/4 oz, for #5/#6 line.  Hardy discontinued their famous C.C. DeFrance model in 1968.  In 1978, at the request of Dermot Wilson, world renown British fly fisher and owner of the Nether Wallop Mill-his fly shop the famous Test River, Hardy agreed to make a limited run of the 8 1/2′ bamboo fly rod-C.C. DeFrance.  Rods were made to Dermot’s specifications, this is an excellent big water fly rod and quite rare, condition is excellent…$450
  • DeFrance, 7′, 2 pc, single tip (all CC DeFrance were made as single tip rodds), non orig Hardy bag, HArdy bamboo rod case, rod serial #: E44617 (1937), all cork grip, alum cap and ring seat, butt cap marked “made by HArdy Bros LTD Alnwick England” in 4 lines, N/S winding check, white agate stripping guide, snakes guides, intermediate wraps (maroon), butt section marked ” Reg trade mark Palakona”, blue ferrule. The tip is shorter than the butt (made that way) but when rod is joined it is 7′, rod is all original. The cork grip is soiled and very slighly ridged, the tip top has been replaced, lettering on butt section is intact,, the rod is in very good condition.This is a highly desirable rod. It is an excellent dry fly rod for #4/#5 wt line, weight is 2 3/4 oz.—$795


  • 8′ Model 50 Catskill: 3 pc, xtip (short 3 1/2″ at the butt section, cigar grip, SBDL reel seat, over butternut spacer, butt cap marked “The Leonard Rod, H.L. Rod Co. Makers”,  patent date on the butt cap and at the female ferrule, rod has been rewrapped by Leonard with full green intermediates and at the guides which are very early English guides, rod wgt is 3 1/2 oz, orig bag (has a whole in bottom) and tube, for a #5 line—$550
  • 9′ Catskill: 3 pc, xtip, (short 6 “), full length tip has a non orig repair wrap 2″ long between the 2nd and 3rd guide, rod has full intermediate red wraps with black tips, cigar grip is 5” long, C&R reel seat over butternut spacer red agate stripper, butt cssp marked “The HL Leonard Rod, Leonard Mills Co Makers”, stamping used on rods from 1887-1924, I believe this is a teens or 20’s rod, casts a #4/5 line perfectly, wgt is 4 oz, non orig bag and tube, despite its short comings this is a very nice casting rod, i would recommend a bamboo rod maker remove the overwrap, make a repair and rewrap in clear silk—$350
  • 7′ 1/2″, 2 pc, xtip,bag and tube, made from a Leonard blank, for a #4/#5 line, cigar grip SB C&R seat over butternut mortised reel seat, butt cap marked “H.L. Leonard Rod Co” The Rod Maker since 1869″, wraps are gold tipped black, carboloy stripper, rod appears to be unused, mint condition…$1000


  • 8 1/2 Model 204:  3 pc, single tip, non original bag and tube,rod was rewrapped by Orvis w/incorrect colors, all guides except agate stripper have been replaced, all hardware is original Payne, for a #5 line, butt capped marked “E.F. Payne, E.F. Payne Rod Co. Makers”. this is an early Payne, I would think from 1920’s-1930’s, rod casts a #5 wonderfully, rod is in very good restored condition—$1100
  • Parabolic 7′ 1″, 2 pc, xtip, orig bag, tag and tube for a #4/#5 line (I prefer the #4 but casts a #5 very well). This is one of the finest Payne’s I have ever had the pleasure to cast. It casts beautifully close or far. Rod has blued ferrules, slide band and butt cap (blueing is worn in some places), all cork grip and reel seat, wraps are brown with yellow trim, butt cap reads “Payne Reg US Pat. Off.”, grip has some ridgeing, tag on bag reads 7′ 1/2″- 3 ounces-Parabolic”, all sections are full length and straight. Rod has some minor varnish chipping, but otherwise in good condition, carbaloy stripping guide (post 1940), a rare and super casting and fishing rod—$2900
  • Model 101, 7 1/2′, 2 pc, xtip, original bag, tag and tube for a #5 line, tag reads “1 1/2″, 3 5/8 oz”, all sections full length and straight, wraps are browned tipped, yellow cap and ring seat cover, spanish cedar spacer, butt cap reads “Payne Reg US Pat Off.”, carbaloy stripping guide (post 1940), blued ferrules and butt cap, a beautiful, smooth casting rod in the popular 7 1/2′ length, grip has some ridging, rod is in excellent condition…$3200


  • Midge:  7′, 2 pc, xtip (1 1/2″ repair between tip-top and 1st guide (repair done by Tom Dorsey), needs hook keeper rewrapped, all sections full length, walnut S/B seat for a #4 line, a great casting small stream rod, very good condition (with exceptions noted), original bag and tube—$1200
  • Specialist: 7 1/2, 2 pc, xtip, original bag and tube w/label for a #4 line, beautiful flamed cane, blued fittings, C&R over dark walnut, serial #4063, excellent condition—$2000

F.E. Thomas

  • Special 9′, 3 pc, xtip (short 3 1/2′), orig bag and tube, rod has been refinished, butt section had some delamination but was fixed at time of refinish, wgt 5 1/2 oz for a WF 7 line, full length tip has an area at the ferrule that may have to be serviced and may need to be reset, rod casts well, tight and sound, this would make a fine big river dry fly rod…$275
  • Dirigo, 8′, 3pc, xtr tip, original bag and tube, for a Dt 5/WF 6 line, weight is 4 1/8 oz, 2nd tip has a 2 1/2″ repair wrap above the male ferrule which appears to have been a delamination, the repair is sound, I have cast the rod with this tip and have found no problems, all sections are full length and straight, rod has bright fittings, cigar grip, SB reel seat over mortised wood barrel, butt cap marked “Dirigo”, F.E. Thomas Bangor Maine” also “33”.  This is a smooth casting rod from a classic Maine bamboo builder, exceptions noted…$795


  • 7′, 2 pc, xtip, orig bag and tube for #3 line, blonde cane, transparent tan silks, tipped red, cigar grip, blued fittings, SBDL over maple seat, butt marked #551 H. L. Jennings, 10-09-03″, with owner’s name, rod is MINT, med DF demeanor, a perfect small stream DF rod, Jennings has long been known for exceptional craftmanship and breath-taking finishes, this rod is no exception, great but at—$1600

Rick Robbins

  • 7 1/2′, 2 pc, #5 line, little rivers series, serial 1206, orig bag and labeled tube, carmel color cane, cigar grip, N/S S/B, bronzed guides, tan tipped red, carboly stripper, bright ferrules, over walnut reel seat, rod is in mint condition, one owner, never fished—$1395


  • 10′, 3 pc, salmon rod, xtip, orig bag and partially labeled tube, screw U/L seat marked “G.H. Halstead Rods”, full metal extension butt (the type he designed for Pinky Gillum) in the bottom end of the tube.  The brass cap on the bottom unscrews just like the cap.  One of Halstead’s innovations, 81/4″ grip, ferrule plug for butt only, blued hardware, rod has been cleaned by a pro bamboo rod maker, beautiful dark flamed cane, exquisite hardware, all sections full length–positively stunning rod….$1600


  • 7′, 3″, 2 pc, xtra tip, original label bag and tube with canvas tube cover, H/W grip, walnut cap and ring seat, serial #: 9706, for a #4 line, blued fittings, wraps are brown thread w/dark brown tipping, Dominic Croce has been building rods for 25 years, he is an ultimate craftsman, all rods are his own taper design, he makes all rod componets except guides, also makes the bags and tubes, his rods are perfect in action, finish and craftmanship, comparable to top bamboo rod makers…$2200

Fred Kretchman

  • 6 1/2, 2pc, xtip, orig custom bag and tube with full label, for #4 line wgt, 3 oz, serial # 11-66-17, blued fittings, dark brown wraps, tipped lighter brown, cigar grip, DLSB reel seat, over dark mortised wood seat, butt cap marked “F.D. Kretchman Rod Co.”, agate stripper, complete w/ferrule plug, rod is MINT, smooth med/fast D/F action, from the highly regarded Maine rod maker—$1295

A. J. Thramer

  • Thramer’s version of the Leonard 50 DF; 8′, 2 pc, xtip, orig bag with hang tag, orig labeled tube, wt is 4 1/2 ounces, for #5 line, sweet med action, at all casting ranges, from 10′ to 60′, butt is marked “Leonard DF taper AJ Thramer Rod Co.” (hollow built) on 3 flats, RHW grip, serial: TH2535, blued fittings, black alum SUL, over a maple wood spacer, windings are deep maroon in color, rod has a red agate stripper, hook keeper is small ring, node pattern alternating 3, all sections are full length and straight, this rod has never been fished, rod is in mint unused condition, this could be your all around favorite rod. Thramer is no longer building rods—$1100


  • 9′, 2 pc, single tip (made that way) for a #7/8 line, 51/8 oz, H/W grip, SDL bakelite winding check, ser #7305, agate stripping guide, orig S Fran labeled bag, tube is a new labeled Winston. I bought this rod from Glenn and Tom years ago when they had a list of their own rods for sale. It needed to be refurbished, so I sent it to Glenn and redid the rod in the more modern style, replacing the guides with larger, lighter weight guides that shoot the line much better with the newer lines we use today. The ferrules are the original duronze ferrules.  Rod is in excellent condition, full length, tight and straight, a true San Francis Winston from the Stoner/Merrick era of classic salmon/steelhead rods—$850
  • 9′, 2 pc, single tip (made that way), for a 7 wgt line, orig tube, bag may be original, replaced non Winston reel seat, ser # 7297, rod marked “built for Chas. F. Johnson”, typical Winston rod info on butt, rod has correctly wrapped guides, ferrules wrapped in red,this work was not done by Winston, wgt is 5 1/2 oz.—$650
  • 9′, 2 pc, single tip, ser# 7703, SDL bakerlite seat, putty wraps, pat dated, duronze ferrules, orig bag and tube, marked “R.L. Winston, 9′, 5 oz”, H/W grip, rod is in excellent condition, bakelite winding check, great salmon/stellhead rod…$1000


  • Battenkill:  8′, 2pc, extra tip, original bag and tube, for a #9 line, serial #57451, 5 1/8 oz., all sections full length, some ridging to grip but overall in very good condition, great bass bug, light, S/S/S rod—$495
  • Battenkill: 7 1/2″, Midge Model, 2 pc, xtip, orig bag and leather tube for #4/5 line, 3 1/2 oz (on my scale), ser# 53354 (Jordan era rod) with darker impregnation, typical Orvis cigar grip, SDL seat, walnut barrel blued ferrules. This is a classic slow action all around trout rod in excellent condition, not often seen with leather tube which is in good condition, the Midge is one of the more sought after Orvis models–a true classic….$750
  • Wes Jordan:  8′, 2 pc, original bag and tube, later lighter impregnated cane, sculptured grip (right hand), 4 3/8 oz. for a #7 line, typical Battenkill reel seat, leather tube (fair condition), resourceinol glue lines, rod is in fair condition—$700
  • Wes Jordan: 8′, 2pc, extra tip, original bag and leather tube, for a DT#6 or WF#7 (my preference), sculptured grip, weight 4 3/8 oz. Typical SDL lock seat over walnut barrel, serial #: 61750, butt seat marked “made for Dr. R M by Wes Jordan”, all sections are straight, full length and tight ferrules. This is an earlier model with darker impregnation than later models and is in excellent condition. Probably the best Wes Jordan model I have ever cast, smooth, progressive medium action…$850


  • 9′, 3 pc, orig bag and tibe, #7 line, alum screw D/L seat over walnut spacer, blued fittings, all sections are full length and straight, butt section marked “Dickerson 901812”, cigar grip, wraps are typical Dickerson-browned tipped, black hook keeper, rod in very good to excellent condition, a great big water rod to handle wets, drys, streamers and small bugs with ease…$2500

John Zimny

  • 7 1/2′, 2 pc, xtip, orig bag and tube for a #5 line, butt marked “J.C. Zimny, maker, ser #:175975 Classic”, cigar grip, U/L N/S slide band reel seat over beautifully stained mortized filler, fancy knurled walnut butt cap, wraps are signature brown tipped black carb. stripper, bright snakes, wgt is 3 1/2 oz, blued ferrules, rod cats a #5 line extremely well, a great all around trout, panfish rod a very talented cane rod maker—$1000

John Picard

  • 7′, 2 pc, xtip, original bag and tube, based on a Dickerson taper, for a #4 line, wraps are typical Dickerson style, SDL seat over walnut, blued fittings, fast DF style, excellent condition—$1100


  • 7′, 2 pc, xtip, original bag and tube, 2 1/2 oz, for a #4 line, C&RUL reel seat, blued hardware, beautiful flamed cane, M/F DF action, near mint condition—$1000

Bill Taylor

  • 7 1/2′, 2 pc, Quad, xtip, original bag and tube, 3 1/2oz, for a #4 line, C&R seat over walnut, translucent wraps and tipped black, honey colored cane, blued fittings, cigar grip red is in excellent condition—$995


  • 7′ 1/2″, 2 ps, extra tip, orig bag and brass capped tube, hang tag, blue cap and ring seat, butt capped marked “Ron Kusse Maker”, maple reel seat, cigar grip, clear wrapped, winding are light brown, all fittings are blued, for a #6 line. This rod is MINT and has never been fished…$1500


  • 5′, 2 pc, Bait Casting rod, very early (1st bait rods), w/bass decal intact, no bag, tube looks orig, longer tip than butt (made that way), 2″ foregrip, 5 1/4″ rear grip, 4″ N/S locking seat w/Heddon Dowagiac Q Pat Dec. 108 inscribed, both tips full length, best for 5/8-1 oz lures, red wraps, a refinish would make the rod pop, very rare rod in this cond—$225
  • 4 1/2′, very early boat rod, 2″ foregrip, 5 1/4 rear grip, 3 3/4″ NSSB seat, Rod has been refinished, partial bass decal still on butt section, handles 5/8 oz to 1 oz lures, no bag, alum tube minus cap—$95
  • Folsom (by Heddon) 3 pc, ex tip, original bag and tube, #6 line, rod was repaired and refininshed by Fred Kretchman several years ago….$425

Allen Noland

  • 7′ 9″, 2 pc, xtip, orig bag and tube, for #5 line, 4 1/2 oz, ser #: A710, H/W grip,SDL alum seat, over maple filler, caramel color cane, wraps are tan with tipped black, blued fittings, rod is in excellent condition—$750


  • 7′, 2 pc, xtip (has a repair wrap between tip-top and 1st guide), and is 1/16th short, does not affect casting of a 5# line, cigar grip, SBDL over walnut with fancy engraving, bag and tube.  This rod was made from a Phillipson blank and is in very good condition and is impregnated, very nice DF rod—$350
  • M Hunter Approved: 8 1/2′, 3 pc, xtip, orig bag and tube, for a #5/6 line, dark flamed cane, both tips have casting sets (easily removed), H/W grip SDL over alum barrel, all sections full length, rod is in good condition, good rod for larger streams—$300
  • Haywood Zephyr: 7 1/2′, 2 pc, xtip (has a 3 1/2″ repair wrap between 3rd and 4th guide which was well done and is sound), elliptical grip, SUL seat over black plastic barrel, all sect are full length, MF dry fly for a #5/6 line, non orig bag, rod is in F-G cond—$350
  • Pace Maker #51, 7′, 2 pc, 4 3/4 oz, spinning rod, owners name on butt section, straight alum SDL seat, wraps are pale yellow, tipped black beautiful flamed cane, best for 3/8-1/2 oz lures, rod in VG cond, orig bag and tube—$150
  • Peerless: 7 1/2, 2 pic, extra tip, original bag, labeled tube, for a 5wt line, impregnated, cigar grip, copper color alum SDL reel seat, copper color grip check, dark brown windings tipped yellow, one tip has a 1 1/2″ repair between the 1st and second guides-looks like a sound repair, condition is fair, all sections full length,tips have slight casting sets of no consequence…$425

Charlie Jenkins

  • 7 1/2′, 2 pc, xtip, orig bag and tube, GA75-47, for a #5/6 line. I’m sure this is a Charlie/Steve rod, M/F action, SDL seat, wraps are brown tipped black, rod is in excellent cond—$1300
  • 8′, 2 pc, xtip, orig bag a labeled tube, for #5 line, an early rod made by Charlie, serial # GA 80-25, cigar grip, alum SB reel seat over walnut barrel, wraps are pale translucent and yellow, bright fittings, smooth med action rod. Please note: female butt ferrule broke and is short by 3/4”, does NOT distract from its smooth casting ability.  Charlie Jenkins is one of the most underrated bamboo craftsman who ever split a culm.  I was a dealer for Jenkins rods in the 70’s and sold many of his rods. I have 3 rods made by Charlie and will never part with them-that’s how good they are—$1000
  • 7 1/2, 2pc, xtip, orig bag and tube for a 4/5 line (I like a DT4), 31/2 oz, SDL reel seat over walnut barrel. This is an early rod from Charlie (ser#: GA75-8), indicating it was the 8th 7 1/2′ he built), cigar grip, med flamed cane, blued ferrules, brown wraps, tipped yellow (like a Payne), full label on tube. All sections full length. A really fine casting rod in probably the most desirable rod length and line size for trout fishing—$1450
  • GA 70 (7′, 2 pc), extra tip, orig bag and tube, for a #4 line, rod #69, alum C&R walnut seat (morticed), blueed ferrules, cigar grip, ferrule plug, bright guides, rod is in mint condition…$1200

Walton Powell

  • Two 6′ 2″ rods (2 butts, 2 tips) in one orig bag and tube, both #5 line, one is marked “made for owner”, no markings on the other, appear to be slightly different in the butt sections, tips are interchangeable, rods are in excellent condition—$1300
  • 8 1/2′, 2 pc, xtip, orig bag and tube, for #4/5/6 line–really! Typical Walton Powell grip and reel seat (gold anodized) ser # 13-42089, bright ferrules and guides, typical brown wraps w/intermediates, a really nice casting larger stream rod, one tip-top needs to be straightened (no problem), may be the most versatile and best casting rod on the list—$1000
  • 7 1/2′, 2 pc, xtip, 3 7/8 oz. for a 5/6 line, semi-hollow construction, RHW grip, alum SUL reel seat, ser#: 002094, Pat date on butt section, bright fittings over walnut seat, orig bag & tube, intermediate trim wraps, brown in color, tipped red, smooth excellent casting rod from a well know rod company, all sections full length and straight—$995

Douglas Duck

  • 8′, 2 pc, xtip, orig bag and tube, model FFX-8L, for #5 line, ser# 2069, western style grip, C&R seat, over maple filler, beautiful med  flamed cane, bright ferrules, black guides.  According to owner this was a special model based on a 8′ Gillum taper.  Both tips have slight sets that should be easily removed, action is M/F, DF, 4 1/8 oz—$925

Dean Turner

  • 7′, 2 pc, xtip, for a #4 line, “Little Falls” model, rod is mint and unfinished, rod was made for Wally Vait, the one time owner of “On the Fly” fly shop in Monkton, Md. His name is on the rod, cigar grip, blued hardware, SB over walnut, transparent wraps, tipped black, orig bag and heavy brass capped tube—$1300

D. R. Stone

  • 7’3″, 3 pc, xtip, orig bag and tube, for a #4 line, ser# 0934, 3.9 oz, blued hardware, cigar grip, DLSB, mortised wood seat, fast DF action, rod is VG—$695

Jim Schaaf

  • 8′ 5′, 3 pc, xtip, orig bag and tube, for a #5/6 line, ser# 85-311-86, red agate stripper, blued guides, bright ferrules, SDL butternut seat, red wraps tipped black, med color cane, rod is new, never fished…$950
  • Banty, 4′ 4″, one pc . cigar grip, walnut SB reel seat, DL, butt cap marked “Jim Schaaf Maker”, blued fitings, agate stripper, wraps are clear, tipped maroon, owners name on rod, special made alum tube, for a #4/#5 line, rare, terrific small streams and tight venue rod…$800


  • 8’9″, 3 pc, tips are equal length, butt and mids are differnet length, has butt extension, SDL seat over bakelite reel seat, red wraps w/intermediates, bright fittings, for a #5 line, builder unknow to me…$450


  • 8 1/2′, 3 pc, xtip, non orig bag and tube, for a #6 line, M/W grip, SDL seat over plastic barrel, complete in tact label, ” Sewell N. Dunton & Son” Greenfield, Mass.”, wraps are red, tipped yellow, tops have slight sets, rod appears new, unfinished—$195


  • 8 1/2′, 3 pc, orig bag and unlabeled tube, for 5/6 line, The Rapidan Model, H/W grip, SDL over plastic barrel, intact label, yellow wraps, tan intermediate, tips have sets, all sections are full length, rod is in good cond—$75

Unknown Origin

  • 8′, 3 pc, single tip, no sections are the same length, bag larger than rod (probably longer rod had been refinished), mid has 21″ repair wrap above 1st guide from ferrules, tip has slight set, cigar grip, N/S C&R seat, cone shape winding check with guide rails, for a #5 line, bright ferrules, imitation agate stripper, ghosting can be seen on rod where previous guides were, great casting and a bargain for—$150

Terry Ackland

  • 7′, 2 pc, single tip (made that way), for a #4/5 line, orig bag and tube, cigar grip, NSSB seat, blued ferrrules, maroon wrap, FDF action—SPECIAL—$250


  • 8′ P15, 2 pc, xtip, orig bag, hang tag and tube, for #5/6 line, This is a new rod with plastic still on the grip. F/W grip, C&R over wood barrel, bright guides and ferrules, butt marked “2006-1″, Chris Bogart Maker Para 15”.  This is his interpretation of a Young Para 15 rod, in mint cond, wraps are standard Bogart red.  This is a smooth casting rod capable of 70′-80′ casts with ease, also excellent for short 20′ casts.  A great big water rod for all types of flies—$1200

Mo Mayo

  • 8′, 2 pc, single tip, made that way, length includes a permanent ext butt (walnut), western style grip, NS SUL reel seat over wood barrel, translucent tan wraps, dark purple, winding tipped red at ferrules, grip cheek, bright guides, rod is straight and tight, #7 line, rod is well made, wgt 5 oz, action fast to med fast, original bag and tube—$750

Bob Nunley

  • 7 1/2′, 3 pc, xtip, orig bag and tube for #3 line, 4 1/2″ cigar grip, fancy mortised reel seat, leather pad glued onto cushion reel seat, beautiful med flamed cane, blued fittings, dark maroon wraps, some wear on butt cap, all sections full length and straight.  If you love to fish 18’s-24’s flies on those low summer streams, this is the rod for you!  Med-slow delicate action that will paint a fly on the water, rod is in excel condition.  In addition to rod, a cover print, signed by artist Michael Simon, of Nunley’s “Snake Rod” (see picture of this print in “other” section of website) included at this price—$1500

South Bend

  • Model 469-7, 2 pc, orig bag and cardboard tube spinning rod, set in tip which is easily removed, butt is shorter than tip (made that way), rod is in good cond—$75







  • FF706, 7′, 2pc, original bag, in early original aluminum tube, bronze colored D/L alum seat, H/W grip for 5/6 line.  An early Westminster California rod, rod in very good condition—$135
  • Fenglass, 7 1/2′, 3 pc, for #5 line, F/W grip, original bag and tube.  This is the new fenwick glass rod, SDL cork reel seat—new @ $219.95


  • “Jet”, 9′, 2 pc, original bag, non original tube, for a #9 line, rod is BRAND NEW w/plastic still on the grip, classic Hardy SUL reel seat over backlite barrel, yellow wraps, spigot ferrule.  This series of rods was designed by Jon Tarrentino, thus “Jet” who was an international fly fishing and fly casting champion, 5 1/2 oz., great S/S rod in excellent condition—$150


  • Eponite model X86, 4 1/2 oz, dry fly rod, 2 pc, original bag and square labeled tube-minus its’ cap, N/S ferrules, 8 1/2 for a #6 line, a fine big stream dry fly rod in very good condition, D/L alum seat, a classic era fiberglass rod—$100

Russ Peak

  • 7 1/2′ (blank), P447, 2 pc, marked for 6/7 line, smooth casting 4/5 wgt rod, owners name and Pasadena California on butt section in black script which is difficult to see, all cork cigar grip and reel seat with alum C&R, original bag, non original tube, dark brown blank, dark brown wraps, spigot ferrule, a very smooth casting classic rod, very difficult rod to find even in a blank—$395




R.L. Winston

  • 9′, 3pc, XTR, boron, 4 5/8oz, #9 line, F/W grip, permanent 1 1/2 ” extension butt, serial #: 84925, marked “Grauers Fine Fly Tackle”.  This is “The Rod” for saltwater fishing and those fast sinking lines and big flies including poppers, deceivers, ect.—$375
  • Ibis, 9′, 4pc, #9 line, 4 1/2 oz, F/W grip, alum SUL seat, Rod is new, mint, never fished, sleve over ferrules, 1″ ext butt, great for salt water, salmon, steelhead and bass, original bag, codura tube. I have 2 of these roads…$300 each

Russ Peak

  • Zenith:  9′, 3 7/8oz, for #7,8,9 lines, serial #: 15456, H/W grip, black alum D/L seat, 4 pc, reasonable extension butt,rod has previous owners name on it, black wraps, original tube w/full label and original bag, rod is in very good condition—$425
  • Zenith: 7’9″, 2pc, cigar grip, alum C&R overall cork seat, #6 line, 2 1/2oz, original bag and labeled tube, alum ferrules, rod is in good condition—$425


  • GFL 576-4:  RPL graphite III, 7 1/2′, 4pc, original bag and tube, 2 3/4oz, #5 line, RHW, SUL over walnut, rod is in very good condition—$350
  • GFL 786: 8 1/2′ 2 pc, original bag and tube, cigar grip, alum SDL over walnut, 3 1/4oz, for a #7 line, rod is in good condition—$275
  • GFL 690 RPL, 9′, 2 pic, original bag and tube, for a #6 line, 3 oz, RHW grip, black alum screw UL seat, tip over butt ferrule, Rod is in VG condition—$250


  • Iiaska Special:  9′, 2pc, for a 7/8 line, F/W grip alum, SUL seat w/self contained hidden extension butt, serial #: 2806, 3 5/8oz, a great casting early T&T in very good condition, original bag and labeled tube, brass collar on tube needs to be straightened, rod fits fine—$275


  • Ultra Lite Plus: 9′, 3pc, original bag and codura tube for a #9 line, FW grip, cork SUL seat w/permanent 2″ extension butt, beautiful dark blue shafts, spigot ferrules, a really fine S/S and light S/W rod.  This rod is out of my collection and I can attest that it casts and fishes well—$175


  • World Class, WF 865, 8 1/2′, 3 1/8 oz, for #5 line, no bag, original tube, butt & tip has scratches ( one on butt is significant and could be a fracture), RHW grip, black alum SUL over wood barrel—$100
  • GFF 756, 7 1/2, 2 pc, original bag and tube, for a #6 line, 2 5/8 oz, HW grip, cork SUL seat, ser# P363012, butt has a repair wrap, (1 1/4″) long, rod is in fair shape ( exception noted)—$50


  • CG graphite, 8 1/2′, 2 pc, 3 5/16 oz, , for #7/8 line, F/W grip, cork SUL seat, gray blank, original bag and labeled tube—$75
  • Black Diamond, 2 pc, 8′, original labeled tube and bag, #7 line, 2 7/8 oz, RHW grip, alum SDL seat over wood barrel, good tight venue rod for getting under heavy cover, tight loop rod, VG condition—$90


  • STU Apte Signature Series, 9′, 3 pc, original bag and tube, for #8 line, FW grip, black alumn, SUL seat with permanent 2″ extension butt, Rod is new unfinished, beautiful navy blue blanks and wraps trimmed gold, a great salt water rod for all types of lines—$150

Walton Powell

  • 7′, 2 pc, original bag and labeled tube, RHW grip, for #4/5 line, black alum SUL seat, good small stream DF rod in excellent condition—$225

Vince Cummings

  • FL680, 8′, 2 pc, boron/graphite, original bag and labeled tube, for 5/6 line, western style grip, alum SUL seat over maple barrel, butt marked “Vince Cummings Custom Made Boron/Graphite FL680 line wgt 5/6”, rod in VG condition, Vince has a highly regarded custom rod maker—$300
  • Royal Graphite FL 180, 8′, 2 pc, original bag and tube no cap, for #5/6 line, western style grip, black SDL seat, wood barrel, gray blank, Rod is in good condition—$300

Blue Ridge Rods

  • 9′, 4 pc, for 8/9 line, RHW grip, black alum, SUL seat, 1 1/2 ” permanent ext butt, butt marked “Blue Ridge Rods Fisher XGT 48908”, spigot ferrules, hook keeper poorly wrapped, no bag, cardboard tube, all 4 sections are unequal length, Rod in fair condition, kit rod sold at fly shop—$50

Gary Lafontaine

  • Professional Series, 9′, 2 pc, xtip, Stealth model, RHW grip, black sul reel seat over dark wood seat, black bank, original bag and condura tube, Rod is in good condition—$125

Exoelon Fly Fisher

  • 9′, 2 pc, GT9010,  codura Rod/reel tube, for #11 line,RHW grip, alum screw U/L seat, 5″ foregrip, exc condition, may be unfinished, butt is capable of an extension but not with rod—$100

Golden West Fly Fishers-Canada

  • 13′ Graphite, 3pc, butt section reads “Golden West Fly Fishers Canada 13′ graphite “Spey Special” 9 oz 8 DT line 138 1290 Mar2″, original bag, 3 sections are of unequal length (appears to be made that way), spigot ferrules, SDL reel seat, Rod in VG original condition, alignment dots on all sections, in heavy plastic pipe tube—$150

Scientific Anglers

  • 9′, 2 pc, for #5/6 line, plastic SUL seat, RHW grip, no bag, in heavy plastic pipe tube, Rod is unfinished—$35

Stu Apt Gold Cup: 9′, 3 pic, original bag, coduras case, model GC 9083, #8 line, Rod has a 2″ permanent ext butt, beautiful deep blue blank, FW grip, alum SUL reel seat, Rod barely fished, excellent condition…$175