Schroeder, Don -- 8' 5wt Bamboo Rod

SKU: VFT2672

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For sale here we have a D.G. (Don) Schroeder 8' 5wt 3/2 bamboo rod. Serial no. 12095. The rod is in near mint condition. All sections are full length and straight. The rod features darkly tempered cane with transparent amber wraps and crimson tipping. Crimson wraps at the ferrules. Bright guides. Original owner's name is written on the butt section along with the rod details. Bright nickel silver sculpted checks. The ring hook keeper is uniquely attached to the cork itself. Full wells grip 6 1/2" in length. Bright aluminum up-locking reel seat with a beautiful mortised walnut spacer. "D.G. Schroeder Rod Co." is stamped on the screw-lock ring. The original owner's name is stamped on the bottom of the buttcap as well. The oxidized, truncated, Swiss-style ferrules are size 11/64 and 14/64, the fit is nice and tight as it should be. The rod includes finely knurled aluminum ferrule plugs. The rod weighs 4 1/2 oz. The action is medium fast and very smooth. The rod feels light and well balanced in the hand. A terrific all-around trout rod in a very versatile length. Includes original bag with stiffening dowell and tube with label and fine brass fittings.