New Arrival - 01/31

Gary Howells Bamboo Fly Rod 8’6" 2/2 #6


A nice Gary Howells fly rod, 8'6", 2-piece, 2-tips, and built for a #6 line. Serial #4159 indicating a 1975 manufacture date. The data sticker on the tube and the rod shaft state the weight at 4 1/4 ounces but my scale has it closer to 4.6 ounces. The rod action is on the faster side of medium. The condition is lightly used with some grip soiling but no significant issues, and the rod is nice and straight with nice tight ferrule fits. Oven tempered cane with a three up node pattern construction. Brown main wraps with yellow edges with a carbide stripper and chrome guides. The grip is 6" long and shaped to a western-style profile with a hidden pocket cap. The reel seat is an uplocking screwlock of aluminum and the varnished wood spacer is dark zebrawood. The original cloth bag is red and the rod tube is in excellent original condition with the Howells data sticker in 100% original condition.

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