Gary Howells Fly Rod 7'3" 2/2 #3


A very nice Gary Howells fly rod, 7'3", 2-piece, 2-tip, built for a #3 line. Solid built construction. Serial #4435. Built in 1978. 2 3/8 oz is the listed weight on the tube sticker but my scale has it at 2.8 oz. Full flexing action. Near mint condition, just the faintest hint of soiling to the western style grip. 3 up node construction with oven tempered cane. Very nice varnish with brown wraps and yellow edges. #11 ferrule and #8 Mildrum carbide stripper.  The cork reel seat is flatted with a polished aluminum ring and pocket cap, with a black delrin wafer screwed to the bottom of the pocket cap. Comes with a red cloth bag and a grey frost coated tube with Gary's sticker and all of the rod information.

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