For sale here is a Jim Hidy hollowbuilt bamboo rod. Model 3W76L3P. Seven feet six inches in length, three sections with two tips, made for a three weight fly line. Excellent plus condition. Nickel silver micro Swiss-style ferrules, oxidized fittings, and cap and ring reel seat. Honey colored cane with honey transparent silks with black tipping in certain spots. Extremely smooth progressive action. The rod weighs 3 1/8 oz.
Jim's rods are hand planed, hollow built into the tips, and exhibit some of the best cane work of any rod being made today. Jim's tapers have been tested and tweaked over the years as he states, "in laboratory conditions" at the casting ponds of the Golden Gate Angling and Casting Club. He hand turns his high-quality hardware fittings. His tapers and resulting rod actions are amongst the most coveted by fishermen worldwide.
Hidy rods are rarely seen on the secondary market. Don't let this one get away!