For sale here is a bamboo rod from the bench of Wayne Maca of Beaverhead Rods in Montana. 250cm in length, or 8 feet, 2 1/2 inches, for a 5wt line. Excellent plus overall condition. The rod only weighs 3 3/4 oz. due to Wayne's crafty hollow-building techniques, as well as the carbon graphite ferrule system he employs. Uplocking reel seat, agate stripping guide, oxidized guides and tip top, reverse half wells grip. You will not be disappointed! Fast action rod with the ability to lay out a LOT of line if called upon.
Here is Wayne's colorful description of this taper: When it comes to persnickety fish and lots of patience a rod that can deliver the right cast is of vital importance. This is the one. It's still powerful when compared to any conventional bamboo rod, and all the while possesses a gentle yet authoritative casting feel. Being slightly over 8' adds just the right inertial load to make this a sight fishermans dream. In slower waters with less manhandling of line needed this rod "rocks". Throwing a hard upstream mend is still no problem but it's usually unnecessary, because of the prescise "lining out" and control this rod provides.
Please note: Payment is requested by bank check or wire transfer. If you must pay by Paypal or credit card, an extra charge of 3-4% will apply depending on where the rod will be shipped.