For sale here is a Bill Blackburn hollow-built 8'4" 2/2 5wt bamboo rod. Serial no. 2213. Excellent++ condition. All sections are full length and straight.
Medium-toned cane finish with transparent honey colored wraps and black tipping at the winding check, signature wrap, and ferrules. The Garrison-style grip measures 5 7/8" in length. Blued nickel silver cap and ring reel seat over a wonderful mortised Cherry burl spacer. The truncated Swiss-style ferrules are size 15/64 with a perfect fit. The rod weighs 4.35 oz. Medium-fast dry-fly action. Includes original bag and tube with brass fittings.
Mr. Blackburn very skillfully learned the art of rod making under the tutelage of the great Tom Morgan. Save yourself the wait for a new rod and grab this one while you can!