Walt Carpenter "Like a Gillum" 7'3 2/2 4-5wt Bamboo Rod

SKU: VFT6402

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For sale here is a very special rod made by Walt Carpenter - the "Like a Gillum" bamboo rod. The taper of the rod is based on a rod Pinky Gillum made for his wife, Winnie. Only two of these rods have ever been made by Walt. He used Gillum cane to construct the rod, along with Super Z ferrules, original Gillum silk wraps and Gillum/Halstead guides. The rod remains in near mint condition and comes with its original bag and tube. Bright up-locking reel seat over a mahogany spacer. This rod was built by in 2010 and it comes with a provenance letter from Walt.Mr. Carpenter is arecognized master of the Catskill school of rod building and has recently announced he is no longer taking new orders. Don't miss out on this one!