Walt Carpenter "Like a Payne" 8' 2/2 4-5wt Bamboo Rod

SKU: VFT5280

For sale here is a very special rod made by Walt Carpenter - his "Like a Payne" bamboo rod. Payne 102 taper, 8 feet for a 4 or 5 weight line. The rod remains in mint unused condition with the original paper on the grip. It comes with the original bag and labeled tube. Bright up-locking reel seat over a mahogany spacer. This rod was built by in 2005 and included with the sale is a provenance letter from Walt in which he details all of the original Payne shop parts used in the construction of this rod. Also included is the original hang tag as shown in the photos.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!

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.