Douglas Duck Model 206 7 1/2' 5wt Bamboo Rod


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For sale here is a Douglas Duck bamboo rod, his rendition of Garrison's classic 206 taper - 7'6" 2/2 5wt. Serial no. 2044. The rod is in near mint condition with only the most minor evidence of handling.

The rod features lightly tempered cane with transparent honey wraps. Cinnamon thread at the winding check, ferrules, and one tip-top. The varnish work is excellent. Blued guides with the exception of the stripper. Garrison-style hook keeper as well as grip measuring 5 1/2" in length with only the slightest handling marks. Bright nickel silver can and ring reel seat over a beautifully banded maple spacer. The Swiss-style ferrules have a great fit. The rod weighs a lean 3.60 oz. with a wonderful medium-fast dry-fly action. Original bag and tube.

A delightful rod from a very talented maker!