Douglas Duck Model 224 Bamboo Rod 7'6 5wt


For sale here we have a fine Douglas Duck bamboo rod -- Model 224 -- 7'6" 2/2 for a 5wt line. Serial no. 2057. The rod is in excellent+ condition.

This is a somewhat special rod in that Duck was most well-known for his Garrison and Gillum tapers. The rod has spiral nodes, flawless craftsmanship, and is constructed of high quality, very dense cane. It's a roll-casting machine!

The rod features moderately tempered cane with transparent amber colored wraps; cinnamon wraps at the ferrules with amber tipping. Deeply blued guides with the exception if the stripping guide. The tips are numbered for convenience. Garrison-style hook keeper as well as a Garrison-style grip. The cork measures 5 3/4" in length with only light soiling. Bright nickel silver cap and ring reel seat over a beautiful maple spacer. The Swiss-style ferrules have a pleasing fit. The rod weighs in at 3.85 oz. The action is medium fast and semi-parabolic feel. A great all-around trout rod. All sections are full-length and void of any repairs.  

Includes the original bag and green powder-coated tube with brass fittings. 


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