GH Halstead Fly Rod 7'5" 2/2 #5

SKU: VFT11165

For sale here is a George Halstead bamboo rod - 7 feet 5 inches, two sections with two tips for a five-weight line. The aluminum reel seat up-locking ring is stamped "Halstead". Walnut spacer. Very powerful rod with a medium-fast action. The rod comes with two different tips, a light and a heavy tip. The rod weighs 3.85 oz with the light tip and 3.94 oz. with the heavy tip. The ferrule size on both tips is 15/64. Restored by Hoagy Carmichael in 1980. Original bag and tube with an aftermarket label. The rod also comes with a letter from Mr. Carmichael regarding the restoration.