Leon Hanson 8'6" 2/2 #5 Fly Rod


For sale here is a rod seldomly seen on the resale market, a recently made Leon Hanson hollow-built rod. This one is 8'6" for a five weight line. Serial #1210. Excellent+ overall condition. This rod is absolutely perfect for waters like the Ranch section of the Henry's Fork. Long casts with long leaders often in windy conditions, delicate landings, and the power to bring in those large rainbows.

Moderately tempered cane with transparent honey colored wraps and chestnut tipping. The winding check and ferrules are wrapped in a dark cinnamon with chestnut and honey tipping. Bright guides. Full wells taper measures 6" in length with slight soiling. Nickel silver up-locking reel seat over a mortised walnut spacer with a mahogany butt cap. The Swiss-style micro ferrules are size 13/64 with a perfect fit. The rod weighs a lean 3.30 oz. The action is on the fast side of medium-fast, possessing the backbone from the butt required to toss flies a long distance if needed. Includes the original bag and brass-capped tube with a Wanigas labeled tube bag.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to own one of Leon's rods, some of the best fly rods being made in the world today! 


Shipping Information
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