Hardy Bros. Palakona 7 1/2' 5-6wt Bamboo Rod


For sale here is a very versatile Hardy Palakona 7 1/2' for a 5-6 weight line. Two sections with two tips. Serial G/L. Made in 1977. The rod is in excellent+ original condition having been fished sparingly. All sections are full length and straight. 

The rod features straw-colored cane with black wraps and emerald tipping. Reverse-twist English-style guides. Agate stripper. The script remains as clean and bold as the day it was written. Ring hook keeper. Aluminum winding check. The cigar grip measures 5 1/2" in length with mild soiling. Aluminum cap and ring reel seat over a cork spacer. The ferrules have a perfect fit, nice and snug. Includes original ferrule plug. The rod weighs 3.60 oz. The action is a smooth medium-fast dry-fly with excellent recovery. A great balance of power in the butt to delicacy in the tips. Includes the original bag and replacement tube. 

Don't miss out on this fine rod at a great price. 

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