Hardy Limited Edition Palakona - "The Catskill" Bamboo Rod 6'8" 4wt


For sale here is a very scarce and unused Hardy Palakona "Catskill" model bamboo rod. One of twenty-five rods made by Hardy's in 1997 as a limited edition run, along with the "Blue Ridge" and "Yellowstone" models. Six feet and eight inches in length, two sections with two tips. The rod is completely original and in unused condition. Cigar grip with down-locking ring and hooded retainer w/roll stamped Hardy identifiers, bright guides and hardware, varnished blond heat treated cane w/ 3x3 node spacing, oxidized ferrules, forest green color preserved wraps with red tipping, walnut ferrule plug, labeled burgundy bag with pocket for ferrule plugs. There's a "4" stamped into both males and the female ferrule. Serial number IKX159275. The rod weighs 3 1/8 oz and the ferrules are size 13/64 with a tight, excellent ferrule fit. The action is medium fast to fast and is designed for a 4 weight line. Comes with its original Hardy bag and original super high-quality leather tube, along with the "hang tag".