Charlie Jenkins Model GA80 Bamboo Rod 8' 2/2 #5/6

SKU: VFT1473

For sale here is a wonderful example of an early Charlie Jenkins Model GA80 -- 8' 2/2 6wt bamboo rod. The rod remains in excellent+ original condition. All sections are full length and straight.

Chestnut wraps and yellow tipping. Yellow and burgundy tipping at the winding check, ferrules, and tip-tops. The script remains clean and bold in Charlie's hand. It reads, "GA80-6" along with his signature. Ever so slightly swelled butt. Large Garrison-style hook keeper. Cigar grip 6" in length with moderate soiling though it remains quite smooth. Handsome aluminum down-locking reel seat over a walnut spacer. Swiss-style ferrules size 13/64 with a perfect fit. The rod weighs 4.25. The action is a terrific medium-fast. Though marked for a 6wt line a DT5 also would feel adequate for many. Includes the original bag and tube with early label fully intact. Don't miss out on this fine trout rod from Charlie Jenkins.