Jenkins Rod Co. Model 8522 Bamboo Rod 8'6" 3/2 #6


For sale here is a very rare Charlie Jenkins Model 8522-2 bamboo rod. 8'6" 3/2 for a 6wt line. Very few Jenkins rods over 8 feet were ever made. Charlie modeled it after a Payne Canadian Canoe yet not as hefty. The rod is in excellent original condition. All sections are full length and straight. Beautiful honey colored cane, bronze silks with yellow tipping at the ferrules. Burgundy and yellow tipping at the winding check and tip-tops. Ring hook keeper. Western style grip is soiled but in great shape. Aluminum up-locking reel seat with fine wood spacer in very nice condition, shows little to no wear. The butt cap is engraved " C.W. Jenkins Co.". Swiss style ferrules size 16/64 and 10/64. The fit is perfect. The rod weighs 5.45 oz. The rod has a very pleasant medium-fast action. Crisp and smooth. Includes original bag and labeled tube. Don't miss out on this rare rod from one of the best Western rod makers of all time.

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