Marty Karstetter Hollow-Built Bamboo Rod 7'6" 2/2 #4/5


For sale here we have a Marty Karstetter 7'6" 2/2 4-5wt hollow-built bamboo rod. Serial no. 9703. The rod is in excellent+ condition. All sections are full length and straight. 

The rod features moderately tempered cane with transparent caramel wraps and oxblood tipping creating an understated look. Blued hardware throughout. Agate stripping guide. The script remains clean and bold. Full wells grip 6" in length with a more slender taper towards the rear. The cork shows only the lightest of soiling. Classic cap and ring reel seat over a beautifully figured mortised walnut spacer. "MARTY KARSTETTER MAKER" is stamped on the butt cap. The truncated Swiss-style ferrules have a perfect fit; tight and smooth. The rod weighs in at 3.40 oz. The dry-fly action on the faster side of medium-fast. The taper finds a beautiful balance of feel and finesse with quickness and authority.

Includes the original bag and tube. Karstetter is a standout rod maker, don't miss out on this rod. You won't be disappointed. 


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