Marty Karstetter Hollow-Built Bamboo Rod 8'3" 2/2 #4/5
For sale here is a Marty Karstetter hollow-built bamboo rod - 8'3" 2/2 for a 4 or 5 weight line. Serial #14109. The rod is in near mint condition. All sections are full length and straight. Beautiful, moderately tempered cane with transparent caramel colored wraps with chestnut tipping at the winding check, ferrules, and tip-tops. Blued guides and ferrules. Peach colored agate stripping guide. The script is clean and bold. E.C. Powell influenced modified full-wells grip 6 1/2" in length with only the lightest of handling marks. Simple and elegant cap and ring reel seat over a gorgeously figured mortised walnut spacer. "Marty Karstetter Maker" is stamped into the butt cap. The Swiss-style ferrules are size 14/64 with a perfect fit. The rod weighs 3.70 oz. The action is on the faster side of medium-fast. Includes the original bag and tube.