A Kusse 8' fly rod in very good condition with nice straight sections. Has seen modest use. Some grip soiling and a chip from the varnish on the oxidization of the female ferrule. Flame toned cane. 3-up node pattern. Small closed seam showing at the top of the swell. The grip is very long measuring 6 3/4" (14 corks) and is quite slim at the front but fairly large at the middle. Figured walnut cap and ring seat. No rear cork check - the walnut seat has a lip that meets the rear of the grip at the cork. Bright unoxidized front grip check. Wrapped brown at the check, ferrules, and tip-top. Tan guide wraps and flawless varnish. Features swiss ferrules. Comes with a bag with stiffener and the hanging tag reads "mirror tips, #5/6 line, 8', 3 7/8 ounces, Ser #8979". Brushed aluminum tube with brass top.