Orvis Battenkill 9' 8wt Bamboo Rod

SKU: VFT1201

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For sale here is an impregnated Orvis Battenkill 9' 2/2 8wt bamboo rod. Serial #35223 made in 1963. The rod is in near mint condition and appears unfished. All sections are full length and straight. 

Darkly tempered cane with highlights of golden nodes. Transparent caramel wraps with bright guides. The script is as clean and bold as the day it was written as is the varnish over the writing and guides. U-shaped hook keeper. The cigar grip is 6 3/4" in length with only light handling marks. Aluminum down-locking reel seat. The bright nickel silver ferrules are size 17/64 with an excellent fit. The rod weighs 6.55. The rod has a strong, stout action on the faster side of medium-fast. Perfect for long casts and quickly bringing big fish to the net. The impregnated finish allows for fishing in the harshest conditions, even salt water. 

Includes original bag, with the original pamphlet, and original tube with blue and gold paper label. Don't miss out on this fantastic 9' Battenkill ready for anything from steelhead to bonefish.