For sale here is an impregnated Orvis Madison "Flea" 6'6" 2/1 3-4wt bamboo rod. Serial #87441 made in 1989. The rod remains in excellent+ original condition having been fished sparsely.
The rod features moderately tempered cane with an impregnated finish. The wraps are a transparent caramel color. The varnish over the wraps and script remains in perfect condition. Bright guides and ferrules. U-shaped hook keeper. Reverse half wells grip 6 1/4" with a rather skinny nose, a common characteristic of Orvis rods. Up-locking reel seat over a rosewood spacer. The step-down ferrules have an excellent fit. Nice and snug. The rod weighs in at 3.30 oz. The action is a responsive medium-fast capable of delicate casts. The thin tip allows for the use of very fine tippet. A perfect rod for exploring those tiny blue lines on the map.
Includes the original bag and tube with green and silver foil label.