Orvis Salmon 11'6 Bamboo Rod


For sale here is a very scarce Orvis Salmon bamboo rod -- 11 1/2 feet with two sections and two tips. Serial no. 21675, made in 1957. The rod is in excellent original condition. All sections are full length and straight. 

Dark impregnated cane with caramel wraps. Blued guides. The script remains clean and bold though there is a small area of wear. The upper cork grip is 8" long with moderate soiling. The bottom cork section measures 4". From the end of the upper grip down to the bottom of the rubber butt is 9 1/2". Down-locking aluminum reel seat over a beautifully figured walnut spacer with a 4 3/4" fighting butt. The hard rubber butt is void of cracks or other defects. The blued nickel silver ferrules are size 14/64 and 22/64 with an excellent fit. Brass ferrule plugs. The rod weighs 12.10 oz. Designed for a "FAAE" silk line (or 9/10wt). Original bag and tube with green and white paper label. 

Don't miss out on this wonderful example of an impregnated Orvis Salmon rod ready for the water!