Payne Bonefish Bamboo Rod 9' 2/2 #7/8


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For sale here is a Payne Bonefish model -- nine feet with two sections and two tips. Made for a 7 or 8 weight line. Excellent+ condition. All sections are full length and straight. Steve Blake touched up some dry wraps, otherwise the rod is in original condition.

The rod features chestnut wraps with red tipping. Red and gold tipping at the winding check and male ferrules. Bright guides. Swelled butt. Ring hook keeper. Written on the butt section is, "Made especially for Robert Miller". The writing is likely that of Bessie Bailey's. Reverse half wells grip 7" in length with moderate soiling. Corrosion-free, black up-locking reel seat over a Spanish cedar spacer. 1 7/8" fighting butt with rubber button. Features the Payne trademark stamp as well as the "MADE FOR ABERCROMBIE AND FITCH" stamp. The ferrule fit is excellent as one would expect. The rod weighs 7.85 oz. Medium-fast action. Includes the original bag and tube with label intact as well as some other travel stickers.