Payne Model 102H Bamboo Rod 8' 2/2 #5


For sale here is a Payne Model 102H bamboo fly rod -- 8' 2/2 5wt. The rod is in excellent restored condition. The restoration appears to have been done quite a while ago by a very competent practitioner. The rods does show slight evidence of use post-restoration. The reel seat bears the “Payne” trademark stamp. The Model 102H is a scarce model with a great dry-fly action. Handsome agate stripping guide. The grip is 5 7/8" in length and slightly ridged. Skeleton reel seat over a varnished Spanish cedar spacer. The butt cap displays wear around the edge. The ferrule fit is buttery smooth. The rod weighs an even 4 oz. Complete with original bag and tube. The hang tag remains intact and clearly legible.