Jim Reams Hollowbuilt Bamboo Rod 8' 2/2 #5


For sale here is a Jim Reams 8' 2/2 5wt hollowbuilt bamboo rod. Serial no. 112-2-03. The rod is in excellent+ condition having been fished sparingly. All sections are full length and straight. Transparent rust colored guides with oxblood tipping. Oxblood wraps at the ferrules. Lightly blued guides. Slight wear to the bluing on the tip-tops. The tips are numbered one and two along with the serial number for convenience. Very gradually swelled butt. Full wells grip with only light soiling. Elegant up-locking blued nickel silver sliding band reel seat over a beautifully figured mortised burl wood spacer. The blued Swiss-style ferrules are size 14/64 with a perfect fit. The rod weighs in at 4.35 oz. The rod has a wonderful medium fast dry-fly action. An exceptional rod that could handle just about any trout situation. Includes original bag as well as the original labeled tube with extra canvas bag for protection.

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