Bob Summers Model 856 Bamboo Rod 8' 2/2 #5/6


For sale here is a Bob Summers Model 856 bamboo fly rod. 8' 2/2 for a 5-6wt line. Serial no. 922001, made in 2001. The rod is in excellent plus original condition. 

The rod features handsome dark mottle-flamed cane with exquisitely wrapped transparent, caramel brown silks and black tipping. The script remains clear. Garrison-style hook keeper. Large full wells grip measures 6 3/4" in length with light soiling. Bright aluminum down-locking reel seat over a mortised walnut burl spacer. "R.W. Summers Co. Traverse City, M.I. U.S.A." is featured on the butt cap. The ferrule fit is excellent. The rod weighs 4.90 oz. The action is medium-fast. Includes original labeled bag with attached ferrule plug and tube with Summers' unique brass fittings. 

The Model 856 is one of Summers' most popular and praised rods for a reason. Don't miss out on this chance to own this one.


Shipping Information
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