For sale here is a Sweetgrass Mantra 7'3" 2/1 4wt bamboo rod. Serial no. 15-024. These 1-tip rods represent an unparalleled value in bamboo rods. The rod is in excellent condition. All sections are full length with a slight, easily mendable set in the tip. With the same taper, same cane, same action, and same unconditional warranty as the Sweetgrass Series rods, the Mantra rods will delight with the same experience you would expect from a Sweetgrass bamboo fly rod. And at half the price, it's quite the bargain in artisanal craftsmanship.
Blonde cane with transparent deep caramel wraps and black tipping at the winding check, ferrules, and tip-top. The guides are wrapped in a chestnut brown with black tipping. Blued guides. Agate stripper. U-shaped hook keeper. Beautifully agate winding check. Western-style grip with soiling that can be cleaned with simple soap and water. Brushed nickel up-locking reel seat (an upgrade from the standard black aluminum) over a handsomely figured wood spacer. The ferrule fit is excellent. The rod weighs 3.90 oz. with a crisp and smooth medium-fast dry-fly action well suited for everyday fishing on your local creek. Includes the original bag and labeled tube.