Thomas & Thomas Beaverkill Bamboo Rod 8' 2/2 #5


For sale here is a Thomas and Thomas "Beaverkill" -- 8' 2/2 5wt bamboo rod. Serial no. 5736 from T&T Invidualist Series. The rod is in near mint original condition. All sections are full length and straight.

Dark flame tempered cane with transparent wraps and amber tipping. Chestnut wraps with amber and black tipping at the ferrules. Blued guides. The tips feature the serial number as well as being numbered for convenience. Handsome swelled butt, a classic trait in T&T rods. Ring hook keeper. Nickel silver hexagonal check. The reverse half wells grip measures 6 3/8" in length and remains in flawless condition. Bright nickel silver up-locking reel seat over a beautiful mortised burled walnut spacer. The Swiss style step-down ferrules have a perfect fit, nice and snug. The rod weighs in at 5.55 oz. The medium-fast dry-fly action is quite smooth while remaining authoritative thanks in part to the swelled butt. The tips thin tips allow for great tippet protection and delicate presentations - a superb rod. Includes the original bag with stiffening dowel and the original tube with fine brass fittings. 

The T&T name is synonymous with exceptional craftsmanship and quality, both of which are apparent in this rod. 


Shipping Information
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