E.C. Powell Companion Bamboo Rod "Golden Signature" 6'6" - 7'6"


For sale here is a very unique and rare rod made by Walton Powell in 1991. The "Golden Signature" rod, part of his Companion series of rods offered in many different configurations, including custom-requested combinations. Semi-hollow built. This one has two butt sections, two mid-sections, and two tip sections, making it the ultimate companion rod. Fully assembled, the sections measure approximately 6 1/2 feet and 7 1/2 feet, owing to the different length butt sections and slightly different mid-section lengths. Medium fast action and made for 3-5 weight lines. Beautifully-engraved uplocking black reel seats. The two butt sections are 19 1/4" and 31". The two mid sections are 30 1/2" and 31" (short section due to prior break at female ferrule). The tip sections are both 30 3/4". The shorter rod weighs 3.80 oz and the longer one weighs 4.55 oz. The rod is in excellent+ condition with minor oxidation loss on the ferrules and tip tops. Comes complete with the original six-compartment rod bag and the original leather rod tube with buckles and removable sections on each end of the tube.

I've also included some info from a Powell rod catalog (this one from 1987) that helps explain the varieties offered in the Companion series.

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