Weiler, Art -- Garrison Model 212 -- 8' 5wt Bamboo Rod
For sale here is a Garrison Model 212 taper bamboo rod made by Art Weiler of Pennsylvania - an 8' 2/2 for a 5wt line. Serial no. 1002. A very nice and faithful reproduction of an extremely popular and classic five to six weight taper. Weiler has designated this rod as more of a 5wt. The rod is in mint condition. All sections are full length and straight.
Medium blonde cane with transparent honey wraps. Dark chestnut brown thread at the winding check, ferrules, and tip-tops. Although one of the tip-tops is wrapped in red to distinguish the tips. Deeply blued guides. Garrison style hook keeper as well as grip. Nickel silver cap and ring reel seat over a cork spacer. The ring has a fine diamond knurling. Bright Swiss style ferrules, size 12/64. The fit is nice and tight as it should be. The action is medium fast. Quick, light, and well balanced in the hand. The rod weighs 4.40 oz. A well-executed nod to the highly coveted original. Comes with original bag, ferrule plug sewn into the bag, and aluminum tube with label. Don't miss a chance to fish this famous taper by a great maker at a fantastic price.