Darryl Whitehead Presentation Grade 7'6" 3/2 #5 Bamboo Rod


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For sale here is a stunning Daryll Whitehead Presentation Grade bamboo rod. 7'6 3/2 for a 5 weight line. Serial no. 221. The rod remains in mint condition with the plastic shrinkwrap still on the grip. All sections are arrow straight.

The rod features straw colored cane with black wraps and a light gold tipping. Blued guides with a beautiful creme and black speckled agate stripping guide. Mammoth ivory and nickel silver winding check. Reverse half wells grip 5 1/2" in length with a rather mild taper. Nickel silver up-locking reel seat over a mortised fossilized mammoth ivory spacer. The seat is beautifully engraved by Paulo Barbetti featuring the serial number as well as maker seated in a leaf pattern. The Swiss-style size 10/64 and 14/64 also feature engravings and include fine mammoth ivory ferrule plugs. The fit is perfect. The rod weighs 4.50 oz. The action is a wonderfully smooth and crisp medium-fast dry-fly. 

Includes original bag and tube with brass fittings and label.

Don't miss out on this true heirloom quality cane rod from Daryll Whitehead. The price for a new presentation grade rod from Daryll is ~ $3500. Get this one for a great price!