R.L. Winston Bamboo Rod 9' 2/2 #6/7


For sale here is a R.L. Winston bamboo rod (Morgan/Brackett-era) -- 9' 2/2 6-7wt bamboo rod with a marked weight of 5 oz. Serial no. 1990. Excellent minus overalll condition. The rod has varnish wear (scratches and scrapes) throughout the butt section and all sections could use a good polish.

The rod features light to medium toned cane with goldenrod wraps and burgundy tipping at the winding check, signature wrap, ferrules, and tip-tops. The script remains clean and bold. The tips are numbered for convenience. The ring hook-keeper has been slightly bent out of shape. Western-style grip 6" in length with light soiling though there is a dent near the nose. Bright aluminum down-locking reel seat over a burl walnut spacer. There is light wear to the rim of the butt cap. The ferrule fit is excellent. The rod weighs 5.40 oz. Medium-fast action. Original bag and tube.