For sale here is a Paul H. Young "Martha Marie" bamboo rod -- 7'6" 2/2 5wt with a marked weight of 3.4 oz. Serial #4966. Made and signed by Todd Young. Near mint condition. All sections are full length and straight.
Beautiful varnished mottle-flamed cane with chestnut wraps and bright red tipping. Black wraps with red tipping at the ferrules. The script is clean and bold and reads, First flat: Paul H. Young Co. Second Flat: "Martha Marie" 7'6" ~ 3.4 oz. Garrison style hook keeper. The unique modified Ritz-style grip is 5 7/8" in length with only very light handling marks. Oxidized aluminum cap and ring reel seat over a mortised cork spacer. "PAUL H. YOUNG CO. DETROIT - MICH." is stamped into the butt cap. The oxidized Swiss-style ferrules are size 13/64 with a perfect fit. The rod's actual weight is 3.60 oz. Medium fast action. A terrific trout rod perfect for the average stream. Includes the original bag and tube with brass fittings.