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Classic/Contemporary Bamboo Rods

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Make
Length
Sect.
Line
Model
Condition help icon
Price
Arguello, Joe
7' 6"
2/2
4-5
Excellent+
$1300 
 PRICE REDUCED
Original Bag & Tube
Canvas Tube Protector
Fine early example of Joe's work
Serial Number 95-06
Bacon, Hal
7' 0"
2/2
4
38M-4 Hunt
Excellent+
$1500 
 Original Bag & Tube
Leonard Hunt 38M Reproduction
Serial Number 0306-4
H. Bacon, Maker stamped on butt cap
Brandin, Per
8' 3"
2/2
4
834-2 Special
New or Mint
$6500 
 Original Bag & Labeled Tube with canvas tube cover
Splice Rod
Quad
Hollow Built
Rubbed Varnish Finish to semi-matte
Serial Number HB 2014 HFF
Mahogany df Special built for the Henry's Fork Foundation fund raiser
Splice Joint Vinyl Tape and assembly instructions from Brandin included
Original paper on grip
Brush Creek Cane
7' 0"
2/2
4
7030M
New or Mint
$1195 
 NEW FROM MAKER,FRANK DRUMMOND, NOT PREVIOUSLY OWNED
Serial Number 151195
One Light Tip, One Heavy Tip
Carlson, Sam
5' 0"
1/1
4
Thomas Rod Co.
Excellent+
$5700 
 Original Bag & Tube
1 Piece Hex
Built Circa 1950
Serial Number 1106
Per Carlson Rod Co., 1 of 6 known.
Carlson, Sam
5' 6"
1/1
5
Thomas Rod Co.
Excellent+
$5800 
 Original Bag & Labeled Tube with canvas tube cover
1 Piece Hex
Built late 1950's
Serial Number 1103
Carlson, Sam
8' 0"
2/2
4
Carlson Four
Excellent+
$7000 
 Original Bag and Non Original Tube
Serial Number 7712-482
3.9 ounces
Quad
Carlson, Sam
8' 0"
2/2
5
Thomas Four
Excellent+
$7500 
 Original Bag & Tube
Quad
Serial Number 6312-482
Provenance included from Carlson Rod Co.
Carlson-Thomas
7' 6"
2/2
4
Thomas Browntone
Excellent
$2500 
 Original Bag & Tube
Serial Number 625-75
Hex
1.5" Repair Wrap on 1 Tip
Repaired Node Lift seen in last photo
Carpenter W.E.
7' 9"
3/2
5
Trout
New or Mint
$5200 
 S/N 2111479
Original bag and tube
Browntone
Carpenter, Walt
7' 0"
2/2
4
Special Grade
New or Mint
$4950 
 Original Bag with Hang Tag & Labeled Tube
Serial Number 211270
Carpenter, Walt
7' 6"
2/2
5
Browntone Special
New or Mint
$5000 
 Original Bag & Labeled Tube
Serial Number 80276
Plastic on Grip
Provenance letter from Walt Carpenter included, stating that this is the 1st rod built under "W.E. Carpenter Rod Co." in 1980
Carpenter, Walt
7' 9"
2/2
5
Browntone Special
New or Mint
$5600 
 Original Bag & Labeled Tube
W.E. Carpenter, Maker stamped in butt cap
D.R. Stone Rod Co.
8' 0"
3/2
3-4
Prototype
New or Mint
$700 
 S/N 1034
Original bag and tube
Full flex
Denver Dave
6' 2"
3/2
4
1 of 5
New or Mint
$900 
 Original Bag & Tube
Tulip Wood Mortised Grip
Impregnated
Serial Number 5506
Tulip Wood Ferrule Plugs strung to rod bag
Dickerson
8' 0"
2/2
5
8013 - '48
Restored
$5800 
 Original Bag & Tube
Original Owner's Name on Cane
Restored by R.W. Summers
Excellent Plus, Restored Condition
Dickerson
8' 0"
2/2
6
8015 Guide Special
Excellent+
$3000 
 Original Bag & Tube
Lyle Dickerson Blanks finished by Jim Schaaf
Provenance from R.W. Summers included stating history of blanks
Dickerson, Lyle
8' 0"
2/2
5
8013
Restored
$5700 
 Original bag and tube
1 tip down 1 1/2 inch
Edwards
9' 0"
3/2
6-7
Trade Rod
Restored
$400 
 Non original bag and tube
Garrison, Everett
7' 6"
2/2
4
204
Excellent+
$13000 
 Original Bag & Tube
All original, no repairs
Serial Number Q-76-7
Wooden Ferrule Plug strung to rod bag
Extremely rare find
Gillum, H.S.
7' 6"
2/2
5
Style - Trout
Excellent
$12000 
 Original Bag & Tube
Original Tube Label 80%
Serial Number 1-767
Extremely rare to find in this condition and length
Goodwin Granger
8' 6"
3/2
5
Premier GP8642
Restored
$1000 
 Condition rated at Restored; wraps appear original. The only evidence of restoration is hand written Granger Premier instead of stamped. Assumed its only been revarnished.
Coke bottle grip
Sliding band reel seat.
Reel seat has dents and owner engraved initials.
Original bag and tube with 80% label.
Goodwin Granger
9' 0"
3/2
5-6
Favorite GF9050
Very Good
$450 
 PRICE REDUCED
Original bag replacement tube
Goodwin Granger
9' 6"
3/2
7
Special GS9660
Good
$350 
 Original Bag, Wright & McGill Tube
Green River Rods
7' 0"
2/2
4-5
Mettowee 704
Excellent+
$900 
 PRICE REDUCED
S/N 6014
Original Bag and tube
Impregnated
Guba, George
6' 0"
2/2
3-4
Dark Tone Special
New or Mint
$1000 
 Original Bag & Tube
Halstead, George
6' 11"
3/2
4
Very Good
$4500 
 Original Bag & Tube
Hardy Moran
7' 9"
3/2
4
The Moran Series
New or Mint
$3000 
 Original Bag & Tube
Hardy Warranty Papers
Wooden Ferrule Plugs
Serial Number L934/2M
Hardy Moran
8' 0"
3/2
5
The Moran Series
New or Mint
$3000 
 Original Bag & Tube
Hardy Warranty Papers
Wooden Ferrule Plugs
Serial Number L965/1M
Heddon
8' 0"
3/2
5
L&C Trade Rod
Very Good
$500 
 SOLD
Non Original Bag & L&C "Captain" Tube
Several replacement wraps
Lyon & Coulson equivalent of Heddon DeLuxe Model
Heddon
8' 6"
3/2
6
Deluxe 35 Peerless
Restored
$650 
 Original Bag & Tube
2 1/2 Ferrule
Excellent Restored Condition
Heddon
8' 6"
3/2
5-6
Black Beauty #17
Excellent
$600 
 #2 Ferrule
Original Bag & Tube
Heddon
9' 0"
3/2
5-6
Deluxe #1000
Restored
$1100 
 Non Original bag and tube
2 1/2 ferrule
Hoffines, R.W.
7' 0"
3/2
4
Leonard 48DF Replica
New or Mint
$1350 
 NEW FROM MAKER, ROB HOFFINES, NOT PREVIOUSLY OWNED
Serial Number 317, Built 3/10/17
Hollow Fluted Butt Section
Agate Guide
Tiger Maple Spacer
Deep, Mottled Flaming
Howells, Gary
7' 0"
2/2
5
Excellent+
$3500 
 Original Bag & Tube
Serial Number 4046
Howells, Gary
7' 0"
2/2
4/5
Excellent
$3000 
 S/N 3749
Original bag and tube
Early California rod. It appears the ferrules have been reset.They are sound and tight.
Howells, Gary
8' 0"
2/2
5
New or Mint
$4000 
 S/N 4911
Original bag and tube
Huisman, Leen
7' 0"
3/2
5
Horizon
Excellent+
$1100 
 S/N A.A.MO1
Original bag and tube
Ferrule plug
Marked for a 5wt but would be better with a 6wt
Jenkins, Charlie
7' 0"
2/2
4
G1T3
Excellent
$1500 
 Original Bag & Tube (Orange Label)
Jenkins, Charlie
7' 0"
2/2
4
G1T2
Excellent+
$2000 
 Original bag and tube
One of Mr. Jenkins very early rods, built in 1971. Its the 45th rod built by Charlie and was built for the the Hank Roberts shop.
Garrison Taper
Jenkins, Charlie
7' 0"
2/2
4
GA70-19
Very Good
$850 
 Original Bag & Tube, Lift Repair Wrap on 1 Tip
Jenkins, S and C
8' 0"
3/2
4-5
Signature
Excellent+
$2100 
 S/N GA803-11
Original bag and tube
Built by Charlie and Steve
Jenkins, Steve
7' 0"
2/2
4/5
GA70-87
Excellent+
$1300 
 Original bag and tube
Serial Number 70-87
Jennings, Homer
6' 2"
3/2
3
30-8-93
New or Mint
$1900 
 Serial Number 361
Original bag and tube
Made 30/8/93
Jennings, Homer
6' 6"
2/2
3
New or Mint
$1900 
 Serial Number 366
Original bag and tube
Made 27/10/93
Jennings, Homer
6' 9"
2/1
4
Excellent
$1400 
 Serial Number 369
Original bag and tube
Ferrule plug
Original owners name on the cane
Made 12/2/94
Jennings, Homer
7' 0"
3/2
3-4
New or Mint
$1300 
 PRICE REDUCED
Serial Number 446
Original Bag & Tube
Made 23/2/98
Jennings, Homer
7' 0"
2/2
4
New or Mint
$1900 
 S/N 383
Original bag and tube
Made 30/9/94
Jennings, Homer
7' 3"
3/2
4
752
New or Mint
$1800 
 Original Bag & Tube
Built 6-4-14
Cane Ferrule Plugs
KM1
Jennings-Moran
6' 9"
2/1
5
Excellent
$1500 
 PRICE REDUCED
S/N 8151
Original bag and tube
Ferrule Plug
Varnished
Made in England Circa 1985, Original Owner's Name on Cane. It is believed there were approximately 40 Jennings/Moran rods built.
Jordan, Gloria
4' 6"
1/1
4-5
Native Brook Trout
Restored
$800 
 1 Piece Rod
Impregnated
Original Bag & Tube
Serial Number 8
Actual length 4' and 5.75"
Built by Wes Jordan's wife, Gloria
Kusse, Ron
7' 6"
2/2
5
Excellent+
$1700 
 Original Tube and Bag with Hang Tag
Ferrule Plug
Serial Number 8115
Leonard
7' 0"
2/3
5
38DF-5
Excellent+
$4000 
 Original Bag & Tube
Serial Number 495P
1981 Tom Maxwell Prototype Taper
One tip has Factory Repair Wrap over a node lift
3rd Factory Replacement Tip made when lift was found; sold with 3 tips
Repair wrap can be seen in the 1st photo
Leonard
7' 6"
2/2
5
Duracane 755
Excellent
$1250 
 Original bag & tube
Impregnated
Leonard
7' 6"
3/2
4
Catskill 49
Excellent+
$2000 
 Original Bag & Tube
Leonard
7' 6"
2/2
4/5
Refinished
$950 
 PRICE REDUCED
Original bag and tube
Has a 4" repair wrap on one tip
Leonard
7' 6"
2/2
6
39H
New or Mint
$2550 
 S/N 2247
Original bag and tube
Leonard
8' 0"
3/2
5
Tournament
Excellent+
$1800 
 Original Bag with Hang Tag and Original Tube
Serial Number 4099
Leonard, H.L.
7' 6"
2/2
4-5
39
Excellent
$1800 
 SOLD
Original Bag & Tube with 80% Tube Label
Serial Number 1956
Swelled Butt
Lerdal, Mike
8' 0"
3/2
6
Good
$500 
 Original Bag & Tube
Serial Number 031
Uplocking Reel Seat
Tiger Maple Spacer
Bright Nickel Silver Hardware
Macklin Customs
7' 6"
3/2
4-5
Granger Replica
Excellent+
$1400 
 Original Bag & Tube
1 of 10 Made
Finished like a Deluxe
Maurer, George
7' 6"
2/2
5
Henryville Special
Excellent
$1500 
 SOLD
Original Bag & Tube
Serial Number 2005-01
Ferrule Plug
Maurer, George
7' 6"
2/2
5
Starlight Creek
New or Mint
$1600 
 SOLD
Starlight Creek Special
Original Bag & Tube
Serial Number 2005-02
Ferrule Plug
Payne, E.F.
4' 4"
2/2
3-4
Banty
New or Mint
$6000 
 Original Bag & Tube
Original Hang Tag
Ferrule Plug
Payne, E.F.
6' 0"
2/2
3
95
Refinished
$4800 
 Original Bag & Tube
1 1/2 ounces
Cap & Sliding Band
Excellent+ Refinished Condition
Payne, E.F.
6' 6"
2/2
3-4
96
Excellent
$5000 
 2 3/4 oz Rod Weight
Cap and Sliding Band
Original Bag, Tube, & Hang Tag
Ferrule Plug
Made For Abercrombie & Fitch
Payne, E.F.
6' 6"
2/2
4
96
Restored
$2000 
 Original Bag & Tube
These are Payne blanks received by Consignor, still in strings, from Ron Kusse
According to Mr. Kusse they were made by Tom Bailey
Blanks finished out by Steve Blake with Classic Sporting Enterprises Payne replica ferrules, F.E. Thomas Reel Seat Parts, and Original Payne Silk
Includes written provenance from Steve Blake
Payne, E.F.
7' 0"
2/2
5
98
Restored
$5000 
 Original Bag & Tube
100% Tube Label
Ferrule Plug
Complete Restoration by Macklin Customs in 1994
Original Payne Silk Used
Includes Macklin Customs Restoration Provenance
Excellent Plus Restored Condition
Has been fished post-restoration
Payne, E.F.
7' 0"
2/2
4
97
Excellent+
$5000 
 Original Bag & Tube
Made for Abercrombie & Fitch
Payne, E.F.
7' 1"
2/2
4-5
Parabolic
Restored
$2000 
 Original Bag & Tube
These are Payne blanks received by Consignor, still in strings, from Ron Kusse
According to Mr. Kusse they were made by Tom Bailey
Blanks finished out by Steve Blake with Classic Sporting Enterprises Payne replica ferrules, F.E. Thomas Reel Seat Parts, and Original Payne Silk
Includes written provenance from Steve Blake
Payne, E.F.
7' 6"
2/2
5
101
Excellent+
$5000 
 Original Bag & Tube
95% Tube Label
Hang Tag detached from bag, but included
Ferrule Plug
Payne, E.F.
7' 6"
2/2
5-6
101H
Refinished
$4000 
 Original Bag & Tube
Hang Tag
Excellent Plus Refinished Condition
Only Rated as "Refinished" instead of "Restored" due to Trim wraps not historically correct
Payne, E.F.
8' 0"
2/2
6
103
Excellent
$3000 
 Original tube,non original bag
1 guide replaced on each tip.
Payne, E.F.
8' 0"
3/3
6
202
Refinished
$3500 
 Original Bag & Tube
Ferrule Plugs
Agatine Stripping Guide and Tip Tops
Excellent Plus Refinished Condition
Only Rated as "Refinished" instead of "Restored" due to Trim wraps not historically correct
Phillipson
7' 6"
2/1
5
Powr-Pakt
Excellent
$750 
 Original bag and tube. The butt cap on the reel seat is stamped with and "S" which we believe to mean salesman sample.
Powell, Walton
7' 8"
2/2
5
Excellent+
$1000 
 Original Bag and tube
Powell, Walton
8' 7"
2/2
6-7
Excellent
$650 
 PRICE REDUCED
Replacement Bag and Tube
Serial Number 29
Schoeder, Don
7' 9"
2/2
4
West Slope Special
New or Mint
$2600 
 Original Bag & Tube
Serial Number 533H-WS-1
Quad
Leather Rod Case
Canvas Case Cover
Ferrule Plug
SC3
Schroeder, D.G.
8' 6"
2/2
6
New or Mint
$1750 
 S/N 34303
Original bag & tube
Ferrule plug
Simroe, Ted
8' 0"
3/2
5
3805
Restored
$1500 
 Original Bag & Tube
Serial Number 816
South Bend
7' 6"
2/2
5
290
Excellent
$450 
 Original Bag with Full Label
Original Fiber Tube with 80% Label
Comficient Grip with Original Label
Grip Branded "Obsolete"
South Creek Ltd
6' 6"
3/2
4
Custom
Excellent+
$2800 
 Original Bag & Tube
Serial Number 9622
Zebra Wood Reel Seat Spacer
Ferrule Plugs
South Creek Ltd
7' 9"
2/2
5
Custom
Excellent
$2400 
 Serial Number 949; 9th rod of 1994
Fast, Dry Fly Action
Original Bag & Tube
Hard Chrome Stripping Guide
Bright Nickel Silver Hardware
Ferrule Plug
South Creek Ltd
8' 6"
3/2
5
Gierach/Best Special
Excellent+
$2900 
 SOLD
Original Bag & Tube
Built on the Gierach/Best Special Taper
Serial Number 200617
17th Rod of 2006
"Greenback Survey Rod" inscribed on cane
South Creek Ltd
8' 6"
2/2
5
Gierach/Best Special
Excellent
$2800 
 Original Bag & Tube
Serial Number 8924
Blonde Cane
Walnut Reel Seat Spacer
Ferrule Plug
South Creek Ltd.
7' 0"
2/2
3
Custom
Excellent
$2700 
 Built on the Anita Rae Taper
Carries Mike's initials
Reel Seat Spacer Straight Grained Oak
Medium Flamed
Blued Hardware
Cap & Sliding Band Reel Seat
Ferrule Plug
Original Bag & Tube
Serial Number 9618
South Creek Ltd.
7' 6"
3/2
4
Custom
Excellent+
$2700 
 Built on the AK Best Signature Taper
Straight Grain Walnut Reel Seat Spacer
Medium Flamed Cane
Blued Hardware
Cap & Sliding Band
Original Bag & Tube
Ferrule Plugs
Serial Number 9813
South Creek Ltd.
7' 6"
2/2
5
Custom
Excellent+
$2050 
 PRICE REDUCED
Cocobollo Reel Seat spacer
Medium Flamed Cane
Bright Nickel Silver Hardware
Cap & Sliding Band
Ferrule Plug
Original Bag & Tube
Serial Number 9512
Taylor, R.D.
7' 7"
2/2
4
Catskill Commemorative
New or Mint
$3000 
 SALE PENDING
Catskill Commemorative 1996
Original Bag & Leather Tube
Serial Number 1 of 1P
Engraved Reel Seat and Ferrules
Thomas & Thomas
6' 6"
2/2
6
Top Hat
Excellent
$2200 
 Original Bag & Tube
Serial Number 2113
Impregnated
Maxwell/Dorsey Era
Marked 6 weight, better 5 weight
2 1/2 ounces
Thomas & Thomas
7' 6"
2/2
4
Midge
Excellent+
$2750 
 Original Bag & Tube
Serial Number 2673
Thomas, F.E.
7' 0"
2/2
4-5
Special
Restored
$3000 
 Original Bag & Tube
Excellent Restored Condition
Serial Number DOT247
Listed in the Thomas 1938 Ledger as completed on 4/19/1938
3 1/8 ounces
Ledger information per Steve Campbell February 2012
Thramer, A.J.
8' 6"
2/2
5-6
Powell Replica
Excellent+
$950 
 Original Bag & Tube
Powell Companion Replica blanks made by AJ Thramer
Finished by Michael Sinclair
2 Butt Sections; 2 Tip Sections
Depending on how assembled, can be 7'6", 7'9", 8'3", or 8'6"
Thramer, A.J.
8' 6"
3/2
6
Gillum Replica
New or Mint
$1000 
 Original Bag & Tube
Serial Number I39
Hollow Built
Thramer Hang Tag
Tirocchi, Massimo
6' 9"
3/2
3-4
Excellent
$1200 
 Original Bag with Hand Crafted Wooden Rod Tube
Bamboo Ferrules
Marked 3-4 Weight; better 6 weight
Tirocchi, Massimo
7' 0"
2/2
3
Excellent
$1300 
 Original Bag & Custom Leather Case
Serial Number 0813
Bamboo Ferrules
Marked 3 weight, better 5 weight
Tirocchi, Massimo
7' 9"
2/2
5
Excellent
$1300 
 Original Bag & Custom Leather Case
Serial Number 9-20-13
Highly engraved reel seat hardware
Bamboo Ferrules
Marked 5 weight, better 6 weight
Wagner, J.D.
8' 0"
3/2
5-7
380BP
Excellent+
$1400 
 PRICE REDUCED
S/N 304-7
Original bag & tube
Whitehead, Daryll
7' 1"
2/2
5
Excellent+
$1700 
 PRICE REDUCED
Early-vintage example of Mr. Whitehead's work
Fossilized Woolly Mammoth Ivory Reel Seat and Ferrule Plug
Original Bag & Tube
Serial Number 4B
Made circa 1989
Winston, R.L.
8' 6"
2/2
6
Excellent
$1400 
 PRICE REDUCED
S/N 6936
Original Bag and Tube with additional new Winston bag for after market 2nd tip
All sections marked same serial number in Winston hand
San Francisco.
FS6
Winston, RL
7' 6"
2/2
4-5
Excellent+
$2500 
 Built in 1980 by Glenn Brackett
Serial Number 1791
Built in Twin Bridges, MT
Teak wood spacer
Handwritten provenance by Glenn Brackett included with purchase.
Wright & McGill
7' 6"
3/2
4-5
Deluxe 7633
Refinished
$1900 
 Original Bag & Tube, No Label
Refinisher unknown
Excellent refinished condition
Wright & McGill
8' 0"
3/2
6
Special, Customized
Very Good
$500 
 SOLD
Original Granger Peerless Brand Tube, Original Bag
8'6" Blanks purchased from Wright & McGill by AK Best; sent to John Bradford to customize to an 8'0" 6 weight
Hang Tag in John Bradford's hand.
Wright & McGill
8' 6"
3/2
5
Special GS8642
Very Good
$550 
 Original Bag, Champion Tube
1 Tip Short 3/4"
GU3
Wright & McGill
8' 6"
3/2
0
Special Spinning
Very Good
$400 
 Original bag and tube
Wright & McGill
8' 6"
3/2
5
Challenger
Excellent
$600 
 Original Bag and Tube
Fiber Tube has damage but has shrink wrap for strength.
Label 95% intact.
Old Faithful Rod Co. portion of Wright & McGill.
Wright & McGill
8' 6"
3/2
0
Special Spinning
Very Good
$400 
 Original Bag & Tube
Wright & McGill
9' 0"
3/2
6-7
Deluxe 9053
Restored
$575 
 OBT
Restorer unknown
Wrapped historically correct
Wrap ghosts evident
In excellent post restoration condition. Appears not to have been fished.
Wright & McGill
9' 0"
3/2
5-6
Registered RX9050
Excellent
$2400 
 PRICE REDUCED
Serial Number 1950298
Original Bag & Tube
Copper Colored Tube with Medallion
Has received a varnish overcoat