USED GLASS & GRAPHITE RODS

All rods are provided in a cloth bag and rod case, unless otherwise stated.  All these used or collectible glass & graphite rods are sold "AS IS" with no return privilege. ONLY RODS LISTED HERE AS "BRAND NEW" CARRY A 3-DAY RETURN PRIVILEGE.

ROD/REEL CONDITION CODE: 

P-Poor. Structurally sound. Needs major refinish.

F-Fair. Needs only minor work to fish.

G-Good. Shows use and routine care. Needs no work to fish.

VG-Very Good. Average condition. Shows light to normal use and is ready to take fishing.

E-Excellent. Above average condition with light use only.

N/M-Near Mint. Close to new. Barely used.

M-Mint. AS NEW. Never Used.

M/R-Mint Restored. Professionally refinished to new condition.

N-New. New merchandise. Never used, first time sold.

The following code is used in describing each rod listed:

1) Maker’s Name, 2) Length, 3) Rod Model, 4) Number Of Pieces/Number Of Tips, 5) Line Weight, 6) Rod Weight, 7) Rod Action, 8) Type Of Reel Seat, 9) Color Of Wraps, 10) Finish, 11) Comments, 12) Condition, 13) Price.

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ROD/REEL SEAT CODE:

Batt.   Standard Orvis walnut down locking seat.

S/L or D/L.  Screw lock (down locking seat).

Rev. S/L or U/L.  Up locking screw lock seat.

S/B.  Single slide band (cap & ring) seat.

C/R or cap & ring.  Same as S/B seat.

Skeleton.  Two sliding bands only.

Dual Ring.  Same as skeleton seat.

N/S.  Nickel Silver hardware.

Full N/S-S/B.  Seat barrel, slide band and hardware are Nickel Silver.

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         41771.   FREESTONE GRAPHITE FLY ROD.  9'0".  Model 905.   4/1.  #5.  3.28 oz.   A nine-foot 5-weight fly rod is universally considered to be "The Graphite Rod" of choice, and ours is the teacher's pet. The 905 will handle dries like a 4-weight and streamers like a 6-weight. It's a precision machine that breaks all the rules and heads up the class. It has clearly beaten all the major player's rods in " 9 foot #5 weight" Shoot Outs., more than once. Top performing, 5 weight masterpiece.   BRAND NEW.    $1250.00. 






THIS FREESTONE ROD HAS BEEN USED FOR DEMO PURPOSES.  IT REMAINS IN NEAR MINT CONDITION.  THERE IS JUST A SINGLE ROD AVAILABLE  &  OFFERED HERE AT A CLOSE-OUT PRICE TO TIDY UP MY INVENTORY.  FIRST COME- FIRST SOLD & PROVIDED WITH FACTORY CLOTH BAG AND BRASS CAP ALUMINUM ROD CASE. NO WARRANTEE ON THE CLOSE-OUT PRICED RODS DESPITE THEIR ALMOST NEW CONDITION.

       41770.   FREESTONE GRAPHITE FLY ROD.   9'0".  MODEL 906.  4/1.   #6.   3.36 oz.   Medium/ Fast.   Maple.      This workhorse is a definite "go to" rod. Well-rounded, with a finely tuned balance of power and responsiveness, the 906 handles dry flies like a champ - and it really shines with nymphs and streamers.

Fly Fish America Editor's Choice Award
'...the best kept secret in fly fishing...'
'... exudes all the quality and refinement of a bespoke English double gun...'
'Our 9-foot, 6-weight evaluation rod was an absolute dream to cast, and the fastest-damping rod we've ever seen.'        
N/M.    $750.00

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 41741. CABELA'S. 8'3". MODEL LST 833-4 GRAPHITE. 4/1. #3. 2-5/8 oz. Medium/Fast. Graphite Reverse S/L. Dark Brown. Dark Olive. This is an interesting little rod. Light Weight, light action. light line.the consummate Midging rod. for trout. Very attractive and perfectly balanced for all day, on-stream delight. Appears unused. Comes with original bag and Cordura rod case.    M.   $135.00

 

 

 

 

             41701. HEXAGRAPH FLY ROD CO. 8'6". CLASSIC TROUT GRAPHITE. 3/1. #5/6. 5.0 oz. Medium/Fast. Walnut reverse N/S S/L. Dark Green t/Black w/ Green decoratives. Bamboo Colored Rod Shaft. S/N 8298001. The Hexagraph rod design concept was originated in England in the 1970's by Bruce & Walker and popularized in the US by pioneer rod maker, Walton Powell. It has been continued for many years since by Harry J. Briscoe, the firm's owner. They do indeed cast much like bamboo does. They are as close in action to cane as anyone seems to have come in graphite. This rod is fitted with trouble free, Swiss-style N/S ferrules, with witness marks, a Full-Wells style grip, a lovely Walnut filled reverse N/S S/L reel seat. The Classic Models are given a bamboo finish shaft color, come wiuh original cloth bag and aluminum case; and, of course, are made from six-strips of tapered graphite laminated to inert foam, tapered and final glued into a six-sided Graphite fly rod, just as is bamboo. Inked for #5/6 line. Appears virtually un-fished and in nearly new condition. A sweet as can be all-purpose trout rod. N/M.      $750.00  

 

41700. HEXAGRAPH FLY ROD CO. 9'0". CLASSIC SALMON GRAPHITE. 3/1. #8/9. 6.0 oz. Medium/Fast. Walnut reverse S/L w/ fixed. 1.5". butt. Dark Green t/Black w/ Green decoratives. Bamboo Colored Rod Shaft. S/N 8447805. The Hexagraph rod design concept was originated in England in the 1970's by Bruce & Walker and popularized in the US by pioneer rod maker, Walton Powell. It has been continued for many years since by Harry J. Briscoe, the firm's owner. They do indeed cast much like bamboo does. They are as close in action to cane as anyone seems to have come in graphite. This rod is fitted with trouble free, Swiss-style N/S ferrules, with witness marks, a Full-Wells style grip, a lovely Walnut filled reverse S/L reel seat with double lock rings and a 1.5". fixed fighting butt. The Classic Models are given a bamboo finish shaft color, come with original cloth bag and aluminum case; and, of course, are made from six-strips of tapered graphite laminated to inert foam, tapered and final glued into a six-sided Graphite fly rod, just as is bamboo. Inked for #8/9 line. Appears virtually un-fished and in nearly new condition. A sweet as can be Salmon or Steelhead stick.    N/M.    $750.00 

                      41699.    SCOTT.       9'0.      S-35 907-4      GRAPHITE FLY ROD. 4/1. #7. 4.1 oz. Fast. Black alum. rev S/L w/ perm 1". butt. Blue. Blue. Fast, Progressive actioned Graphite fly rod that handles a #7 line perfectly. Easy to cast a long distance with this rod, and it is a perfect , bass, steelhead, large trout or light salt water rod. Look out Bonefish! Fitted with a comfy Full-Wells grip. Spigot Ferrules. Comes with original bag and case. In Near Mint condition and ready for exercise.    N/M.    $295.00

            41768.   T&T.   FACTORY CUSTOM-BUILT T&T GRAPHITE.  VERY EARLY TROUT GRAPHITE.   6'6".  2/2.  #4.  3.0 oz.  Medium/ Fast. Walnut Aluminum C/R.  Silver t/Black.   A delightfully efficient, intermediate modulus grahite made with an easy casting dry fly action and hassle free, graphite ferrules. This rod is the 47th T&T GRAPHITE EVER BUILT, and was made in 1977. It does not appear to have been fished much and in in near mint condition. Serial #G-147. NOTE: the presence of the original factory made second tip is highly unsusal and made to order that way in 1977 to augment the original tip which is now 1-1/2" short due to factory tip-top reset. No effect on performance with short tip. Very scarce rod. In the original Bag and Case.    N/M.    $350.00.  

 

 

 

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