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.

 

41669. BROWNING LITE-ACTION. 6'0". SAFARI GRAPHITE SPIN ROD WITH MITCHELL AVOCET II G500 REEL. 4/1. 2#-8#. Light action. 1/16 to 1/4 oz lures. Cork dual ring. Dark Red. Brown. High Quality Browning Safari four-piece, lite-action, 36 Million Modulus Graphite Spin rod with a matching Mitchell Avocet II G500 Spin Reel. Both items have never been used and remain in brand new condition. Rod is complete with original rod case and reel in the original box. For two to eight lb test line. Quality built outfit.              M. $95.00 

          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

 

 

 

 

 41541. DEERFIELD ROD CO. 8'6". GRAPHITE.   4/1.    #6. 3 oz. Medium/Fast. U/L Graphite S/L. Black t/ Bright Green. Matte. Beautifully finished with Hopkins & Holloway corrosion & abrasion-proof black titanium nitride guides that include double strippers, single-foot guides and top. Epoxied black wraps with bright green trim Staggered ferrule design with a shorter upper butt and lower tip sections for increased parabolic power. Glare-free matte finish blank. Up locking woven graphite reel seat. Full Wells grip Alignment dots. Among all the four-piece rods today, this one remains unique, a casting and fish- fighting phenomenon. Internal spigot ferrule sections. Cloth bag and aluminum case. Unused. M. $200.00.

 

 

 

           

FREESTONE UPDATE:  THE GOOD NEWS:  The accolades for the Freestone Graphite rods just keep pouring in. The reception these rods continue to receive could not be more complimentary. THE BAD NEWS:  Bernard has stopped building Bamboo (Eden Cane) rods totally AND is now only building FREESTONE RODS on a "build to order" basis with indeterminate waits for delivery.  The demands on his time permit no other course of action.  The following listing of models are the few I have remaining in inventory for immediate delivery. There is only one of each model available and when these are gone, they are gone.  Act now to avoid disappointment.

 

      99109. FREESTONE GRAPHITE FLY ROD. 9'0". MODEL 904. 4/1. #4. 3.22 oz. Medium/ Fast. Kurly Koa . If light-line nymphing or precision dry fly is your thing, this 4-weight will not disappoint. The accurate, graceful 904 is a great roll caster and a mending monster. The 904 has the sensitivity to pick up very subtle takes, while still making it easy to get your fish to hand. BRAND NEW. $1250.00.





              99114. FREESTONE GRAPHITE FLY ROD. 9'6". MODEL 965. 4/1. #5. 3.72 oz. Medium/Fast.  Kurly Koa - Past conventional wisdom dictates that longer 5-weights can be "clunkers". That verdict is largely well deserved, but not for our 965. This rod performs with all the aplomb of a solid 9-footer, but that extra 6 inches gives you significantly more line control and eases up on the casting effort. Think a medium PLUS action the loves to reach over current toungues and shines in a drift or belly-boat.     . BRAND NEW. $1250.00.



          

99115. FREESTONE GRAPHITE FLY ROD. 9'6". MODEL 966. 4/1. #6. 3.86 oz. Medium/Fast. Kurly Koa - This rod is a perfect all-around 6 weight. For a larger rod, the 966 still fishes easily and comfortably, equally at home fishing big flies for trophy trout or swinging wets for steelhead and smallmouths.   BRAND NEW. $1250.00.






           99116. FREESTONE GRAPHITE FLY ROD. 9'6". MODEL 967. 4/1. #7. 3.88 oz. Medium/Fast. Kurly Koa -The 967 is a great steelhead, heavy trout, smallmouth rod. Skating dries or plumbing the depths, this rod will do it with style and ease. The 967 is also our personal preference for fishing larger lakes for trout, and the first rod we pack for the Patagonia lakes Floating or sinking, this versatile rod can provide "no balk" performance everytime.    BRAND NEW. $1250.00.

               99119. FREESTONE GRAPHITE FLY ROD. 10'0". MODEL 1008. 4/1. #8. 4.20 oz. Fast.  Kurly Koa - The 1008 is an excellent single-hand long distance weapon. Our cutting edge design and construction technology let us produce a rod that is light in the hand and perfectly balanced. The 1008 has ample tip power for handling sinking heads and bigger flies. A fast action easily allows a line overload to a 9 weight, if required. Many folks loved this rod even more with the 9 line, but for bass or salmon fishing, the Doble Taper Eight weight is the preferred choice. You'll appreciate its balance and versatility. This rod makes long distance casting chores a real pleasure. (Note: This is a demo model with minimal use). Special one time price.          M. $950.00.

 

           41702. HEXAGRAPH FLY ROD CO. 8'0". CLASSIC TROUT GRAPHITE. 3/1. #3/4. 4.0 oz. Medium. Walnut reverse N/S S/L. Dark Green t/Black w/ Green decoratives. Bamboo Colored Rod Shaft. S/N 6298101. 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 #3/4 line. Appears virtually un-fished and in nearly new condition. A sweet as can be light-line trout rod. N/M.       $750.00

 

             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   

                  41736. LOOP ADAPTED GRAPHITE 4*6. 9'5". BLUE LINE. 4/1. #6. 3.5 oz. Medium/Fast. Mahogany rev S/L. Dark Blue. Dark Blue. Easy Travel four piece Trout rod for a WF6. New cost is $500. Comes with original bag and Cordura rod case. Very lightly used. E $150.00

          41707. ORVIS. 9'0". WESTERN SERIES. 2/1. #6. 3-1/2 oz. Mid Flex/ Fast action. Walnut Reverse S/L. Dark Red. Charcoal. Fast, full flexing, powerful action for all around trout use. S/N 0988. Original bag and Aluminum case. Light usage. E. $125.00.

          41723. SAGE. 7'10". TXL 2710-3. 3/1. #2. 2/1/8 oz. Fast. Olive wood reverse S/L. Olive. Golden/Olive. Sage Generation 5 Graphite rod with a perfect action for super fussy midging and very small dries and nymphs. Fantastic rod. for the light tackle enthusiast. Even Bluegills on this rod will be a total blast. Comes with the original bag and aluminum case. Rod shows no use and remains in mint condition. Ready to go fishing. M. $350.00.

              41724. SAGE. 9'0". 790 GFL. 2/1. #7. 3-1/2 oz. Fast. Walnut reverse S/L. Brown. Mahogany. Sage Graphite I rod with a perfect action for heavy trout, small mouth bass or light salmon work. Fantastic Alaska rod. Also try this rod with a WF8 line and you may smile a lot. Reel seat has permanent 1" extension. Comes with original bag and aluminum case. Rod shows virtually no use and remains in near mint condition. Ready to go fishing. S/N D3124. N/M. $175.00.

                41738. SAGE GRAPHITE II. 9'0". MODEL 890-4 DS. 4/1. #8. 4.0 oz. Medium/Fast. Black Aluminum U/L Seat w/ 1" permanent ext. butt. Black. Dark Brown. Easy Travel, four piece Steelhead, Heavy Trout, light Salt Water and Bass rod for a WF8 line. Comes with original bag and aluminum rod case.      E. $135.00

 

 

 

              41740. SAGE GRAPHITE III. 9'0". MODEL RPLXi 1090-3. 3/1. #10. 4-15/16 oz. Fast. Black Aluminum U/L Seat w/ 1-1/2" permanent ext. butt. Black. Dark Blue. Easy Travel, three-piece Salmon, Steelhead, Salt Water and Bass rod for a WF10 line. Lots of power and line speed to overcome those nasty breezes. Comes with original bag and aluminum rod case.      N/M.    $295.00

 

 

 

                41720. SEQUOIA CUSTOM ROD. 9'0". SDG-5 MODEL. 2/1. #5. 2-7/8 oz. Medium-Fast. Zebra wood reverse S/L. Black. Dark Brown. Nicely done, easy casting fly rod finished on a Scott blank with single foot guides. Cloth bag and aluminum rod case. E. $95.00.

                      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.    $375.00

           41749. WINSTON. 9'0". GRAPHITE IM6 XD. 3/1. #8. 4-5/8 oz. Medium/Fast. Delrin S/L w/ 1.75" permanent ext. butt. Dark Green. Dark Green. Incredibly well done, high grade salmon, steelhead and salt water rod that is ideal for Bass, Bonefish, Redfish, Snook, Permit, Stripers, Bluefish, etc. Can't be beaten for Salmon and Steelhead fishing too! This is one of the best feeling 9x8 rods you'll ever cast. Rugged tip-over ferrules. Comfortable Full Wells grip. Extremely rugged and corrosion proof Delrin reverse screw lock seat with a permanent 1.75" extension butt. Lightly fished and in still in super condition. Original Bag and aluminum case. N/M. $275.00.



                  41735. WRIGHT & MCGILL GLASS FLY ROD.     6'6".    EAGLE CLAW FEATHER LIGHT MODEL FLFU225.     2/1. #5/6. 3.0 oz. Medium/Fast. Alum. S/L. Yellow t/Black. Yellow. Nice earlier two-piece GLASS FLY rod from the early 1970's Two-piece construction with tip over butt ferrules. This rod is hand lettered "Line Size 6", but works really well with a DT4 or WF5 line. These early W&McG rods have become very collectible. This one also has the bronze W&McG Medallion on the cork grip. Shows almost no use and remains in near mint condition. Original cloth bag and add-on aluminum rod case.     N/M $225.00

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