Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Bamboo Fly Rod: South Fork by David Redington

From the Sierra Trading Post close out rack comes a rare offering in the form of a hand made bamboo fly rod.

South Fork by David Redington Ranger Bamboo Fly Rod - 2-Piece, 5wt 7'8" Retail $1,899 -Sale Price $1,199

CLOSEOUTS . Southfork 2-piece Ranger bamboo fly rod with Koa reel seat is handcrafted by David Redington in Stuart, FLA. Select oven tempered Tonkin cane blanks imported from Kwangtung Province, China undergo over 100 steps from harvest to finished rod with a strictly hands-on approach. Inspected and hand finished by David, then fitted with hand dressed nickel silver ferrules and Hopkin and Holloway guides. Signed by David Redington Fnished in fine quality thread and durable hand-rubbed varnish R.E.C. reel seats Portuguese cork grips hand formed by D.R. Aluminum and brass tube by R.E.C. of Stuart, FLA. Koa reel seat insert Red and silver trim 2-piece rod Line weight: 5wt Size: 7'8" (two sections of 46-??") Weight: 4.8 oz. Material: Bamboo cane rod, cork handle CLOSEOUTS . USA. Each 2-piece rod comes with an extra tip section. Available Colors: SEE PHOTO.

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