Made in 1957, this rod is all original with the exception of the butt female ferrule rewrapped and one tip top replaced. Has all of its male and female ferrule plugs, bag and tube. Very smooth slow action trout rod for a 4 wt line.$795
New or near new, this rod taper is an exact replica of the Granger7630 7' 6" 4 wt Silk wrapping replicate the Granger Deluxe models. $550 sold
At 3 7/8 oz this rod can pair up nicely with a 5 wt line. Simply stated" Orvis Impregnated" and a previous owners name and serial number 12802. Original bag and may be replacement tube. Rod is full length and original in very good condition. 3 7/8 oz $500
Douglas J Duck
A fine custom rod maker, who visited Hoagy Carmichael's shop several times back in the day, meticulously produced replicas of the Garrison rods and others. This rod displays a Garrison rod in virtually every facet of its design. The result is a great mix of the material, tapered bamboo, and length.
Model 204E 7'3'' 2/2 for a 5 wt line.
Excellent condition asking $1200.
I'll accept any form of payment and shipping to the conus for $25.
Stamped "Payne REG.U.S.PAT OFF." on the uplocking reel seat. 3/8" cork rings on a smooth, half wells grip. Blued ferrules, agate stripper. All sections are full and straight. With original bag and tube. Very Good Condition.
Payne 208. 9' 3/2 excellent condition.Root River Rod Co Lanesboro, MN
Absolutely gorgeous! This rod has never been fished, could possibly have never been casted even.
Truly Mint Condition.
Serial Number 9161. Stamped "Magnum Opus" on the slide band over a figured maple filler and of course, "Ron Kusse Maker" stamped on the butt cap. The rattan handle is highlighted with red thread with a custom winding and grip check. Exquisite signature wrap over swelled butt, gold intermediates, honey silks on the guides. Hang tag states "Mirror tip, 5 wt line, 3 and 3/4 oz" Comes complete with bagged, solid brass tube.
Also check out the Kusse Leonard-Mills reel that should go with this rod which is for sale in our vintage reel section.
Kusse Magnum Opus Bamboo Fly Rod. Root River Rod Co. Lanesboro, MN
This rod was sold from the Payne Shop, has the uplocking reel seat, 3/8" cork rings, very smooth, all the wraps and guides are in perfect conditions, blued ferrules have that butter smooth fit. Original bag and tube, all sections are full and dead straight.
Payne 97 Vintage Bamboo Fly Rod. Root River Rod Co. Lanesboro, Minnesota
Just picked this one up, I will have it for a month or two and then it is on it's way to Bob Summers. Here if your chance to meet Bob and take it there yourself. Comes with bag, wet tip and dry tip. The rod is actually in very good condition except that the dry tip is 4 inches short. Bob is going to be making a new tip for it.
Paul Young Vintage Bamboo Fly Rod Para 15 Root River Rod Co Lanesboro, Minnesota
This fishing rod has never had a line on it. It's the last generation of Leonard rods made. Serial #115. Exquisite workmanship and node work. Perfectly straight and flawless varnish. The only slightly parabolic taper produced by Leonard designed as a 7 ft 3 wt. 2.5 oz.
$1200 or best offer.
Leonard 38 ACM Fly fishing rod. last generation of Leonard fly fishing rods made. Lanesboro MN
Honey wrapped english twist guides with a snake stripper. this fly fishing rod has three tips , one full one 1" down and one 1/2' down. Patented ferrules 13/64 and 8/64. A fine lightweight classic having a swelled butt, 4 1/4" cork grip with butternut SB reel seat. Original bag and tube Actual rod weighs 2.6 oz. Varnish, ferrule fit and guides are all very good to excellent. A very fine instrument for a 3 wt line.
Was $1,495.Price lowered to $1,295
Leonard Catskill 38 1/2 7 1/2' fly fishing rod. butternut SB reel seat. Lanesboro MN Root River
Butt cap is stamped"The Leonard Rod" and H L Leonard Co Maker. has patented stamped ferrules also.
Original bag and tube, brown silks. Tips are slightly darker than butt and mid. Tip tops measure .069" over varnish. This 8' 5wt rod is rock solid and ready to fish $550 SOLD
7' 4wt Featherweight two piece with two tips. $450
Dennis Stone 7' 4wt Featherweight Bamboo Fly Rod
8' Three piece with two tips restored by Dennis Menseer. $450 2f
Heddon #10 8' Bamboo Fly Rod Root River Rod Co
very good condition this rod is a slow action 5 wt in my hands. Very good condition original bag and newer aluminum tube. $250
Hardy Mitre Bamboo Nymph Rod Root River Rod Co