0297: Horrocks-Ibbotson, varnished 6-strip bamboo fly rod. 9', 3/1, #6 line. 6 oz. Brand-new Down-locking, screw-lock with Walnut spacer. Brand new 7" half-Wells solid cork grip. Nickel ferrules. Brand new, black steel snake guides, and carbide stripper guide. Black & White Jasper wraps tipped Red. Strap & ring hook keeper. Custom made, segmented cloth bag with label. A quality storage case is available.
This completely refurbished deeply flamed cane rod uses original ferrules, all new snake and stripper guides, brand new grip and reel seat. Blanks possibly manufactured by Heddon for H-I. Wrapped in the classic Black & White Jasper with Red tipping that makes this is a very sharp looking fishing rod.
Maker, rod and line data is inked on the shaft. All joints full length and straight. The deep mahogany colored bamboo of this Horrocks-Ibbotson rod may well be impregnated, yet it is finished with UV protective spar varnish. (A process used frequently by H-I) Professionally refurbished this is a strong three-piece fly rod in better condition now than when issued. Very-good to excellent condition. $120