[ SOLD ] 0352: Horrocks-Ibbotson Saranac, Varnished 6-strip bamboo fly rod. 8'6", 3/2, for #6 line, 6-1/4 oz. Cap and ring, chrome plated reel seat. 6" cigar cork grip. Bright nickel ferrules with rolled welts. Black, hardened steel snake guides. All new, dark Green wraps tipped black. No hook keeper, as issued. Custom sewn replacement bag with label. A quality storage case is available. All joints straight and proper length.
This rod was refinished while maintaining about 80% of the "Horrock-Ibbotson Co, Utica, NY, Makers of Fishing Tackle" and the "Saranac split-bamboo fly rod." model name label. Versatility is provided by two-tip joints with slightly different tapers designed to support two fishing methods. One tip is a fine dry-fly tip joint, and the other a bug/wet-fly tip joint. Attractive, Heddon-like, dark Tonkin Cane may be impregnated despite the varnish overcoat. Brand new, hand applied, UV protective Spar varnish. Ready for the stream or lake. Very good - excellent, refinished. $