0399: Wards Sport King, Model M/33, #6656, Varnished 6-strip bamboo fly rod. 9', 3/2, for #6 line. 5-1/2 oz. Down-locking screw-lock reel seat with Black plastic spacer, 6"-Reverse 'half-Wells' solid cork grip. Bright nickel, rolled welt ferrules. Black snake guides and tip-tops. Hardened steel snake stripper guide. Red wraps with spaced Black tipping. Model name on the shaft along with the 'Genuine Tonkin Cane ' decal. No hook keeper as issued. Original, labeled cloth sleeve with virtually complete hang tag "model M/33, 6656". A quality storage case may be available.
Sold by Montgomery Wards, but manufactured by Horrocks-Ibbotson is this 'Sport King model M/33' fly rod The rod is 90% original and is wrapped with a Horocks-Ibbotson pattern. The rod has a powerful but moderately fast action. The larger diameter 'half-Wells' grip provides comfortable control. Eight snake guides including the snake stripper. The ferrules are bright, strong, and well fitting. The bamboo was factory heat-treated and all joints are full length and straight. New UV resistant varnish protects this near-new looking rod.
This rod is ready to go fishing, just add your favorite reel and load up a six-weight line of your choice. Own and enjoy fishing a professionally refinished, great looking two-tip bamboo fly rod for a very resonable price! Very-good - Excellent, $165