0405: Wards 'Thorobred', Varnished 6-strip bamboo flyrod. 9', 3/2, 6-1/4 oz. Clean 6" full-Wells cork grip. Chrome D/L reel seat, no hook keep, chromed ferrules. Blackened stripper guide with hard insert. Chestnut wraps tipped black. "Wards Thorobred" written on the shaft in white ink. A quality storage case is available.
If you've been wanting to try your hand at fishing a vintage bamboo fly rod without having to go to the bank for a loan, this one will get you started! All guides (some are new) have been professionally rewrapped All joints are full length and straight and show no damage. Possibly a 'Horrocks-Ibbotson' built 'trade rod' marketed for Wards, with near flawless varnish this good looking rod looks new. Very Good - Excellent, $110