0434: Shakespeare, "Bug Rod", Varnished 6 strip bamboo flyrod. 9', 3/2 for #7wt, 'HCH or D' line, 5.8 oz. Green wraps tipped Black. Snaplock reel seat with White color plastic barrel. 7" half-Wells solid cork grip. Black snake guides with Black stripper. Loop hook-keeper. All joints are very straight and the correct lengths. The nickel-silver ferrules fit well with no cracks - wound over. A very high-quality Shakespeare rod built on attractive blonde 'GenuineTonkin Cane'.
Very sharp looking Shakespeare with the maker label 75% complete. Labeled "Genuine Tonkin Cane' , no model number, just scripted "Bug Rod" in white ink. This rod shows no signs of abuse and therefore would fish nicely as well as improve your 'Shakespeare' collection. Most likely the result of a professional refurbishment the rod has a smal medallian wrap mid butt-joint. Custom sewn segmented sleeve with my label. A quality storage case is available. Exc. $165