0437: Niedbalski,'Eastern Brook' varnished 6-strip bamboo fly rod. 9', 3/1, 5/6 wt., 5-3/4 oz., 7-3/4" straight cork grip. Aluminum down-locking reel seat. Strap & Ring hook keeper. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Hardened steel snake guides and tip top, blackened nickel silver stripper guide. Red wraps tippped Black. Mid-butt signature medallion. All joints are full length and vintage straight. Custom sewn, segmented and labeled cloth sleeve. A quality storage case is available.
The extra length grip on this rod is a straight taper solid cork grip that provides about 4" of forward area for adjusting your cast. The grip has been chemically cleaned. The aluminum bodied reel seat with nickel hardware is smooth, secure and light-weight. The new varnish is UV protective spar varnish. A trade rod, it now carries a name and my decal. The model name refers to any trout stream in your fishing memory. This is a very nice, medium action Trout rod.
If great looks 'and' performance are requirements, then this professionally rehabilitated vintage blonde split-bamboo is sure to please. The Red wraps are tipped with Black. (Hats off to H.L.Leonard's favorite color combination. The rod joints and assembled rod are vintage straight, with very little overall sag! Very-good to Excellent. $145