8’6” WINSTON Kit Rod 2/2. [1 tip down 2 in.] 4 ¼ oz. #5 line. Serial No. 7996 [1958]; Winston Bakelite & Aluminum D/L reel seat; Wells grip;

By: WINSTON

Price: $495.00

Quantity: 1 available


FB 180106. 8’6” WINSTON Kit Rod 2/2. [1 tip down 2 in.] 4 ¼ oz. #5 line. Serial No. 7996 [1958]. 5.5/64” tip; 14/64” mid; Winston Bakelite & Aluminum D/L reel seat; Wells grip; Bakelite grip check; Marked: “R.L Winston / 8 ½’ 4 ¼ oz. #7996 Pat. No. 2537488” Tip down 2 in. has “#8769-2” marked on butt; Wraps brown over snakes & tip top on varnished medium bamboo; Carbaloy strippers on butt; Winston Durobronze ferrules overwrapped with thread; Cloth bag & Alum. Tube. [Cat. 2018] FB 180106 io. –This rod is a mixture various rods put together by Terry Gould, who used to raid the trash barrels at Winston in San Francisco. The rod cast very well with both tips. All sections straight, with length deviations noted. Terry was a talented rodsmith, and knew how to put a rod together that cast. He was also an ardent conservationist who served as Aide to Senator Bob Wilson, D. CA. on the State Select Committee on Fish & Game. Rod in a homemade cloth bag & unmarked alum. Tube. With noted defects, Very Good. $495

Title: 8’6” WINSTON Kit Rod 2/2. [1 tip down 2 in.] 4 ¼ oz. #5 line. Serial No. 7996 [1958]; Winston Bakelite & Aluminum D/L reel seat; Wells grip;

Author / Maker: WINSTON

Categories: FLY FISHING PARAPHERNALIA, FLY ROD BAMBOO,

Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: FB 180106

Keywords: Winston Fly Rod, Bamboo Fly Rod