Title 86 CLAUDIO F.M. 856-A Glass 2/1. 3 2/3 oz. DT-6 line. Bag & Tube.
Condition Near Fine.
Seller ID FF 170112
FF 170112. 86 CLAUDIO F.M. 856-A Glass 2/1. 3 2/3 oz. DT-6 line. U/L bright alum screw-lock over walnut into hooded cap; Payne grip; Marked Ferdinand Claudio/ 856-A in ink on shaft; wraps antique gold tipped eggshell on chrome snakes & carbaloy stripper guide; glass spigot ferrule; in replacement cloth bag & replacement alum. Tube . [Cat. 2017] 17-0112 irz-. . Ferd Claudio was the President of the Golden Gate Angling & Casting Club [GGHACC] for a number of years. He worked with some of the best rod designers in the country to develop his glass rods. He realized that certain subtleties in action and the timeless beauty inherent in cane can never be duplicated in glass, but glass had advantages. He designed his rod tapers to stress the superior points of glass. This is a final generation Claudio, considered the best-casting Claudio by many aficionados. Ferd Claudio made rods in both an A action or a B action. The A was a faster dry fly action, while the B was a more progressive action for a steelhead rod or a more supple trout rod. Grip heavily soiled. Aside from grip, Near Fine. $850