Title 89 F.M. CLAUDIO 898A Glass 2/1. 4 3/8 oz. #8 line. Bag & Tube.
Condition Near Fine.
Seller ID FF 170113
FF 170113. 89 F.M. CLAUDIO 898A Glass 2/1. 4 3/8 oz. #8 line. U/L bright alum screw-lock over walnut into hooded cap; Payne grip; Marked Ferdinand Claudio/ 898A in ink on shaft; wraps antique gold tipped eggshell on chrome snakes & stripper guide; glass spigot ferrule; in cloth bag & Claudio alum. Tube marked: F.M. Claudio Rod Co./ 1482-38th Ave. San Francisco Calif. 94122/ (415) 681-2128. / Length: 8 ft. 9 in. / Model No. 898 / Recommended Weight. #8 line 235 gr./Made for Jxx Pxxx/ by: Ferdinand Claudio. [Cat. 2017] 17-0113 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. Grip moderately soiled. Aside from grip, Near Fine. $825