For sale here we have a D.G. (Don) Schroeder 8 1/2' 5wt 2/2 bamboo rod. Serial no. 54613. The rod is in excellent+ condition having been fished sparingly. All sections are full length and straight.
The rod features moderately tempered cane with deep burgundy wraps. Blued guides and ferrules. The script is clean and bold. The tips are numbered for convenience. Ring hook keeper. Full wells grip 6 3/4" in length. The cork is only mildly soiled and quite smooth. Bright aluminum down-locking reel seat over a mortised walnut spacer. "D.G. Schroeder Rod Co." is stamped into the locking ring. The Swiss-style ferrules have a perfect fit, nice and snug. Includes the original ferrule plug. The rod weighs in at 5.10 oz. with a crisp fast action. The butt provides a great deal of backbone and power while the thin tips allow for finesse and tippet protection. The length of the rod makes for easy mending and great drifts. A perfect dry-fly rod for tricky waters. The rod includes the original bag with stiffening dowel and tube with label and fine brass fittings.
Don't miss out on this great rod from a talented maker.