For sale here is a Bill Blackburn "Parabolic 15" bamboo rod - 8' 2/2 5-6wt. Excellent++ condition. Made in 2012. Translucent burnt orange wraps with black tipping at the signature wrap and winding check. Moderately flamed cane with shades from chocolate to straw. Varnished. Blued guides and ferrules. Full wells grip. Blued cap and ring reel seat with a cherry burl wood spacer. Truncated Swiss style ferrules are size 14/64. The fit is right on. Action is on the faster side of medium-fast. A great casting rod that Mr. Young would be proud of! Complete with original bag and heavy duty brass-capped tube.
Mr. Blackburn very skillfully learned the art of rod making under the tutelage of the great Tom Morgan. Save yourself the wait for a new rod and grab this one while you can.