Bolt, RK -- 8' 3wt Bamboo Rod

For sale here is a R.K. Bolt bamboo rod in near mint original condition - 8' 2/2 for a 3wt with a marked weight of 3 1/8 oz. Serial number 0803. All sections are full length and reasonably straight. Copper wraps and yellow tipping. Yellow and red tipping at the winding check. The tips are numbered at the ferrules along with the serial no. Ring hook-keeper. Reverse half-wells grip with only light handling marks. Bright nickel silver uplocking reel seat over a gorgeously figured wood spacer. "R.K. Bolt Maker" is engraved on the locking ring. The ferrules are size 13/64 with an excellent fit. Includes bronze and cork ferrule plug. The actual weight of the rod is 3.35 oz. The action is a buttery smooth medium that recovers nicely. The rod includes original bag and tube with label and canvas tube cover. Stamped in the cap is "R.K. Bolt Rod Co.".

Bolt is the heir apparent to the Howells legacy, purchasing Gary’s workshop in its entirety and building rods in the Howells vernacular with extraordinary integrity.