Chester Rods (Brian Kleinchester) Browntone Bamboo Rod 7'6 2/2 5wt

For sale here is a very nice bamboo rod built by Chester Rods (Brian Kleinchester). It's a 7'6 2/2 Browntone model built for a 5 wt line. The rod is from Brian's "Jackson Series" -- "At home on small to medium tail water fisheries", although it's certainly not limited to tailwaters! Brian Kleinchester, a long-time fisherman and resident of Virginia, apprenticed under bamboo rodmaker Rick Robbins. Brian's rods are all hand-planed and include his own proprietary tapers. Quite impressively, he also makes his own nickel silver ferrules and reel seat hardware. Serial number 313, made in 2013.  Weighs 4 1/8 oz. Cigar grip, down locking slide band reel seat with Maple burl wood spacer. Olive wraps with red tipping. Original labeled tube and tan rod bag.