For sale here is our first model of the Barclay Glass line, a Special Edition 7'2" 3 weight 3 piece fiberglass rod made of the highest quality Uni-Directional fiberglass. Chris chose a deep, translucent 'brown ale' color for these rods to reflect the smooth sweetness they embody. These rods are designed in conjunction with a high quality, well respected Japanese blank maker.
The rod features only the highest quality fittings:
Snake Brand light wire Universal Guides in their new ECOating
Classic and durable Mildrum carbide stripping guides
Custom designed brass reel seat hardware made by Masatoshi Okui of Kineya Tackle
Flor Grade Portuguese cork grips and seats
The finest Japanese silk wrappings in a deep brick red
Marine grade spar finish
Milled aluminum tube with domed brass ends
Custom designed and made muslin rod sock
As a Special Edition to this line and exclusively for Vintage Fly Tackle, Chris made a special bamboo reel seat insert.
These rods are smoothly progressive. Responsive. Stable. Sensitive. Sweet.