For sale here is a stunning bamboo rod built by Ishido Hideto - the Kagerow Kei Penta model. Seven feet three inches, three sections with one tip for a three weight line. The Kei is a pentagonal rod with a very smooth and parabolic medium action. The rod remains in like new condition, having been fished once. Hideto-san has a deserved reputation for making very visually appealing rods with an exquisite finish. This was rod a special order three piece with clear transparent guide wraps and emerald green silks used for the ferrule and winding check wraps. Mildrum stripping guide and carboloy guides. Beautiful tiger maple reel seat spacer. Cigar grip. Richly flamed cane. Comes with hook keeper and ferrule plugs. All hardware is oxidized.
The glass-like Urushi lacquer finish takes three months to complete and results in a thin coat that is flexible and waterproof while at the same time being heat resistant and very durable. Because urushi lacquer does not use organic solvents, it will not melt down like urethane when exposed to high temperatures.
Don't miss out on this opportunity to acquire a Kagerow rod in like new condition without the wait!
This rod will ship from our UK office.