Maurer, George (Sweetwater Rods) "Harry's Rod" 8' 5wt bamboo rod

For sale here is a George Maurer bamboo rod. This model was dubbed "Harry's Rod", paying homage to Harry Middleton and the Starlight Creek Angling Society. The Starlight Creek rods were favorites of Harry Middleton. 8' 2/2 for a 5 weight line. From the Sweetwater rod catalog, "This rod handles the widest possible range of streams, rivers, conditions, fish and flies. A blend of the exceptional Payne and Granger 8' tapers and a joy to fish." Near mint condition. All rod sections and straight and full-length. Down-locking reel seat. Half wells grip. Ferrule plug. The rod weighs 4 3/4 oz. with size 14/64 Super-Z type ferrules. Medium fast progressive action. A delightful rod from a great maker who unfortunately is no longer with us.

We will also be listing many of Harry Middleton's prized books soon, including:
1) The Earth is Enough
2) On the Spine of Time
3) Rivers of Memory
4) The Bright Country
5) The Starlight Creek Angling Society

Once the books are listed, you can find them here.