For sale here is a Paul Young "Texan" taper bamboo rod made by John Pickard. Model 867 (made with pre-embargo cane). 8 1/2 feet, 2/2 for a 6 or 7 weight line. The rod weighs 4.95 oz. Ferrule size is 17/64. Medium fast (almost fast) cannon! The rod is in excellent +++ condition showing only extremely light use. All sections are full length and straight. Comes with original bag and tube. This is an outstanding dry fly rod for large trout, bass, summer run steelies, or even bonefish and snook -- Martha Marie Young caught many with her PHY Texan!