Reams, James - 8' 3/2 4-5wt Hollowbuilt Bamboo Rod

For sale here is a Jim Reams hollowbuilt bamboo rod -- 8' with three sections and two tips for a 4-5 weight line. Serial no. 163-4-06. The rod is in near mint+ condition, lawn cast only. All sections are full length and straight. The rod features moderately tempered cane with transparent honey-colored wraps with oxblood tipping at the winding check and tip-tops. The ferrules are wrapped in mahogany tipped in oxblood. Blued guides and ferrules. The tips are numbered for convenience along with the serial number. Very gradually swelled butt. Full wells grip 6" in length. The cork shows only the slightest evidence of handling. Handsome blued nickel silver sliding ring reel seat with a beautifully figured, mortised burl wood spacer. Blued nickel silver "button" butt cap. The ferrule fit is perfect. The rod weighs an even 4 oz. The rod has a wonderful medium-fast action - crisp with excellent recovery. The butt provides ample power while the thin tips allow for finesse and tippet protection. A perfect all-around trout rod well suited for almost any situation. Includes original bag and labeled tube as well as a canvas cover for the tube.

The current price for a similar rod, new from Mr. Reams, is $3,500 with a substantial wait time of multiple years (but well worth it!)

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