For sale here is a new hand planed rod built by Joe Balestrieri of Redwing Fly Rods. The "Sospiri" model - 7'9 3/2 for a 4 or 5 weight line. Weighs 3.8oz. Medium gold, lightly flamed cane, gun-blued lightly antiqued metals, Super Z type ferrules, cap and ring with Italian walnut burl seat, 1/4 inch rings of flor grade cork, Fuji stripper for lightness (tournament position), black DLC snakes, antiqued amber silks, medium brown at the ferrules. Built a bit faster in a parabolic taper, easier picks ups and softer drops - ala "Sospiri" - Italian for "ease, rest, sighs". Comes with bag and tube.