Summers, R.W. (Bob) - Model 856 Bamboo Rod

For sale here is a Bob Summers Model 856 bamboo fly rod. 8' 2/2 for a 5-6wt line. Serial no. 22578. The rod is in excellent+ original condition. The rod features handsome dark mottle-flamed cane with exquisitely wrapped transparent, caramel brown silks matching the color of the cane. The script remains clean and bold and along with the rod information, the original owner's name is on one flat. Garrison-style hook keeper. Large cigar-style grip 6 1/2" in length with a finely turned walnut check at the rear. The cork grip is free of defects with only light soiling. Cap and ring reel seat over a mortised cork spacer. The butt cap is nickel silver while the ring is bright aluminum. The nickel silver swiss-style ferrules are size 15/64 with an excellent fit. The rod weighs 4.20 oz. The action is medium-fast. Includes original bag and tube.

The Model 856 is one of Summers' most popular and praised rods for a reason. Don't miss out on this chance to own one.