For sale here is a Thomas & Thomas "Salmon" bamboo rod -- 8'6" 2/2 8wt. Near mint condition. The original fighting butt section is included. All sections are original, full length and straight. Serial number 5283. Translucent honey colored wraps with light brown tipping as well as black tipping at the winding check and tip-tops. Beautiful delicately flamed cane and flawless varnish. lovely swelled butt that T&T is known for. Western style grip. Nickel silver, up-locking reel seat with a fine wood spacer. The butt cap is removable for use of the fighting butt. Oxidized ferrules size size 15/64 and the fit is nice and tight. The tips are marked 1 and 2. Medium-fast action. Rod weighs 7.60 oz. Rod includes original T&T bag with dowel stiffener and labeled tube with brass fittings.