Winston, R.L. -- 8' 5wt Bamboo Rod - SF era

For sale here is a San Francisco / Doug Merrick era R.L. Winston bamboo rod - 8 feet, 2/2 marked 4 oz. Best with a 5 weight line. Serial no. 9734. Excellent condition overall. Originally delivered as a one-tip rod. An extra tip was made by Glenn Brackett. Tan wraps with maroon tipping. The down-locking bakelite reel seat is in fine shape. Full wells grip has light ridging but otherwise very nice. Ferrule size 14/64, the fit is perfect. Original tube and bag. Medium fast action. A very nice all-around trout rod.