Young, Paul H. -- Driggs Bamboo Rod

For sale here is a Paul H. Young Driggs bamboo fly rod in near mint+ original condition. Made by Bob Summers. Serial no. 4584. All sections are full length and straight. The rod has richly flamed cane, varnish finish, and cinnamon colored silks. Garrison-style hook-keeper. Ritz-style grip with a slight wells taper to it. The cork remains in excellent condition showing only the lightest of handling marks. Black aluminum down-locking reel seat over a cork spacer. The nickel silver ferrules are size 13/64 with a wonderful fit. The rod weighs 3.05 oz. The action is a parabolic medium-fast. " will cast much further than good control is to be had", as stated in the PHY catalog. Intended for use with a DT4 line. 

Original bag and tube. The satin bag remains in excellent condition with only light wear and no holes. Also, includes a canvas tube cover. Lettered on two flats in Summers' handwriting. First flat: A Paul H. Young Co. Rod Second flat: Drigg's Model 7'2" 2 7/8 oz.

Don't miss out on this wonderful example of a Summers-era Paul Young Driggs model. 

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