PAUL YOUNG PARA 17, 8' 6" BAMBOO FLY ROD...$1,600 SOLD

This is an early version of the Parabolic 17, one of Paul Young’s most successful big water rods, along with the Texas General and the Bobby Doerr. This rod was completely restored by Steve Blake in 2015. Written on butt shaft: "Paul H. Young-Detroit Maker / "PARABOLIC 17' 8 ½' 5.60 OZ.. On each tip: "Par. 17 – Tip Top 6/64." Features down-locking reel seat over cork, perfection stripper, bronzed steel snake guides, Super Z ferrules, marked Perfection tip tops, 3 ½" extension butt. Bag and tube are not original. Excellent rod for big water fishing, especially steelhead or other anadromous fish.

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