R.L. WINSTON 8' BAMBOO FLY ROD...$1,300 $1,150 SALE SOLD

Here is an 8' Winston two-piece, one-tip rod weighing 4 ounces and casting a 5wt. or 6 wt. line. Ferrules are 14/64". Marked on butt shaft "Built for Chuck Olsen by / R.L. Winston / 8' 4 oz. #9886 pat. no. 2537488." The tip is ½" short. This rod was made in San Francisco before the move to Twin Bridges but after Gary Howells persuaded Doug Merrick to temper the cane. The color is a rich uniform tan. Composite reel seat and winding check, bright guides, carbaloy stripper, original bag and tube. This is a great-casting rod with either line size. Condition is fine with slight rub on the finish near the stripping guide, as shown.

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