F.E. THOMAS "THE BANGOR ROD" 9 ½'...$600 SOLD

This rod was restored in 2013 by Steve Blake. This is a light salmon rod with an extension butt. Total weight is 6 ¼ ounces, ferrules are 19/64" and 12/64", tips are 5/64" measured below the tip-top wraps, all sections exactly 38 3/8". Mildrum stripper, bronze-colored steel English snakes, Thomas nickel-silver ferrules, correct looking bag and Peerless tube. The extension butt is tapped for a screw-in rubber button which is missing. This is a delightful rod with a 7wt or an 8wt, and can be fished as a switch rod. Airline-friendly 3/2 configuration.

Click on images to enlarge