WALTON POWELL 9 ½' STEELHEAD ROD...$750 SOLD

This rod was made in Walton Powell's Chico. CA, shop in 1982. Serial number is 39-82. Total rod weight is 6 1/8 ounces. Ferrules are 19/64" and 13/64", with the tips 5/64" measured below tip-top wraps. Comes with an extension butt, although there is no provision for this in the rod tube. Fuji stripper, bright snakes, nickel-silver ferrules, brown wraps tipped scarlet. Original owner's name on butt shaft. Original bag and tube. Immaculate condition with minor soiling on the cork. The mid is 3/16" shorter than the butt and tips for no apparent reason. This is a superb steelhead rod, casting an 8wt very well and suitable for use as a switch rod. Airline-friendly 3/2 configuration.

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