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The following rods are available for purchase (unless noted otherwise in the description). The rods are listed by length first, then alphabetically by maker. A sale pending tag denotes that an agreement to purchase the item has been reached, but the sale may not yet have been completed.

Hardy Marksman ~ 7’ ~ 3pc. ~ 3wt. ~ Serial No. MA091901 ~ EXC ~ From the maker: “ The Marksman is the ultimate rod for running water. It combines perfectly with light lines to give constant control in tight, demanding situations. Fast to medium recovery blanks allow tight loops and the essential casting accuracy that stream or river fishing requires. The superb Marksman action cushions light tippets yet gives plenty of power when needed. This is our favorite solution to challenging rivers. Ultra-smooth, medium fast blanks for great short to mid-range line control. Sculptured nickel silver reel seat machined to reduce weight yet retain strength. Ultra-light hardware improves in-hand balance and recovery. Multi-section for easy transportation. Supplied in a matching graphite tube, with removable neoprene cover.” This sweet looking/casting rod retailed for $550. Take this one to your favorite beat for… $295

SOLD T&T Heirloom Glass (Custom) ~ 7.5’ ~ 3 pc. ~ 3.30 oz., 4wt. EXC+/As New ~ This high quality glass rod was expertly finished out by Knoxville's Rich Margiotta on a set of T&T labeled blanks. His work may be the best kept secret in the Smoky Mountain region! It features olive green blanks, emerald silk wraps double tipped with straw and cardinal, green agate stripper, Snake Brand guides, comfortable cigar grip with tapered nose, and a custom-turned and beautifully figured "pommeled" bubinga spacer that has been buffed to a fine luster. The rod comes with a dark olive bag with stiffener and aluminum tube with gold water-tite cap, collar and end. This 4wt. rod has a sweet and smooth, medium action and a light in the hand feel. If you can get one, a new T&T Heirloom will set you back $760. Get this one, barely used for…

SALE PENDING Scott Model GS773/4 ~ 7'7" ~ 4pc ~ 1.5oz ~ 3/4wt. ~ Serial No. 453553 ~ New ~ This high quality graphite comes in a highly sought length and features an attractive gray un-sanded blank, hallmark Scott brown wraps, chrome guides, comfortable cigar grip that continues down to form the cork seat with black D/L’ing cap and ring hardware, composite WC and HK loop. The rod comes with the original Scott-labeled bag and tube. From the maker: “Scott 7’7? 3-weights have long been the preference of dedicated small stream anglers. This rod is quite simply Best in Class. It feels sweeter and casts more accurately with less effort than any previous small stream graphite fly rod of our acquaintance. It is the ultimate small stream and creek rod, where inventing new casts is often required to reach deep pools when trout lurk.” Retail is $845. Yours, brand new for… $595 SUMMER SALE $450

SOLD Vince Cummings Custom Model FL-680L ~ 8’ ~ 2pc ~ 2.8oz. ~ 4/5wt. ~ EXC ~ This rarely seen high quality Boron/Graphite rod from Stony Point, NY features attractive gray sanded blanks, gold wraps tipped black, chrome guides, comfortable modified cigar grip with lightly flared palm, spigot ferrules, teak wood seat and butt cap with U/L’ing screw & slide hood hardware, and folding ring HK. The rod comes with original green bag and aluminum tube with makes label still intact. The rod was custom made and the original owners name is inked on the butt section. It has a light in the hand feel and responsive dry fly action that is just a touch on the fast side of medium. If you’ve been after a quality-crater and affordable fly rod, this one should get some serious consideration.

SOLD Winston IM6 ~ 8.5’ ~ 3pc. ~ 3 1/8oz. ~ 5wt. ~ Serual No. 38915 ~ EXC ~ This highly sought after quality made graphite features that hallmark Winston deep green blank, chrome guides, spigot ferrules, half Wells grip with tapered nose and teak wood seat with N/S D/L’ing screw and slide hood hardware. The set comes with original natural hooded bag with embroidered Winston logo and forest green labeled aluminum tube brass collar and cap with rod info included on the top of the cap. Hurry. These usually don’t last long.

Hardy Marksman ~ 9’ ~ 4pc. ~ 4wt. ~ Serial No. MA097071 ~ EXC ~ From the maker: “ The Marksman is the ultimate rod for running water. It combines perfectly with light lines to give constant control in tight, demanding situations. Fast to medium recovery blanks allow tight loops and the essential casting accuracy that stream or river fishing requires. The superb Marksman action cushions light tippets yet gives plenty of power when needed. This is our favorite solution to challenging rivers. Ultra-smooth, medium fast blanks for great short to mid-range line control. Sculptured nickel silver reel seat machined to reduce weight yet retain strength. Ultra-light hardware improves in-hand balance and recovery. Multi-section for easy transportation. Supplied in a matching graphite tube, with removable neoprene cover.” This sweet looking/casting rod comes with original labeled bag with ferrule plug storage compartment, aforementioned tube with neoprene cover and ferrules plugs. It retailed for $550. Take this one to your favorite beat for… $295

Orvis Frequent Flyer Model 908 ~ 9’ ~ 7pc. ~ 8wt. Tip-Flex ~ EXC ~ This convenient little pack rod from the famous purveyor of fine tackle features an attractive deep green sanded blank, spigot ferrules with alignment dots for quick and easy assembly, aluminum oxide stripper, chrome snake guides, hard chrome tip-top, and saltwater-black anodized seat fitted with U/L’ing dual screw and slide hood hardware. The rod comes with the original cordura tube with internal sleeve dividers. Orvis touts this rod as the most affordable, high-quality, high-performance travel fly rod on the market and specifically targeted this model for fishing stripers, bonefish and bass. $175

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