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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.

SOLD Orvis Superfine Glass Model 764-3 ~ 7.5’ ~ 3pc. ~ 2 1/2oz.~ 4wt. ~ New ~ This quality-made rod features a new and improved olive S-2 fiberglass blank, chocolate brown wraps, chrome guides, comfortable superfine grip and cork seat with lightweight U/Ling screw and slide hood hardware. It comes with original labeled bag with Orvis’25-yeasr guarantee stitched in label, labeled tube and cap, virgin registration card, free Trout Unlimitdf membership card and appears unfished. From the maker: “This Superfine Glass is the ultimate fiberglass fly rod for classic anglers. We've applied modern Orvis taper design principles to a classic rod-building material to produce a fiberglass fly rod that's smooth and slow, yet crisp and strong. Small canyon streams, quiet back eddies, and high mountain rivers ask for perfect presentation. This is not the place for the "big guns." This is the realm of accuracy, delicacy, finesse. The Superfine® Glass throws dry flies with a balanced touch and will even sling streamers when necessary. With classic fiberglass action—soft and forgiving— this is the rod for your small–stream adventures. No details were spared in the making of this soon–to–be classic. Proudly made in Manchester, Vermont, USA.”

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… $375

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 Browning Silaflex Model 222980 ~ 8’ ~ 2pc ~ 6/7wt. ~ Serial No. 554306 ~ EXC+ ~ This lightly used glass rod features an attractive broen blank, beige wraps with fancy open spiral cream tipping, chrome guides, wrapped aluminum ferrules, comfortable light cigar grip, bronze aluminum seat with D/L’ing sudal screw hardware and HK loop. The rod comes with new bag and Clear Creek cordura covered tube with zippered cap and carry handle. This one is a really nice find for he Browning/Sila enthusiast.

SALE PENDING 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. $295 SUMMER SALE $249

SOLD James Green EXP Fiberglass (from Blank) ~ 8’ ~ 5pc ~ 3.65oz, ~ 4/5wt ~ NEW ~ Newly completed by Knoxville’s Rich Margiotta is this sweet casting glass rod built on a black unsanded James Green blank. It features spigot ferrules, mint green silks tipped in antique gold, traditional carbide stripper, bright guides, comfortable cigar grip, beautiful maple burl seat with Dickerson style D/L’ing antique gold hardware. It comes with a new bag and aluminum tube with brass end, collar and cap. This medium-fast action lightweight travel rod was designed for medium-sized trout streams. Another in a long line of nicely completed and affordable rods from Rich.

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