For sale here is a Cris Carpenter 8'4" 5wt 2-piece / 2-tip prototype 8-strip bamboo fly rod. Hollowbuilt into the tips using Cris' spiral fluting technique, the rod weighs weigh 4.47oz and features medium flamed cane with matte finish and 4x4 node spacing. Bright snake guides with clear agate stripping guide, wrapped in oxblood windings with black accents. Blued ferrules fit perfectly. The butt section bears the makers signature and serial #822. 6" full wells cork grip and up-locking screw lock reel seat over burl spacer. An innovative 8-strip 5 weight with a very crisp medium fast action. The rod has incredible feel but with noticeably quick recovery. I like it with both DT and WF lines. The rod has been lawn cast only. Sold in the original bag and tube with makers decal.