Schroeder, D.G. - 7'9" 2/2 5wt Bamboo Rod
For sale here is a 7'9" 2/2 5wt bamboo rod from the bench of Don Schroeder. Serial # 34503. Excellent+ used condition, the rod is in fantastic shape. Medium flamed cane with dark snake guides and carbide stripping guide wrapped in transparent brown windings with dark tipping. All sections are straight, full length & serialized, and the tips are marked for ease of rotation. Blued Swiss-style ferrules fit perfectly, and the female is fitted with a metal & cork ferrule plug. The varnish remains near perfect. The slightly swelled butt leads into an oxidized nickel silver winding check with 6" grip that is clean and smooth. Oxidized nickel silver cap & ring reel seat over mortised wood spacer; the butt cap reads "D.G. Schroeder Rod Co". A medium fast 5wt with smooth yet crisp action. Don Schroeder is a master of the craft with over 40 years of experience, and this is as nice an example as you could expect to find. Sold in the original bag with stiffener and brass capped tube w/ maker’s decal.