Schliske Yampa Handmade Bamboo Fly Fishing Rod - 7'9", 5wt, 2-Piece, Spare Tip in Yampa/Duron
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Schliske Yampa Handmade Bamboo Fly Fishing Rod - 7'9", 5wt, 2-Piece, Spare Tip

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Most Helpful 3-Star Review

Reviewed by katocaddis from Washington on Tuesday, July 12, 2011
This is a great casting rod. However, as a handmade, US product I am rather disappointed by the finish of the rod. There are noticeable runs in the varnish and a couple of very small spots that look as if something about the size of a pin was removed from the varnish when drying. Nonetheless, thi... Read More
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Information about Schliske Yampa Handmade Bamboo Fly Fishing Rod - 7'9", 5wt, 2-Piece, Spare Tip
Closeouts. Meticulously handcrafted in the Rocky Mountains by professional rod maker Matt Schliske, the Yampa fly fishing rod is a majestically designed bamboo blank crafted from only the finest materials and components available. Matt's medium fast progressive actioned taper also comes to the forefront, giving anglers a smooth, balanced cast.
  • Beautiful, handcrafted and split Tonkin bamboo
  • Struble agate stripping guides
  • Nickel silver reel seat and ferrules
  • Sliding, downlocking reel seat with figured maple spacer
  • Portuguese half-wells cork grip
  • Rod name and Schliske signature on rod
  • Aluminum rod tube with domed brass end caps and protective sleeve
  • Two-piece
  • Made in United States of America USA
  • Visit our Fly Fishing Guide
Specs about Schliske Yampa Handmade Bamboo Fly Fishing Rod - 7'9", 5wt, 2-Piece, Spare Tip
  • Line weight: 5
  • Length: 7'9"
  • Number of pieces: 2
  • Flex action: Mid/Medium
  • Grip: Reverse half wells
  • Type of grip: One handed
  • Type of cork: Portuguese
  • Reel seat: Down locking
  • Reel seat material: Nickel silver
  • Spacer material: Maple wood
  • Rod material: Tonkin bamboo
  • Guide material: Struble agate
  • Rod case: Yes
  • Rod case material: Aluminum tube with cloth bag
  • Weight: 1 lb. 2 oz.
  • Weight: 4 oz.
  • Recommended use: Freshwater
  • Made in United States of America USA
  • Visit our Fly Fishing Guide

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Most Helpful 3-Star Review

Reviewed by katocaddis from Washington on Tuesday, July 12, 2011
This is a great casting rod. However, as a handmade, US product I am rather disappointed by the finish of the rod. There are noticeable runs in the varnish and a couple of very small spots that look as if something about the size of a pin was removed from the varnish when drying. Nonetheless, thi... Read More
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  • Reviewed by katocaddis from Washington on Tuesday, July 12, 2011
    This is a great casting rod. However, as a handmade, US product I am rather disappointed by the finish of the rod. There are noticeable runs in the varnish and a couple of very small spots that look as if something about the size of a pin was removed from the varnish when drying. Nonetheless, this is a smooth casting rod. Just not sure it's up to the price. The ferrule fit is also questionable. Good pop, when disassembling the rod but the tip noticeable rotates after an hour of fishing (?too loose a fit?). I got this rod with a deep discount coupon so I'm happy. However, I don't think I'd do it at the over 1000.00 dollar price.
    • Cons: Poor finish, Runs in varnish
    • Describe Yourself: Avid Fisher
    • Pros: Accurate Casting, Good Tip Action, Sensitive, Smooth cast
    • Was this a gift?: No

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