However, I will modify my tapers to suit your casting style. Browsing this Thread: 1 Anonymous Users Bottom Previous Topic Next Topic Register To Post « 1 (2) 3 » Re: Old South Bend bamboo fly rod #16. Includes replacement cloth bag and aluminum tube. When this rod came to me its reel seat was busted, some of the guides were broken or missing, and it needed a lot of straightening. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 13 and 19. When the unthinkable happens and you damage your rod fighting that big fish (or car door), I can help. 7'-6", 3 wt: A wonderful dry fly rod with a faster action. I think shrimpy is a little too generous on the price. 125.00. Please see pictures for exacts on this item. South Bend, #55-9 Fly Rod. Very good 5-1/4", solid-cork half-Wells grip. The definition of classic tapers are those tapers that were developed by rodmakers that are no longer alive. I think you rod is from the 1930's. Vintage South Bend Split bamboo fly rod 24-8 1/2' in original case. ↳   Information About Makers and Manufacturers, ↳   Appraisals & Identification of Bamboo Fly Rods. The reel has some spots of rust or tarnish. Here are links to the "classic" tapers posted there: ... South Bend Cross 1927 Light Duty Salmon Rod - 9ft 6in Posted by Bob Maulucci, December 25, 2001. Bamboo fly rod repair thorough and affordable. Then out of these uncutt sections, you trim as needed to get what you want. South Bend tapers are basically linear tapers that where made in 4ft sections and cut tot he rods needed. South Bend rods are defined by the model number. FOR SALE! The list I have compiled below is only a very small handful but represent what I think is a good cross section of lengths, actions and configurations. Top . Browsing this Thread: 1 Anonymous Users Bottom Previous Topic Next Topic Register To Post « 1 (2) 3 » Re: Old South Bend bamboo fly rod #16. Your Custom Text Here. Rod Tapers: A Look At Bamboo Rod Tapers, The Basics – ... Smith, Robert D., Robert W. Crompton: Father of the Five Strip Bamboo Fly Rod, The Whitefish Press (2018) Barch, R. J., Publisher, The Planing Form, 25 Year Index. Clifford Constable Tapers? Click Here for Rod Raffle. The original guides and ferrules appear that are intact to be in great shape as well as the wraps. I don't remember the South Bend bamboo rods having a great reputation. In it they listed four models of rods ranging from 7 ½ to 9 feet long made to his compound tapers. Fishing Tackle for Sale on Ebay. Fly Rods for sale. Posts: 461. Red wraps sans tipping. C $961.87. South Creek Ltd. is your premier shop for custom, hand-made bamboo fly fishing rods by renowned craftsman Michael D. Clark. S. steelhed New member. Look for you rod on ebay in the South Bend fishing in advertising. It has a small tapered grip with no winding check and cork reel seat with a sliding band. SOUTH BEND BAMBOO Fly Rod, Model 47-9, 9 ft., 3/2, 6 weight, Vintage about 1951 - $116.83. It's a slightly slower rod that would be at home on any trout stream in the east or mid-west. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. Joined: 2012/12/9 15:03. SOUTH BEND 290 7’6″ BAMBOO FLY ROD $ 260.00. The rod is in excellent condition as shown in the photos. 15 watching. Vintage South Bend Bait Co. by jeffkn1 » 12/03/15 06:28, Post Thread starter Ebay USA; Start date Dec 30, 2017; E. Ebay USA Guest. Constable : Constable Brokenstraw: Crompton : Tapers for pentas: Cross (SB) South Bend Cross #1500 7.5' Cross (SB) Looking for 8ft south bend tapers: Degere "Digger" Degere 6'6", 2wt. Rarely seen 7 1/2' South Bend model #291, 4pc 1 tip Pack Fly Rod. C $509.60. Your rod is post-war, with the HEH taper only offered in the 1949 and 1950 catalogs (although it's possible they could have been available from South Bend by special order into the early 1950's). South Bend Bamboo Fly Rod, Model 47-9 (FREE SHIPPING) $189.00. Its a South Bend Model 47, … The end of the tube is a bit dented. On just about every South Bend fly rod made throughout the 1940's & 50's (the heyday of the company) you'll find either a two or three digit code number, then a dash, followed by the rod's length. Tapers will be posted under each rodmaker by name, if you wish to submit new tapers, please include a brief description; Don Andersen Very Fine Antique South Bend Split Bamboo #346 9 Ft.4 Pc Fly Rod In Original Cas. At one time the only fly rod you could get was made with bamboo and many were mass produced at a low price point. If you are a Vendor or supplier of rodmakers supplies or components and want to be added … Vintage South Bend #290 7 1/2 foot Bamboo Fly Rod Original Rod Tube & Sleeve Excellent Condition. The rod looks to be in excellent condition. 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