I have taken it out of storage a few times to admire it, but not to fish with it. I will never fish with this rod, and have decided to sell it to someone who can enjoy it. You can see in the photos that the plastic is still on the handle, and where customers handled it.
The item "NEW VINTAGE Hardys of Alanwick, England BAMBOO Fly Fishing Rod" is in sale since Wednesday, December 26, 2018. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Fishing\Rods\Fly Fishing Rods". The seller is "caupwhiting" and is located in South Jordan, Utah. This item can be shipped worldwide.