Rod is a true Trout Model. PAYNE Model 208 comes with original Payne hanging tag.Rod is a nine foot , 3 piece , two tip Trout Rod. Comes with original Payne Tube , hanging tag and rod bag. Rod is in excellent condition. The Payne Model 208 Trout rod was a favorite of many of the noteworthy fisherman of the Past War 11 era. Sparse Grey Hackle and many others always mentioned their Payne 208 model in literature of that Golden Age.
All sections of equal length. Note : that I just noticed that original agate stripping guide wrap (see picture) is starting to fray , all is intact and should be corrected. Outstanding Delaware River or Big Pine Creek Trout rod.
Rod is very Light in hand and handles a WF 5 weight line. Action is a medium Fast Dry Fly design. Note very THIN Tips on Payne rod.
I have always felt that the Payne Model 208 Trout Model rod was my favored rod when medium and longer cast are required. Much less false casting and mending is improved. The Model 208 Payne rod became my preferred rod even over the Model 204 a 8 1/2 Ft rod.
Rod comes with famous Payne Up locking reel seat. Reel seat is marked/stamped : Payne , Reg US Pat. Payne rod is in EXCELLENT Condition. Rod was refinished years ago by RW Summers.
See picture of 1990 letter. Opportunity to acquire one of the Great Trout fishing rods of the past ninety years.Payne rod is Guaranteed to be AS DESCRIBED! No visible repairs , all sections appear to be equal length. AN HONEST refinished Classic TROUT Rod from the GREATEST BAMBOO ROD CRAFTSMAN!
The item "PAYNE Bamboo Fly fishing Rod Model 208- 3piece- TROUT Rod- Cane rod- EX. Cond" is in sale since Monday, January 27, 2020.
This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Fishing\Rods\Fly Fishing Rods". The seller is "ddnester" and is located in Hazleton, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Bermuda, Iceland, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Luxembourg, Oman, Uruguay.