Last Updated on 11/14/2004 by bidz

Your grandfather’s rod

Conway Daily Sun
Fishing Valley Angler
Bill Thompson

“Every so often, someone will bring an old bamboo rod into the shop. The story is always pretty much the same. They have acquired an old bamboo rod from their grandfather and they have heard that these things sell for thousands of dollars. Most of the time I have to let them down and tell them that their rod at best is worth only a few dollars.
…Should the rod have a name on it like: Thomas, Orvis, Payne, Leonard or Phillipson, you may indeed have something.”

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