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2 of ”The Black Pearl” 8’9” 4wt

The Black Pearls

Herewith 2 rods of ”The Black Pearl” 4wt. The first has a nice ebony insert what is a bit flamed

and the second rod is finished with black limba with a orange flame

Both rods have a Silver Nickel hardware and one with a blued version, the stripping guides of Joe Arguello and Original Snake Brand guides are wrapped with Kimono origami and Pearsalls Gossamer hot orange.

 

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The Pure 7’2″ 5wt with a matching reel

Recently finished The Pure 7’2” 5wt rod with my 5th Anniversary reel. Butt is made of the same bakelite as the reel what is made by the great reel maker Mitsuru Ishii from Japan. Top flor grip, reel seat and hardware inspired by an old Garcia Conolon fly rod. The lite Snake Brand guides and stripping guide of Joe Arguello are wrapped with silk of Au Ver a Soie. This set is heading out now to a very nice fisherman in the US.

 

5th anniversary reels

Happy to reveal the first collaboration of my 5th Ann as a professional rod builder.And more to come. Mitsuru Ishii from Japan made these 3 handmade reels especially for me. Aluminium with orange bakelite and brass. Put the same bakelite as a butt on my hardware to get the ultimate combi