Fenwick Fiberglass Ff-85 Fly Rod
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Fenwick Fiberglass Ff-85 Fly Rod:
VINTAGE FENWICK FLY ROD FF85 MEDIUM
FENWICK "GLOW STICK"
FENWICK'S DON GREEN DESIGNED AND BUILT
FENWICK LARGE DIAMETER 'THIN - WALL' DESIGN
Early build, 1969 "H" FF85 - 8 1/2 Fly Rod.
The "Glow Stick" as it was referred to often, is built on one of
Fenwick's Don Green Translucent 'Thin Wall' Blanks.
Awesome Feel and Touch, more and more difficult to come across
'Glow Stick' rods. Fiberglass is Coming Back!
The Thin Wall Fenwicks reign was cut short
by the New High Tech Material Graphite.
This FF85 shows a lot of fishing trips, but it's nice and tight -
Solid Rod.Missing the rod butt cap.
Some glue frost on the lower rod opposite of the Fenwick decal.
Comes in its' Original and 'Correct' Westminster California 'Aluminum Tube'.
Tube shows heavy use with the screw cap missing.
All the thread and eyes are tight with no damage -
Cork is also tight - Fiberglass is in Very Good Condition -
Length: 8' 1/2" Sections: 2
Fly Line: 7-8-9 (Rod casts nice with a 7wt)
Reel Seat: Double Down Locking
Rod Tube: Fenwick Aluminum Tube
On Apr-12-13 at 20:32:36 PDT, seller added the following information:Designed by "Jimmy" Green, not "Don" as listed.