The Constable Wallop Brook 7’6” #5-weight fly rod.
2-piece, staggered ferrule. Built by Edward Barder c1993 on Constable cane. In exceptional condition.
I’m a great fan of this model. It casts exceedingly accurately, is robust and compact. A tip-top rod for wading and for dealing with good sized fish in wilder places. Very light, robust and simply a tremendous fishing rod.
7’6” staggered ferrule format –tip 50” & butt 40”- using select Constable split cane.
Constable splint end waterproof ferrule & split cane extension stopper.
Constable alloy butt cap and sliding reel band mounted on an all cork spacer.
Cigar shaped cork handle.
Hard chrome plated stainless steel American twist snake guides, matching tip ring and Amberfin lined butt ring.
Whipped in varnish impregnated transparent Pearsall’s silk, with fine dark green tippings & matching ferrule whippings.
Indian ink inscription: Constable’s Wallop Brook 7’6” #5. Barder Rod Co. 1993.
Tailor made bag with hanging loop.
Fitted heavy duty alloy case with brass fittings.