Friday, July 15, 2011

The Bonus

I bought an old fiberglass fly rod from P.D. Walsh's Country Store in Falls Village, Conn. yesterday for a whopping $31.92 with tax.

I don't think it's ever been used. Seven feet long, casts well with a four weight and even better with a five. It's got to be 40 years old at least, probably older.

But imagine my surprise and delight when I opened the cardboard tube and saw the madras rod sock.

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