A friend has given me a double handed cane fly rod that he found when he was clearing out his house. The makers name on the rod is BAVINS. The rod is in good condition and I intend using it. Anyone know anything about this rod maker.
I just ordered a 12' 450 gr Cane rod from Bob Clay. My "dream "reel to go on it is a vintage Hardy perfect in left hand wind. I know this is a relatively rare item , but I was wondering if anyone has some ideas on where to start my search and what I should expect to pay if I find one.Also I was...
Hi, I have recently been left the above rod from a sadly passed friend but cant find anything about this rod on the net ! Someone out there MUST know something about this rod and how much it's worth !! I have cast it on the lawn with a #5  wf line and was amazed how easy it would punch out...
Please can anyone offer advice on a suitable reel of classic design, such as a Hardy Princess, which will be suited to my newly made 8 1/2' cane rod 6/7#.
The reel obviously needs to have a substantial drag !
All help greatly appreciated.
Sharpe's Splitcane Salmon Rod, Scottie, Impregnated and Spliced
I will give you a fair price for your Sharpe Splitcane Salmon Rod regardless what condition. I'm above all interested in the 15 foot, Sharpe's Scottie Splitcane, Impregnated and Spliced of course.