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Avon "Test" 9'0" IMP

Avon "Test" 9'0" IMP


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    6-1/2 oz for line weight 5/6#. Length 9 foot. 2 piece with full cork handle scroll shaped with cork reel seat spacer and screw locking reel seat fitting. Snake guides with hardchrome tip and butt rings. Finished in Close ties Claret Whippings. This rod is of a very special nature used very successfully on chalkstreams and stillwaters. In 1983 the Black Rod a fore runner to this line and length assisted the World Individual Champion Tony Pawson and Alan Pearson (holder that time of three British Trout records) who also had used this excellent design when hunting specimens. It has now been named the "Test" as a tribute to both of them and now available in Built Cane. The "Test" is a particular favourite in Chalkstreams of the Test and Itchen, hence the name and the fond day's Alastair Agutter had fishing at Avington with many of the legendary names in Game fishing and show business.Designed originally by Harold Sharpes Father for Charles Ritz.


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