Downsie’s New Cane

Downsie's new bamboo rod

So our buddy Downsie at ljdownesrodcompany.com has a new rod for 2012: a 7′-0″ 3/2 4 weight, with Thomas-like wraps in red tipped black with full intermediates, complete with an Arne Mason leather tube for $1895. All Downsie’s rods are flamed to a medium brown and fitted with nickel-silver reel seat hardware and ferrules (blued hardware is no extra charge). Rods are guaranteed against defects in workmanship for life and carry an unconditional guarantee for one year from the purchase date.