Featured_Dickerson, Aroner

By virtue of consignment and acquisition of individual pieces or collections, we enable those in pursuit of classic and vintage fly tackle.

Contact us to sell your tackle or for assistance with finding something.

Marc Aroner – Spring Creek 5wt.

This is a Marc Aroner Spring Creek 7' 6" three-piece, two-tip for a 5-weight line weighing 4.0 oz. Marc's work is impeccable. Marc built this with an even bend throughout the rod, making it a moderate action like the other weights in the Spring Creek lineup. This rod has been handled with care and treated respectfully. This is in as close to new condition as a rod can be for having been fished.

View full product details    >

Lyle Dickerson 861711-D

This is an all original Dickerson 861711-D which is an 8' 6" 3-piece for a 6-weight line weighing 4.60 oz. It's rare to find a Dickerson from 1937 in original condition. This has a dry and wet fly tip. All sections are full-length and straight....

View full product details    >

Recent listings

Charlton 8350C - Configurable Reel 

The smallest and lightest of the Charlton Reels, the 8350 has long been a favorite of trout fishermen. This is in new condition and has never been lined. It is loaded with a 1/5 (3-5 wt line) spool. 

View full product details    >

H.L. Leonard – Appalachian 4-piece 5wt.

This is a rare pre-fire Leonard Appalachian in all original condition. The Appalachian is an 8' 0" four-piece. In my hand, the action is a pleasant medium flexing into the lower ferrule – not what I expected from a four-piece rod.

View full product details    >

John Gallas – Parabolic 7' 9" 5wt.

The Gallas' P93 is a 7' 9" two-piece for a 5-weight line weighing 4.10 oz. The all cork grip has a wood reel seat check that transitions to the down-locking aluminum hardware – a handsome detail. The ferrule is size 15 with a perfect fit. 

View full product details    >

Perfection Fly Reel – Beaverkill

This consists of Delrin side plates, a naval brass (aka Admiralty Bronze) shaft and click assembly and an ebonite knob. Pillar to pillar the reel measures 3", the diameter of the rims is 2 1/2", the spool width is 1". The reel weighs 5.10 oz. 

View full product details    >

Edwards Quadrate 7' 0" #40

Edwards Quadrate #40 bamboo fly rod. This is a 7’ 0” two-piece for a 5wt line weighing 3.30 oz. The ferrule is size 12 with a perfect fit. In my hand, the action is on the fast side with a strong dry-fly demeanor. 

View full product details    >

Walt Carpenter – Browntone 6' 6" 4wt.

This rod consists of Walt Carpenter's 'Browntone' tempering – a rich walnut toning blending into golden-colored nodes. The hard tungsten wire guides are wrapped with a rich mahogany brown, finely tipped with black. 

View full product details    >