Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 1 1
Topic Options
#863453 - 08/11/08 01:56 PM Antique fly rod..... Whats it worth ?
8up
Good ol' Boys
10 Point


Registered: 10/14/05
Posts: 2688
Loc: Stewart co.

Offline
This was given to me by my dad but I have never used it. I don't fly fish. I am considering selling it to help fund a catfishing trip. Its a Wards Thorobred bamboo 3 pc with an extra tip section it has a small area at the top of the cork that looks like a mouse might have chewed on it.


_________________________
Each day try to make someone else day better - Inspired by a TnDeer member

Top
#863525 - 08/11/08 02:57 PM Re: Antique fly rod..... Whats it worth ? [Re: 8up]
birddoginQ
4 Point


Registered: 11/11/07
Posts: 170
Loc: Knox, TN

Offline
not a pro or a collector but did look around on the web. Selling on ebay for around $70 dollars. Thats about what the other appraisal I found said as well.
_________________________
Outside is the only place where I feel like ME

Top
#863535 - 08/11/08 03:03 PM Re: Antique fly rod..... Whats it worth ? [Re: birddoginQ]
8up
Good ol' Boys
10 Point


Registered: 10/14/05
Posts: 2688
Loc: Stewart co.

Offline
Thanks birddoginQ
_________________________
Each day try to make someone else day better - Inspired by a TnDeer member

Top
#864129 - 08/11/08 08:50 PM Re: Antique fly rod..... Whats it worth ? [Re: 8up]
big 8's in Weakley county
16 Point


Registered: 12/07/01
Posts: 14638
Loc: south fulton

Offline
seen one like it in an aluminum case bring around 40 at a auction
_________________________
Got something for sale need something get ahold of me I will try and help I trust in God.
All others pay cash
Big 8s Pawn and Sales
http://www.disabledsportsmenusa.proboards.com/index.cgi

Top
#864160 - 08/11/08 09:16 PM Re: Antique fly rod..... Whats it worth ? [Re: ]
8up
Good ol' Boys
10 Point


Registered: 10/14/05
Posts: 2688
Loc: Stewart co.

Offline
Thanks guys but I will just keep it. I thought if it were worth enough I could use it to make a memory with my son. Maybe someday I might have a grandson who fly fishes.
_________________________
Each day try to make someone else day better - Inspired by a TnDeer member

Top
#864294 - 08/12/08 05:26 AM Re: Antique fly rod..... Whats it worth ? [Re: 8up]
Nimrod777
Non-Typical


Registered: 09/28/03
Posts: 25664
Loc: Spring Hill, TN

Offline
I think it's a good call to keep it. You can search the world market and never buy one handed down to you by your dad. Memories can be made in any price range, but heritage passed down is a rare thing indeed.
_________________________
Some hunt for racks, some hunt for roasts. I hunt for sheer joy; the aforementioned items are merely fringe benefits.

Top
#864334 - 08/12/08 05:57 AM Re: Antique fly rod..... Whats it worth ? [Re: Nimrod777]
bigluresonly
6 Point


Registered: 04/09/08
Posts: 731
Loc: Cookeville

Offline
 Originally Posted By: Nimrod777
I think it's a good call to keep it. You can search the world market and never buy one handed down to you by your dad. Memories can be made in any price range, but heritage passed down is a rare thing indeed.


You are right about that.

Top
#864507 - 08/12/08 07:45 AM Re: Antique fly rod..... Whats it worth ? [Re: Nimrod777]
8up
Good ol' Boys
10 Point


Registered: 10/14/05
Posts: 2688
Loc: Stewart co.

Offline
 Originally Posted By: Nimrod777
I think it's a good call to keep it. You can search the world market and never buy one handed down to you by your dad. Memories can be made in any price range, but heritage passed down is a rare thing indeed.


Dad never fly fished a day in his life. He got it in a bunch of stuff at an aubtion a few years back. Had it been something he used and passed on I would not have considered getting rid of it.
_________________________
Each day try to make someone else day better - Inspired by a TnDeer member

Top
#864565 - 08/12/08 08:21 AM Re: Antique fly rod..... Whats it worth ? [Re: 8up]
Nimrod777
Non-Typical


Registered: 09/28/03
Posts: 25664
Loc: Spring Hill, TN

Offline
Yeah, I hear ya. Still... your kid or grandkid will probably only hear "Your grandpa gave this to me one day...". Magic is more often found in our perceptions than in reality. On the other hand they may stick marshmallows on it and hang it over a fire one campout to come lol.
_________________________
Some hunt for racks, some hunt for roasts. I hunt for sheer joy; the aforementioned items are merely fringe benefits.

Top
Page 1 of 1 1


Moderator:  RUGER, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, Bobby G, Cuttin Caller, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4104898
RUGER
86337
Deer Assassin
64839
BSK
60516
Crappie Luck
51375
spitndrum
Newest Members
tnduckhunter, draw2drop, Oh Deer, Deer slayer85, Deadeye14
13111 Registered Users
Who's Online
81 registered (Vermin93, tyson007, ruthunter, FLTENNHUNTER1, birddog, bowhunter163, 14 invisible) and 113 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13111 Members
42 Forums
89216 Topics
1043320 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
July
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.273 seconds in which 0 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.