One of my favourite blanks, the 6wt has the subtlety of fast glass with the power to throw a streamer across the lake or into the surf. The build features a masur birch insert, perfect agate stripping guide, custom turned cork grip and hardware from Lemke (reelseat) and snake brand (guides). A great rod that has already had a really good workout in both salt and freshwater.
There is a story behind every rod and this is a particularly nice one. A few months ago I was building a 5wt for my personal use that ended up going to Jamie in New Hampshire. Not long afterwards I received an email from Ben who had bumped into Jamie on the New Hampshire river and had the opportunity to try the 5wt and wanted one of his own. The initial discussions on design were based on a simple build with green wraps. We settled on the top middle green colour, red agat