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The “Hardly Perfection” Minnow – 2′ Limited Edition – £ 90.00

The “Hardly Perfection” Minnow – 2′ Limited Edition


When my friend Richard first showed me photographs of the mad project that he was undertaking I knew I had to get some for The Vintage Fishing Company! “Splendidly bonkers” as one person described them – these miniature rods measure just 24″ long and yet are as beautifully crafted as a full size rod: of split cane construction with lined butt and tip eyes (low bridges throughout), dark green whippings (oodles of inters!), push in brass ferrules (and turned wooden ferrule stopper), cork handle (swelled ends) with mini alloy reel bands and a turned wooded end button. Even the bag is beautifully crafted – completed with its “Hardly Perfection Minnow” label and hanging loop!

The “Minnow” is only available through The Vintage Fishing Company and is a limited edition. This series will be strictly limited to a run of just 12 rods – each numbered by hand and bearing the “Minnow” name on the cane near to the miniature winding check.

Just in case you want to take the Minnow out for a bit of gudgeon or minnow fishing we’ve included a miniature reel to go with it. Sadly its only a plastic Chinese multiplier (it works fine though!) – but a well known auction site has lots of miniature reels to choose from, including metal multipliers, fixed spool and centrepin style reels. Even better if you can find one of the J W Youngs miniature reels that they produced!

As always we will try and combine items wherever possible – refunding any excess on receipt of your order. This item will be sent recorded delivery.