Category Archives: Rods

Our blog posts about interesting vintage fishing rods.

Hardy The No. 4 Overhead Palakona rod

This is a 5’ two-piece Hardy Palakona split cane spinning rod, hand-built in Alnwick in 1947. Initially I struggled to find any reference to it at all. Then by luck, in a 1951 price list, it appears in the West Country Spinning rod range but sadly with no images. Numbered 0-4 plus a Steel Centre […]