Payne Taper Classic Series Rods


The Payne rods are characterized by their classic understated good looks, their smooth easy flowing tapers and reserve power.


My Payne taper rods are wrapped in Payne brown tipped yellow, blued Payne style ferrules and flamed cane. Agate stripping guide is optional at no additional cost. Those rods equipped with a down locking slide band reelseat are blued nickel silver and have a cigar grip. Those rods equipped with a screw lock reelseat have an original style aluminum up lock  seat with a reverse half wells grip. Reel seat fillers can be either walnut or Spanish cedar.


All Paynes make excellent hollowbuilt rods and are offered in solid and hollow construction.


2 Piece Models

#96 - 6 1/2 ft 3wt

#97 - 7ft 3wt

#98 - 7ft 4wt

#100 - 7 1/2ft 4wt

#101 - 7 1/2ft 5wt

#102L - 8ft 4wt

#102 - 8ft 5wt


3 Piece Models

#196 - 7ft 4wt

#197 - 7 1/2ft 4wt

#198 - 7 1/2ft 5wt

#200L - 8ft 4wt

#201 - 8ft 5wt

#204L - 8 1/2ft 5wt

Canadian Canoe - 8 1/2 ft 6wt