Re: Baitcaster-to-Fly Rod conversion (antique)
Me personally would restore it and put it in a glass box and hanging it on my family room's wall. To me the sentimental value of a handed down item from a pap is greater than any fly rods. Who knows you might be able to hand it down to your kids or grand kids.
Running 26.2 miles or fishing?
Don't ask me what I want, because it won't be cheap.