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Custom Rod and Aspen Reel Outfits

Currently, I have a great line-up of rod blanks on hand in the workshop ready to build. Contact me for details.     Kabuto 8053 in translucent natural white.  This is a 8′... Read More

Custom 8-Weight Fly Rod

This is a custom 9′ 8-weight carbon fiber (graphite) fly rod recently completed for a customer who plans to use it for Great Lakes salmon, steelhead, large trout and bass.  It sports a custom... Read More

Rod Building Tip for Guide Placement

  Rod building can be a somewhat challenging hobby, and getting your guides in the correct locations on the blank with the correct spacing can be done with narrow masking tape, surgical tubing,... Read More