Wayward Angler merchandise and product pricing is determined by Wayward Angler, located in Fairfax Count, Virginia.   Price changes, should they be required, will be communicated to buyers prior to accepting orders.


State and Federal Tax Information:

All sales to Virginia residents are subject to Virginia state “Sales and Use Tax” of 4.3%, a country tax of 1%, and Northern Virginia regional tax of 0.7%. The total Sales tax is 6% of the purchase price. In accordance with Virginia tax law, the sales tax is determined by the location of the licensed business, regardless of the address of the Virginia resident. Out-of-state purchases from Wayward Angler are exempt from Virginia State, county or regional Sales and Use Tax.

Fishing equipment manufacturers are required by Federal Law to file Federal Sportsfishing Excise Tax (FET) on certain sport fishing products, to include fishing rods. Wayward Angler product pricing is inclusive of the FET, not to exceed $10 per rod. The revenue from this is distributed to the Fish and Wildlife departments of each of the US 50 states. Additional information regarding the Federal Sportfishing Excise tax can be found at https://www.irs.gov/publications/p510/ch05.html


Shipping and Payment:

All orders shall be shipped following completion of build. All payments shall be paid in full prior to beginning work or as stipulated by Wayward Angler in the invoice.  Shipping charges are normally processed immediately.   You shall receive an email invoice for the total purchase, including shipping on all orders (taxes apply per above tax policy and law).

All orders are shipped via USPS or FEDEX Ground service, fully insured.  All shipping costs for orders shall be charged to the customer, including any associated with oversize shipments, additional handling, other shipping services or shipments to destinations outside of the continental United States.



All returned merchandise must be received by Wayward Angler in the same condition as shipped by us, and no later than 15 calendar days from the date the customer receives the product.  Wayward Angler either will credit the purchase price of each returned item to your account or replace the item, whichever you choose.  Per our warranty If the merchandise is returned due to failure or our mistake, Wayward Angler will reimburse you for return shipping costs.

For additional questions regarding rod/merchandise returns or about Wayward Anglers rod Warranty, please visit our warranty page.