Finding The Spine On A Fishing Rod Blank

Finding The Spine On A Fishing Rod Blank

So What Is A Fishing Rod Spine?

Almost all rod blanks are produced by wrapping graphite and/or fiberglass around a steel mandrel.  This process causes a slight deviation in the material which results in softer and stiffer sides to the rod blank, and is commonly referred to as the spine.

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FAQ For Building A Custom Fishing Rod

FAQ For Building A Custom Fishing Rod

Here is a list of the most common questions we field from our customers.

Is it difficult to build my own fishing rod?

Not really.  As long as you have the right tools and instruction almost anyone can build their own fishing rod. Just like most other things, you will develop more skill the more you do it.  Handmade custom fishing rods are no different; the more you build, the better you get.

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How To Make A Tandem Spinnerbait

Although the tandem spinnerbait is a very popular Bass fishing lure, it can be an equally effective lure for any fish that is attracted to flash and vibration.

Spinnerbaits are available in many forms and color variations, but nothing beats designing your own pattern to fit your unique requirements.

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Fishing Lures With A Soft Body Design

Fishing Lures With A Soft Body Design

The fishing lure’s body shape is the single most important design consideration when inventing new soft bait.

A basic understanding of concepts such as natural resemblance, center of gravity, frontal resistance, and stationary action must be understood to maximize the lure’s fish-catching ability.

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Crankbait Design Elements For Tackle Makers

Top 10 Crankbait Design Elements For Tackle Makers

The crankbait has more design variations and considerations than most other types of fishing tackle. It’s action and effectiveness is drastically affected by everything from the shape of the body all the way down to the position of its hooks.

To create a truly effective crankbait, tackle makers must carefully consider all of the aspects that affect the lure and balance them into one successful design.

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Mud Hole 2014 Commercial

2014 Mud Hole Custom Tackle Commercial

Mud Hole Custom Tackle, Inc. is the world’s largest supplier of tackle crafting goods — rod building, fly tying and lure building.

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