Mud Hole and MHX Sign FLW Pro Blake Smith

Mud Hole and MHX are pleased to announce a title sponsor partnership for FLW and Redfish Tour Pro Blake Smith!  Want to know more about Blake and our partnership?  Check out this blog post!

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John Cox: Building a Champion

John Cox and custom rod building are a match destined for championships. With the Forrest Wood Cup already under his belt, John Cox talks about how meeting Mud Hole, building custom rods, and fishing with the custom confidence changed his life.

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John Cox, the Forrest Wood Cup Champion

After a great start with the win at Hartwell, John Cox felt primed and prepared to tackle his biggest test, the Forrest Wood Cup. John has made multiple trips to the Cup before, but this time after building his own custom frog rod, Cox felt more confident than ever.

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John Cox Talks Custom Rod Building and Repair

Coming off his championship at the Forrest Wood Cup in 2016, John Cox recalls how custom rod building and repair changed his fishing, his season, and ultimately, his life. Gearing up for the 2017 FLW Tour, John Cox is primed for an even better year as the reigning champ reflects on building and repairing his rods in the first installment of this four-part documentary, John Cox: Building a Champion.

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John Cox Finds the Custom Confidence

John Cox and custom rod building are inseparable. Like the big bang, custom rod building brought life back to his inconsistent fishing career and now, Cox is the FLW custom angler to beat.

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Custom Fishing with John Cox, Friends, and Family

As John Cox cast his career towards professional fishing, his experience of fishing with friends and family shaped his future determination. Transitioning from Florida’s bass fishing to catching bass across the nation, John Cox forged his fate as a Forrest Wood Cup Champion through friendship, fatherhood, and MHX.

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