20 of the Best Rod Building Gifts Under $20

These are the top 20 gifts under $20 guaranteed to be on your favorite rod builder’s wish list.

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10 Great Habits Rod Builders Use to Improve

Find out what habits the best rod builders use to keep their custom rods at the cutting edge.

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The Best Epoxy Finish Tips, Tricks, and Tools

Find out everything you need to know about mixing, applying, and storing epoxy finish.

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Up-Locking vs. Down-Locking Reel Seats

Get to the bottom of the classic rod building debate between up-locking and down-locking reel seats.

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What Ice Rods Would the Grumpy Old Men Build?

With winter looming, it’s hard not to think of a certain duo of grumpy old men and the ice rods they’d be building for first ice.

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Why Build Beyond the Limits of Factory Rods?

If you’re wondering, why in the world would I build a custom fishing rod?

Well, shopping through seas of the same factory rods only leads to settling for what seems good enough. But in custom rod building, you have all the options and control to build past the limitations of factory rods and assemble an optimized rod engineered for your fishing.

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