For new rod building, deciding on what rod blanks to use can seem overwhelming. This article provides an overview that describes the difference between rod power vs. rod action.
Rod building can be an enjoyable craft and hobby, but like anything else, the more you do it – the more you learn the little tricks to make the process of building your rod more efficient.
Here are 5 common mistakes we see rod builders make, and how to correct them.
For many fishermen, these winter months mean no fishing. That is, unless you live in Florida like Mud Hole, or you have caught the ice fishing bug.
In any case, it is still a good time of year to take a look at your fishing rods, and do any maintenance necessary so when it is time to go fishing; you know all your equipment is ready to go.
Checkerboard cork handles really make a custom fishing rod unique, and it is actually a fairly straight forward process. With just a few tools and a little bit of practice, you will have limitless design possibilities when building your next custom fishing rod handle.
Trim wraps are a decorative thread pattern typically used around the edges of your guide wraps.
Ideally, you would use a contrasting nylon thread or metallic thread for this. For example, if you are using black guide wrap, then you may choose a red or gold thread for your trim wrap.