Mud Hole Caption Contest Jan 28th-Feb 8th

Caption Contest Jan 28th To Feb 8th


We want to thank everyone who entered our #diyfishingrods caption contest on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ and Instagram. There were hundreds of responses, and hope you had as much fun entering as we did reading them.

With so many great entries it was tough to choose, but the winner of the $100 Prize Pack is Mike Miller for “Just got a friend request from a guy named “Bite Mybait”

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Mud Hole Contest Rules

Mud Hole Contest Rules

Mud Hole is happy to announce a new and fun way for rod builders and fishing enthusiasts to engage with others!

Contests will usually run twice a month, but that may vary.  Here is how it works;  There will be one winner per contest, and that winner will receive a $100 Prize Pack which includes:

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Rod Building Choices With Jim Dillard

Rod Building Choices With Pro Angler Jim Dillard

Jim Dillard, a West Monroe, Louisiana native, is a professional fisherman known by fans and anglers for his consistency and versatility on a number of different bodies of water.

Most recently, Jim competed in the 2015 Bass Pro Shops Southern Open on Lake Toho, Florida.

Jim has five top-10 finishes at the sport’s top level, and has qualified for the Forrest Wood Cup twice in his career.

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Build Customize Repair Your Fishing Rods

Build, Customize & Repair Your Fishing Rods

This is a 15 second pre-roll ad we recently did for Bassmaster.  Nothing beats catching a fish on a fishing rod you built.

Let show you how easy it is to make rod repairs, personalize existing rods, and even learn how to build your dream custom fishing rod from scratch.

Stop by Mud Hole today to see how, and we’ll send you our free 240 page catalog.

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Brett Preuett Heads To Bassmaster Classic

Brett Preuett Heads To Bassmaster Classic with MHX Rod Blanks

Friend and current BASS Collegiate Champion Brett Preuett stopped by Mud Hole today and we wanted to share his rod building story.

Growing Up

Brett grew up in Louisiana, and was passionate about being a fisherman and a baseball player.  While talented in both, baseball took up most of his time, and he was pretty darn good – eventually getting a baseball scholarship to the University of Louisiana – Monroe.

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Brandon Lester - Mud Hole Pro Fisherman

Brandon Lester – Mud Hole Pro Fisherman

About Brandon Lester

Growing up Brandon was introduced to fishing and the outdoors by his father and grandfather.  His love for the outdoors grew stronger with every trip they took, but there was something about fishing that became his passion.

At the age of 16 Brandon fished his very first bass tournament on his home lake of Tims Ford in Southern Middle Tennessee. After several years of fishing at the local club level Brandon went on to fish for the University of Tennessee Chattanooga Mocs Bass Fishing Team, where he was among the founding members of the club.

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