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How to Wrap the Olive Branch Custom Thread Technique

Learn how to wrap the olive branch thread wrapping technique to add the perfect custom rod building flare to your fishing rod’s guide wraps, trim bands, decorations, and more! 10 Steps to Wrap the Custom Olive Branch The olive branch…

3 Rod Building Benefits of the Deflection Tool and Chart

Learn 3 basic benefits of rod building with the CRB deflection tool and chart that bring incredible results to the performance of your custom rods.  Update 5/31/18: Rod Deflection Action vs. Power Deflection is a term that is tossed around…

The Basics of Rod Building and Fishing Rod Blanks

An expert rod builder and a fishing guru walk into a booth, the fishing guru asks for a new custom built rod, but the rod builder says I'll do you one better... Vol. I: Advice for Rod Building and Selecting Blanks You see, if you gift…

San Diego Welcomes Custom Rod Building Class

From Oviedo, FL to San Diego, CA, Mud Hole's expert instructors traveled out West to teach an excited audience how to build custom fishing rods. Where to Find Rod Building Classes Thanks to Mud Hole's dedicated group of rod building instructors and…

How to Hide the Thread Tags of Trim Bands

Learn a quick and easy way to hide the thread tags of trim bands within the guide wraps. Rod Building’s Simple Trim Band Tricks Rod building is obviously about assembling the best fishing rod for the demands of a fishing application,…

4 Tips for Securing & Wrapping Micro Rod Guides

Use these helpful hints to hold micro guides in place while spacing, aligning, and most importantly, wrapping each guide. How to Hold on Micro Guides for Thread Wraps Micro guides are widely recognized for the benefits they bring to a…