Choosing Fly Fishing Rod Weights for Target Species

Read this blog to find out which fly rod weight will perform best in your target application and learn more tips for building your own custom fly rod. How to Pick Your Fly Rod Blank and Components Choosing the right rod blank and then…

Winter Jigs: 5 Tips to Boost the Bass Bite

Learn more about fishing jigs for lethargic bass in cold water and see what blanks work best when building either casting or spinning rods. Tips for Fishing Jigs in Cold Water Picture how you feel when you wake up on a particularly cold…

Proven Cold Water Crankbait Fishing Techniques

Find out more about working crankbaits in cold water and the best custom fishing rods to use with these techniques. How to Fish Crankbaits in Cold Water You know how you feel waking up and trying to move in the dead of winter, well fish…

Catch More Walleye With This Custom Rod

Use this rod recipe to make hooking up on walleye as easy as it is fun! Build the Best Jig & Bottom-Bouncer Rod Around Whether you fish a jig rap, bottom bouncer or other popular walleye lures, this custom rod puts performance right…

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. Ice Fishing with Max Goldman and John Gustafson Although they had a lifelong feud as neighbors off the…

Build the Best Drift Rod for Steelhead Fishing

Steelhead fishing is an exhilarating experience and this is the drift rod recipe ready for all the action. The Steelhead Rod You Need Before Winter When drift fishing, it’s hard to beat the rush of hooking up on steelhead. Since the…