Mud Hole Custom Rod Building Classes

Mud Hole Custom Rod Building Classes

Our rod building classes are taught by top professional rod builders with extensive knowledge of all the state of the art techniques and components that build today's top-performing custom rods.
Finding The Spine On A Fishing Rod Blank

Finding The Spine Of A Blank: Rod Building 101

Join Mud Hole rod building professionals Scott Gimbert and J.L. Leffler as they walk you through step-by-step instructions on how to find the spine of your rod blank.
Applying Epoxy Finish To Fishing Rod Guides

Applying Epoxy Finish To Fishing Rod Guides

This article provides instructions and videos for applying the epoxy finish to your rod guides, and is the last formal step in rod building.
Wrapping Your Rod Guides Picture Illustration

Wrapping Your Rod Guides Picture Illustration

These picture illustrations demonstrate the proper way for wrapping rod guides on a new fishing rod blank, or as repairs on an older rod.
Wrapping Your Guides On A Fishing Rod

Wrapping Your Guides On A Fishing Rod

This article provides accurate instructions and videos for wrapping rod guides on a new fishing rod blank, or as repairs on an older rod.
Preparing The Fishing Rod Guides For Installation

Preparing The Fishing Rod Guides For Installation

This article provides valuable, and often overlooked, instructions and videos for preparing your fishing rod guides for installation.