How to Repair a Broken Push Pole

Find out how to remove and repair damaged portions of your push pole, so that you can return to the platform with a push pole performance you trust. Fixing Damaged Push Poles with Replacement Parts Regardless of the push pole material…

How to Thread Wrap Decorative Rod Ferrules

Learn a simple way to take your rod's ferrule wraps from plain to impressive in no time. The 10 Step Guide for Creative Ferrule Wraps Ferrule wraps add a little extra protection to ferrules of multi-piece rod blanks. Many rod builders…

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…

Top 5 Ways to Protect Travel Fishing Rods

Learn how to pack and protect your travel fishing rods while taking trips to the world’s wildest destinations and fisheries. A Review of Rod Sleeves, Socks, Tubes, and Cases From filling up the truck to flying with your favorite fishing…

Top 3 Rod Building Tips from Larry Dahlberg

Learn Larry Dahlberg’s 3 most important factors for building the best custom fishing rods. Crucial Factors for Building Custom Fishing Rods You may recognize Larry Dahlberg for his fishing prowess, but he’s also widely recognized for…

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,…