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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…

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…

Check out the Houston Rod Building Class

Revisit all the fun from our rod building class in Houston, Texas with this photo gallery. Mud Hole Rod Building Class Schedule: On day 1, you get an intro to rod building that explains all the basics. From spining the rod blank and…

6 Reasons to Start Building Custom Fishing Rods

Need a push to add rod builder to your resumé? Read our 6 reasons why you need to start building your own custom fishing rods. Fish with the Benefits of Rod Building When browsing for a fishing rod that’s already finished, it’s…

Rod Building: 4 Reasons to Stock Up on Kits & Save

Read this blog to learn how and why kits make rod building easier and less expensive, while still offering the custom options that make this craft so unique and rewarding. Why Buy Rod Building Kits From supplies and tools to complete rods…