Custom Fly Fishing Rod Builds

February 2, 2020

This is a beautiful pack rod built on Kabuto's new new ¾ wt 5 piece rod.  This was a built as a Christmas Gift and the brief was to keep it simple and classic.  This has a hand turned stacked bamboo reel seat insert, perfect agate stripping guide, snake brand guides an...

December 2, 2019

The Pink Lemonade!  This is a very special rod built on the LemonGlass 8' 5wt blank in a subtle Pink colour.  The striking part of the rod is the reel seat insert which is probably one of the most beautiful pieces of Karelian birch I have had the pleasure to turn on th...

September 17, 2019

It is rare that I get to build a rod purely for myself and usually when I do it is one that is rushed and last minute for a specific trip.  This rod is different.  When the plan for a marketing trip to Spain to chase large wild carp in Extramadura with Corsican Dave I...

September 3, 2019

it is hard to deny that Abel make some of the most beautiful reels and this Jurassic Tail Super 6N is not exception to that.

The brief, to build a 6wt fly rod that would do it justice and match it.  Our 8'6 LemonGlass is an amazingly versatile blank and an excellent too...

August 27, 2019

The journey to own a Gouldfish rod always starts the same way - a message from a client either by email, on our facebook page or instagram.  A recent request came in from Greg in Texas who was 

“looking for a less than 9ft fly rod that can handle casting extra larg...

August 14, 2019

Huge thanks is to Dave Felce aka Corsican Dave for getting us published in this month’s Trout Fisherman magazine.  The article talks about the development of the Car’Poon which started as a conversarion about carp on the fly and has resulted in a remarkable set of rods...