Custom Fly Fishing Rod Builds

April 12, 2018

 Another beautiful rod built for Alex in Massachussets, this time a 7'0 wt.  The rod features a gorgeous agate stripper guide from Perfect-Europe that matches the rod beautifully.  the wraps are transparent and finished with a narrow (3 turns of YLI 100 Silk) red trim...

February 23, 2018

This is a beautiful dark yellow Kabuto glass fly rod built for Hugo in Florida.  The rod has been finished with a Lemke reel seat hardware and a lovely figured piece of olive wood from Bethlehem.  Snake guide guides throughout with a jade green stripping guide to match...

February 14, 2018

This is a very special bamboo themed Kabuto with a stacked bamboo reel insert, a hand turned grip to keep the stacked bamboo theme with wraps from bright green with light brown knuckles.  

The rod is finished with Lemke reel seat hardware, A Perfect agate stripping guid...

August 31, 2017

I had a request to build a copy of my personal Kabuto that has served me well for the last few years for Axel.  I decided to up the ante a little from my own rod with the addition of a stunning white Agate stripping guide from Joe Arguello and the use of Snake Brand gu...

January 24, 2017

FOR SALE: Gouldfish built Kabuto 6'6 2wt ultralight glass rod. Rod has been finished with translucent cream wraps, clear agate stripping guide and cork grip with sliding rings to keep the weight down to 2oz. 

Rod is pictured with a Wychwood river and stream reel which i...