Custom Fly Fishing Rod Builds

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...

September 1, 2017

The Amber 8053 from Kabuto is one of my favourite blanks to work on, the colour is sublime and can take both bold and subtle approaches to the build.  This rod features a stacked bamboo sliding band reel seat and  the hand turned  cork grip has been kept simple and is...

August 22, 2017

A very special build commissioned for Jim by his children for his birthday celebrations.  Jim has recently taken up fly fishing in retirement and they thought he'd really enjoy something personalised and specially for him.

The build is on a Gouldfish LemonGlass blank (r...

July 30, 2017

An Epic 480 (8'0 4wt) custom rod built for Jose in Spain featuring Spalted Tamarind Reel seat insert, Lemke LC1 downlocking reel seat, snake brand guides, and a Joe Arguello Agate stripping guide.  This was finished with transarent gold wraps with purple trim bands.

Swi...

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...