Custom Fly Fishing Rod Builds

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...

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...

February 3, 2019

Dave Felce, our brand ambassador and I set out on a very specific rod - the ask was a short and powerful rod capable of handling big fish and throwing large flies where space may be limited.  We worked closely with CTS to devise a blank which we feel is second to none...

January 24, 2019

This is a custom fly rod built for a customer in St Louis, MO featuring our LemonGlass Fly Rod blanks by CTS in New Zealand.  The rod has been finished with a stunning Karelian Birch custom reel seat, Lemke LC5 reel seat hardware and snake brand guides.

The matching gre...

December 7, 2018

Chris asked me for a rod for an upcoming trip to fish for golden trout.   Something special was the request.  Chris has a number of custom rods so this build needed to stand out.  The cork grip was fashioned with hints of red and gold cork and matching wraps to conjur...

June 10, 2018

This is an Olive Epic 764 rod. Hilda with olive wood accents for Peter in the UK.  

 The rod features some absolutely stunningly figured olive wood from Bethlehem which has been turned for the insert and the butt cap for the rod.  The Epic 476 is a wonderful glass fly r...