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Rod Building’s 3 Steps to Install or Replace Tip Top Guides

Whether installing or replacing a tip top guide, it is the easiest aspect of rod building when you follow these 3 simple steps below If prepped and mounted correctly, tip tops can be a quick install or speedy replacement on your rod blank. While ordering or replacing a tip top, make sure you get the […]

7 Reasons to Build and Fish Micro Rod Kits

Mud Hole’s popular Multi-Option Rod Kits now include micro guides and the many performance benefits that come with going micro. Micro Rod Kits include these small custom components that bring huge performance to your fishing experience. 7 Benefits of Micro Guides: Micro guides are an awesome upgrade to any rod. Plus, micro guides are available […]

Rod Building’s Top 3 MHX MAG Extra Fast Blanks

Considering the success of the MAG Taper Blanks, MHX engineered the MHX MAG XF Series with an extra fast action that maximizes performance for multiple fishing applications and techniques. MHX Designs MAG XF Series for Action In the fishing industry, an extra fast action can take on different meanings depending on the rod blank’s manufacturer. […]

Meet the Weatherproof MHX Winn Grips

MHX created a line of fishing grips that could maintain its function and value even in the face of weather’s harshest conditions. After starting a partnership with Winn and consulting the regional MHX pro anglers, the idea for weatherproof grips grew to become the MHX WinnDry Fishing Rod Grips. Why Choose MHX Winn Grips Throughout […]

Micro Guides: the Small Way to Get Big Performance

For years, rod builders have been debating and rating micro guides. These guides used to be rare, but now micro guides are readily available and much more popular in modern angling. Although micro guides have recently become more popular, few fishermen really know why. Going with Micro guides certainly has its pros and cons. But, […]

Top 5 Rod Building Mistakes to Avoid

The phrase “practice makes perfect” applies to many things, but it certainly has its place in custom rod building. Custom rod building can be a fun hobby, a cool craft, or even a paying profession, so understanding the tips, tricks, and tools of the trade will help you become a more efficient rod builder. Here […]

9 Easy Steps for Creating Trim Bands

9 Easy Steps for Creating Trim Bands Trim bands help take your custom fishing rod one step further by adding a unique decorative pop. Creating a trim band is a fun and simple way to add decoration, so check out how to enhance your custom rod with that perfect personalized touch. Trim bands are often […]

4 Steps To Building Checkerboard Cork Handles

4 Steps To Building Checkerboard Cork Handles Building a custom checkerboard cork grip is a cool craft that creates intricate yet functional artwork on your handle assembly. Using just a few tools, a little practice, and some creativity, you will build a checkerboard cork handle as unique as you. Required Equipment & Tools Beginning with […]

3 Steps To Replace Your Broken Fishing Rod Guides

  3 Steps To Replace Your Broken Fishing Rod Guides Guides, or eyes, function to lead the line down the rod blank and out the tip-top. Sometimes a guide, or even its insert ring may crack, chip, or come off completely. Fishing without a damaged guide is a migraine that will only make a bigger […]

MHX Introduces Elite Pro Series Rod Blanks

MHX Introduces Elite Pro Series Rod Blanks In the world of fishing, MHX hooked its market by designing, molding, and manufacturing rod blanks that excel in specific fishing applications. MHX rod blanks are now widely recognized for outperforming competitive brands in each application. The latest line of MHX rod blanks—the Elite Pro Series—are no different. […]