Author Archives: Classic Bass

Peters Conquers a Stingy Lake Mille Lacs

Matt Peters Wins Lake Mille Lacs Champions Tour Open with 24 lb 4 oz Zimmerman, MN – Classic Bass (ClassicBass.com), a leader in providing relevant and timely information for tournament bass anglers held its second Champions Tour Open event of the 2018 season on Saturday, July 21st, on Lake Mille Lacs. Mother Nature provided the […]

Walters Wins Champions Tour Open on Gull Lake

Michael Walters Wins $10,000 on Gull Lake with 86 lb 10 oz Classic Bass (ClassicBass.com), a leader in providing relevant and timely information for tournament bass anglers and presenter of the Champions Tour presented by Skeeter Boats/Yamaha Outboards, held it’s first of two open events in 2018 on Saturday, June 30th , on Gull Lake. […]

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 […]

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. […]

How to Find the Right Rod Building Thread

How to Find the Right Rod Building Thread Threads for custom rod building come in countless colors, sizes, and applications. Finding the right thread for your wrapping purpose is easy once you understand the differences in thread diameter, color, and treatments. More About Wrapping Thread Although the world of wrapping thread seems vast, knowing the […]

American Tackle’s MicroWave Line Control System

American Tackle’s MicroWave Line Control System In custom rod building, selecting the right guides is vital to the rod’s overall fishing performance. With the introduction of American Tackle’s MicroWave Line Control System, there is now a new design for high performance guides that can best the biggest of bass. Although American Tackle offers the MicroWave […]

Ways to Repair Cork and EVA Handles

  Ways to Repair Cork and EVA Handles We all have that favorite fishing rod. Maybe a gift or a longtime good luck charm, the point is that it’s the fishing rod we use the most. With the most use, comes the most beating so cleaning and repairing that favorite rod’s grip is important to […]

Pro Angler Jim Dillard Talks Rod Building

Pro Angler Jim Dillard Talks Rod Building Originally a native of West Monroe, Louisiana, professional angler Jim Dillard made his name as a versatile fisherman who can offer consistent performance across the various bodies of water of the FLW and Bassmaster Open Tours. Getting Hooked on Rod Building In addition to staying competitive on both […]