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Fun, Art and Science of Rod Building

Passions can be short and quick, but some can last a lifetime. Lifelong passions can wind us through different stages. The novice – a beginner eager to learn and explore something new. Next a deeper exploration that often steers our interests to a more...

Creating the Hidden Boot Comfort Seat

Hidden Boot Comfort Seat Design Get a Grip On! With total comfort in all fishing conditions with the heavily field tested Hidden Boot Comfort Seat. We’ve always been a fan of the old school Tennessee handle design however many folks look at them as crude and difficult...

Adjusting on the Fly

It’s early October the weather’s great and I’m thinking frogging bass in the pads! Hooking up the boat I’m headed toward a local pond with plenty of pads and bass. The plan was to film the Elliott C 7’3″ MH casting rod chucking...

The Elliott SJ 7′ L-F Walleye Applications

The Elliott SJ 7′ L-F I fished the incredibly light (1.7 ounce) Elliott SJ 7′ L-F extensively on a recent walleye trip. This blank did an outstanding job using 4 specific tactics for walleye fishing making this blank an excellent choice for a walleye...

How to Make the Syncork Cork Screw Fore Grip

If you hold the rods fore grip while retrieving lure presentations especially on the heavier lures used in musky fishing, an offset cork screw design can be an ergonomic, fatigue reducing pleasure to fish with over conventional cone or full wells style designs....

Why Rod Guides & Balance Are So Important

Why Rod Guides & Balance Are So Important It was proven to me decades ago that a properly balanced tubular fiberglass rod can be more sensitive than an expensive graphite rod, it all depends on the science of how they’re put together. Like good Minnesotans we were...

Syncork: What’s it all about?

Many rod builders know that cork comes from just one place in the world: Portugal. Cork is the harvested bark off a cork tree, and harvests are monitored and regulated to ensure the health and life of the tree. As the world’s population continues to expand so does the...

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