Custom Rods Top 4 Reasons To Build Your Own Rod Mud Hole Staff October 17th, 2017 | More From Mud Hole Staff Share0 Tweet Email Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ There is nothing better than catching a fish on a rod that you built with your own two hands. We have traveled the globe, talked to hundreds of fishermen, and we hereby submit to you the definitive top 4 reasons to build your own fishing rod. Ready to build? 1. Awesome Rod Colors – Not 50 Shades of Boring Tired of trying to decide which shade of gray, black, or a slightly darker shade of black you should get for your next fishing rod? If you build your own rod, you can choose from an almost unlimited list of colors. From solid pastels to vibrant metallic colors, start fishing a rod that will make your buddies jealous. 2. Space Age Components – Houston We Have Amazing We probably all grew up with at least one rod that had a full cork grip with a barrel reel seat and cone of flight guide sets, but does that represent your fishing style today? As our fishing skills and techniques advance, so do our preferences and needs in performance. Do not settle for the limitations found in retail rods, build your own and break the mold. Wouldn’t this handle be amazing? 3. It’s Fun – As A Hobby or Necessity Some people choose to build their own fishing rod because it is a fun and relaxing hobby. Others build their own rods to obtain the performance they need for a specific fishing application. For most, it is balance between the two. 4. Totally Affordable – Great Gift For Any Fisherman Have you heard that custom rods are too expensive to build? Nope. The products and manufacturing processes have come a long way, and companies like Mud Hole Custom Tackle have beginner Turnkey Rod Building Kits starting at $155 – and it includes the fishing rod and components, as well as all the tools, equipment and supplies you will need to build your own fishing rod. Next Step… If you love fishing, and you like to tinker with your tackle and equipment, you will probably find custom rod building a natural extension of what you already like to do. Remember, there is nothing better than catching a fish on a rod that you built with your own two hands. So, give it a try and build a custom fishing rod! Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Share0 Tweet Email Load Comments ( ) Don’t forget to sign up! Get the Top Stories from In-Fisherman Delivered to Your Inbox Every Week Even More custom-rods Show More Get the In-Fisherman Newsletter FREE! Get the top stories delivered right to your inbox every week. Best Fishing Times: Solunar CalendarRead Now! ▶ Now on Tablets! Subscribe & Save! Temporary Price Reduction! Subscribe Now Give a Gift | Subscriber Services LIKE WHAT YOU'RE READING? Get 8 issues for the low price of just $8! Subscribe!