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Custom Rods

Fishing Rod Reel Seat Arbor

Mud Hole Staff - May 25, 2017

When purchasing materials for reel seat arbors, make sure you do the research and find the...

Custom Rods

The Extension Tool for Multi-Piece Rod Blanks

Mud Hole Staff - May 25, 2017

The CRB Blank Extension Tool is a must have for any rod builder working on multi-piece rods...

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The Hair Jig, According to Keith Thompson

Ned Kehde - May 21, 2017

Keith Thompson's favorite brown-and-blue hair jig   On May 2, we published a gear...


BLT Crappie Sandwich

Chef Lucia Watson - May 19, 2017

The classic BLT gets a new and delicious twist by adding a crispy crappie fillet. Serve it...


2017 Father's Day Gift Guide

Jeff Simpson - May 18, 2017

Weego 44 Weego 44 promises to be a huge insurance policy in a small package for boaters. It's...

Custom Rods

Common Rod Building Repairs Made Easy

Mud Hole Staff - May 17, 2017

Tips for preparing your custom rod.

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River Rock Custom Baits' Crawler Jig

Ned Kehde - May 15, 2017

Robert Shue is the proprietor of River Rock Custom Baits in Waynesboro, Virginia. And during...

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Guido Hibdon

Ned Kehde - May 10, 2017

  Guido Hibdon and I worked together on an article that was published in 1982 in


Best Fishing Line for Catfish

Dan Johnson - May 07, 2017

Of all the ways to boost your chances of catching catfish by the carload, few are as easy,

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