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How to Build Fishing Rod Handles

Use the following instructions to build your high-performance handle assembly in no time.

Jeff Simpson

Mounting Reel Seat On Fishing Rod Blank

Incredibly important to the fishing rod's final performance, mounting the reel seat is an easy

Jeff Simpson

The Marabou Jig, according to Jeff Gustafson

  One of Jeff Gustafson's black-and-purple marabou jigs. The marabou jig used to play a

Ned Kehde

Choosing The Right Rod Components

Selecting the components you want featured on your rod is another benefit of making your own

Jeff Simpson

Rod Building: Marking The Blank

The foundation of constructing a fishing rod begins by marking the blank.

Jeff Simpson

Fishing Leader Options

The sickest of all sick feelings follows a bite-off. The severed leader. The failed crimp. The

Matt Straw

Zoom's Z 3 Trick Worm

The Zoom Z3 Trick Worm offers a super-soft, triple laminate construction that takes its

Ned Kehde

10 Best Fishing Nets

Largely overlooked in the rush to learn new techniques, uncover fish-holding locations, and

Dan Johnson

Northwest Territories in Canada

From the boreal forests on its southern boundary to the islands of the Beaufort Sea, Canada's

Jeff Simpson

Magnificent Manitoba

Watch Associate Publisher George Large on magnificent Manitoba fishing adventure!

Jeff Simpson

Z-Man's Bubble Gum Finesse T.R.D.

The Z-Man's Bubble Gum Finesse T.R.D. is affixed to a red 1/32-ouunce Gopher Tackle Mushroom

Ned Kehde

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