Custom Rod Gallery

crown jewel spiral rod
The Crown Jewel

Matt's Great Lakes spiral rod features a woven graphite butt grip, halographic tiger wrap, and spiral guides for proper alignment.

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Belize Blue Fly Rod
Belize Blue Fly Rod

Built on a St. Croix SC V blank. Seven feather inlay above an African burl sparted handle. The color just shines in the sun.

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RX8 Batson Fly Rod
Rainbow Tickler

The Rainbow Tickler RX8 Batson High Performance Fly Rod. Custom built for MUCC at WWCCA in Plymouth, May 2014.

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MicroWave Rod
MHX Microwave Guides

Custom open bail spinning rod with MicroWaveâ„¢ spinning guides and Black Walnut split grip (rear grip + fishing butt).

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Batson Fly Rods

These include several custom rods Matt has made over the years built on durable Batson fly rod blanks.

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Spey-Switch Rod

The Spey-Switch rod for catching big fish in big rivers where there is little room for proper backcasting.

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Angel Rod

This special project went to a worthy cause, Healing and Reeling, fly fishing for women in cancer recovery.

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casting rod
One Piece Casting Rod

Custom built for a graduating high school student who wanted a fast, casting rod with a trigger grip.

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personal custom rod
Personal custom Rod

Matt's personal rod features his exclusive Thumb Wells Grip crafted from cherry with inlay feathers on handle and reel seat.

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