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Introduction to Rod Building

Have you ever wanted to build your own fishing rod but don't know where to start?
This is the class for you.

Our rod building classes are taught by top professional rod builders with extensive knowledge of all the state of the art techniques and components that build today's top-performing custom rods.

Upcoming Class Dates

8.22.2015 Ft. Lauderdale, FL
9.12.2015 Orlando, FL
9.19.2015 New Orleans, LA
10.10.2015 Sacramento, CA
Note: All students must be 15 years of age or older.

What You Get for Your Money

Build a Personalized 6'6" Spinning Rod

There's nothing like catching fish on a rod you built with your own two hands! You will build a 6'6" graphite spinning rod, and all the tools and materials to build it are included. You even get to choose what thread colors to use as well as a custom fish decal!

Build a personalized spinning rod, complete with your name and choice of decal and thread colors!

The Skills & Knowledge to Build Your Own Rods

There are myriad learning materials available to help you learn the craft, but for many there is nothing quite like face-to-face hands-on instruction. At the end of the course you will be presented with an official Mud Hole endorsed Rod Builder's Diploma!

Upcoming Class Dates

8.22.2015 Ft. Lauderdale, FL
9.12.2015 Orlando, FL
9.19.2015 New Orleans, LA
10.10.2015 Sacramento, CA
Note: All students must be 15 years of age or older.

What You'll Learn to Do

Our rod building classes are a 2-day event. During the class students will learn all of the proper techniques for building a custom rod start-to-finish. Some of the techniques covered on day 1 include:

  • Selecting the right components
  • Splining blanks
  • Attaching tip-tops
  • Thread wrapping
  • Cork reaming
  • Filing guide feet
  • Guide placement
  • Applying finish
  • Attaching reel seats
  • And much more

On day 2 you'll pick up your finished rod and be treated to free advanced skills demonstrations – going beyond the basics, you will be treated to lessons in:

  • Marbling
  • Decorative Wraps
  • Custom Cork Handles
  • Basic Weaving
  • Custom Inlays
  • Abalone Inlays & More

Upcoming Class Dates

8.22.2015 Ft. Lauderdale, FL
9.12.2015 Orlando, FL
9.19.2015 New Orleans, LA
10.10.2015 Sacramento, CA
Note: All students must be 15 years of age or older.

Meet Your Teachers

Scott Gimbert

Captain Scott Gimbert

20 years of fishing the Northeastern Seaboard has given Scott expertise in chasing Stripers, Tuna and Shark. He's fished his own rods since he was a teenager and never looked back!



Captain Todd Vivian

Todd’s 19 years as a lead rod designer for Lamiglas speaks for itself. He’s a global angler with a knack for the fly, but has a great passion for all types of fishing.

Todd Vivian

Upcoming Class Dates

8.22.2015 Ft. Lauderdale, FL
9.12.2015 Orlando, FL
9.19.2015 New Orleans, LA
10.10.2015 Sacramento, CA
Note: All students must be 15 years of age or older.
 

Classes

 
Fort Lauderdale 160
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Fort Lauderdale DIY Rod Building Class (8/22/2015)

Date: August 22nd & 23rd, 2015
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL


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Fort Lauderdale DIY Rod Building Class (8/22/2015)

Price: $149.00
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Orlando 106
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Orlando DIY Rod Building Class (9/12/2015)

Date: 9/12/2015
Location: Orlando, FL


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Orlando DIY Rod Building Class (9/12/2015)

Price: $125.00
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New Orleans 160
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New Orleans DIY Rod Building Class (9/19/2015)

Date: 9/19/2015
Location: New Orleans, LA


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New Orleans DIY Rod Building Class (9/19/2015)

Price: $149.00
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Sacramento 160
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Sacramento DIY Rod Building Class (10/10/2015)

Date: 10/10/2015
Location: Sacramento, CA

  
  
 
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Sacramento DIY Rod Building Class (10/10/2015)

Price: $149.00
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Corpus Christi 160
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Corpus Christi DIY Rod Building Class (11/7/2015)

Date: 11/7/2015
Location: Corpus Christi, TX

  
  
 
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Corpus Christi DIY Rod Building Class (11/7/2015)

Price: $149.00
Open Seats: 9
 
Orlando 106
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Orlando DIY Rod Building Class (11/14/2015)

Date: 11/14/2015
Location: Orlando, FL

  
  
 
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Orlando DIY Rod Building Class (11/14/2015)

Price: $125.00
Open Seats: 22
 
New Jersey 106
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New Jersey DIY Rod Building Class (01/16/2016)

Date: 01/16/2016
Location: Monroe Township, NJ

  
  
 
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New Jersey DIY Rod Building Class (01/16/2016)

Price: $149.00
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Orlando 106
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Orlando DIY Rod Building Class (01/30/2016)

Date: 01/30/2016
Location: Orlando, FL

  
  
 
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Orlando DIY Rod Building Class (01/30/2016)

Price: $125.00
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Orlando 106
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Orlando DIY Rod Building Class (06/11/2016)

Date: 06/11/2016
Location: Orlando, FL

  
  
 
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Orlando DIY Rod Building Class (06/11/2016)

Price: $125.00
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Orlando 106
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Orlando DIY Rod Building Class (09/24/2016)

Date: 09/24/2016
Location: Orlando, FL

  
  
 
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Orlando DIY Rod Building Class (09/24/2016)

Price: $125.00
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Orlando 106
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Orlando DIY Rod Building Class (11/19/2016)

Date: 11/19/2016
Location: Orlando, FL

  
  
 
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Orlando DIY Rod Building Class (11/19/2016)

Price: $125.00
Open Seats: 40
 
Charlotte 106
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Charlotte DIY Rod Building Class (02/06/2016)

Date: 02/06/2016
Location: Charlotte, NC

  
  
 
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Charlotte DIY Rod Building Class (02/06/2016)

Price: $149.00
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Buffalo DIY Rod Building Class (03/05/2016)

Date: 03/05/2016
Location: Buffalo, NY

  
  
 
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Buffalo DIY Rod Building Class (03/05/2016)

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Atlanta DIY Rod Building Class (03/19/2016)

Date: 03/19/2016
Location: Atlanta, GA

  
  
 
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Atlanta DIY Rod Building Class (03/19/2016)

Price: $149.00
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Mass / RI DIY Rod Building Class (04/02/2016)

Date: 04/02/2016
Location: Taunton, MA

  
  
 
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Mass / RI DIY Rod Building Class (04/02/2016)

Price: $149.00
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San Diego 106
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San Diego DIY Rod Building Class (05/21/2016)

Date: 05/21/2016
Location: San Diego, CA

  
  
 
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San Diego DIY Rod Building Class (05/21/2016)

Price: $149.00
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San Antonio DIY Rod Building Class (05/07/2016)

Date: 05/07/2016
Location: San Antonio, TX

  
  
 
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San Antonio DIY Rod Building Class (05/07/2016)

Price: $149.00
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Phoenix 160
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Phoenix DIY Rod Building Class (08/20/2016)

Date: 08/20/2016
Location: Phoenix, AZ

  
  
 
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Phoenix DIY Rod Building Class (08/20/2016)

Price: $149.00
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Houston 106
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Houston DIY Rod Building Class (09/10/2016)

Date: 09/10/2016
Location: Houston, TX

  
  
 
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Houston DIY Rod Building Class (09/10/2016)

Price: $149.00
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Sacramento 160
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Sacramento DIY Rod Building Class (10/15/2016)

Date: 10/15/2016
Location: Sacramento, CA

  
  
 
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Sacramento DIY Rod Building Class (10/15/2016)

Price: $149.00
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Chicago 106
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Chicago DIY Rod Building Class (11/05/2016)

Date: 11/05/2016
Location: Chicago, IL

  
  
 
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Chicago DIY Rod Building Class (11/05/2016)

Price: $149.00
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San Juan DIY Rod Building Class (04/23/2016)

Date: April 23-24, 2016
Location: San Juan, PR

  
  
 
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San Juan DIY Rod Building Class (04/23/2016)

Price: $149.00
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