How to build a fishing rod

Watch two master rod builders with step by step instructions how to build a fishing rod.

Watch this basic video on the basics of building a fishing rod.  Although this site is focused on building a fly rod Gary Loomis and Ken Wiebe are masters at the craft of rod building.  You can follow step by step instructions just like what is found in How To Build A Fly Rod Building Steps.

Fly Rod Building Instruction for:

This video might be a little dated, but the information is still relevant to the beginner rod builder.

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Thanks David