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How Fishing Rods Are Made

By Huckleberry Press / April 3, 2023 /
Joe Douglas

Have you wondered from time to time just how fishing rods are made today? The simple answer is pretty much like they were in the 1800s and 1900s, with the understanding that the technology used to design rod blanks, and the tools utilized by the maker have advanced considerably over the years.

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How to shop for the angler in your life

By Huckleberry Press / January 2, 2023 /

The gift giving season is rapidly approaching, and you don’t know how to shop for the angler in your life…here are a few hints:

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Getting Prepared for Fishing Season

By Huckleberry Press / March 21, 2022 /
fishing poles

March arrived a bit sooner than some of us expected. Well, it is here and it is time to start getting your gear in order for the new season. Don’t delay maintenance until the last minute before your first trip to the water; you know there will be a disappointment in store as you try to get everything together at the last minute. Here are a few comments on various items to prepare yourself or take to your trusted expert to make sure your gear is ready.

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HOLIDAY GIFT PLANNING at Black Dog Custom Rods

By Huckleberry Press / November 24, 2021 /
Joe Douglas

The majority of people who fish use factory made fishing rods and have very successful outings with friends and family. Production rods are typically designed and made for the average person with average skills using quality components and provide reasonable performance for most of us. Those who want a little more from their fishing rods turn to custom rod builders to acquire the tool they require for the style of fishing they prefer.

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