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Riversideiceking

Looking for Custom made fishing rods

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I am just wondering if anyone knows where I could get custom made rods. I am looking for fishing rods to give to my wedding party with there names on them does anyone know of someone who does this?

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ya there a couple guys in proir lake that make really nice ones

i'll see if i can finf their card

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I just bought one from midwest rod and reel in prior lake... Have not used it yet but looks and feels great.

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Rods by Engel Fisher Mn. will ship anywhere.

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I had one made by Fishin' Freaks here in the metro - he does awesome work. Contact me if you want his info.

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you can go see thorne brothers in Fridley. They have tons of rod blank choices. Midwest rods has the split handle design. All great companies with great rods!

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Outside the cost of the blank itself, how much does a custom made rod run?

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I will second Rods by Engel. He does very good work and is helpful in deciding what is necessary to have on the rod. I am sure Scoot will see this and get you his contact info if you are interested.

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Outside the cost of the blank itself, how much does a custom made rod run?

That all depends on what quality components you go with.

From the guides to fancy handles, it can run the price up considerably.

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I'd say anywhere from 150 to sky's the limit.

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I too can say Mr. Engle builds a great rod. I have a couple and they are both great. Even put my initials on ot.

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I had Fishin' Freaks custom make a dock rod for me - 5'6" MH spinning rod with Rogue blank. Ended up being around $160 or so if I remember correctly. Wanted something short for close quarters but with enough backbone to yank em out too. Put a Pfleuger spinning reel with 6.2:1 ratio on it and it is a sweet deal.

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I have Custom Rods by Engel. TB, Midwest rod and reel and they are all very nice rods.

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Most companies can also just put the names on a off the shelf rod too. I don't think they charge for it, and if they do it is not much.

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