Which is the right one for me? Are you looking to build your first fly rod, upgrading your present rod, or seeking a new rod for
Rivers are Losing Flow to Aquifers Most anglers recognize that the rivers they fish are connected to the surrounding groundwater. As stream flows decrease and water
Sage Blank Shipments Arriving Sage blanks are arriving almost daily. After struggling through the COVID pandemic, the Sage factory is now producing blanks and fullfilling backorders.
The Best Professional Grade Recess Inletting Tool! No kidding, the counterbore bits and pilot system that Custom Fly Rod Crafters use everyday are the easier, quickest
Just a Quick Note about Struble Agate Strippers CFRC just received an order of Struble agate stripping guides. These are some of the finest and unusual
New and Very Cool Reel Seats Custom Fly Rod Crafters now have some very dynamic reel seats for the custom builder. These seats are modeled after
How to do the grip and reel seat layout When I do the ‘layout’ on a particular blank, I will measure up where the reel seat
Using an Alcohol Lamp Besides the cleaning aspect, we use denatured alcohol in our ALCOHOL LAMPS for singeing and for ‘heat flowing’ the finish which I
How to repair a split female ferrule Sometimes because of age or misuse or an improper fit, a female ferrule may become split and if not
This is a very common question: When gluing on the cork handle, do you put glue on the rod blank, inside the cork handle, or both?