Saturday, July 23, 2011

Another Rod Finished!

We'll the heat helped me get this one finished really quickly!  This one is a 9ft. 4wt.  Rainshadow "HHX" RX8 graphite blank.   It's got some good backbone in it and has a very fast action.  The wraps were inspired by the beautiful brown trout.  I like how this one turned out!

The materials were purchased at hook and hackle and the reel seat was again made by Dave Winslow


  1. Great looking rod. I like the colors of the Brown Trout. Tight lines. Stay cool

  2. Dave
    Just found your blog thanks to the Illinois Fisherman, "Blake" he recommended your blog because of your rod building and the variety of fish you go after, and he was right, I am going to enjoy reading your post. The wraps on that rod is awesome, really unique.

  3. Thanks Trout and Bill! I was really happy with how this rod turned out! Took it out behind the house today and it casts wonderfully! Can't wait to catch a few now!