Archive for the ‘November 2012’ Category

Volume 15 #6

The latest issue of RodMaker will mail on December 1, and be in most subscribers mailboxes just before Christmas. Enjoy.

12th Anniversary of Tackleworks

Tackleworks, the North American Directory of Rod and Reel Service persons and custom rod builders, turns 12 years old this month. A new round of long overdue advertising for the service will begin in earnest towards the end of November.

Exhibitor Update for 2013 Expo

Following are the companies that have purchased booth space for the 2013 International Custom Rod Building Exposition. Expect to see about a dozen additional exhibitors on board prior to Thanksgiving.


Seminar Presentations are being decided upon now and I’ll add those here in about two weeks.



As of November 1, 2012




Angler’s Envy


American Tackle


Angler’s Resource (Fuji)


Angler’s Roost


Axii Rods


Batson Enterprises/Rainshadow/Alps


Bingham Enterprises


C. Boyd Pfeiffer


Craftsman Concepts


Cork 4US


DBlue Fishing


Decal Connection






Get Bit Outdoors


Hydra Fishing, LLC


Klingspors Woodworking Shop


Klondike Rod Company


Lamiglas, Inc.


Mickel’s Custom Rods


Mudhole Custom Tackle


Pacific Bay, Int.




RodMaker Magazine


Schlesinger Wood Turning


Seeker Rod Company


St. Croix Rod Company


Sticks ‘N Bones


Swampland Tackle


Talon Graphite


Trondak U-40


United Composites


Wind Rods