Why North Carolina?

The topic often comes up – “Why is the EXPO located in North Carolina?” Well, it’s not because I happen to live here. It’s because North Carolina ticks more boxes than any other state in the ability to draw the most builders, at only a marginal risk of bad winter weather while also being affordable…

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New Issue Mails in One Week

RodMaker Volume 26 Issue #4 mails in one week. Most subcribers will receive it towards the middle to end of August. Check your renewal status and make sure you are on the list to receive this latest issue.

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New Issue Mails Friday…

The Volume 26 #2 issue of RodMaker Magazine mails this Friday. Most subscribers will receive it sometime around the 3rd week in April, give or take a week either way.

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New RodMaker Special Publication

For the last few years a new RodMaker Magazine Special Publication has been unveiled at the EXPO. This year will be no different. This time out, however, the publication leans more towards the scientific aspect of rod building and less on techniques or aesthetics. Drawn largely from the biomechanical research done by the U.S. Air…

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New Issue Mails February 1st

The Volume 26 #1 issue of RodMaker Magazine will mail on February 1st, 2023. Most subscribers will receive it during the 2nd week of February. Some will get it a little earlier and some a little later. This issue contains the admission tickets to the yearly magazine reception, which is held on Saturday evening February…

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New RodMaker Article Series for 2023

Two new feature article series will appear in all 2023 issues of RodMaker. First up is a completely new series of Magic Wand articles by Rich Forhan. This time, however, Rich will be focusing on saltwater rods (yes, he’s an avid saltwater fisherman as well!). His freshwater series was so well received over the past…

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