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Basic Rod Building Course

July 7, 2018 @ 8:00 am


This course is free of charge and all tools and materials are provided. Students will learn the basic techniques necessary to assemble their own custom fishing rod. Each student will build a 6ft medium action spinning rod from an IM6 blank, which they may keep on completion of the course. Topics covered in this course include:

  • Finding the rod spine
  • Prepping guides and handles for installation
  • Guide spacing
  • Basic guide wraps
  • Applying epoxy


N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission


John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center
7489 Raeford Road
Fayetteville, NC 28304 United States
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