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Freshwater Fishing Made Easy – Part 1, The Rod and Reel

Freshwater Fishing Made Easy – Part 1, The Rod and Reel

November 20, 2019

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Why Should I Consider a Short Fishing Rod?

Why Should I Consider a Short Fishing Rod?

October 28, 2019

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Top 10 Reasons to Buy a Travel Fishing Rod

Top 10 Reasons to Buy a Travel Fishing Rod

July 20, 2019

Let’s face it, modern life is busy. Recreational fishing is one of the most relaxing and affordable hobbies out there. Fishing gives you the opportunity to get outside, slow down and - most importantly - fish! Having a travel fishing rod makes it a LOT easier to fish more frequently.

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St. Croix and RODgeeks, Explained

St. Croix and RODgeeks, Explained

March 15, 2019

Many rod builders were surprised to learn that St. Croix was cutting way back on their blank offerings, choosing to continue producing only a selection of their most popular SCV models. Here are four key things to know.

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Review of the RODgeeks XC804 for Musky Fishing

Review of the RODgeeks XC804 for Musky Fishing

February 08, 2019

Although it was designed for saltwater fishing, the XC804 has won some fans among musky fishermen. Read what one musky angler has to say after a lot of testing, including the pros and cons.

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X-Comp Fishing Rod Blanks Power and Action Explained

X-Comp Fishing Rod Blanks Power and Action Explained

January 17, 2019

This blog answers some of the most common questions about our X-Comp blanks such as explaining how the power ratings work, what the actions are like, and how the 8 foot versions compare to the 7 foot 3 inch ones.

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Five Tips for Starting a Custom Rod Building Business

Five Tips for Starting a Custom Rod Building Business

January 10, 2019

Many custom rod makers start as hobbyists then convert their hobby into a business.  Here are some things to consider if you are thinking about rod building as a business.

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The Top 5 Fishing Rods Every Fisherman Needs

The Top 5 Fishing Rods Every Fisherman Needs

December 17, 2018

What if you could only have 5 rods? Which ones would you choose?

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RODgeeks on The Fisherman's Journal Podcast

RODgeeks on The Fisherman's Journal Podcast

December 07, 2018

Listen to RODgeeks President Bob Penicka be a guest on The Fisherman's Journal Podcast. It's a great discussion about RODgeeks history, rod building, and fishing rods in general.

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Advantages of Composite Blanks

Advantages of Composite Blanks

June 22, 2018

A composite blank is made from a combination of carbon fiber prepregs and fiberglass prepregs

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Advice on Cutting Fishing Rod Blanks

Advice on Cutting Fishing Rod Blanks

March 13, 2018

Keep these rules in mind next time you have trouble finding the right blank for a build. 

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8 Foot X-Comp Design Secrets

January 30, 2018

Want more details on our new 8ft X-Comp blanks? Look no further!

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