Fast Samurai

If you are into fishing snapper or jewies you will love Bob Russo’s rod building! Bob used a Samurai SP302C, a radical blank that’s quite a unique piece of graphic that has a super-fast taper with a wicked bend. The results are amazing. Read for yourself in our monthly rod-building column in Fishing World.

Skinny Samurai

WHEN the phone rang it was gun bass fisho Todd Chown wanting to discuss a custom rod. I was all ears! Follow Mark Saxon on his rod-building journey to create the ideal skinny water rod for the keen bass fisho.

Mack Attack

Did you know the number of people targeting mackerel off the Gold Coast is increasing every year, with new techniques like using downriggers to gain advantage over other fisherman, people are looking for different rods. Brad Job has come up with the perfect rod for a Mack Attack. Read more in our monthly rod building…


How well do you know your rod?

Did you know that for decades, the rod component industry has struggled with ceramics adapted from other industries – abrasives, insulators and coatings have doubled as ‘guide rings’ since the mid 60’s. When Fuji came out with the TORZITE™ rings, it was an absolute game changer in the industry – they reinvented guide rings with…