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Build Your Own Custom Fishing Rod

Course Overview

There’s that old saying about teaching a man to fish, but this course lets students go a step beyond fishing to building their own fishing rods. We’re not talking sapling, string, and safety pin; under the guidance of professional rod builder Kris Kristufek, students will build a technically perfect spin or casting rod up to 7-feet long, using high quality American-made materials. There will be plenty of opportunities to personalize the rod with a choice of blanks, action/power, colors and inscriptions. This is an intensive course in which all necessary tools and supplies are furnished. Over three days, students will learn how to build a fishing rod from carbon fiber, attach the handles and reel seats, find the spine, place guides, wrap guides, apply epoxy finish, and learn basic decorative thread cross wrapping. Why settle for a big box store rod when you can build your own?

Dates

Fri, Apr 24th, 2020  –  Sun, Apr 26th, 2020

Course Details

Length: 2½ Days
Skill Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Hours: Day 1: 5-8pm, Day 2: 9am-5pm & 7pm-9pm, Day 3: 9am-5pm
Intergenerational age: 14+
Registration Cost: $200.00 *
* Early-Bird rate in effect until Fri, Mar 13th, 2020
Additional materials fee paid to instructor when class starts: Varies ($200 and up)

Required Tools

You will need the following tools for this class:

All required tools/materials are provided by your instructor and North House and will be available once the course begins.

Optional Tools

Feel free to bring your favorite tools and whatever materials you might feel appropriate for this course.

More Information

Once registered, students will receive a confirmation email with further class information. Please call us if you haven't received it within 24 hours.

Begin Registration

North House is now requesting full payment at time of registration. Payment plans are available upon request — don't hesitate to contact us at 218-387-9762 if you need to arrange one.

* Early-Bird rate in effect until Fri, Mar 13th, 2020
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Cancellation Policy

If North House must cancel a course, students will receive a full refund of any payments made for that course.

Students who cancel their enrollment more than 21 days prior to the course will receive a refund less a $50 cancellation fee to cover administrative costs. In recognition of the time and energy instructors invest in preparing for courses, students who cancel their enrollment 21 days or less prior to the course are not eligible for a refund.

Certain classes have different cancellation policies. When this is the case, it will be noted in the Course Overview on this page. Please be sure that you are familiar with your class's cancellation policy, and contact us if you have any questions.