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Kris Kristufek

Breezy Point, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Kris Kristufek

Kris builds award-winning custom fishing rods. He uses only premium blanks and components, creating unique fishing rods for the discriminating fisherperson at LakeLady Custom Fishing Rods. A Certified Professional Rod Builder by the Custom Rod Builders Guild, Inc., he is one of only two such Certified Pros in Minnesota and one of 36 in the U.S. He has built over 2,300 custom fishing rods. Kris is becoming known as the "Rod Professor" as he shares his skills, teaching others this interesting craft of Custom Rod Building. When not building rods he is a medical courier and travels the world.

Current Courses Offered by Kris Kristufek

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Build Your Own Custom Fishing Rod

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…
Fri, Apr 30th, 2021  –  Sun, May 2nd, 2021
Day 1; 5 - 8pm, Day 2; 9am - 5pm and 7pm - 9pm, Day 3; 9 am - 5pm
Instructor: Kris Kristufek

Past Courses Offered by Kris Kristufek

Build a Bamboo Fly Rod