​Dave has been fishing most of his life. His love for fishing began at a young age with his Uncle Harry, who was a long-time fly and deep-sea fisherman. Dave enjoyed fishing with his daughter, until she got to cool to hang with her dear old Dad. While, he primarily fishes freshwater bass, Dave has extensive knowledge of all types of fishing.


Dave is trained in the craft of custom rod building and desgining. Dave is also a member of the Custom Rod Builders Guild association., and honored to be part of the American Tackle Pro Staff.  He is skilled in building, thread art and weaving, restoring, and personlizing any type of rod.

​​Fine Hand crafted fishing rods

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