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Bespoke Rod Building and Rod Repair

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About Buzzard Rods

We have been repairing and building rods  since 2006 and the work has gradually become more extensive to include full custom builds on high end blanks to the customers own  exact specification.

We specialise in one off builds that are unique to the customer, built on the superb range of Harrison advanced carbon blanks  that are rolled and made in England including carp, specimen and pike rods.

Our services include:

  • Full strip and re-ringing/whipping service

  • Replacing damaged guides and other fittings

  • Building  and repairing rods for two large tackle shops

  • New handles, guides, fittings, trim, graphics and reel seats

  •  we are the complete rod alteration and rebuild specialists 

We only use the best quality products from suppliers such as Alps, Kigan, American tackle, Harrison advanced rods, Fuji and Pacific Bay.

Our aim is to give you total customer satisfaction with a top quality product within a set time frame.

For any enquiries regarding carp, pike or specialist  rod builds please email or call for a competitive quote.




These superb stalking rods are 9' with a 2.75lb test curve and are 3 sections.

They come in a matt finish blank and my standard build on them is full cork, fuji  bc or american tackle  black dps reel seat, matching collars, 40mm minima guide set with an sic anti frap 12mm tip guide and are wrapped in black with minimal black detailing.They can of course be built to your exact specification if required.

The rods although only short, have an amazing action to them with a lot of reserve power in the butt when required, my field tester has landed fish to 38lb on them in heavy weed!

These rods have a big cult following from the early  carping days .


I am now able to offer, a superb quality, unique to Buzzard Rods, 9' 3 piece rod holdall custom made for me by cotswold aquarius in dpm or green colours.

These  holdalls will fit your 3 rods with extra space to fit the big pit reels now favoured by so many anglers and have extra internal padding, a zipped bankstick pocket, a zipped lead/tackle pocket and an open pocket for a 2 piece net and handle.

Along with the holdalls i can now supply tip and butt elasticated protectors specifically made to fit these rods, again made by cotswold in dpm and green

The holdall will carry everything you need for a shorter roving session as everything is stored together in one unit and makes moving on to showing fish quick and easy.


I am now able to offer  a 6' 2  piece, 1k matt finish, reverse taper landing net with screw joint fittings and a stainless spike for when you need to rest the fish. The poles also float  making landing fish a bit easier so no need for those awfull net floats.

there is also a  6' handle for anyone looking for a full 1 piece option.

The net arms  are full carbon (harrison) and feature stainless and alloy fittings and the nets are available in a 42" and 50" options  with a deep green mesh for anyone who requires just that bit more net. 

 These poles dont exist anywhere else and are exclusive to buzzard rods and the blanks  are rolled for me by harrisons. The nets  feature a very neat, exclusive , anodised aluminium spreader block.

The net poles will also be for sale on their own for anyone who just wants to fit their own block and net.

Please follow the Buzzard rods facebook page to see everything thats up to date going on with us and please feel free to get in contact with any questions you might have.

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