At LakeLady Custom Fishing Rods:

Each rod is a testament to our unwavering commitment to quality and originality. Our process is an intricate blend of art and science, ensuring that every rod we craft is not just a tool, but a personalized masterpiece, tailored to the unique needs of each angler.
From Vision to Victory: The Art of Building Your Perfect Rod

Our Process Explained

Material Selection

Our freshwater blanks from world-class Batson Rainshadow lead the pack, complemented by saltwater blanks from Hamachi, and fly rod blanks from Harrison in Great Britain, CTS in New Zealand, and Winston in the US. This ensures that every LakeLady rod begins with the best materials available.

Tailored for Every Fishing Style

Whether you're a freshwater enthusiast, a saltwater adventurer, or a fly fishing expert, our rods are made to suit every type of fishing. Kris’s expertise allows him to craft rods that are not only aesthetically pleasing but also functionally superior, no matter your fishing environment or target species

Unique and Original

Every LakeLady rod is an original and comes with a Unique Serial Number and Signature of builder. From the precise hand/arm measurements for a custom grip to the selection of the rod's length, action, and power, we ensure that your rod is as unique as your approach to fishing. It's not just about crafting a rod; it's about creating an experience.

Crafting Your Perfect Rod

The Journey of a LakeLady Rod
Every LakeLady Rod begins with a story - your story. Our process, honed over 25 years, combines artisanal craftsmanship with precision technology. Here's how we bring your ideal rod to life.
1. Initial Consultation
Your fishing journey starts with a conversation. Kris personally discusses your needs, including rod type, target fish, fishing method, and more, ensuring every aspect of the rod aligns with your preferences.
2. Selecting the Materials
We handpick the finest materials, from blanks to unique grip materials, ensuring quality and durability.
3. Tailoring to Fit
Using your hand/arm measurements, we create a rod that fits you like a glove, balancing it perfectly with your chosen reel.
4. The Art of Building
The rod takes shape in Kris's skilled hands. From wrapping the guides to choosing the thread color, every element is crafted with attention to detail.
5. Personalized Features
Your rod is an expression of you. We add custom inscriptions, select the perfect grip type, and apply finishing touches that reflect your unique style. Each rod comes with a embroidered rod sock personalized to you from the "real" LakeLady, Mrs. Kristufek
6. Final Inspection and Delivery
Kris personally inspects each rod to ensure it meets his high standards before it embarks on its journey to you.

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