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Over the years, I have designed and built many custom fishing rods for many customers. I have built custom spinning rods, casting rods, fly rods, inshore saltwater rods, offshore saltwater rods and ice rods. Each and every custom fishing rod that leaves Killer B Custom Rods is unique and met to fit our customers specifications. Take a look below at just some of the custom fishing rods that we've done over the years.

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Custom Spinning Rods

Custom Spinning Rod 1
Handle:

Mora w/ Mora Reel Seat

Pattern:

#66 Compressed Thunderbird

Guides:

Chrome w/ Silver Nitride Rings

Nylon Thread:

Gunmetal & Black

Metallic Thread:

Lime

 
Custom Spinning Rod 11
Handle:

Pink Ivory & Butt Cap w/ Ebony Reel Seat

Pattern:

Reversing Chevrons w/ Diamond Trim

Guides:

Double Footed Black Chrome w/ Illusion Zirconia Inserts

Nylon Thread:

Gray & Hot Pink

Metallic Thread:

Electra Silver & Fuchsia

Note: This rod used pink ivory for the rear and for grip and then used Ebony for the reel seat along with Illusion hoods.

Elk Antler Custom Spinning Rod 2
Handle: Elk Antler & Walnut
Pattern: U.S.A. Flag
Guides: Black Chrome w/ Blue Zirconia Inserts
Nylon thread: White, Red & Black
Metallic Thread: Blue & Silver Multi-Color
Note: This rod used an Elk Antler to make up the rear grip of the fishing rod.

 
Custom Spinning Rod 12
Handle:

Birdseye Maple

Pattern:

#1 Split Diamond (reversing)

Guides:

Double Footed Chrome w/ Silver Nitride Insert

Nylon Thread:

Hot Pink & Dunn Blue

Metallic Thread:

Royal Blue & Fuchsia

Note: This rod was built on St. Croix's SC3 Fuchsia Blank. Since this rod was 4'-6" in length a smaller handle was used. The handle was the same size as an ice rod handle except a little thicker.

Custom Spinning Rod 3
Handle: Maple
Pattern: #66 - Compressed Thunderbird
Guides: Chrome w/ Halide Inserts
Nylon thread: Black & Gunmetal
Metallic Thread: Red

 

 
Custom Spinning Rod 13
Handle:

Big Leaf Maple Burl

Pattern:

Reversing Chevrons

Guides:

Black Chrome w/ Halide Inserts

Nylon thread:

White, Garnet & Black

Metallic Thread:

Electra Gold

Custom Spinning Rod 4
Handle: Curly Maple and Gabon Ebony
Real Seat: Decorative Aluminum w/ Black Insert
Pattern: Dragonscales
Guides: Black Chrome w/ Blue Zirconia Inserts
Metallic Thread: Green, Royal Blue & Lime

 
Custom Spinning Rod 14
Handle:

Big Leaf Maple Burl

Pattern:

Reversing Chevrons

Guides:

Chrome w/ Halide Inserts

Nylon thread:

Navy

Metallic Thread:

Copper

Custom Spinning Rod 5
Handle: Walnut w/ Walnut Reel Seat
Pattern: #25 - Spider
Guides: Black Chrome w/ Gold Zirconia Inserts
Nylon thread: Tan & Olive
Metallic Thread: Electra Gold

 
Custom Spinning Rod 15 Split Grip
Handle:

Split Grip Big Leaf Maple Burl

Pattern:

#1 - Split Diamonds (reversing)

Guides:

Black Chrome w/ Blue Zirconia Inserts

Nylon thread:

Med. Gray & Red

Metallic Thread:

Royal Blue

Custom Spinning Rod 6
Handle: Maple
Pattern: #30 - Fish w/ Chevron Trim
Guides: Black Chrome w/ Blue Zirconia Inserts
Nylon thread: Med. Gray & Black
Metallic Thread: Royal Blue

 
Custom Spinning Rod 16
Handle:

Bocote w/ Bocote Reel Seat

Pattern:

#61

Guides:

Black Chrome w/ Gold Zirconia Inserts

Nylon Thread:

Black

Metallic Thread:

Electra Gold & Forest Green

Glitter Epoxy Custom Spinning Rod 7
Handle: Walnut w/ Butt Cap
Pattern: Reversing Chevrons w/ Diamond Trim
Guides: Black Chrome w/ Blue Zirconia Inserts
Nylon thread: Royal Blue & Black
Metallic Thread: Lime
Note: This rod has blue glitter in the epoxy on the reel seat along with Blue Hoods. The reel seat was also engraved.

 
 
Custom Spinning Rod 17
Handle:

Maple w/ Maple Reel Seat

Pattern:

#66 Compressed Thunderbird

Guides:

Gold Chrome w/ Halide Inserts

Nylon thread:

Garnet

Metallic Thread:

Gold

Custom Spinning Rod 8
Handle: Ebony w/ Butt Cap
Pattern: A - Diamond
Guides: Double Footed Black Chrome w/ SIC Inserts
Nylon thread: Black & Black/Silver Trimar
Metallic Thread: Electra Silver

 
Custom Spinning Rod 18
Handle:

Spalted Hackberry

Pattern:

C - Reversing Chevrons

Guides:

Chrome w/ Halide Inserts

Nylon thread:

Orange, Gunmetal & Black

Custom Spinning Rod 9
Handle: Elm
Pattern: #42
Guides: Black Chrome w/ Halide Inserts
Nylon thread: Orange & Teal
Metallic Thread: Electra Silver

 
Custom Spinning Rod 19
Handle:

Big Leaf Maple Burl w/ Butt Cap

Pattern:

A - Diamond

Guides:

Black Chrome w/ Blue Zirconia Inserts

Nylon thread:

Royal Blue, Gunmetal & Black

Metallic Thread:

Royal Blue

Custom Spinning Rod 10
Handle: Walnut w/ Butt Cap
Pattern: #36
Guides: Titanium w/ Blue Zirconia Inserts
Nylon thread: Gunmetal & Black
Metallic Thread: Royal Blue

 
Custom Spinning Rod 20
Handle:

Walnut

Pattern:

#66 - Compressed Thunderbird

Guides:

Chrome w/ Halide Inserts

Nylon thread:

Gunmetal & Black

Metallic Thread:

Red

 

Custom Casting Rods

Custom Casting Rod 1
Handle:

14" Spalted Hackberry Rear Grip / 6" Spalted Hackberry Fore Grip

Pattern:

#25 - Spider

Guides:

Titanium Chrome w/ Blue Zirconia Inserts

Nylon thread:

Royal Blue, White & Black

Metallic Thread:

Electra Silver

 
Custom Casting Rod 11
Handle: Maple
Pattern:

#66 - Compressed Thunderbird

Guides:

Gold Chrome w/ Halide Inserts

Nylon thread:

Gunmetal & Black

Metallic Thread:

Red

Custom Casting Rod 2 (Pistol Grip)
Handle:

Pistol Grip done in Birds Eye Maple

Pattern:

#61

Guides:

Black Chrome w/ Illusion Zirconia Inserts

Nylon thread:

Gunmetal & Black

Metallic Thread:

Green & Purple

 
Custom Casting Rod 12
Handle: Maple
Pattern:

Chevrons w/ Diamond Accent

Guides:

Chrome w/ Halide Inserts

Nylon thread:

Gunmetal & Black

Metallic Thread:

Royal Blue

Custom Casting Rod 3
Handle:

14" Spalted Curly Maple Rear Grip w/ 6" Fore Grip

Pattern:

Rattlesnake Skin

Real Seat: Blank-Thru Reel Seat
Guides:

Titanium Chrome w/ Blue Zirconia Inserts

Metallic Thread:

Royal Blue, Ice Blue & Purple

 
Custom Casting Rod 13
Handle: Spalted Hackberry
Pattern:

#30 w/ Diamond Accent

Guides:

Chrome w/ Halide Inserts

Nylon thread:

Med. Green & Black

Metallic Thread:

Pearl

Custom Casting Rod 4
Handle:

Spalted Maple

Pattern:

Chevrons w/ Diamond Accent

Guides:

Black Chrome w/ Gold Zirconia Inserts

Nylon thread:

Charcoal & Black

Metallic Thread:

Electra Gold

 
Custom Casting Rod 14
Handle: Walnut
Pattern:

#25 - Spider

Guides:

Black Chrome w/ Halide Inserts

Nylon thread:

Sunburst & Orange

Metallic Thread:

Red

Custom Casting Rod 5
Handle:

Birdseye Maple w/ Butt Cap

Pattern:

C - Reversing Chevrons

Guides:

Black Chrome S.S. w/ Halide Inserts

Nylon thread:

Tan & Black

Metallic Thread:

Bright Copper

 
Custom Casting Rod 15
Handle: Curly Maple w/ Butt Cap
Pattern:

Reversing Chevrons

Guides:

Black Chrome w/ Illusion Zirconia Inserts

Nylon thread:

White & Black

Metallic Thread:

Green

Custom Casting Rod 6 (Split Grip)
Handle:

Hickory Split Grip

Pattern:

Reversing Chevrons

Guides:

Titanium Frame w/ Silver Nitride Inserts

Nylon Thread: Dark Blue, Gunmetal, Black
Metallic Thread: Silver, Blue Silver Multi Color

 
Custom Casting Rod 16
Handle: Cedar w/ Butt Cap
Pattern:

Reversing Chevrons

Guides:

Chrome w/ Silver Nitride Inserts

Nylon thread: Dark Blue & Black
Metallic Thread:

Electra Silver

Custom Casting Rod 7 (Split Grip)
Handle:

Curly Bubinga (Split Grip)

Pattern:

B - Chevron

Guides:

Gold Chrome S.S. Frame w/ Halide Inserts

Nylon thread:

Garnet

Metallic Thread:

Electra Gold

 
Custom Casting Rod 17
Handle: Spalted Tamarind w/ Butt Cap
Pattern:

#48

Guides:

Black Chrome w/ Illusion Zirconia Inserts

Nylon thread: Sunburst
Metallic Thread:

Electric Blue & Electra Silver

Custom Casting Rod 8
Handle:

Cedar w/ Butt Cap

Pattern:

#54 - Boxed Cross

Guides:

Flexible Recoil Titanium

Nylon thread:

Gunmetal & Black

Metallic Thread:

Fuchsia

Note: This rod has Recoil Guides which can laid down flat and yet they will "spring" back to their original shape.

 
Custom Casting Rod 18
Handle:

Elm w/ Butt Cap

Pattern:

Chevron w/ Diamond Trim

Guides:

Black Chrome w/ Halide Inserts

Nylon thread:

Sunburst

Metallic Thread:

Burgundy

Custom Casting Rod 9
Handle: Cedar w/ Butt Cap
Pattern:

#26 - Offset Star

Guides:

Titanium Frame w/ Titanium Nitride Inserts

Nylon thread:

Light Yellow

Metallic Thread:

Red

Note: This rod had a 14" handle base and a 6" Foregrip. A wood spinning reel was flipped upside down for the casting reel seat.

 
Custom Casting Rod 19
Handle:

Cherry w/ Butt Cap

Pattern:

Chevron Wrapped w/ Diamond

Guides:

Black Chrome w/ Halide Inserts

Nylon thread:

Sunburst & Red

Metallic Thread:

Electra Gold

Custom Casting Rod 10
Handle: Walnut w/ Butt Cap
Pattern:

Diamond

Guides:

Titanium Chrome w/ Blue Zirconia Inserts

Nylon thread:

Royal Blue & Black

Metallic Thread:

Electra Silver

 
Custom Casting Rod 20 (Camo)
Handle: Big Leaf Maple Burl
Pattern:

Reversing Chevrons

Guides:

Black Chrome w/ Gold Zirconia Inserts

Nylon thread:

Dark Brown & Olive

Metallic Thread:

Electra Gold

 

 

Custom Fly Rods

Custom Fly Rod 1
Handle: Tiger Maple w/ Tiger Maple Fighting Butt
Reel Seat Tiger Maple with Recessed Uplocking Skeletons
Pattern: A - Diamond
Guides: Chrome w/ Silver Nitride Inserts &Matching Concept Guides
Nylon thread: Dark Green & Med. Gray
Metallic Thread: Silver

 
Custom Fly Rod 4
Handle: Mahogany
Reel Seat: Mahogany with Silver Uplocking Skeletons
Pattern: Chevron
Guides: Chrome w/ Blue Zirconia Inserts & Blue Chrome Snake Guides
Nylon thread: Charcoal
Metallic Thread: Royal Blue

Custom Fly Rod 2
Handle: Big Leaf Maple Burl w/ Burl Fighting Butt
Reel Seat Maple Burl with Recessed Uplocking Skeletons
Pattern: A - Diamond
Guides: Chrome w/ Blue Zirconia Inserts & Matching Concept Guides
Nylon thread: Orange
Metallic Thread: Royal Blue

 
Custom Fly Rod 5
Handle: Walnut
Reel Seat Walnut with Gold Uplocking Skeletons
Pattern: A - Diamond
Guides: Titanium Chrome w/ Gold Zirconia Inserts &Gold Snake Guides
Nylon thread: Olive & Dark Green
Metallic Thread: Ole Gold

Custom Fly Rod 3
Handle: Walnut
Reel Seat: Walnut with Gold Uplocking Skeletons
Pattern: A - Diamond
Guides: Titanium w/ Gold Zirconia Inserts & Matching Concept Guides
Nylon thread: Dark Green & Brown
Metallic Thread: Electra Gold

 
Custom Fly Rod 6
Handle: Walnut
Reel Seat Walnut with Silver Uplocking Skeletons
Pattern: A - Diamond
Guides: Chrome w/ Halide Inserts &Matching Chrome Snake Guides
Nylon thread: Garnet & Black
Metallic Thread: Electra Silver

 

Custom Inshore Saltwater Rods

Custom Inshore Rod 1
Handle: Australian Myrtle w/ Butt Cap
Pattern: #30 (Fish) w/ Diamond Trim
Guides: Titanium w/ Blue Zirconia Inserts
Nylon thread: Navy Blue & Med. Gray
Metallic Thread: Electra Silver

 
Custom Inshore Rod 7
Handle: 12" Ebony Rear Grip and 4" Fore Grip
Pattern: #25 - Spider
Guides: Titanium Chrome w/ Blue Zirconia Inserts
Nylon thread: Royal Blue, Black & White
Metallic Thread: Steel Blue

Custom Inshore Rod 2
Handle: Curly Spalted Maple
Pattern: Cobra Snakeskin
Reel Seat Blank Thru Reel seat
Guides: Chrome SS w/ Silver Nitride Inserts
Metallic Thread: Lime & Copper
This rod has a Blank Thru reel seat so your finger is directly on the blank for even more sensitivity. The rear grip is 14" and the fore grip is 6" long.

 
Custom Inshore Rod 8
Handle: Curly Spalted Maple w/ Curly Spalted Maple Reel Seat
Pattern: Diamond
Guides: Black Chrome w/ Gold Zirconia Inserts
Nylon thread: Purple & Black
Metallic Thread: Electra Gold

Custom Inshore Rod 3
Handle: Spalted Maple w/ Butt Cap
Pattern: C - Reversing Chevrons
Guides: Chrome w/ Halide Inserts
Nylon thread: Bright Yellow & Black
Metallic Thread: Lime

 
Custom Inshore Rod 9
Handle: Asian Satinwood
Pattern: A - Diamond
Guides: Black Chrome w/ Gold Zirconia Inserts
Nylon thread: Garnet & Black
Metallic Thread: Electra Gold

Custom Inshore Rod 4
Handle: Lignum Vitae
Pattern: C - Reversing Chevrons
Guides: Titanium w/ SIC Inserts
Nylon thread: Light Yellow
Metallic Thread: Royal Blue

 
Custom Inshore Rod 10
Handle: Curly Maple
Pattern: #57 - Heart
Guides: Black Chrome S.S. Frame w/ Halide Inserts
Nylon thread: Black
Metallic Thread: Green

Custom Inshore Rod 5
Handle: Big Leaf Maple Burl w/ Butt Cap
Pattern: #23 - St. Johns Cross
Guides: Black Chrome S.S. Frame w/ Gold Zirconia Inserts
Nylon thread: Garnet & Black
Metallic Thread: Electra Gold

 
Custom Inshore Rod 11
Handle: Walnut
Pattern: Reversing Chevrons
Guides: Titanium Frame w/ SIC Inserts
Nylon thread: Red, Black, & Gun Metal
Metallic Thread: Electra Silver

Custom Inshore Rod 6
Handle: Cedar w/ Butt Cap
Pattern: A - Diamond
Guides: Black Chrome SS w/ Halide Inserts
Nylon thread: Black
Metallic Thread: Electra Green & Copper

   

 

Custom Offshore Saltwater Rods

Custom Offshore Rod 1
Handle: Spalted Oak
Butt Cap: Deep Red Aluminum & Rubber Butt Cap
Reel Seat: Graphite w/ Deep Red Aluminum Hoods
Pattern: A - Diamond w/ Red Metallic Under Wrapping
Guides: Turbo Guides w/ Illusion Zirconia Rings
Nylon thread: Purple & Black
Metallic Thread: Green,Royal Blue & Electra Gold
This rod has a 14" Rear Grip with a 10" Fore Grip. It was made on a Lamiglas Blank

   

 

Custom Ice Rods

Custom Ice Rod 1
Handle: Cedar
Pattern: A - Diamond
Guides: Black Chrome w/ Gold Zirconia Inserts
Nylon Thread: Purple & Black
Metallic Thread: Electra Gold

 
Custom Ice Rod 8
Handle: Cedar
Pattern: B - Chevrons
Guides: Chrome w/ Halide Inserts
Nylon Thread: Black
Metallic Thread: Electra Silver

Custom Ice Rod 2
Handle: Cherry
Pattern: A - Diamond
Guides: Titanium Chrome w/ Blue Zirconia Inserts
Nylon thread: Royal Blue
Metallic Thread: Electra Silver

 
Custom Ice Rod 9
Handle: Butternut
Pattern: A - Diamond
Guides: Black Chrome S.S. Frame w/ Halide Inserts
Nylon Thread: Orange
Metallic Thread: Red

Custom Ice Rod 3
Handle: Walnut
Pattern: A - Diamond
Guides: Black Chrome w/ Halide Inserts
Nylon Thread: Hot Pink & Black
Metallic Thread: Aquamarine

 
Custom Ice Rod 10
Handle: Big Leaf Maple Burl
Pattern: A - Diamond
Guides: Titanium w/ Blue Zirconia Inserts
Nylon Thread: Rust * Royal Blue
Metallic Thread: Silver

Custom Ice Rod 4
Handle: Walnut
Pattern: A - Diamond
Guides: Titanium w/ Blue Zirconia Inserts
Nylon Thread: Gunmetal & Black
Metallic Thread: Royal Blue

 
Custom Ice Rod 11
Handle: Big Leaf Maple Burl
Pattern: Chevron
Guides: Chrome w/ Halide Inserts
Nylon Thread: Red & Black
Metallic Thread: Silver

Custom Ice Rod 5
Handle: Big Leaf Maple Burl
Pattern: A - Diamond
Guides: Titanium w/ Blue Zirconia Inserts
Nylon Thread: Orange & Navy Blue
Metallic Thread: Steel Blue

 
Custom Ice Rod 12
Handle: Maple
Pattern: Chevrons
Guides: Titanium w/ Blue Zirconia Inserts
Nylon Thread: Royal Blue
Metallic Thread: Silver

Custom Ice Rod 6
Handle: Elm
Pattern: A - Diamond
Guides: Black Chrome w/ S.S. Inserts
Nylon Thread: Purple / Goldenrod

 
Custom Ice Rod 13
Handle: Big Leaf Maple Burl
Pattern: A - Diamond
Guides: Titanium w/ Blue Zirconia Inserts
Nylon Thread: Rust * Royal Blue
Metallic Thread: Silver

Custom Ice Rod 7
Handle: Walnut
Pattern: A - Diamond
Guides: Chrome w/ Halide Inserts
Nylon Thread: Gunmetal & Black
Metallic Thread: Red

   
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