CTS build for Doug from Abel Reel Company.

This one was a real honor for me to build. I felt very humble getting an order from the new owner of Abel. He’s a a really good dude and treated me to a custom reel of my design with my logo etched into it.

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Custom fly rods built to your exact specifications including blank, colors, thread, rod guides, handle shape, etc…

We make the cork handles, turn the reel seats, custom graphics, inscriptions and more…

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About Us

Chad Van Ness is the fly rod builder behind Van Ness Fly Rods.

Chad has been building fly rods for 8 years.

Chad has fly fished for 30 years after learning from father and grandfather.

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"We build what you want...Satisfaction Guaranteed"

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