Today I thought I would give a shout out to a very talented rod and net maker. Mario Geldenhuys of Custom Fly Rods has help me quite allot in the last few weeks to get my website up and running. Apart from being a guru on the computer Mario is also a master at making custom rods and fishing nets.
Mario make his Japanese style curved nets from scratch. He even goes out and collect and cut his own pieces of wood and is always looking for that next piece of wild wood with the perfect grain.
Each net starts of by laying out the handle shape on a piece of wood to best incorporate the grain of the wood in the final handle.
|One of Mario's net in action|
Give www.customflyrods.co.za a visit and check out the gallery section of the site for some more samples of Mario's work, including hand crafted reel seats, grips, custom build rods, and more.
And of course if you need help building a website or a place to host it, then Mario is also the man to speak to.