Cotswold Rods

Welcome to Cotswold Rods, home of the United Kingdoms finest custom built fishing rods.

We pride ourselves on crafting exceptional hand built carp, specialist, lure and fly rods, using cutting edge materials and components, backing them up with superior product knowledge, service and aftercare. 

We offer many unique products and services, all custom built to order, brought to you by our desire to be the best and passion for quality products.

We specialise in high performance, hand built rods. We build on hundreds of different blanks and are experts on the  American Tackle, Harrison and Century product ranges. We have also have our own superb rod models to choose from.

As rod building professionals, , we are perfectionists; always searching and striving to bring our customers the best products available.  We are consistently working hard to ensure cutting edge product performance, aesthetics and durability.  Wherever possible, we work with local craftsmen and engineers for our components to ensure high levels of quality and speed of service.

We offer a full custom build service, including any handle builds, ring options, colouring, writing and decals you may require.

We believe we lead the U.K. in rod finishing, component choice and component design.

All of our top end rods are hand crafted here in our Cotswold workshop, made to fit and we offer a multitude of differing custom options should you require them.

We consider our sales team to be the best in the business, offering sound, impartial advice to ensure you receive the perfect product. You are welcome to visit any of our team members or workshop, where you are welcome to see, feel and test top end products, enabling you to make an educated and informed decision on the products that are best for you.

If you have an enquiry, would like to order, or need any help or advice on rod related issues, please get in touch.

Cotswold Rods

Hand built Carp rods

Hand built Specialist rods

Hand built Lure rods

Hand built Fly rods



Best custom fishing rod builders and rod building component supplier in the UK. Carp, fly, lure and sea.