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Monthly Archives: February 2013

REEL TECH CUSTOM – Split Grip Bass Casting Rod

Custom Cork Split Grip Bass Casting Rod completed and being shipped off to Tennessee tomorrow. A gift from a gal for her lucky Boyfriend. A pleasure to deal with, Nichole had a short timeline to deal with as her boyfriends birthday is this coming week. The deadline was achieved and her boyfriend now has a one of a kind bass rod on the way.
Warning to the Bass of Tennessee….Reel Tech Custom Rod on its way 🙂

MHX MB843 7′ 10-17# Blank, American Tackle Ring Lock Nanolite Casting Guides, 2 Tone Cork Split grip handle, Cork Butt with purple aluminum trim ring, Fuji ECSM Blank Through Reel Seat, Purple Aluminum Winding Checks. Wrapped with metallic purple main wraps/metallic green trim. Custom purple/green marbling done in the rear split grip area to finish off this one of a kind bass rod!

Here’s to Bass fishing in style! Thank you Nichole 🙂

REEL TECH CUSTOM – Split Grip Salmon Backbouncer

Custom salmon rod vision brought to reality for a special gal who will be sure to have the flashiest rod on the river come fall salmon season!! Special thanks to my wife Jennifer Lynne-Strenk for assisting in the color blending to acheive the desired turquoise color pigment for the marbling section.

Rogue HS 826 8’2″ 10-20# blank, American Tackle Ring Lock Nanolite guides, Split Grip Carbon Fiber handle, Fuji ECSM Blank Through Reel Seat, Rubber Butt Cap, Black/Gold Aluminum Winding Checks, wrapped in Metallic Turquoise with Metallic Lime Green and Metallic Copper Trim. Custom multi colored marbling in the rear split grip section. Turquoise, green, and copper glitter epoxy to finish it off. CUSTOM!

Tight Lines and Screaming Drags to all!


Awesome photo edited by Chris Blanchard of NWK. Such a cool edit of a photo of the NWK crew Reel Tech Custom Rods. Proud to be a part of it 🙂

Tight lines and bent rods!!

REEL TECH CUSTOM – AllAroundangler BENDO shot

Chris Heller of AllAroundAngler.com was fishing with the NWK crew recently when they captured this photo of Heller fighting a fish. Knowing how much I enjoy Bendo shots, especially when the rod in the photo is a Reel Tech Custom, he sent this photo to me.

Fantastic shot of a Reel Tech Custom in a full arc…..thanks Chris 🙂
Cant wait to get out and fish with you guys again.

Tight lines and screaming drags!

Reel Tech Custom Rods – In Action

Some photos from recent outings showing some Reel Tech Custom Steelhead rods doing what they do best…..catch fish in style 🙂

Ken Berryhill doing work with some Reel Tech Customs:

Jon Geyer putting a Reel Tech Custom through its paces:

John Strenk – The Reel Tech BENDO:

Tight Lines and BENT Rods !!

Reel Tech Premium Steelhead Jigs getting it done

Some nice fish from recent outings that couldn’t resist an awesome jig 🙂
All fish released after the photos.

Reel Tech Pink/Orange jig:

Reel Tech Pink/Orange jig:

Jon Geyer with a Steelhead taken on a Reel Tech Volcano Jig:

Perfect drag free drift = Bobber downs and screaming drags!

REEL TECH CUSTOM – Quiver of Steelhead Rods

Delivered today to a happy customer. Gary wanted some top of the line Reel Tech Custom builds to outfit his new driftboat. Thank you Gary for choosing The Reel Tech, your business is much appreciated and Im sure these fine rods will serve you well!! Now its time to get em BENT 🙂

Rogue SS 904 9’0″ 6-10# blanks, American Tackle AERO Reel Seats, RECOIL Black Pearl Titanium Guides, Carbon Fiber Handles (2 split grip, 2 full length), wrapped in Silver/Black Metallic Twist Thread with Metallic Black trim. An AWESOME arsenal for the guys in the front of Gary’s driftboat 🙂

RECOIL Black Pearl Titanium Guides, wrapped in Silver/Black Metallic Twist Thread with Metallic Black trim:

Tight lines and bent rods!