Wild on the Fly builds custom fly rods for avid anglers. Each Fly Rod is designed for the anglers specific needs.
Wild on the Fly is home to Heidi Wild, custom fly rod designer. Over the years, Wild on the Fly has become the "go-to" source for anglers who need information about:
Fly Fishing is more than a passion... it's our life. If you have questions about custom fly rods or are looking for fly rod recommendations Wild on the Fly can help.
Wild on the Fly can design and customize your fresh or saltwater fly rod in just a few days. Our Anglers love the upgraded components that come with our custom fly rods as well as the ability to choose their thread colors and imprint options.
Having your personalized fly rod built by Wild on the Fly also ensures that you will be river ready when it comes to fishing for your preferred species.
Across the globe Wild on the Fly has helped guide anglers to selecting the perfect fly rod for their preferred style of fishing.
We build functional fly rods for realistic use.
For perfect fishing, an angler needs the perfect fly fishing rod.
Buying a fly rod isn’t always easy for the beginning, intermediate or even advanced angler.
With an abundance of market choices today, it isn’t fun or fast to identify a decent fly rod at a reasonable price.
That is why we are here. We help make buying a fly rod an easy process.
We build the most beautifully crafted, dependable fly rods that money can buy.
Here, you save time, energy and money in your search for the best quality fly rods available.
Our experts will build you a custom fly rod made to order. Our Rod Builders design a fly rod that will suit your needs no matter what part of the world that you are fishing in.
When you have decided which type of fly rod you would like hand built you will take comfort in knowing that you have purchased a fly rod that has already been rigorously tested by anglers in extreme weather conditions.
Our anglers have put hundreds of fly rods in multiple states, under some of the most strenuous fishing conditions to the test.
When we are testing out a fly rod our goal is to set aside "marketing hype" and look for functionality.
We want to know what fly rod works best if we are:
Whether it is 8 degrees outside or 58 degrees and you're fly fishing in wind, rain and any other element trying to defy you, we want the performance of the fly rod in your hand to be your last concern.
If you are a beginner fly fisherman or fly fishing woman and don’t know what fly rod to buy do not waste your money buying the wrong fly rod. This will only result in your having to buy the right one later. Let us help guide you in the right direction.
If you're looking to buy a fly rod as a gift, but don't know how, look no further. Our experienced custom rod builder(s) can ensure they design a fly fishing rod that is sure to please any angler and be hassle-free on your part.
The best fly fishing rods are built by the most experienced rod builders taking in several considerations that an assembly line simply can't.
We start with using top of the line fly rod brands that are tried and true AND still uphold reasonable warranties, such as:
Next, we take into consideration what species of fish you will be fly fishing for. For example it is important to know if you need a custom:
We also have a wonderful line of custom ice fishing rods for those die hard anglers who like to fish in winter conditions. Our ice fishing rods are perfect for winter Pike fishing as they are upgraded with reinforced support.
Next, we will assess what geographical areas that you're most likely to use your custom made fly fishing rod.
Wind, climate and other factors play a role in deciding which fly rod is best.
Fly rods come in various "action" specifications which help compete against the elements and how far you need to cast:
With these main factors in mind, we will help steer you towards ordering the perfect fly rod.
The final decision is perhaps the easiest one of all to make: choose your thread colors and personalized message you want on your fly rod and we do the rest.
Still not certain? Contact our expert.
Wild on the Fly Fishing Guide and custom fly rod builder, Heidi Wild, fishing the Naknek River in Alaska.
Looking to buy the best fly rod by species of fish?
Tell us what you like to fish for and we will tell you which fly rod is best for all types of slamon, trout, northern pike and other species.
As always, our fly rods are customized with hi-tech components, upgrades to the handles and personalized name or messages on each fly rod.
Fly Casting Information
Fly Rods for Beginners
Before Getting Started, take the time to read about rod building. We've addressed some topics that anyone interested in building their own fly rod should know first:
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