Custom Fly Rods
Fly Rods for Avid Anglers

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 Rods on Sale
  • Fly Rods by Brand Name
  • Fly Rods by Species of Fish
  • Fly Rod Reviews
  • Fly Fishing Tips and Techniques
  • Fly Fishing Recommendations

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.  

Custom Fly Rods

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.

why wild on the fly?

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:

  • Fly Fishing in Western Alaska;
  • Fly Fishing in South Central Alaska;
  • Fly Fishing in Canada;
  • Fly Fishing in Washington;
  • Fly Fishing in Oregon;
  • Fly Fishing in Minnesota or,
  • Fly Fishing in the United Kingdom

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:

  • Slow Action Fly Rods
  • Medium Action Fly Rods
  • Fast Action / Ultralight  Fly Rods

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 Rods


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:

Salmon Fly Rods - Coho, Sockeye, Pink, Chum Salmon
Best Fly Rods For Pacific Salmon - Coho, Sockeye, Pink, Chum Salmon
King Salmon Fly Rods
The Best King Salmon Fly Rods
Fly Rods For Rainbow Trout
Best Fly Rods For Rainbow Trout
Trout Fly Rods
Best Fly Rods to Use For Trout
Fly Rods for Pike and Musky
Fly Rods for Pike, Jackfish and Musky
Bonefish Fly Rods
The Best Bonefish Fly Rods
Sage Fly Rods On Sale Customized Fly Rods
Customized Sage Fly Rods at Affordable Prices
Customized St. Croix Fly Rods Fresh Water
St. Croix Fly Rods Fresh Water - Affordable Fly Rods Customized for the Angler
Custom Lamiglass Fly Rods
Lamiglass Fly Rods Custom Built at Affordable Rods
Custom Ice Fishing Rod
Ice Fishing Poles - Customized and Cheap
Ice Fishing Alaska
Pike Fishing At Its Best
Spinning & Bait Casting Poles On Sale for Fishing in Alaska
Custom Designed Spinning Rods
How To Choose a Fly Rod - What an Angler Needs To Know First
What Anglers Need To Know Before Buying a Fly Rod
Fly Fishing Tips $ Techniques
A look into fly fishing tips, techniques, rods, reel seats and more
Custom Rod Building
Custom Rod Building - Getting Started, What You Need and How to Build a Rod
Plan To Go Fishing in Alaska
The Best Rivers to Fish For Any Budget
Fishing Around Anchorage Alaska
Where To Go and What Tackle To Use
Fly Fishing in Western Alaska
Extrememe Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing in Alaska
The Perfect Day On the River
Wild on the Fly Workshop
Our Custom Built Fly Rods
Fly Rods, Fishing Poles and Ice Fishing Poles for Businesses
Built for Your Business or Clients
Heidi Wild Fishing Guide and Custom Rod Builder
Heidi Wild - Fishing Guide and Custom Rod Builder
Heidi Wild Custom Fly Rod Builder's Giving Back
Our Work Within the Community
Contact Wild on the Fly
Contact Wild on the Fly Custom Fresh and Salt Water Fly Rods

Buy A Custom Fishing Rod.

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Personalized Fishing Poles and Rods Include Angler Selection of Components, Colors and Name Printed on The Fishing Rod.