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Custom Surf Rods

Goose Creek Rod & Reel specializes in crafting exceptional surf rods, as well as custom rods for striper, catfish, and carp. We have access to the finest blanks available including Generation 2 surf blanks from Carolina Cast Pro, Thrasher blanks, Rod Geeks, Northfork Composites, Batson Enterprises Rainshadow, and Revelation surf blanks, and many more. We…
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Rod & Reel Restoration: Things You Should Know

Vintage Fishing Rod & Reel Restoration Thinking about rod and reel restoration? Awesome! There is nothing as satisfying as taking an old vintage rod and/or reel and restoring it to its original luster. We've completed many restorations and it is what we take the most pride in. It is our specialty. Please be advised: if…
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All About Bearings

The link below opens an article from Boca Bearings regarding the different types of bearings and a discussion about stainless vs ceramic. A very interesting read if you want to know more about fishing reel bearings and how they affect performance. https://www.bocabearings.com/fishing-reel-bearing-tips-advice/what-makes-your-reel-go-round
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Why Choose Goose Creek Rods?

Why Choose Goose Creek Rods? There are a number of businesses that provide rod and reel repair, vintage restorations and custom rod building. So why choose a small, one-man shop located on the backroads in Union County, NC? There is one small, but very important word I would use to seperate us from the rest:…
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