(“The Rack” gallery images below are of the rod I donated to the memorialgolf tournament dedicated to Shad,called the “Shindig for Shad.” The blank and reel seat for the builds described above are upgrades from what is represented in the gallery.) To place an order for “The Rack”, please go to the “Nadi […]
I recently built me a new custom Nadi Fly Rod I have named the “Cheech.” (It’s my golfing nickname: short for Chi Chi.) I haven’t built myself a custom rod since shortly after I started Nadi Fly Rods in 2011. I figured it was about time to build me one I could use on streams […]
I went fishing with two friends and loyal Nadi Fly Rods customers, Shad Thomas and Flynn Chivers. We intended to fish Deer Creek Reservoir for small mouth bass, but discovered upon arrival that ramp access was blocked due to construction. (At least it was when we arrived before daylight.) So, we headed up the road […]
In this YouTube video from a couple of years ago, fly fishing guru and author, Kelly Galloup, explains how to test a fly rod without actually casting it with fly line installed. But for the purposes of Nadi Fly Rods, it is his introductory comments about synthetic fly grips like Winn grips that I have […]
I’ve organized some photos of fish I’ve caught including a few of angling pal, Shad “Rack” Thomas, over the last few years. I started taking photos regularly since 2010 so this is a small sample of the variety of fish caught in terms of species, size, water, and weather. I’ll try to add more information […]
I now have a builder profile on RODgeeks “Expert Rod Collection”. Check it out! (RODgeeks has been great to work with. Very supportive. Owner, Bob Penicka: THE MAN!) Share the Nadi. Share your flow.
Fly fishing pal, Shad “Rack” Thomas, and I did some fly fishing “sploring” (exploring), as we called it, yesterday. Normally, we fish for small-mouth bass at Deer Creek Reservoir above Provo Canyon and below Heber City, Utah. We did some research and decided to give Rockport Reservoir–east of Park City about fifteen to twenty minutes […]