Mud Hole posts 2014 rod building classes; Schedule has grown to 14 dates across the U.S. in 11 cities

Mud Hole Rod Building & Tackle Crafting Corp. has announced its 2014 schedule for its popular rod building classes across the U.S.

The cities and dates are:

  • Orlando, Fla. Jan. 11-12
  • So. Plainfield, N.J. Jan. 18-19
  • Charlotte, N.C. Feb. 8-9
  • Baltimore, Md. March 8-9
  • Chicago, Ill. March 22-23
  • Orlando, Fla. April 5-6
  • Houston, Texas April 26-27
  • Boston, Mass. May 10-11
  • Orlando, Fla. June 7-8
  • Savannah, Ga. Aug. 16-17
  • Orlando, Fla. Sept. 6-7
  • Mobile, Ala. Sept. 20-21
  • Minneapolis, Minn. Oct. 11-12
  • San Francisco, Calif. Nov. 8-9

Mud Hole’s Todd Vivian, a veteran instructor in the now five-year program said classes have expanded with more cities, opened to more attendees with bigger classroom settings in bigger hotels’ conference rooms. Most classes are expected to fill-up quickly.

“We still have the same personal attention with an extra instructor or two,” said Vivian. “The one-and-half day classes begin on Saturdays starting at 9 a.m. and last to 7 p.m. Sunday classes offer more instruction and the completion of the rod from 9 a.m. till noon.”

Tuition for the classes held in Orlando, Fla. is $125,. and $149., at all of the other cities. A 6’6″ spinning rod from a pre-assembled kit is included in the tuition.

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Mud Hole also offers educator program

Besides the classes Mud Hole continues its highly successful rod building and tackle crafting programs in over 400 institutions across the USA with over 3,500 students completing the programs, featuring very high success rates. It offers a complete educational program for instructors at schools, 4-H and FFA clubs, scouts and other qualified groups.

“Our educational kits make learning rod building a fun and rewarding experience,” Vivian said. “From the syllabus to the diploma, our education services cover your entire instructor – student needs. And the students come away with a great fishing rod they can use for a lifetime.”

To learn more about Mud Hole’s education programs email Todd Vivian at or call him at (866) 790-7637 ext. 112.

Mud Hole Custom Tackle at is the world’s largest rod building e-retailer and mail order catalog company, the leader in custom rod building, fly tying and lure building components, plus educator of those popular fishing activities as well. It houses a huge inventory at its expanding headquarters in Oviedo, near Orlando, Fla., providing fishing products to anglers across the U.S. and over 100 countries worldwide.

For more information contact Mud Hole at 866-790-7637.

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