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Welcome to R.H Rods

"The finest fishing rods are not made in a factory"

Thank you for taking the time to visit the new web site. I do hope the following pages will explain a bit about myself, RH Rods, and what we can do for you and your fishing.

My Name is Roger Hurst, and although you may not know me yet, I've been established as a professional rod builder for over 30 years. However the brands that we are associated with should be very familiar to you:

  • Simpsons of Turnford
  • Kevin Maddock Rods
  • Jim Gibbinson
  • Shimano
  • Free Spirit 
  • Harrison advanced rods

          These are what we can now do;

  • Custom built Free Spirit  Free Spirit
  • Custom built Harrisons                                                                                                                                                         




..  and many more named brands. Also, RH Rods are now the UK manufacturer of all Free Spirit Hi S and S class standard rods.We can also supply custom built Free Spirit and Harrison advanced rods.

Please take a moment to look around the site for more information, alternatively give us a call on 01476 870707. We look forward to hearing from you soon.





Roger Hurst