We are frequently asked for customised versions of our rods to suit individual angler’s specific requirements. We understand individuality and bespoke tackle is one way of expressing this appreciation of the finer things in life. We have therefore selected custom builders whose reputation and work is well known to us and we recommend their craftsmanship. They are knowledgeable and produce highly desirable rods. Century recommends that if you require a custom built version of the factory rod then you contact any of the builders listed below with confidence.
Century will continue making rods with custom reel seats such as SS20, AL20 and HB20 as factory options.
Nick Buss operates from Kent, UK and not only customises Century blanks but has his own extensive specialist ranges including X-lites, Fighting Sticks, Markers, Parallel Butts, SNB, Ultimates, XTC. Telephone 07787 780318 to discuss your individual requirements.
Eric Unger is a passionate angler and rod builder. With over 20 years of experience in rod building and an apprenticeship under the Grand Master himself, Kurt Grabmayer – working in his holy Halls. Erich has successfully commenced his own custom building shop specializing in exclusive rod building and tackle shop.
Ryan White located in Rodanthe. NC. USA specializes in custom built Century rods for fixed spool and multiplier reels – for fishing, tournament casting, mono or braided line. Fresh, and salt water use. Ryan carries his own rod line built for the North American market by Century. Ryan uses all Fuji components in rod building and has over 15 years experience in building fishing and tournament casting rods. Ryan also does custom rod art, weaves, and custom reels.
Folytyik Zoltán located in Hungary stocks a range of Century factory finished rods but can also build Century blanks to your desired custom specification. With a good range of models available in store and a keen carp angler himself Zoli is well worth visiting in person to discuss most suited model for your requirements.