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Hello Rodmakers & Restorationists!

Welcome to the new home of Golden Witch. Please be aware that if you had an account at the old GW site, you'll need to create a new one here! Please have a look around...

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Ferrule Advice

Written by : Posted on July 26, 2016 : No Comments

If you have the least question about ferrules – if you’re new to ferrules or only moderately experienced – please, please read this information at least once. I promise, it will help to prevent mistakes and misunderstandings. Thanks!

Welcome to the Golden Witch Ferrule Advice Ramble! I need to let you, the rodmaker or restorationist reading this page, know that I have lost clients because of ferrules. Ferrules are finicky, challenging, yet almost invariably necessary and worthwhile little beasts.

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Just a Few Guide Notes…

Written by : Posted on April 26, 2016 : No Comments

Just a few guide notes for now….

On Sizing Tiptops: Here’s some basic info you need for synthetic and bamboo blanks. Tips are sold in nominal 64ths of an inch, by one-half/64 increments, e.g., 3.5/64, 4/64, 4.5/64…you get the picture. To fetch this nominal size from the blank on your bench, you need to do math.

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The Latest News

The Planing Form Put a Hex on the News

Written by : Posted on August 25, 2016 : No Comments

The Planing Form

Kirk recently did a review of our Hex products in The Planing Form, Issue #160 July/August 2016.

Read the article in PDF format here.

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We’re on Instagram!

Written by : Posted on February 22, 2016 : No Comments

We're on Instagram

We’ll be posting pictures of cool rods and applications of our stuff and new components, and… who knows?

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Arcane Component Works is in the News

Written by : Posted on January 20, 2016 : No Comments

Our sister wholesale company, Arcane Component Works is in the October 2015 Issue of Angling International! See pages 34 and 37 for the full story.  Arcane components are scattered throughout Golden Witch; be sure to check them out.

The Last Cover Post EVER from the Old Website

Written by : Posted on January 20, 2016 : Comments Off on The Last Cover Post EVER from the Old Website

Hello Rodmakers & Restorationists!

It’s March of 2015 and I’m updating, not entirely re-writing, this cover letter to the Golden Witch website. Spring is officially here, but the morning after the last of our snow melted we’re getting more and the woods are white again. Now it’s time for spring weather.

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