I finally went ahead and pulled the trigger on a buying a custom rod. I really hadn’t been in the market for anything new, but then I realized my fishing pole collection was lacking in the top-water department. I immediately thought of Jonathan Vadney who is a regular on our forums and founder of Twisted Custom Rods. I remembered that he had posted some of his work in one of his threads, and I remember thinking to myself that if I was ever going to buy one it would be from him.
I want you all to know that Jonathan was EXTREMELY thorough throughout the entire selection process. He asked about style of fishing, colors, eyes, placement, left handed or right handed, cork, blanks, etc…. It was obvious that he had done this many times before, and I was very confident that he’d put his heart and soul into his work, just as he had done for some of our other SJB members.