Fishing Rod Building

Mitchell State Park
6087 E M-115,
Cadillac, MI 49601

Part of the DNR Outdoor Skills Academy, this class will be held every Wednesday in January and February. This class will teach you the basics of how to make your own fishing rod. The cost for building your own rod will vary based on rod type/style. Available rod styles range from a custom ice rod to a casting rod, Sage fly rod or even repurposing/fixing an old rod.

Pre-registration is required prior to attending one of these classes. To register, call Edward Shaw at 231-779-1321 or email [email protected] with "Rod Building" in the subject line.

The Carl T. Johnson Hunt and Fish Center is located in Mitchell State Park. A  Recreation Passport is required for entry into the park. 

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