Beartooth Custom Rods

“Fly rods built by Passionate Flyfishers for Passionate Flyfishers”

Our founder and Head rod builder & designer, Dan Delekta, started his journey into rod building in 1975. Through his 50+ year evolution in rod building, fishing, and negotiating the ever-changing market of flyfishing; Dan has created a series of astounding rods that fit the broad spectrum of individual Angler needs & desires.

Beartooth Fly Rods are a perfect balance of aesthetic beauty and superior functionality. From our special 18 and 20 Inch markers from the reel seat butt to our 10-guide system on our 9 Foot rods with an oversized tip top to optimize line shooting capabilities. We offer an incredible variety of high-quality reel seats, handles and hardware that truly makes each rod one of a kind. You have the option to choose from our selection of western or full wells handmade burled wood handles, handmade burled cork handles, composite handels, or a variety of high-grade cork. Our finest hardware is also customizable to suit whatever fishing situation you are preparing for!

What sets Beartooth Fly Rods apart is the quality and care that is dedicated to each rod we produce. We do not concern ourselves with the length of time or the amount of effort involved. Superior Craftsmanship is our motto. Dan has been the only builder for the lion’s share of years at Beartooth Fly Rods but in recent years he has been able to take on apprentices to accompany him on this rod building adventure.

The Beartooth “Maverick” Series

Blaze Your Own Trail with this Medium/Moderate Action, Durable, Dependable, User-Friendly Rod. Built on a beautiful dark blue gloss IM Toray Nano Graphite with the finest components this is one of our more Modestly Priced Rods! Fantastic choice for Trout, Steelhead/Salmon & Saltwater Fishing!

The Beartooth “Traditional” Series

Like the best fishing spots handed down from generation to generation, passing priceless knowledge forward and creating traditions that will stand the test of time; let the Traditional become your new Ritual! A forgiving Medium/Fast action rod built on stunning Glossy Forest Green IM Toray Nano Graphite blank with the finest components. A most traditional choice for Trout, Steelhead/Salmon & Saltwater Fishing!

The Beartooth “Brown Bear” Series

Versatile, Adaptable, and Omnivorous; The Brown Bear lives up to its namesake and then some! Built on an intermediate modulus/high strain graphite giving it the ability to work short casts but with an abundance of reserve power. Featuring a Fast to Medium/Fast Action and a gorgeous chestnut brown color blank that warms the soul in the sunlight. This is a Shop Favorite for Trout, Steelhead/Salmon & Saltwater.

The Beartooth “Grizzly Bear” Series

Packing a serious punch against the elements while maintaining a smooth and lightweight feel, very much like those Spring Grizzly Bears in the Rockies! This is one of our Fast Action rods built on IM Toray Nano Graphite in a Stealthy Matte Black color blank! A Delektable family favorite for windy flats and wild weather trout fishing!

The Beartooth “Stealth” Series

Let your cast be undetected by your target below with this “joy to cast” forgiving Medium to Fast Action Rod. Featuring a stealthy non-reflective matte black finish paired with the finest components; this sweet number is a go to for secretive anglers! Offered in trout, steelhead and saltwater models to cover your most undercover adventures!

The Beartooth “Rocket Launcher” Series

Lightweight, Strong & Fast; the rod is Really Out of this World Amazing! This weapon features a carbon fiber scrim with a space age resin coupled with proprietary carbon reinforcement which equates into Explosive Power!  Technicalities aside, this Ultra-Fast Action Matte Black rod is meant to sling flies exactly where you want them regardless of the outdoor conditions! This is a true Delektable family favorite for all around fishing from toothy Barracuda to jumping Steelies to running Browns!

The Beartooth “Presidential” Series

This rod was made to make any angler cast with Presidential Confidence! The Authoritative Power of this rod is attributed to being made with on Ultra High Modulus graphite, combined with an exclusive Nano compound Technology Resin System. Feel free to command your cast at any distance with spot on precision with this Fast Action Cobalt Blue blank which is considered a National Treasure. A Dan & Nancy go to for Trout and Saltwater adventures!!

The Beartooth “Kingslayer” Series

Resounding with the defiance of William Wallace & Robert the Bruce, this Scottish made blank refuses to let up the fight for your fishing freedom! An Ultra-Fast Action rod infused with graphene nano platelets into the prepeg of 63 million modulus Toray carbon fiber resulting in a 28% stronger hoop strength, making it one of the strongest blanks in the world! Fight the toughest of battles with Highland confidence with this utterly incredible rod! Offering in a stunning Blue Sapphire, illustrious Blue/Green Sapphire and commanding Bronze/Brown Sapphire blank color palette.

The Beartooth “Sage” Series

This series is built on a variety of sweet Sage Blanks with varying actions based on what is available to us from year to year! Please check our current supply and call for any additional questions of availability.

The Beartooth “True Believer” Series

Come full circle and back to the roots of flyfishing with this incredible “True Believer” series. Smooth, self-loading, and utterly joyful feel accompanies this series. We are offering a variety of very special bamboo blanks that will be sure to please and reconnect you with your roots.

The Beartooth “Glass” Series

Sweet as Butter on Corn! For anglers who love and must fish the lovely action of fiberglass, this is the rod series to fit your desires! We are offering this series in a variety of colored glass blanks and at a limited basis.

To order your Custom-Built Beartooth Fly Rod, Call Beartooth Flyfishing at (406) 682-7525.

Prices are subject to change. Custom options will differ in price.

The Beartooth “Maverick” Series

Blaze Your Own Trail with this Medium/Moderate Action, Durable, Dependable, User-Friendly Rod. Built on a beautiful dark blue gloss IM Toray Nano Graphite blank with the finest components this is one of our more Modestly Priced Rods! Fantastic choice for Trout, Steelhead/Salmon & Saltwater Fishing!