Bespoke Scottish fly rods, hand-built by Simon Barnes

Welcome to Simba Rods, the home of finest quality, fully bespoke fly fishing rods.

Simba Rods are not available in tackle shops.
They are hand-built to your specification in Crieff, at the heart of Strathearn in Scotland, and delivered direct to you.

Simon's friendly advice helps you choose and customise your own perfect Simba rod - or why not commission one for a friend's special occasion?

For the love of fishing

For the love of fishing
I've loved fishing ever since I was a wee boy. Here's the story of how I came to be a rod maker.

The rods

The rods
Simba Rods offers a comprehensive selection of trout, salmon and salt-water fly rods.

Hand-made to order

Hand-made to order
Simba Rods are hand-built to the highest standards of craftsmanship, with friendly advice about choosing and customising your rod.