Limited Edition Numbered Set - Only 10 Sets Made
Limited Edition | Only 10 Made
• 2 Bakk Series Limited Edition Fly Rods (Individually numbered) (5wt and 6wt)
• 2 Bakk Series Custom Fly Reels
• 2 Custom Kistler Fly Rod Aluminum Hard Cases
• 2 Custom Limited Edition Rod Socks
Designed With Passion
From growing up in a commercial fishing family in Alaska to making a living as a full time fly fishing guide, the pursuit of fish in the outdoors has remained a central part of my life. In many ways, I have a similar story to most other anglers: I held a fly rod for the first time and made a cast that caught a fish, and the magic of that moment left me wanting more.Since that time, my life has been a journey of discovery- learning about and pursuing passions that inspire me, but most importantly, appreciating the rejuvenation of my soul through being present in God’s creation… with a fly rod in my hand.
The Fly Rod
An Extension Of Your Arm
Built By Hand
Custom Rod Builders Since 1999. Hand built by expert craftsmen and women at our shop in Magnolia, TX.
You need this rod if you fish in the typical places: small streams where fly placement is paramount as well as bigger water where you might need to bomb a cast to the opposite bank, throw multiple flies or even small streamers.
Truly the jack-of-all-trades trout rod that is perfect for the beginning angler and even hold surprises for the expert who wants to unlock its full potential.
You need this rod if you are pursuing the largest fish in a river or lake. Capable of long accurate casts to big cutthroat in the middle of an alpine lake as well as throwing the “kitchen sink” (a big indicator, multiple split shot, couple flies and a streamer) into a stiff winter headwind for nasty lake-run trout. This rod excels in the hand of a progressing angler.
The Extended Interview
Jeremiah Bakk and Trey Kistler talk the Bakk series origins, features, and more.
The Fly Reel
Proven on the strongest Trout
Rod: Industry leading 30-year manufacturer's warranty.
Reel: 1 Year Limited Parts and Workmanship. Read More
Who We Are
Our company was born in a Texas garage. After Trey Kistler returned home from serving in the Gulf War, he went to work with his father building fishing rods. When his dad retired, Trey decided to blaze his own trail. He decided to make an exciting life for himself, his wife and four babies. He decided to create some solid American jobs. And he decided to try and catch as many fish as possible. So he set himself to the task of making the best bass fishing rod out there. We, and Trey, wouldn’t have it any other way. If his family name is going to be on it, it’s going to be the best. Kistler products are excellent. Period. They are the most sensitive, the most responsive, the most trustworthy. When you hold one of our rods, you know you’re holding something special.
Limited Sets Ship Out For $39.95. Thick cardboard, bubble wrap, UPS.
Cast your Kistler! We want you to. If you don't like it or want to exchange, that's easy and FREE. Read More
"Fish are an expression of divine creativity, and the joy of an angler is to try to get as close to them as possible, as often as possible. For me, this pursuit has led me on a path toward the art of fly fishing: experimenting with different techniques and styles of casting a fly, traveling to various places for unique fish, creating fly patterns of my own, and never giving up pursuing the perfect moment- when everything comes together, and art becomes reality.
If I’m not rowing a drift boat down a windy river in WY or looking for the largest trout in CO to try and fool with a bit of feather on a hook, I’ll be thinking about doing it and trying to come up with a new way of enjoying the moment."
More To Come In 2023
8 wt and 7 wt rods available Spring of 2023. Also a 7/8 wt reel.