Made In Montana & 100% Made In The USA

We are proud to be a local business based in Livingston, Montana and use all American-made materials and fly rod blanks.

Sullivan Fly Rods

Custom fly rods handmade on the banks of the Yellowstone River in Livingston, Montana. Our rods are 100% made in America, from the blanks to the components, to the team building them with precision and care. Sullivan Fly Rods draws upon a lifetime of experience and a deep passion for fly fishing to bring an unforgettable fly rod to market.

Our mission: to provide anglers of
all experience levels with a high-quality custom fly rod at an affordable price. To protect wild trout and the beautiful places they inhabit by introducing more people to fly fishing and by donating 10% of the profits from each rod to like-minded organizations in Montana, such as the Madison-Gallatin Chapter of Trout Unlimited.

100% Made In America

We believe in American
- supporting American jobs making high-quality products. Everything on our fly rods is made in the USA, including blanks made to our exacting specifications. Want to know more about our Made in America blanks?

Build Your Rod


Will you have off the shelf rods available for purchase?

Yes! We will have a limited selection of rods available for immediate purchase:

4-wt spring creek rod

5-wt ‘all around’, mid-flex, moderate action

5-wt faster action

6-wt ‘all around’, mid-flex, moderate action

6-wt streamer rod, moderate-fast action

7-wt streamer rod, moderate-fast action

Want an 8 or 9-wt rod?  Give us a call, and we can discuss specifics.

How can I get started with a custom fly rod build?

Learn more on our Rod Building Page, or get in touch with us. You can email us through the form below, or give us a call at 406.404.4253. We’ll discuss your custom fly rod and what you’re hoping to do with it, as well as design options, colors, etc to build you a custom rod you’ll treasure forever.

What is the lead time on building a custom fly rod?

We are looking at a 3-4 week window for fulfilling custom orders.

Can I cast your fly rods anywhere?

Come down to the Livingston Farmer's Market during the summer months and come talk to us. We've always got a few rods available to cast, and we'd love to talk fishing for a while.

Have questions? Reach out and we'll get back to you within 24 hours.

Proud to Support Local Conservation

10% of our profits goes directly to local conservation efforts. For 2023, we chose to support the Madison-Gallatin Chapter of Trout Unlimited for their conservation work in our local area.