Can you replace rod guide inserts?
Find a local tackle shop and ask who does custom rod repairs. They will know someone, often the person works there. To replace the entire guide, with labor should cost about $20 give or take a little.
How do I remove and replace rod guides?
How To Remove and Replace Rod Guides
- Apply Gentle Heat.
- Cut Through Finish.
- Remove The Damaged Guide.
- Clear Any Excess.
- Make Your Mark.
- Guide Preparation.
- Double Check Guide Alignment and Spacing.
- Wrap Your Guide.
Can you fish with a broken rod tip?
Broken rod tip In most cases, a tip that is broken a few inches from the end can be repaired without much effect on the quality of the rods performance. You can expect a slight decrease in sensitivity. Except for the most finicky light biting fish, this will not be an issue.