ALX Rods was formed as Carolina Shooting Sports, LLC in South Carolina. A hobby selling shooting supplies.
- The first ALX Rod was built on a dining room table, birthing a custom rod company.
- 8 of the first 10 rods built would be sold.
- Carolina Shooting Sports turned into Hydra Fishing, LLC.
- The first proprietary blanks were designed and prototyped, soon to become our first line of production rods.
- Using proprietary blanks, the ZOLO B production series was launched.
- Our first dealers were signed.
- ALX Rods went international with rods going to South Africa.
- ALX Rods ZOLO B changes name to only ZOLO
- ALX Rods IKOS Series launched
- US Dealers established
- ALX Rods BOKU Series launched to address inshore fishing
Expanded to 2500 square feet of dedicated rodbuilding workspace with additional office and storage space.
ALX Rods ZOLO Series rods being assembled in house. Top quality, waterproof epoxies are used to ensure long lasting rods.