Dobyns Rods bears the name of an angler who believed that the pinnacle of excellence in the industry was not enough. Gary Dobyns, with a storied career spanning decades and boasting over 100 major tournament victories, accumulated a wealth of invaluable experience and knowledge. Even before the inception of Dobyns Rods, Gary channeled this wealth into crafting rods, birthing the iconic "Champion" series.

Driven by a relentless pursuit of excellence, Gary Dobyns revolutionized rod building. His commitment to stringent design principles and minimal manufacturing tolerances set a new standard for rod performance and quality in the fishing industry. With an unwavering dedication to pushing boundaries, Gary Dobyns continues to elevate the craft, ensuring that each Dobyns Rod represents the pinnacle of rod building expertise and innovation.