Yes and no. Most pros that have their own line of rods are almost constantly working with the rod company to better the rods. This means trying and developing new rods on the water. So for a time, yes he does have rods that are unique and not available to us. But a huge misconception of pro fishermen is that they use special equipment that us regular anglers can not get. They use the same rods that you can pick up off the shelf 99% of the time.