Redfish machine

The indistructable Epic 888 FastGlass 

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Backcountry battler.

Epic 580 FastGlass. Smooth as butter, tough as nails.

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At home in Montana.

Smooth as butter, sweet as honey. Epic FastGlass.

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Scandinavia. Rods as tough as the the elements.

Epic FastGlass II - Built Epic tough.

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Epic. Fish the Difference™

Epic Studio Built Fly Rods™
Fish the Difference.

The world's finest fly rods. Configured by you, handcrafted by us.

A premium quality fly rod handcrafted and custom tuned to order.
Choose your own custom configuration and we'll build it to order in our studio workshop here in Wanaka, New Zealand.

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Epic Studio Build - how it works:

You design.

Choose your fly rod and custom options.

We build.

One of our master rod builders will build and custom tune your fly rod to order using only the finest materials and craftsmanship.

We ship. You fish.

Within 3 to 5 weeks we ship direct to your door, anywhere in the world keeping you informed every step of the way.


You receive your Epic fly rod and are blown away. We both rejoice.

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Multiple Options.
All Epic.

FastGlass® - Tough, durable and a ton of soul.

Industry leading advanced glass fibre composite. Fly rods that are super tough and a ton of fun to fish.

"Smooth like butter, sweet like honey"

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Carbon Fibre (Graphite) - light, lively & responsive.

Nano-tech silica resin matrix technology. Extremely light, strong, responsive and lively fly rods that are an joy to use.

"Fish the difference"

Carbon Fibre Fly Rods

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Epic Ready to Wrap™ fly rod kits.

The satisfaction of building your own fly rod. Premium kits & components ready to wrap.

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The Epic Promise.

If you order one of our beautiful handmade fly rods and are not 100% delighted with it we'll refund your purchase in full.
We are so very confident that every fly rod we make is of the highest quality possible, we guarantee your complete and absolute satisfaction or your money back.

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"Life Changing"

MACAULEY LORD. Author, IFFA Master Fly Casting Instructor

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"Goodbye Sage, hello Epic"

Toby Manhire - MN, USA.

"The gold standard in fly rods"

Michael Reingruber - WA, USA.

"This unit is sweet - a bit like stepping out of a VeeDub into a Porsche; I'm feeling the love!"

Henry S - USA

"The support and service from the team at Swift was an easy twelve out of ten. The rod build is fantastic"

Rod B.

"The most exquisite work of art I've ever seen in a fly rod."

H. Wilson, USA.

"I love this fly rod more than my wife, I'm getting another"

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