George and the top 10

January 05, 2014 1 min read

If you've been following along with what's hot in the Fibreglass world you would have seen the astounding builds coming out of George Minculete's Tightloop Fly Rods workshop in Romania.

If you haven't, you need to sit up and pay attention up there in the back row! - George is one of a handful of select Epic Custom Rod Builders, great guy and wicked rod builder extraordinaire.  

The pic below is pretty much what we've come to expect from George - Slick, clean & absolutely gorgeous.

The blank is one of our Epic 686's in Salsa, and as usual George has bought it to life with a masterful build & slick componentry.

This rod was featured recently by Lumberjack, a hip outdoors and mountaineering site - here's the full feature on Georges build

And if that wasn't enough Georges Salsa Epic went on to become one of the top 10 favourite features on Lumberjack for 2013 (bottom Pic)

You can follow what George is up to on his Facebook page - and we suggest you do, there'll be a test...

 

 


Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in The Drift

Fly Fishing Fly Casting Roll Cast
Fly Fishing / Fly Casting - the Roll Cast

August 14, 2019 1 min read

Fly Casting  - The Roll Cast. I can't over emphasise how important this cast is. Deceptively simple, the Roll Cast is the most useful and versatile cast there is - more so than the fundamental overhead cast that is so synonymous with single handed fly casting.
Read More
Fly Rod Building wrapping a fly rod
Fly Rod Building - Wrapping Guides

August 09, 2019 1 min read

Fly Rod Building - Wrapping Guides. A nice clip from Epic Ambassador Norbert Renaud showing how to wrap our 888 - 8 weight FastGlass fly rod blank
Read More
Cutting through the bullshit - The “Mono” Vs Fluoro’ debate. Monofilament vs fluorocarbon
Cutting through the bullshit - The “Mono” Vs Fluoro’ debate. Monofilament vs fluorocarbon

July 30, 2019 4 min read

https://swiftflyfishing.com/collections/stroft-tippet-leaders/products/stroft-gtm

Monofilament vs fluorocarbon.

I believe it’s Lefty that is credited with saying “There’s more bullshit in fly fishing than in a Texas cattle yard” (excuse the French) A phrase that is no more apt than when citing the 'Fluoro vs Mono' discussion. 

Read More

Join Us