*We are fortunate enough to receive many wonderfull reviews for our fly rods and they all mean a great deal to us. When a rod is reviewed by an angler & caster with real depth of experience it's something special.
"One word sums up my new 370 FastGlass, badass, if in fact that's a
word... The best way I can describe it is, "where tech meets tradition."
Never had I anticipated the arrival of a new fly rod more, and I currently
own two dozen premium rods and have had another few dozen move through my
personal inventory over the years. The rod exceeded all expectations and
in every way - action, tracking, dampening, aesthetics, components,
I've owned E-glass, S-glass, and now Unidirectional S-2 Glass. While all have their place, the Epic FastGlass is in a class all by itself as far as overall performance goes.
Not truly fast, but faster than my other glass, and in a good way. Casts
in tight, but can reach out. Roll-casts well. Haven't seen a weakness yet
and don't expect to. Clearly Epic has taken fiberglass rods to the next
level. Only problem is I now want more. Having limited my use of glass to
small stream fishing in the past, I am now wondering what the right rod
could do on my home river?"
Bob Mallard - Former Fly Shop owner, Guide,
Author, Writer, Fly Designer, and Native Fish Advocate.
*Publisher, Fly Fish America Magazine:
*National Vice Chair, Native Fish Coalition
*Columnist, Southern Trout Online Magazine
*Registered Maine Guide*Fly Designer, Catch Fly Fishing
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Which weighs more, a floating fly line or a sinking line? It may surprise you to know that they both weigh the same - at 30 feet anyway. Or at least they should.
For example, under the AFFTA system for rating fly lines a 5 weight fly line is a 5wt regardless of whether it is a floater, a sinking fly line or an intermediate.