February 15, 2021 1 min read

The Epic 888 Fly Rod Building Kit

Join Epic Ambassador Norbert Renaud as demonstrates building a fly rod using the Epic 888 Fly Rod Building Kit.

In this 4 part video series Norbert covers everything from the rod kit unboxing through to putting the final touches on an Epic 888 Fly Rod.

Norbert has a terrific Youtube Channel featuring rod building tricks and tips and a bunch of fantastic fly tying videos - make sure you give him a follow here https://www.youtube.com/c/NorbertRenaud/videos


Unboxing the Epic 888 Fly Rod Building Kit


Epic 888 Fly Rod Building Kit - Part 2 Reel seat & handle


Epic 888 Fly Rod Building Kit - Part 3 Spining and marking


Epic 888 Fly Rod Building Kit - Part 4, wrapping and finishing

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