June 12, 2020 3 min read

How to Build a Fly Rod. Helper Fly Rod Building Videos For Epic Ready to Wrap Fly Rod Building kits

A collection of fly rod building videos intended to help explain some of the processes required when putting together one of our Ready To Wrap Fly Rod Building Kits. 

If you are on Facebook we also have a terrific Epic Fly Rod Building Group - check in and see what's happening https://swiftflyfishing.com/blogs/news/fly-rod-building-videos

How to Glue a Cap and Ring Reel Seat & Grip (Epic 370)

Fly Rod Building with Epic Ambassador Peter Corzilius as he shows how to glue a Cap & Ring reel seat and grip on a fly rod. For the demonstration Peter is putting together an EpicReady to Wrap Fly Rod Kits - in this case, the Epic 370,3 weight fly rod building kit

How To Epoxy Fly Rod Guides.

Fly Rod Building with Epic Ambassador Peter Corzilius as he shows how to apply epoxy finish to guide wraps on a fly rod. For the demonstration Peter is putting together an Epic Ready to Wrap Fly Rod Building Kit - in this case, the Epic 370, 3 weight fly rod.

Marking Guide Spacings and Finding the Spine

Fly Rod Building with Epic Ambassador Peter Corzilius as he shows how to find the spine (not spline) on a fly rod blank and mark out the guide spacings. For the demonstration Peter is putting together an Epic Ready to Wrap Fly Rod Kits - in this case, the Epic 370, 3 weight fly rod building kit. * This is often mistakenly referred to a "Splining" - wich is incorrect, the correct term is Splining, i.e to find the spine.

Guide spacing for Epic blanks can be found on our fly rod guide spacing page here

How to wrap fly rod guides.

Wrapping Guides. Fly Rod Building with Epic Ambassador Peter Corzilius as he shows how to wrap the snake guides on a fly rod blank. For the demonstration Peter is putting together an Epic Ready to Wrap Fly Rod Building Kit - in this case, the Epic 370, 3 weight fly rod kit

Preparing the blank and cap & ring reel seat on an Epic 370 Kit

Fly Rod Building with Epic Ambassador Peter Corzilius as he shows how to prepare and assemble the cork skeleton reel seat on the Epic 370 Fly Rod Building Kit. For the demonstration Peter is putting together an Epic Ready to Wrap Fly Rod Building Kit - in this case, the Epic 370, 3 weight fly rod

How To Wrap Fly Rod Guides - Epic 686 Ready to Wrap Fly Rod Building Kit

Close up Fly Rod Building with Epic Ambassador Peter Corzilius as he shows how to wrap the guides on a fly rod. For the demonstration Peter is putting together an Epic Ready to Wrap Fly Rod Building Kit - in this case, the Epic 686, 6 weight fly rod.

Epic Ready to Wrap Fly Rod Building Kits -  Fitting a grip and fighting butt 

Fly Rod Building with Epic Ambassador Peter Corzilius shows how to fit a grip and fighting butt on a fly rod. For the demonstration Peter is putting together an Epic Ready to Wrap Fly Rod Building Kit - in this case, the Epic 686, 6 weight fly rod building kit 

Fly Rod Building - Unboxing the Epic 686 Ready To Wrap Fly Rod Building Kit

Unboxing the Epic 686 Ready to Wrap Fly Rod Building Kit. Fly Rod Building with Epic Ambassador Peter Corzilius as he unboxes the Epic 686 Ready to wrap fly rod building kit. For the demonstration Peter is putting together an Epic Ready to Wrap Fly Rod Building Kit - in this case, the Epic 686, 6 weight fly rod. 

Epic Ready to Wrap Fly Rod Building Kits -  Unboxing the Epic 370

Fly Rod Building with Epic Ambassador Peter Corzilius unboxes the Epic 370, 3 weight fly rod building kit


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