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Build the Best Fly Rod

February 03, 2020 3 min read

Last year at one of our regular "How do we make these better" chats (we dont have any meetings around here) - Trev suggested we take a closer look at the new Fuji Torzite stripping guides - I have to admit to being a little sceptical, to date we'd been using a very good titanium stripping guide produced by Alps. They're top notch.....
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Fly Rod Building - Unboxing an Epic Ready To Wrap Fly Rod Building Kit

December 05, 2019 1 min read

What's in the box? The guys over at MidCurrent film the unboxing on one of our Fly Rod Building kits - the 476 FastGlass Fly rod building kit in this case.

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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
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FiberGlass Fly Rods - From Glass to Back: Coming Full Circle

July 10, 2019 4 min read

The first decent glass fly rod I owned was a vintage brown glass Fenwick. A tad short, a bit stiff, and with a plastic triangular tube that didn’t hold its shape and couldn’t keep its cap, it worked, and fairly well. Next I stepped up to an Orvis Golden Eagle, the last glass fly rod I purchased until just a few years ago. But that’s where it ended as I was swept up by the graphite tide.
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How to Build a Fly Rod Using the Epic Ready to Wrap Fly Rod Kit

February 09, 2019 1 min read

Here Epic Ambassador Peter Fisher runs through building a fly rod using the Epic Ready to Wrap fly Rod Kit
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Fly Rod Building Kits - How to Build a Fly Rod

January 15, 2019 1 min read

First time rod builder or seasoned professional, our Epic Ready to Wrap Fly Rod Building Kits make building a quality fly rod simple. Each fly rod kit contains all the components, glues, rod finish and instructions you’ll need to build your own unique custom Epic fly rod.
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70's Custom Epic 686 Fly Rod - Yeah Baby!

June 28, 2017 1 min read

Custom Epic Fiberglass Fly Rod Collectors EditionFAR OUT!! - Trev' and the team in the workshop have gone all retro on this baby. Stunning workmanship, classic style and attention to detail are the hallmarks of this Funky Collectors 686.
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TOPO DESIGNS X EPIC

October 06, 2016 2 min read

Topo Designs Epic Packlight Fly RodCombining the versatile Topo Mountain Pack with our hand crafted Packlight fly rod just makes sense. That's why we chose to team up with Topo Designs to dream up a package begging to hit your home water.
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The Epic Bandit Review

May 04, 2015 3 min read

Epic bandit 10 wt fly rodAfter the recent club casting day, Tony Ong described it as casting “like a cut snake” and I agree with him.
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Dirk Krüger and the Two Handed Fly Rod for Dad

March 02, 2015 1 min read

Fiberglass double handed fly rodsSo here is the rod nearly finished. Wrapped with Pearsalls dark brown and dark olive to match a golden Hardy Sovereign (or any other classic "golden" reel like Fin Nor, Seamaster, etc.)
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Sandy Supporting the Wild Trout Trust

January 12, 2015 1 min read

Epic Fiberglass fly rod Sandy has put together this sharp Epic build to help raise funds for the Wild Trout Trust in the UK, thanks for thinking of us and going for an Epic blank Sandy
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Trevor's custom 580

December 16, 2014 1 min read

Custom Fiberglass fly rod by Trevor BourneHi, my name is Trevor Bourne from the UK,
Underground rod builder and avid fly fisherman.
This was one build I wish I never dreamt up!
(but glad I did)
Too many hours spent thinking about how to make it happen. Hair-loss from the worry. Long days in the shed making sawdust and long nights in the workshop putting it all together. Time well spent…

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