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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 2 Comments

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 2 Comments

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 1 Comment

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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Yes we have no Bananas!

December 09, 2014 1 min read

Epic glass Bend fly rodGreat shots from Markus Haldin of You Name It in Finland. These guys are big supporters of our Epic brand and have been building some really tricked out rods.
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Epic 686 out for a test drive.

December 05, 2014 1 min read

Finally got the water conditions right yesterday and took my newly completed 686 out for a test drive on my local steelhead river here in the mountains along the California/Oregon border. As you already know it performed impeccably. Gave it a real test by using weighted flies, split shot and an indicator.Finally got the water conditions right yesterday and took my newly completed 686 out for a test drive on my local steelhead river here in the mountains along the California/Oregon border. As you already know it performed impeccably. Gave it a real test by using weighted flies, split shot and an indicator.
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It ain't no switch rod. Custom Epic DH11 glass two handed fly rod by Shane Gray.

December 04, 2014 1 min read

Epic two handed glass fiberglass spey rodBuilding a two handed rod is no mean feat - it's literally the equivalent of building two single hand rods - and then some. Building a truly great two hander is the realm of the master rod builder only.
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Fish on, Yvon.

November 25, 2014 2 min read

Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard fishing his Epic 580 fiberglass fly rodWhen he cast the rod the first time he just said, “Beautiful, this casts just beautifully” -  "Amazed at the incredible artistry in wrapping this rod"
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