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70's Custom Epic 686 Fly Rod - Yeah Baby!

Posted by Carl McNeil on

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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70's Custom Epic 686 Fly Rod - Yeah Baby!

Posted by Carl McNeil on

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

Posted by Carl McNeil on

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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TOPO DESIGNS X EPIC

Posted by Carl McNeil on

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

Posted by Carl McNeil on

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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The Epic Bandit Review

Posted by Carl McNeil on

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

Posted by Carl McNeil on

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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Dirk Krüger and the Two Handed Fly Rod for Dad

Posted by Carl McNeil on

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

Posted by Carl McNeil on

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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Sandy Supporting the Wild Trout Trust

Posted by Carl McNeil on

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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