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How to Balance A Fly Rod

April 03, 2019 2 min read

Perhaps that’s too literal an interpretation, but the whole fly rod and reel balance exercise is actually pretty pointless, after-all, when is the fly rod balanced? - standing in the carpark balanced on a finger with no line out?
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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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Buod a fly rod with our fly rod building kits this Christmas

Fly Rod Kits For Christmas!

December 06, 2018 1 min read

A Fly Rod Building Kit - It's the gift that literally keeps on giving. One of our superb Ready To Wrap Fly Rod Kits is the perfect gift for the fly angler that has just about everything (which of course might be you) Kits for Christmas - Fly Rod Kit Giveaway!
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The Epic Rod Turner

July 10, 2017 1 min read

Epic battery operated fly rod turner and drying motor  Makes drying and levelling epoxy wraps a breeze.  Produced exclusively for us by our friends at C&F Design.The New Epic battery operated fly rod turner and drying motor. Makes drying and levelling epoxy wraps a breeze.  Produced exclusively for us by our friends at C&F Design.

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The Epic Rod Tube

July 07, 2017 1 min read

Epic translucent ferruled fiberglass rod tubeEverything we do is different, better. Our rod tube is no exception. Introducing the Epic hand ferruled 'Katana' rod tube in either translucent glass or black glass.
Light, tough, and just bloody clever.
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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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How to build a fly rod.

February 02, 2017 4 min read

How to build a fly rod fly rod building fly rod building tips bookThis set of tips are taken from the comprehensive build book included in all our Epic "Ready to Wrap Rod Kits"

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The Boca Grande is a three hat steak.

June 09, 2016 2 min read

Golden Trevally Mark Bantage Epic Boca Grande Fly RodA 12 weight rod should do a few things well. It needs to cast a 12 weight line. It needs to cast the size flies you would expect of a 12 weight - billfish flies, aerodynamic dogs like big crab flies, and oversized poppers and gurglers that generally look like seagulls ploughing into a stiff breeze. And it needs to pull hard on big fish. The Boca Grande does this very, very well.
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Black - It's the New Black

December 17, 2015 1 min read

Epic 686 Black Special Edition Fly Rod In early December we announced a small run of special edition black fly rods based on our ever popular Fastglass 686
Epic 686 Black Special Edition Fly Rod In early December we announced a small run of special edition black fly rods based on our ever popular Fastglass 686
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Epic Fly Rod Ready to Wrap Kit Review

October 07, 2015 1 min read

Fly rod buildingWell, I've been fishing this rods for 2.5 weeks since completing the build of my 686 (Green). Not only is the rod F&CKING EPIC, but it casts tight loops, very accurate caster, has a great feel and response, and the rod has a great backbone when needed
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Bandit for the Fiberglass Manifesto pt1

August 21, 2015 2 min read

Fiberglass Fly Rod build for the Fiberglass MinifestoBig Trev's busy down in the workshop cooking up a sweet Epic Bandit for Cameron Mortenson over at the Fiberglass Manifesto

There are 15 unique and separate processes involved in building an Epic fly rod, from selecting and cleaning the blank right through to the final QC inspection, polish and dispatch.

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