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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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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A Special Epic 580 Fly Rod Build

July 24, 2014 1 min read

Epic Fiberglass Fly Rod by Christian HorgrenThe sublime work of Christian Hörgren from Fine Tackle Sweden  Christians work is incredibly precise, subtle and understated. These are stunning and elegant fly rods.
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Epic Fly Rod Review in Fly Fishing & Fly Tying UK

June 15, 2014 1 min read

Epic Fly Rod Review Fly fishing & Fly TyingMany years ago a tackle dealer friend told me that glass rods were still getting better when graphite and carbon-fibre replaced glass-fibre. Going by this blank I can believe it.”
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Tim Builds his first custom fly rod using our Epic kit - fly fishing will never be the same again.

March 28, 2014 1 min read

Make sure you tune into MidCurrent and follow along as Tim Romano builds up his first custom fly rod using our Epic Ready to Wrap fly rod kit.Make sure you tune into MidCurrent and follow along as Tim Romano builds up his first custom fly rod using our Epic Ready to Wrap fly rod kit.

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12kg on an Epic 5wt fly rod

February 03, 2014 1 min read

Epic 580 Fly Rod Fly Fishing Fiberglass rodFrom the "Holy Shit" department:

Here's out buddy Pak from Singapore. Yes, that's quite a bend he has there in his Epic 580...

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Angler Fly Rod Review - Dean Olsen, New Zealand

January 11, 2014 3 min read

Epic Fiberglass Fly Rod Review I have finished my Epic 580 and thought I would share some impressions. First, I like it a lot. Whilst I am a child of the graphite age, the first rod I fished with was a fibreglass Killwell Robin Hood - a blue beast with nice red wraps that was borrowed from my dad and that he still fishes occasionally.
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