Ian Cole - Testimonial for Epic 590 C

Ian Cole - Testimonial for Epic 590 C

May 04, 2016 3 min read

Ian Cole Reviews the Epic 590 C Carbon Fibre Fly RodBeing somewhat of a fan of the Epic fibreglass range for the past couple of years and having enjoyed the soulful experience they offer fly fishers I have to confess I wondered “why on earth is Carl of Epic bothering with Carbon”? Hell that is such a well catered and competitive market - right? 
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Your fly rod does not love you - how to match the correct fly line to your fly rod

April 03, 2016 6 min read

How to choose a fly line Epic Fly LinesIf there's one piece of fly fishing equipment that causes more confusion than any other it’s fly lines. Or more specifically, what fly line type, brand or taper is best suited to a certain fly rod. It never ceases to amaze me the amount of misunderstanding, misinformation and confusion there is on this subject.
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Bobs 690C Carbon Fibre Fly Rod Review

Bobs 690C Carbon Fibre Fly Rod Review

March 09, 2016 7 min read

Epic 690C Carbon Fibre fly rod review For the past forty years, like most of us, I've been in love with stiff fly rods.  They kept getting stiffer and faster, and they couldn't get fast enough for me.  Recently, the top end rod makers have been offering softer, gentler, more 'fishable' actions.  Maybe its because al lot of us are getting older and our pace is slowing a bit, but a lot of young anglers have been taking the slow lane as well.  One reason is, simply, that the stiff rods are too hard to bend. They lack the cushioning feel of the classic medium action and demand a fine tuned sense of timing and a sophisticated stroke.  The Epic 690-C, and it's little sister, the 590-C, have been a revelation to me.
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The Epic Howler Topo Giveaway

The Epic Howler Topo Giveaway

November 11, 2015 1 min read

Epic Howler Brothers giveawayWe have gone bananas. One lucky winner will take home all of this:
+ Custom Howler Epic fiberglass fly rod by @swiftflyfishing (8wt)
+ Topo X Howler Klettersack 15L by Topodesigns +$250 gift card for Howlerbros gear

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Epic Carbon Fibre Fly Rod Blanks - Review by Snowman Custom Rod Works

October 15, 2015 2 min read

Epic Carbon Fiber Graphite fly rod reviewAndrea and I have been beating around on the 590C (Andrea) and 690C (myself) for slightly over a year now. First impressions; mmmm black, I love the image of the raw carbon in lightly sanded state. At this point of the inspection phase I realized they are crazy light for a 5 and 6 line. Who doesn't love a light rod?
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Carbon Fibre Gets the Epic Treatment

April 24, 2015 1 min read

Epic Carbon Fibre fly rod blanks

Today we launch our Epic range of Carbon Fibre.

No we've not forsaken our first love, Glass. 

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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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Ari T Hart Astrid Fly Reel and Epic 686

July 29, 2014 1 min read

We've featured a few Ari T Hart Astrid Fly Reel Epic Fly RodWe've featured a few Ari / Epic match ups in the past but nothing like this.
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Possibly the best thing since tinned beer. The Stroft Tippet System

April 03, 2014 1 min read

The best just got better! - the new Stroft cutter and tippet system absolutely rocks.The best just got better! - the new Stroft cutter and tippet system absolutely rocks.
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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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Baby Poon on Glass - about the most fun you can have with your pants on.

December 09, 2013 1 min read

Epic fibreglass on Tarpon
These pics were sent in by our buddy Capt, Greg Peterson from Headshot Charters. Greg runs a hot guiding operation out of Tampa, Florida.
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The Dead Set

October 29, 2013 1 min read

Fly fishing the grateful dead fly reel and fly rodThe Dead Set

Commissioned by Viktor Keller, Switzeland
Grateful Dead custom build by Stephen Duff - www.duffrods.com.au 
Grateful Dead reel by Abel Reels - www.abelreels.com 
Epic S2 FastGlass blank by the Swift Fly Fishing Company - swiftflyfishing.com 
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