Epic DH13 Two Handed Spey Rod

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  • Presenting the finest two handed Spey rod

    Each Epic two handed Spey rod is a custom tuned, advanced, lightweight, and highly responsive two handed fly rod.

    Titanium stripping guides, the best cork in the industry, Japanese silk wraps, CNC machined reel seat with self locating hood, alignment dots and a hand written inscription - this is a two handed fly rod like no other.

    3 Weights. One length. 6 Pieces.

    After talking to expert Spey casters around the world a 13ft two hander was clearly the most versatile and useful length for most two handed casters. A standardized length across our range also makes line selection a comparatively easy task.

    Weights:
    Epic two handed blanks come in 3 different weights / power configurations:
    5 / 6 Trout Spey
    6 / 7 Large Trout & Steelhead
    7 / 8 Salmon & large Steelhead

    Recommended Grain Windows:
    5 / 6 Trout Spey: 340 - 420 grains. 
    6 / 7 Large Trout & Steelhead: 420 - 480 grains. 
    7 / 8 Salmon & large Steelhead: 470 - 530 grains. 

    Convenience.

    Feedback from traveling anglers told us that conventional 4 piece rods were too long to travel with, we took that on board and produce all our two handers in a convenient 6 piece configuration. These big rods will easily fit in your luggage along side a single handed fly rod.

    Our unique ground ferule system means actions are precise and indistinguishable from a standard 4 piece rod.

    Studio Built. Handcrafted, One at a Time.
    Each Epic Custom is handcrafted specifically for you from start to finish here in our studio workshop - no detail is overlooked.

    When purchasing one of our carbon fibre rods you can be confident that you are investing in premium engineering, componentry and craftsmanship.

    The Epic Action.
    Epic C series would best be described as Medium Fast in action. Epic C Series are light without sacrificing strength.

    Tough
    Our use of 100% non woven fibre and Silica nano matrix technology makes for a very tough, lightweight and extremely responsive blank.

    We believe there is no better fly rod made.

    Got questions? - Drop us a line, we'd love to hear from you.

  • Action: Progressive. Medium fast
    Length: 13ft all models
    Weight: 200g - 206g depending on model (7oz to 7.2oz)
    Fore grip length: 325mm (12.7 inches)
    Rear grip length:125mm (4.9 inches)

    Weights:
    Epic two handed blanks come in 3 different weights / power configurations:
    6 Trout Spey
    7 Large Trout & Steelhead
    8 Salmon & large Steelhead

    Recommended Grain Windows:
    5 / 6 Trout Spey: 340 - 420 grains. 
    6 / 7 Large Trout & Steelhead: 420 - 480 grains. 
    7 / 8 Salmon & large Steelhead: 470 - 530 grains. 

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      David K. verified customer review of Epic DH13 Two Handed Spey Rod
      10/05/2018

      Outstanding performance

      I’ve long been a fan of the Fast Glass rods and have pretty much exclusively fished the 480-3 on local trout streams for the last eighteen months or so. Earlier this year I had the opportunity to cast two of the carbon rods, the 690C and 7130C DH. With an Alaskan rainbow trip around the corner I decided to invest in the 8wt. I was not disappointed: it threw 540-570 grain Skagit lines with 10’ T-14 tips and medium-sized weighted streamers with ease and was a joy to cast a Scandi line on too. I’m still relatively new to spey casting and I haven’t tried all that many DH rods so it’s difficult to describe the action other than that it feels considerably faster in the tip, yet you still feel the rod load all the way down and it has a ton of backbone when you need it. Not only is it incredibly compact, making it a breeze to travel with, but it is also surprising light, perfect for long days on the river. In short, I’ll be hard pressed to find a reason to take my other ‘big rod’ out anytime soon. Fingers crossed an opportunity will arise to treat myself to the 6wt.

      DK
      David K.
      United States
      Nick L. verified customer review of Epic DH13 Two Handed Spey Rod
      09/24/2017

      Epic DH13 6pce 7130C a piece of art

      Extremely nice to look at and very light for type of rod. The finish on all areas is top notch. Best cork seen on any rod full stop. Thanks for a top class product

      NL
      Nick L.
      New Zealand
      Shaun A. verified customer review of Epic DH13 Two Handed Spey RodShaun A. verified customer review of Epic DH13 Two Handed Spey Rod
      04/02/2017

      The stealth

      I have been casting my new Epic 7/8 weight two hander for a few weeks and so far I have run. A mid-belly, skagit and scandi head with full sinking to intermediate tips, a ballistic launcher, and a Wulff super salmon Spey. I have found lines closer to the eight weight in grain scale work a little better. I would say the rod has a progressive action which was a surprise considering the number of ferrules. More pieces means more ferrules which often means stiffness but not here,with the tip of the rod loading nicely during the forward cast and when required plenty of flex left through the mid section when needed for long sink tips and heavier flies, its light weight which makes it's a great fishing tool and also it's easier to transport. It will be my weapon of choice on some up coming trips and casting days.

      SA
      Shaun A.
      Australia
      08/12/2019

      Epic DH13 Two Handed Spey Rod

      This rod is an absolute pleasure to cast and it has incredible feel when fighting fish. It is such a forgiving rod that just seems to load up and launch line even when your casting stroke may be touch off, and when it is on, it is mind blowing. The 13ft length still feels incredibly light in hand and so smooth and crisp. I love the 6 piece design for travel reasons and you give up nothing in terms of rod action. The 6 wt trout Spey is perfect for AK trout and I love it for summer Steelhead on the Deschutes. The uniquness of this rod makes it something everyone should have in their quiver. The fact that it is a beautiful, hand made product, only makes it more desirable. I absolutely love fishing this Spey.

      JB
      John B.
      United States
      06/18/2019

      You can't get better than this ....

      To make it short... I have never cast a better fly rod.

      BH
      bashar h.
      United States United States
    • Better Components
      Each hand crafted Epic carbon fibre fly rod boasts the very finest components available: 

      • Silica nano matrix fly rod blank with internally reenforced ferule system
      • Sure-Fit™ ferrule system. Makes section replacements simple
      • Helical wound core construction - light while giving superior strength
      • SnakeBelly™ finish with super hard gloss coat to protect your rod
      • Stunning Japanese Silk thread wraps
      • Finest quality Portuguese cork grip
      • Titanium stripper guides - Corrosion proof
      • Premium quality snake guides from Snake brand USA - Highly corrosion resistant 
      • Our original design flip top rod sock - just better
      • Katana Rod Tube
      • Cleaning cloth

       


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