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Epic® Premium, handcrafted fly rods of uncompromising quality.

At Swift we design and create small runs of unique, extremely high quality fly rods. You'll find none better.
Epic fly rods incorporate the classic designers concept of “Truth to the Material” which holds that any material should be used where it is most appropriate and its nature should not be hidden. With this ethos in mind each Epic fly rod uses components that we believe are the very best.
Each fly rod is handcrafted one at a time in our small studio workshop for you, our customer - no detail is overlooked.

Epic Fly Rods
High Tech Design - Old School Love. 

The world's most remarkable fly rods each exclusively customised & handcrafted to order.
Developed, designed and handcrafted in New Zealand.

Don't settle for anyone else's fly rod. Create your very own.

Customise, personalise, sensationalise - the choice is yours.
Select the model, grip, reel seat and blank colour you desire and we'll build your dream Epic fly rod.  A fly rod of uncompromising quality made exclusively for you.

Made in New Zealand

Every Epic fly rod is hand crafted one at a time with tender loving care in our studio workshop in the small alpine town of Wanaka, New Zealand.

Customise your Epic

Pick your finish, pick your components and let us bring your vision to life. We believe there is art in making the finest quality product.

Our standard is others Premium.

We craft the world's very best fly rods. The finest Japanese silk wraps, premium quality guides from Snake brand USA,
and the very finest cork sourced directly from Portugal to ensure quality. 
These are just a few of the things we’ve incorporated into our designs to ensure you are fishing a quality fly rod that will last a lifetime.

Top Fly Rods by Epic

Our FastGlass® fly rods are quite unlike anything you've ever cast - don't confuse these fly rods with conventional fiberglass or glass rods of old.  FastGlass® is a light, responsive and extremely tough unidirectional S2 glass-fibre composite. This material combined with our Epic tapers produces fly rods that are very special and an absolute joy to fish. 
FastGlass® is a registered trademark of the Swift Fly Fishing Company.


Carbon Fibre or FastGlass®?

Epic Carbon fibre fly rods are very light, exhibit faster recovery speeds and are extremely sensitive.
Choose a FastGlass®fly rod for silky smooth action, a fuller flexing taper and unsurpassed strength and durability. The fuller flexing nature of FastGlass® helps protect light tippets and fight big fish. FastGlass® is more fun to cast and fish - they just have more soul.

  Handcrafted, Tough, Beautiful. 

We believe there is art in making the finest quality fly rods we can.

Premium Quality Fly Rods. Epic Studio Built Fly Rods.

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