686 Black Special Edition

  686 Black Special Edition

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The Epic 686 Black. Special Edition.

The worlds most popular Fiberglass fly rod gets a makeover. Black.

Special edition 'All black' fly rods complete with satin black fiberglass rod tube.

Constructed using fully unidirectional S2 glass fibre, the Epic 686 sets the standard for modern performance glass.

Longer, lighter, meaner and stronger than any of it's contemporaries, the 686 totally changes what is possible with modern glass fibre composite material. Perfect for tossing big flies, big fish and light saltwater work. 

Our renowned Studio Built fly rod

  • Black reel seat
  • Premium grade Full Wells grip
  • Fighting butt
  • Black nickel snake guides, 
  • Unique super hard diamond ceramic coated stripper.
  • Satin black fiberglass rod tube
  • Revised 4 piece Epic 686 blank
    Recommended line weight: AFTMA #6 

    Length: 8'6"
    Pieces: 4

    Recommended line weight: AFTMA #6
    Length: 8'6"
    Pieces: 4 
    Total length: 2,580mm
    ERN: (Unwrapped): 5.6
    ELN: 6
    Optimal Grain Window: 140 - 175 Grains
    Effective Line Range: AFTMA 5 / 6 / 7
    Action: Progressive / Mid Flex / Medium Fast
    Taper: Fast
    AA: (Action Angle): 68° (Fast)
    Blank Weight: 63g

    Epic Fiberglass Fly Rod Blank
    Epic s2 Fiberglass FLy Rod Blank
    Epic Fiberglass Fly Rod Blank


      We guarantee everything we make. 
      If one of our products fails to meet your expectations either at the time you receive it, or over the next 30 days, contact us and we'll arrange a total refund and return at our cost, anywhere in the world.

      In the extremely unlikely event that you don't love one of our fly rods, we'll not only refund 100% and ship back at our cost, but we'll also buy you a beer for your troubles.  

      Due to the international nature of our business, beer will most likely be provided by way of a crisp New Zealand $10 note from our owners wallet, sent to you personally.
      (this has never actaully happend by the way - so who knows, we might just turn up personally)

      All our Epic Studio Built Fly Rods also carry a lifetime warranty.


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