580 FastGlass Fly Rod Blank

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  • Smoother than Barry White.

    The 580 is super versatile, super smooth and just slick as all hell. Our personal favourite, the Epic 580 is the perfect dry fly rod.

    Our Epic™ 580 is crafted from Unidirectional S2 Glass, this material is stiffer and stronger than e-glass or standard s-glass. The 580 is a super smooth and extremely versatile fly rod blank.

    Recommended line weight: AFTMA #5 

    Length: 8'
    Pieces: 4

    FastGlass II
    All Epic "Glass" rods are produced from industry leading 8 micron Unidirectional S-2 Glass. This next generation fiber is specifically engineered for fly rod production and features 8 micronfibers developed and produced in the USA. These fibres are almost half the diameter of other unidirectional materials, resulting in tighter, more precise and stronger fly rods. 

    SnakeBelly
    SnakeBelly™ delivers the toughest exterior finish possible. After production, blanks are first painted and then clear coated. This two step process produces blanks that are incredibly scratch resistant and durable.

    SureFit Ferule
    Break a tip? we've got you covered  This ferule system is so precise that breakages can be addressed by simply sending out the replacement part. Gone are the days of having to return a broken section.

    Recommended line weight: AFTMA #5 

    Length: 8'
    Pieces: 4

  • Recommended line weightAFTMA #5
    Length: 8' 
    Pieces: 4
    Total length: 2,438mm 
    ERN: (Unwrapped): 5.5
    ELN: 5
    Action:Progressive / Mid Flex / Medium  
    Taper: Fast 
    Blank Weight: 55g 


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    Got questions? - Drop us a line, we'd love to hear from you.
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    Joshua K. verified customer review of 580 FastGlass Fly Rod BlankJoshua K. verified customer review of 580 FastGlass Fly Rod Blank
    10/14/2018

    580 Epic: Lives up to the name

    A truly great feeling fast action glass rod that has plenty behind it to shoot accurately, but delicate enough to make the ideal presentation. Really impressed with this blank, especially the precision and craftsmanship. The attention to detail is clear, and has made me a believer in what Carl McNeil is doing with these rods

    JK
    Joshua K.
    United States
    Joseph N. verified customer review of 580 FastGlass Fly Rod Blank
    10/07/2018

    The 580 continues to be the workhorse...and for good reason

    When customers ask my opinion on which rod to choose, the best advice is to buy the highest quality rod that will allow them to do what they want to do, the most often. The majority of the time, that’s trout fishing and I steer them towards the 580. It has delicacy for dries, power for small streamers, and the ability to work small nymphing rigs. Not to mention, the backbone to handle trout with ease....and then some. The new blank, somehow, improved upon the last one and it’s a dream to build-up and fish. Extremely versatile and smooth!

    A The Swift Fly Fishing Company Customer
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    Joseph N.
    United States
    Shane G. verified customer review of 580 FastGlass Fly Rod Blank
    03/30/2017

    Epic and smooth

    The blank was just perfect in all aspects. Straight, clear of any imperfections and the action is smooth. Just a great all around five weight, that all should have.

    SG
    Shane G.
    United States
    04/10/2019

    Best Glass Rods

    Epic FastGlass rods are the best which I ever had a chance to use. I will never change them for any other glass rods.

    MZ
    Michał Z.
    Poland
    02/12/2019

    Amazing piece of art

    This blank is so amazing I now have to replace all my rods with an epic. This rod is so beautiful I took down my family portraits and hung this rod in its place whenever it's not being fished. It is now my go-to rod.

    A
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    United States
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Joshua K. verified customer review of 580 FastGlass Fly Rod BlankJoshua K. verified customer review of 580 FastGlass Fly Rod Blank
10/14/2018

580 Epic: Lives up to the name

A truly great feeling fast action glass rod that has plenty behind it to shoot accurately, but delicate enough to make the ideal presentation. Really impressed with this blank, especially the precision and craftsmanship. The attention to detail is clear, and has made me a believer in what Carl McNeil is doing with these rods

JK
Joshua K.
United States
Joseph N. verified customer review of 580 FastGlass Fly Rod Blank
10/07/2018

The 580 continues to be the workhorse...and for good reason

When customers ask my opinion on which rod to choose, the best advice is to buy the highest quality rod that will allow them to do what they want to do, the most often. The majority of the time, that’s trout fishing and I steer them towards the 580. It has delicacy for dries, power for small streamers, and the ability to work small nymphing rigs. Not to mention, the backbone to handle trout with ease....and then some. The new blank, somehow, improved upon the last one and it’s a dream to build-up and fish. Extremely versatile and smooth!

A The Swift Fly Fishing Company Customer
JN
Joseph N.
United States
Shane G. verified customer review of 580 FastGlass Fly Rod Blank
03/30/2017

Epic and smooth

The blank was just perfect in all aspects. Straight, clear of any imperfections and the action is smooth. Just a great all around five weight, that all should have.

SG
Shane G.
United States
04/10/2019

Best Glass Rods

Epic FastGlass rods are the best which I ever had a chance to use. I will never change them for any other glass rods.

MZ
Michał Z.
Poland
02/12/2019

Amazing piece of art

This blank is so amazing I now have to replace all my rods with an epic. This rod is so beautiful I took down my family portraits and hung this rod in its place whenever it's not being fished. It is now my go-to rod.

A
Anonymous
United States
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