If you haven't seen it already, make sure you check out our full Epic 590G Rod Building Series on our Blog. In this video, Pierre shows you the steps ofbuilding the Epic Fly Rodquickly, just so you know how easy it is to do.
We will be attaching the snake guides, the line guides and the decals onto the rod and finishing the entire build. After you follow the steps in this video, you'll be ready to ship your rod! Pierre will walk you through every step so that you can follow along at home.
If you’ve ever tied your own flies, you’ll know the satisfaction it gives you when you catch a fish on your own creation. Well, why not take this feeling to the next level by building your own fly rod?
In this video, Pierre finally takes the Epic 590G 5-Weight GrapheneFly Rodout for a spin on his local waters. He tests the rod with multiple rigs and different fishing scenarios to bring you the most in-depth fly rod review possible.
“Fly fishing isn’t about catching the most fish. If it was, none of us would be fly fishers to begin with. It’s about catching fish on your own terms. Spey tackle offers a different perspective on traditional trout fishing. It challenges you to come up with new solutions to old problems. Spey has become the means of targeting trout that I not only find the most rewarding, but also the most interesting.” - Whitney Gould, Spey Tackle and Techniques For Montana Trout, Fly Fisherman Magazine, April 2020
A great method to help get good drag free drifts is to introduce some slack during the cast. There are many slack line casts but the Reach Mend is the most simple, if you tend to present your fly side on and at an angle to your fish - (and I suggest you do) then you’ll want to use this cast pretty much every time you throw a fly