To get started, we're going to attach the handle, reel seat, and butt cap to the butt section of this rod.
Pierre will walk you through every step so that you can follow along at home. Remember, the Epic 590G Rod Building Kit also comes with a very detailed manual that you should follow while building your fly rod.
Whether connection backing to fly line, fly line to leader, or sometimes even tippet to leader, you will use the versatile loop-to-loop connection frequently. Pay special attention when closing the connection so that t forms a square knot and not a firth hitch, which can weaken the connection
Three Useful Fly Casts You’ve Probably Never Seen Fly rodders are among the most resourceful and innovative creatures on earth. If there is a shady nook in the mangroves, a fishy-looking eddy, or a bait bust in a tidal rip, an accomplished angler will find a way to deliver his fly.