Fly Fishing, Fly Casting and Fly Rod Building | 3

Pete's latest Epic build - Olive

August 13, 2013 1 min read

Custom Fiberglass Fly Rod by Peter EmmelPete Emmel's hitting the straps with this latest build, this is the first we've seen in the new Olive. Love it!

 "Basically three days start to finish. What a beautiful stick. This one may stay in my quiver"

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Epic 686 Review From the Fiberglass Man

August 12, 2013 1 min read

Fiberglass fly rod reviewCameron Mortenson from The Fiberglass Manifesto gives the lowdown on his Epic 686.

"the Epic 686 is (f#$%'ing) magic in my hands. This fly rod is responsive, quick to load, and a powerhouse that lays out very long accurate casts with relative ease."

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First build from Brad Harris!

August 10, 2013 2 min read

Custom Fiberglass Fly Rod build  So, you want to build your own custom fly rod? See how Brad did it.

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More of Georges 686...

August 10, 2013 1 min read

Custom Fiberglass Fly RodMore of the good stuff. Epic 686 in "So Blue" by George Minculete of Tightloop Fly Rods.

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George Minculete's "So Blue" 686 - Custom Built Fly Rod Fly Fishing

August 07, 2013 1 min read

Custom Built Fly Rod Fly FIshingMade for Mr Peter Mulbjerg by rock star Epic Rod builder George Minculete of Tightloop Fly Rods.

Look at those wraps - Wicked!  #Flyfishing # Epicflyrod

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Epic Fiberglass fly rod blank review from Peter Emmel of Renaissance Rods USA

August 06, 2013 2 min read

Custom Fiberglass Fly Rod blank"Why does “Renaissance Rods” opt to build on “Epic” glass? Four words: Selection, Strength, Accuracy & Quality.

When I was first approached by Carl about trying the new “Epic” fiberglass blanks, I was skeptical. Why would Carl want a small shop like mine to try out their blanks? After looking at their web site and exchanging several e-mails, I jumped at the opportunity to give them a go. Haven’t looked back since.

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Epic review from George Minculete -Tightloop Fly Rods

August 05, 2013 1 min read

Custom Fliberglass Fly Rod"When I first wiggled an Epic blank I just knew it will turn into an amazing rod. Shortly after the first rod was born I took it out on my local trout stream with a couple of friends to fish dry flies.....

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The Swedish Connection

July 19, 2013 1 min read

Fiberglass Fly Rod Custom Built EpicThese amazing pictures and gorgeous Epic build come courtesy of Christian Hörgren of Fine Tackle Sweden. Christian built this rod for a client a few weeks back, and I asked for some large pictures to show off his craftsmanship - Exquisite.
The rod will be featured on our front page for a few weeks.

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Epic 990 Review & Build from Snowman Custom Rod Works

July 01, 2013 4 min read

9 weight Fiberglass Fly Rod"I am really impressed with the Epic 990 profile. It seems like nobody builds a high weight rod for small water 30 pound king salmon. This profile would be ideal. I often find myself caught up in powerful seven and higher weight rods that can generate more line speed than Indiana Jones whip, but has the feel of construction grade rebar. This rod is a mix of both and it's performance is STUNNING.

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Christian Horgren of Fine Fly Rods in Sweden

June 24, 2013 1 min read

Custom Fly Rod build by Fine TackleWe are constantly amazed by these incredible creations - An absolutely gorgeous Epic fly rod build from Christian Horgren of Fine Fly Rods in Sweden. Stunning.

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An Epic Day

January 30, 2013 1 min read

 Things have been incredibly busy of late. Designing the Epic fly rod blanks and getting them to market seems to have been all consuming. There's been little time for fly fishing, but given that we've had such a bad run of summer weather I don't really feel like I've missed out on too much. 

That all changed this week with a run of perfect weather and the arrival of fly fishing mate and fellow casting intructor Simon Zarifeh.

It was the perfect opportunity to get out of the office and take the new "So Blue" Epic 686 and the Lunar fly reel prototype out for a spin.

Fantastic fun, here's a bunch of pics.

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An Epic Mail

December 20, 2012 1 min read

 Custom Fly Rod BuilderOur first set of Epic blanks has just arrived with Shane at Graywolf Custom Rods in the U.S

This lot should keep Shane out of trouble for a while.

Pics courtesy of Shane!

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