Fly Fishing, Fly Casting and Fly Rod Building
wels catfish on fiberglass fly rod epic boca grande 12 wt

Wels Catfish and the 12wt Boca Grande Fly Rod

August 02, 2021 2 min read

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How to choose the right flyfishing rod

Tips On How To Choose the Right Fly Rod - The Epic Fly Rod Quiz

May 17, 2021 1 min read

Choosing the right fly rod is no easy task, length, power, species, fishing conditions and the type of flies you will be throwing all need to be carefully considered.

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10 Best Trout Flies For Fly Fishing Fresh Water

10 Best Trout Flies For Fly Fishing Fresh Water

April 28, 2021 5 min read

The reason they work so well is because of the way a trout’s brain works. These fly designs are based on the most important ‘triggers’ to a trout’s feeding response – a fly’s size, shape and posture in the water. In fact, Wyatt regards a suggestive impression of a trout’s food to be far more effective than a close copy imitation. Presentation is the key. Well proven for fly fishing in New Zealand, with these flies you can confidently fish for trout, anywhere they swim.
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Fly Fishing For Sea Run Brown trout with fly rods

Fly Fishing For Sea Run Brown Trout

February 09, 2021 2 min read

Epic Ambassador Peter Corzilius reflects on a recent Sea Run Brown Trout session in Sweden

Catching a large trout on a fly rod is the greatest achievement for many fly anglers. For most anglers trout are targeted in rivers and lakes around the world, but due to the migratory life cycle around Europe it is possible to catch these fish in the open ocean. A challenge that many – just as me – love and hate at the same time.

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Unboxing 6 wt fiberglass fly rod building kit

Unboxing the Epic 686 Ready To Wrap Fly Rod Building Kit

June 12, 2020 1 min read

Unboxing theEpic 686 Ready to Wrap Fly Rod Building Kit. Fly Rod Building with Epic Ambassador Peter Corzilius as he unboxes the Epic 686 Ready to wrap fly rod building kit.
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Fly Fishing In New Zealand

Fly Fishing In New Zealand - Sometimes Bigger Is Just Better

May 27, 2020 4 min read

Reflections on Fly Fishing for the monster trout of a New Zealand mouse year. I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone that can sleep as much as Chiel. Lying amidst some of the best trout fishing on earth, he’d usually rouse somewhere around my third cup of coffee.
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Fly Fishing Flies

The Hang Of It - Fly Fishing. Why an Emerger will out fish your dry fly any day

May 20, 2020 3 min read

Fly Fishing Emergers. A semi-sunk fly projects more visible stimulus than a high and dry pattern, so it makes a lot of sense to use a design that penetrates the surface film as a ‘searching pattern’, rather than the high-riding flies usually recommended for this job like the Royal Wulff, Humpy or Elk Hair Caddis. For me, the old dry hackle jobs have been moved well down the bench, even for fast broken water.

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Best fly rods Custom Fly Rods By Epic

Build the Best Fly Rod

February 03, 2020 3 min read

Last year at one of our regular "How do we make these better" chats (we dont have any meetings around here) - Trev suggested we take a closer look at the new Fuji Torzite stripping guides - I have to admit to being a little sceptical, to date we'd been using a very good titanium stripping guide produced by Alps. They're top notch.....
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Fiberglass Fly Rod Building Kit

Fly Rod Building - Unboxing an Epic Ready To Wrap Fly Rod Building Kit

December 05, 2019 1 min read

What's in the box? The guys over at MidCurrent film the unboxing on one of our Fly Rod Building kits - the 476 FastGlass Fly rod building kit in this case.

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Fly Fishing Fly Casting Roll Cast

Fly Fishing / Fly Casting - the Roll Cast

August 14, 2019 1 min read

Fly Casting  - The Roll Cast. I can't over emphasise how important this cast is. Deceptively simple, the Roll Cast is the most useful and versatile cast there is - more so than the fundamental overhead cast that is so synonymous with single handed fly casting.
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Best Fiberglass Fly Rods

FiberGlass Fly Rods - From Glass to Back: Coming Full Circle

July 10, 2019 4 min read

The first decent glass fly rod I owned was a vintage brown glass Fenwick. A tad short, a bit stiff, and with a plastic triangular tube that didn’t hold its shape and couldn’t keep its cap, it worked, and fairly well. Next I stepped up to an Orvis Golden Eagle, the last glass fly rod I purchased until just a few years ago. But that’s where it ended as I was swept up by the graphite tide.
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The most basic rule of fly fishing - fly fishing with my Father

The most basic rule of fishing - Fly fishing with my father

June 04, 2019 1 min read

Peter Corzilius, aka Peter Fisher, hails from Germany and we're very proud to have him as an Epic Ambassador. A talented filmmaker and story teller Peter has put together some beautiful fly fishing clips in the past.

His latest clip "The most basic rule of fishing" is both heartwarming and extremely relevant - take a few moments out of your busy day to enjoy it.

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