How To Tie The Pheasant Tail Nymph

Tying The Pheasant Tail Nymph by Davie McPhail

May 17, 2021 1 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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Tips On How to Build a Fly Rod

May 03, 2021 3 min read

How to build a fly rod fly rod building fly rod building tips bookThis set of tips are taken from the comprehensive build book included in all our Epic "Ready to Wrap Rod Kits"

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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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Overlining (and Underlining) a Fly Rod

April 12, 2021 3 min read

It's important to know that overlining or underlining a fly rod will not change it’s intrinsic properties. It will, all things being equal, make it bend more or less for a given amount of line out the tip top. Here's the lowdown...
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Fly Fishing the 5 essentials of good fly casting

Fly Fishing - The 5 Essentials of Good Fly Casting

March 30, 2021 3 min read

Bill Gammels 5 Essentials of Good Fly Casting. I have always maintained that if you want to improve your fly fishing the place to focus your effort is on improving your fly casting and presentation skills
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5 Tips for better Speycasting

March 09, 2021 5 min read

Uk Epic Ambassador Chris Aldred runs through his top 5 tips to improve your Speycasting.

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How to Cast Tight Loops - Fly Fishing & Fly Casting

February 19, 2021 3 min read

Casting tight loops are is actually pretty simple in theory. Line and loop shape are primarily dictated by the path the fly rod tip takes during the cast and after the stop. The line does not follow the rod tip exactly - but for the purpose of this exercise that’s what we need to be thinking about.
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Fly Rod Building Kits - Live Youtube fly rod building video

Fly Rod Building - The Live Sessions

February 15, 2021 1 min read

In this hr long live fly rod building video Norbert covers all the steps and answers questions about building a fly rod from our Bandit 'Ready To Wrap' Fly Rod Building Kit.
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Fly Rod Building Kits by Epic - building the Epic 888 fly rod

Fly Rod Building - The Epic 888 Fly Rod Building Kit

February 15, 2021 1 min read

The Epic 888 Fly Rod Building Kit Join Epic Ambassador Norbert Renaud as demonstrates building a fly rod using the Epic 888 Fly Rod Building Kit.
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Lessons From A New Zealand Fly Fishing Guide

February 10, 2021 4 min read

As a fly fishing guide working in the South Island of New Zealand our normal clientele would be international anglers - but with the whole world wide pandemic our client base has changed to the domestic market, the Kiwi angler.
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Graphene fly rods Epic Fly Rods by Swift Fly Fishing

The truth about Graphene fly rods

January 05, 2021 4 min read

What exactly is Graphene and why use Graphene in fly rod manufacture?Graphene is the name for an atom-thick honeycomb layer of carbon atoms. Harder than diamond yet more elastic than rubber; tougher than steel yet lighter than aluminium. Graphene is the strongest known material.

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