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Reference 8wt 888 FastGlass Fly Rod

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  • Product Details

    Meet the very lucky Epic 888 FastGlass™ fly rod

    Our mighty 888 was designed specifically for chasing Bonefish but is just at home wrangling big freshwater species like Carp, Pike and monster Muskie too. Given there’s not a flat where the wind doesn’t blow we’ve given the 888 an extra powerful butt section, strong tip and fast recovery rate to help punch a line out into those skinny water breezes. 

    The easy casting soul and incredible strength of Epic S2 FastGlass™

    Experience the Epic® difference

    • Industry-leading FastGlass II fly rod blank 
    • Stunning FLOR grade cork grip
    • Hard anodised Epic reel seat ensuring a lifetime of service
    • Premium quality Fuji titanium stripping guide
    • Corrosion proof black Ion-plated snake guides
    • SureFit™ Ferrule System for immediate section replacement
    • Stealthy and chip-resistant SnakeBelly ™ Finish
    • Superior service and ongoing customer support
    • Finished in matching translucent wraps
    • natural fiberglass rod tube & rod sock
    • Electric Blue colourway

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      Recommended AFFTA line weight: #8

      Length: 8' 8"
      Pieces: 4

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    • Specifications

      Recommended grain window at 30ft: 202 - 218 GRAINS. 13 - 14 GRAMS
      Recommended AFFTA line weight: #8
      Length: 8' 8"
      Pieces: 4
      Action: Progressive / Fast
      Taper: Fast 
      Butt Diameter: 12.26mm
      Tip Diameter: 2.12mm
      Rod Weight: 150 grams

      Epic Fiberglass Fly Rod Blank
      9 weight 9 foot fiberglass fly rod blank
      Epic Fiberglass Fly Rod Blank
    • Why You'll love it

      These are the smoothest, most beautiful fly rods you’ll ever cast. Purposefully designed and exquisitely handcrafted using only the very best components available. 

      Every grip is of premium FLOR grade Portuguese cork traced from the source; a more perfect grip you will not find anywhere.

      No aspect is overlooked, each fly rod is as perfect as we can make it and of heirloom quality. You’ll be passing this fly rod on to your kids.

      Light in the hand and an absolute pleasure to cast; There is simply no better fly rod made - and your absolute delight is guaranteed.

      S2 FastGlass™ - not your papa’s fiberglass fly rod
      Epic™ blanks are made to exacting standards using a proprietary Unidirectional S2-glass composite. Unlike other fiberglass fly rods, this material features a fully unidirectional fibre layup which aligns fibres longitudinally along the blank where they are most needed. This recipe rolled to our Epic tapers combine silky smooth loading with trophy pulling power that we call FastGlass. The result is an incredibly strong, light and powerful tube with a crisp, precise response.

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