The world's smartest fly rod blank.Advanced, High Performance Saltwater Fly.
The Epic 1090C is an extremely tough and responsive blank designed for saltwater fly fishing.
Revised generation two nano-technology. Epic C series are a state of the art fly rod blank. The most sophisticated composite materials and production processes are used in their construction. Proprietary nano-resins, full Helical construction, multi modulus, and unidirectional carbon fibre - We believe this is the most sophisticated fly rod blank available.
As good as it gets Epic C (Carbon) series fly rod blanks are high performance fishing tools. The lockup point develops in the top third of the blank.
Taper: Fast Action: progressive / tip flex Recovery: Fast Recommended line weight: AFTMA #10 Length: 9' Pieces: 4
Taper: Fast Action: Tip Flex Resonant Frequency: 3.3 Hz (Recovery Speed / Fast) Lockup point: Top third Material: 57msi Carbon Blend Core: Carbon Helix Recommended line weight: AFTMA #10 Length: 9' Pieces: 4 Weight: 50g (1.76 oz) Action Angle: 70 degrees ERN: 10 ELN: 10
Technical: 100% Carbon Construction. The carbon helix core boasts true 100% carbon construction. These blanks contain no scrim. 100% Uni-directional material - Non Woven. Super light-weight construction and superior strength. Non woven Uni-directional material is up to 40% stronger than traditional woven material commonly used by fly rod manufacturers. A non woven fiber can achieve 100% of its tensile and compressive loading. Unidirectional material affords super light weight construction and superior strength. Carbon Helix. The helical core forms the basis for hoop strength and fibre support in the zero/longitudinal axis and does away with traditional scrim based construction. Silica nano-resin. Super Low Resin Systems. Utilising materials with resin content up to 30% less than conventional materials, Epic C series blanks are lighter and stronger. Low resin materials help increase bending limits & overall response. Multi Carbon Construction (Multi modulus). Using only the highest quality fabrics from USA, Japan and Korea, up to five different types of carbon are used in each blank. Each type is placed at various parts of the blank to optimize strength and weight. Ultra high modulus fibre boasts the highest tensile and compressive strength of any fibre in its class. Internal High Strength Ferrule. A high strength internal ferrule is placed at each join to provide superior crush and split resistance. Target Zero Fibre Alignment. Fibre alignment along the length of any blank is critical. Even the smallest deviation in fibre alignment from the axis of load will greatly reduce the strength of the blank. All Epic blanks are designed and produced to ensure all fiber is aligned as near perfect as can be with the load Two pack Marine Grade Paint system. Epic C series blanks are finished with a clear marine grade two pack paint system for extra protection and toughness.
Not sanded and not unsanded. Our SnakeBelly™ finish is produced by a unique radial production process. SnakeBelly™ delivers the toughest exterior finish possible. After production, blanks are first painted and then clear coated. This two step process produces blanks that are incredibly scratch resistant and very durable.
Sure Fit Ferule™
Break a tip? we've got you covered. This ferule system is so precise that parts interchange between models. Gone are the days of having to return a broken section to the manufacturer or outlet where you purchased from. Breakages can be addressed by simply sending out the replacement part.
Very impressive blank. Built and fished it within a week. Nice and light for a 10 weight and lots of back bone for turning steelhead. Also had a buddy use it for his outing and he was also very impressed with the feel and lightness of it.