580 FastGlass Fly Rod Blank

Salgspris€282,95 EUR
Colour: Amber

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SureFit™ Ferrule

Fast section replacement in case of breakage

Epic fly rods snake belly fly rod finish

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Delivers the toughest exterior finish possible

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TiCH (Titanium Chrome) hardwearing guides

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Flor Grade Cork

The best cork in the business

Smoother than Barry White.

The 580 is super versatile, super smooth and just slick as all hell. Our personal favourite, the Epic 580 is the perfect dry fly rod.

Our Epic™ 580 is crafted from Unidirectional S2 Glass, this material is stiffer and stronger than e-glass or standard s-glass. The 580 is a super smooth and extremely versatile fly rod blank.

Recommended line weight: AFTMA #5 

Length: 8'
Pieces: 4

FastGlass II
All Epic "Glass" rods are produced from industry leading 8 micron Unidirectional S-2 Glass. This next generation fiber is specifically engineered for fly rod production and features 8 micron fibers developed and produced in the USA. These fibres are almost half the diameter of other unidirectional materials, resulting in tighter, more precise and stronger fly rods. 

SnakeBelly
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 durable.

SureFit Ferule
Break a tip? we've got you covered  This ferule system is so precise that breakages can be addressed by simply sending out the replacement part. Gone are the days of having to return a broken section.

Recommended line weight: AFTMA #5 

Length: 8'
Pieces: 4

580 FastGlass Fly Rod Blank

Specifications

Do you sweat the details? Yep, us too! In fact, it's a prerequisite when building the greatest fly rods in the world.

Recommended line

5wt

Color

Olive Green, Amber

Length

9'

Weight

60g

Pieces

4

Fly rod action

How does this fly rod perform? Naturally, we have taken the time to assess and record the unique characteristics of the 580 FastGlass Fly Rod Blank. No guesswork or internet sleuthing required!

Fly rod action

How does this fly rod perform? Naturally, we have taken the time to assess and record the unique characteristics of the 580 FastGlass Fly Rod Blank. No guesswork or internet sleuthing required!

Epic fly rods the worlds best fly rods

Break a tip? We've got you covered.

SureFit Ferrule

Gone are the days of having to return a broken section and waiting weeks for a return. Our Surefit™ ferrule system is so precise that breakages can be addressed by simply sending out a replacement part - same day.

"Exceeded all expectations"

"Exceeded all expectations in every way" Bob Mallard. Author, Writer, Reviewer. USA

"Life Changing"

"This fly rod is a magnificent achievement, I sing it's praises to every serious fly rodder I know"
Macauley Lord. IFFF Master Casting Instructor. Author.

"The quintessential fly rod"

"The quintessential example of what a fly rod should be"
Ian Cole. Guide. Casting Instructor. New Zealand.

The 580 FastGlass Fly Rod Blank in action

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Fly rod and fly reels combos for fly fishing

Robert - USA

Super Impressed!

I just recently received my 8wt fast glass rod and reel combo. The ordering process, shipment communication, build quality, and packaging care have been first class. I can’t wait to get out and try this new rig on the water. Thanks for your commitment to excellence.

Backcountry Double Fly Rod & Reel Vault

premium quality fly fishing rods made in New Zealand

Richard - USA

A Real Performer

Nice feeling rod took it to NZ in January and it performed really well. When I needed soft presentations it was perfect but still handled everything else. It was great to be able to pack it down and put it in my back pack for those long walk ins.

Reference 5wt 586-6G Backpacking Fly Rod

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Chris - Montana

Mind Blown

I am mind blown. Not only is the rod amazing, but after I had an issue with a damaged section of my brand new rod, I contacted Epic and was treated like a real person who was jist trying to get back on the water. Within jist a few days they responded, resolved and mailed my my replacement parts. That kind of respect and customer service is second to none and I will gladly purchase from them again.

Reference 8wt 888 FastGlass Fly Rod

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