Reference 5wt 580 FastGlass Fly Rod

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The Epic Reference 5wt 580 FastGlass Fly Rod.

Smoother than Barry White.

Utilizing the same industry-leading blank & high-quality components as our Studio Built  custom collection but without the customisation options, the new 580 Reference takes it up another notch and claims the top rung on the smoothness ladder, this rod really is butter to cast.

Did you say dry fly old chap?
The 580 FastGlass is super versatile and super smooth. Our personal favourite, the 580 presents with grace and is the perfect presentation 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.  

Experience the Epic® difference

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

Finished in classic translucent Amber & matching translucent guide wraps

    Our SnakeBelly™ Satin finish is scratch and chip resistant making for an extremely tough and durable fly rod that is less prone to stress fractures caused by collisions with weighted flies. 

    In Stock and ready to be delivered direct to your door.

    Recommended line weight: AFTMA #5 

    Length: 8'
    Pieces: 4
    Weight: 115 grams (4 ounces)

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    Reference 5wt 580 FastGlass Fly Rod

    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

    Amber

    Length

    8'

    Weight

    121g

    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 Reference 5wt 580 FastGlass Fly Rod. 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 Reference 5wt 580 FastGlass Fly Rod. 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 Reference 5wt 580 FastGlass Fly Rod in action

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    Super Impressed!

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    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.

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    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.

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