Reference DH11 Trout Spey

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"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 DH11 Trout Spey in action

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SureFit™ Ferrule

Fast section replacement in case of breakage

Epic fly rods snake belly fly rod finish

SnakeBelly™

Delivers the toughest exterior finish possible

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Premium Guides

TiCH (Titanium Chrome) hardwearing guides

premium cork grips on our fly rods

Flor Grade Cork

The best cork in the business

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.

Reference DH11 Trout Spey Rod

The stunning 411 Trout Spey Rod. Call it a switch rod, short spey, or trout spey - we call it the perfect two hander for swinging for trout of all sizes.

The Epic DH11 Trout Spey is built upon our state of the art carbon fibre (graphite) fly rod blank.

Light in the hand, incredibly responsive and a joy to cast. Finished in indigo blue trims with white accents. The 411 features our renowned premium quality cork grips, 2 dark titanium stripper guides with Japanese SiC inserts and dark nickel snakes.

Each 411 comes in our flip top cotton drill rod sock and translucent rod tube. Lifetime Guarantee.

Recommended Grain Window:
4wt Trout Spey : 300-350 grains

Material: Carbon Fibre (Graphite)
Pieces: 4
Action: Progressive. Medium fast
Length: 11ft
 

Experience the Epic® difference

  • Industry leading fly rod blank specifically chosen & high graded for your fly rod build
  • Premium quality stripping guides (Titanium)
  • SureFit™ Ferrule System for immediate section replacement
  • Stealthy and chip resistant SnakeBelly™ Finish
  • Stunning FLOR grade cork grip
  • Alignment dots for easy assembly
  • Exquisite Japanese silk thread wraps
  • Hard anodised reel seat ensuring a lifetime of service
  • Superior service and ongoing customer support 

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Ground ferrule system
In addition to the industry leading technology used in each of our blanks, Epic carbon fibre fly rod blanks feature our proprietary SureFit™ ground ferrule system. Each male ferrule is hand ground to perfectly fit the female section of the blank. Female sections are all internally reinforced. Sections are so precise they can be swapped out in case of breakages.

Reference DH11 Trout Spey

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

300-350 grains

Color

SnakeBelly™ Gloss Finish

Length

11'

Weight

154g

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 DH11 Trout Spey. 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 DH11 Trout Spey. No guesswork or internet sleuthing required!

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Built Epic tough

Built to last.

Built to last a lifetime using only the very finest components money can buy.

Bullet proof hard anodised reel seats, premium titanium guides, flawless wraps, alignment dots and the best cork in the business - no detail is overlooked.

Each fly rod is backed by our industry-leading support. 

You'll be passing this Epic onto your kids.

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SnakeBelly™

Our distinctive SnakeBelly™ exterior finish delivers the toughest exterior finish possible. This two step process produces blanks that are incredibly scratch resistant and durable.

Our fly rods are designed to give you many years of quality service and still look great after years on the water.

These fly rods are not only incredibly tough and durable they look absolutely stunning.

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Surefit™ ferrule

Break a tip? We've got you covered.

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.

A high strength internal ferrule is placed at each join to provide superior crush and split resistance.

5 star service

Great service never goes out of style, and we believe that a great fly rod company is as much about outstanding customer service and support as it is about making great fly rods.

We believe the very best investment we can make in customer service is to make the very best, most durable products possible.

And should have any issues; Yes, we actually fix and repair our fly rods - you know, the old fashioned way.

Our Surefit ferrule system is designed to support you immediately should you have breakage and get you back out on the water fishing again ASAP.

Just read our reviews.

Extraordinary fly rods

Extra care, extra effort, extra attention to detail.

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little bit extra.

Our goal is that you will be passing your Epic onto your kids.

Built Epic tough

Built to last.

Built to last a lifetime using only the very finest components money can buy.

Bullet proof hard anodised reel seats, premium titanium guides, flawless wraps, alignment dots and the best cork in the business - no detail is overlooked.

Each fly rod is backed by our industry-leading support. 

You'll be passing this Epic onto your kids.

SnakeBelly™

Our distinctive SnakeBelly™ exterior finish delivers the toughest exterior finish possible. This two step process produces blanks that are incredibly scratch resistant and durable.

Our fly rods are designed to give you many years of quality service and still look great after years on the water.

These fly rods are not only incredibly tough and durable they look absolutely stunning.

Surefit™ ferrule

Break a tip? We've got you covered.

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.

A high strength internal ferrule is placed at each join to provide superior crush and split resistance.

5 star service

Great service never goes out of style, and we believe that a great fly rod company is as much about outstanding customer service and support as it is about making great fly rods.

We believe the very best investment we can make in customer service is to make the very best, most durable products possible.

And should have any issues; Yes, we actually fix and repair our fly rods - you know, the old fashioned way.

Our Surefit ferrule system is designed to support you immediately should you have breakage and get you back out on the water fishing again ASAP.

Just read our reviews.

Extraordinary fly rods

Extra care, extra effort, extra attention to detail.

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little bit extra.

Our goal is that you will be passing your Epic onto your kids.

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A Better Fly Rod or Your Money Back

Fish your Epic fly rod for 30 days. If you don't think it's the best fly rod you've ever owned, we'll give you a full refund.

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You’ll be making better casts, tighter loops, better presentations, and ultimately catching more fish.
If any of our gear does not meet your expectation we’ll give you a full refund."

Carl McNeil 
Master Fly Casting Instructor - Founder - Epic Fly Rods

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