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"Gutsy, but graceful”

"Epic of New Zealand has created a niche by making fly rods like no others"

“Lots of rod makers talk about building ‘versatile’ rods, but Epic has actually done it with the 686. Incredibly smooth to cast, great fish-fighting feedback with the choice of materials, high-end construction. The modestly ‘premium’ price should give a lot of other rod manufacturers pause. Add the quick turnaround times for breakage, and Epic is quickly establishing itself as a marquee rod brand.”

~ Kirk Deeter. Editor of Angling Trade, editor-in-chief for TROUT Magazine and an editor-at-large for Field & Stream.

Since our inception, Epic has been a driving force of innovation in this industry. That’s why our name has become synonymous with obsessive design. Every detail matters, we’re a brand built for the outdoors.

Obsessive Design

Design Details

THESE ARE SOME OF THE INNOVATIONS THAT SET US APART

Epic fly rods New Zealand

Fuji Tangle Free Titanium Stripper Guides

Premium components

Epic fly rods New Zealand

Self Locating Hood - Hard Anodize Finish

Reel seats reimagined

Epic fly rods New Zealand

Surefit Ferrule System - Immediate Section Replacement

Precision ferrule system

Epic fly rods New Zealand

Industry Leading Nano-Tech Graphene Resin System

Advanced composites

Epic fly rods the worlds best fly rods

If Performance Glass Is Your Gig

Advanced unidirectional S3 Glass

What the Pro's have to say

Kirk Deeter

Gutsy but graceful

"Epic of New Zealand has created a niche by making fly rods like no others"

Field & Stream

The Epic Reference 476 Fastglass fly rod is a dream to fish

"An absolute pocket rocket, the Epic Reference 476 Fastglass fly rod is a dream to fish on small, technical trout streams. The rod lands flies accurately and delicately—and it has an impressive backbone for a stick this light".

Macauley Lord. IFFF Master Casting Instructor. Author.

Life Changing

"This fly rod is a magnificent achievement, I sing it's praises to every serious fly rodder I know"

Bob Mallard. Author, Writer, Reviewer. USA

Exceeded all Expectations

"Exceeded all expectations in every way"

Ian Cole. Guide. Casting Instructor. New Zealand

The quintessential fly rod

"This is an example of what the quinessential fly rod should be"

Mike Reingruber, Author, Angler USA

This is where quality lives

"The build quality on this Studio Built Fly Rod is phenomenal"

"You'll never use an ordinary fly rod again"
"Life Changing"
"The quintessential fly rod"
"This is where quality lives"
"Epic of New Zealand has created a niche by making fly rods like no others"

Kirk Deeter

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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 take it back - no questions asked.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ LOVED BY OVER 4500 FLY ANGLERS

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"An absolute pocket rocket, the Epic Reference 476 Fastglass fly rod is a dream to fish on small, technical trout streams. The rod lands flies accurately and delicately—and it has an impressive backbone for a stick this light"

Field & Stream Magazine - Voted "Best Small Stream Fly Rod" Epic 476

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