Canne à mouche FastGlass 888

Prix de vente€288,95 EUR
Option :: Electric Blue

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Meet the very lucky Epic 888

The mighty 888 was designed specifically for chasing Big Bonefish but is just at home wrangling large freshwater species too. Given there’s not a flat where the wind doesn’t blow we’ve given the 888 an extra powerful butt section, strong tip and fast recovery rate to help punch a line out into those skinny water breezes.

The Epic 888 has gained cult status with Redfish, Pike, Musky and Golden Dorado anglers world wide. If you're chasing big toothy courtiers - this is the weapon of choice.

Regarded by industry pro's and glass aficionados world wide as the best glass 8wt made, the Epic 888 presents beautifully but packs a bad ass attitude. Perfect for tossing big flies, swinging streamers and saltwater work. 

The 888 is as strong as an ox, super smooth and extremely versatile.

FastGlass II
The Epic™ 888 is produced using industry leading Zentron 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 a tighter, more precise and stronger material. 

SnakeBelly
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.

Recommended line weight: AFTMA #8 

Length: 8'8"
Pieces: 4

Extra Lucky
In Chinese tradition, certain numbers are believed to be auspicious and possess special powers. The number 8 signifies prosperity and wealth and is viewed as such an auspicious number that a number with several eights is considered very lucky indeed. We think the 888 is extra lucky because, like us, it was made in New Zealand.

Finished in new Electric Blue

*Also available as a 'Ready to Wrap Rod Kit'

Recommended grain window at 30ft: 202 - 218 GRAINS. 13 - 14 GRAMS
Recommended AFFTA line weight:
 #8

Length: 8' 8"
Pieces: 4

 

Canne à mouche FastGlass 888

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

8wt

Color

Electric Blue

Length

8'8"

Weight

92g

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 Canne à mouche FastGlass 888. 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 Canne à mouche FastGlass 888. No guesswork or internet sleuthing required!

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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.

Reviews

"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 Canne à mouche FastGlass 888 in action

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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

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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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