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)

    Got questions? - Drop us a line, we'd love to hear from you.

    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!

    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.

    "I know that you’ll feel and appreciate the Epic difference.
    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

    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

    FAQ

    Our customer support is available Monday to Friday: 8am-8:30pm.
    Epic handcrafted fly rods the spirit of craftsmanship

    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.

    Epic fly rods tough snakebelly exterior finish

    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.

    Epic fly rods surfeit ferrule system for fly fishing rods

    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.

    Epic fly rods the worlds best fly rods

    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.

    Epic handcrafted fly rods the spirit of craftsmanshipEpic fly rods tough snakebelly exterior finishEpic fly rods surfeit ferrule system for fly fishing rodsEpic fly rods the worlds best fly rods

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