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1090C Carbon Fiber fly rod blank

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  • Product Details

    The world's smartest fly rod blank.Advanced, High Performance Saltwater Fly.

    The Epic 1090C is an extremely tough and responsive blank designed for saltwater fly fishing.

    Revised generation two nano-technology. Epic C series are a state of the art fly rod blank. The most sophisticated composite materials and production processes are used in their construction. Proprietary nano-resins, full Helical construction, multi modulus, and unidirectional carbon fibre - We believe this is the most sophisticated fly rod blank available.

    As good as it gets
    Epic C (Carbon) series fly rod blanks are high performance fishing tools. The lockup point develops in the top third of the blank.

    Taper: Fast
    Action: progressive / tip flex
    Recovery: Fast
    Recommended line weight: AFTMA #10
    Length: 9'
    Pieces: 4

  • Specifications

    Taper: Fast
    Action: Tip Flex
    Resonant Frequency: 3.3 Hz (Recovery Speed / Fast)
    Lockup point: Top third
    Material: 57msi Carbon Blend
    Core: Carbon Helix
    Recommended line weight: AFTMA #10
    Length: 9'
    Pieces: 4
    Weight: 50g (1.76 oz)
    Action Angle: 70 degrees
    ERN: 10
    ELN: 10

    100% Carbon Construction.
    The carbon helix core boasts true 100% carbon construction. These blanks contain no scrim.

    100% Uni-directional material - Non Woven.

    Super light-weight construction and superior strength. Non woven Uni-directional material is up to 40% stronger than traditional woven material commonly used by fly rod manufacturers. A non woven fiber can achieve 100% of its tensile and compressive loading. Unidirectional material affords super light weight construction and superior strength.

    Carbon Helix.

    The helical core forms the basis for hoop strength and fibre support in the zero/longitudinal axis and does away with traditional scrim based construction.

    Silica nano-resin. Super Low Resin Systems.

    Utilising materials with resin content up to 30% less than conventional materials, Epic C series blanks are lighter and stronger. Low resin materials help increase bending limits & overall response.

    Multi Carbon Construction (Multi modulus).

    Using only the highest quality fabrics from USA, Japan and Korea, up to five different types of carbon are used in each blank. Each type is placed at various parts of the blank to optimize strength and weight. Ultra high modulus fibre boasts the highest tensile and compressive strength of any fibre in its class.

    Internal High Strength Ferrule.

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

    Target Zero Fibre Alignment.

    Fibre alignment along the length of any blank is critical. Even the smallest deviation in fibre alignment from the axis of load will greatly reduce the strength of the blank. All Epic blanks are designed and produced to ensure all fiber is aligned as near perfect as can be with the load

    Two pack Marine Grade Paint system.

    Epic C series blanks are finished with a clear marine grade two pack paint system for extra protection and toughness.

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

  • Why You'll love it
    Not sanded and not unsanded. 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.

    Benefits of our Sure Fit Ferrule system:

    • A secure positive fit eliminates knocks
    • Smoother energy transfer
    • Eliminates flat spots
    • Non slip - reduces twisting due to torque
    • Internally reinforced ferrules - eliminates ferrule fracture
    • Durable & scratch resistant
    • Gets better with use
    • Precise fit, sections are interchangeable, in the case of tip breakages replacement sections can be sent out immediately. No need to return the blank for a fit.

    Nano Tough
    Our use of Silica nano-resin makes for a very tough, lightweight and extremely responsive blank.


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Epic 890c

What an awesome blank

Derek S.
South Africa South Africa


Feels like a 10, casts like a 6 - love it


1090C Blank

Very impressive blank. Built and fished it within a week. Nice and light for a 10 weight and lots of back bone for turning steelhead. Also had a buddy use it for his outing and he was also very impressed with the feel and lightness of it.

Canada Canada

Swift 1090C blank

The blank arrived promptly and in perfect order. Before building I subject all blanks to microscopic examination this blank showed no imperfections and an excellent finish. Top quality.


EPIC 1090C

One of the great high performers in 10wt market. Incredibly light, feels like a 6weight, and powerful.

Jon L.
United States