$ 1,095.00 USD
Studio Built™ Custom - Our premium fly rod offering. The pinnacle of craftsmanship and performance.
Light, tight and super stealthy. You'll be amazed at how light and accurate this fly rod is, helping you form some of the smoothest loops you've ever experienced. The Epic® 480G is a 4 weight custom-tuned, light, and highly responsive fly rod designed for technical dry fly, emerger and nymph fishing for smaller trout, natives and Brookies. Exquisitely handcrafted to order and delivered directly to your door.
Super stealthy in our non-reflective satin SnakeBelly™ finish, the 480G utilises industry-leading Graphene nano resins to help create a lighter, stronger more responsive fly rod.
Delivered direct to your door
Once ordered it usually takes around four weeks to build your new fly rod, then we deliver priority tracked and insured courier direct to you door. We'll email you with tracking info as your rod leaves our studio workshop.
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.
Finished in smoke grey translucent wraps with contrasting red trims.
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Recommended line weight: AFTMA #4
Section & Tube length: 640mm (25 inches)
ERN: (Unwrapped): 4.5
Optimal Grain Window: 114 - 126 Grains
Effective Line Range: AFTMA 4
Action: Progressive / Mid Flex / Medium
Rod Weight: 76g (2.6 ounces)
These are the smoothest, most beautiful fly rods you’ll ever cast. Purposefully designed and exquisitely handcrafted using only the very best components available. Premium quality stripping guides exquisitely finished in translucent Japanese silk wraps, each wrap incredibly strong and stunningly beautifully.
Every grip is of premium FLOR grade Portuguese cork traced from source; a more perfect grip you will not find anywhere.
Each Studio Built Fly Rod is skilfully handcrafted for you our customer when you order it, no two are exactly alike.
Each fly rod is individually hand-crafted, balanced, inspected and tested here in our Wanaka workshop by one of our master rod builders. No aspect is overlooked, each fly rod as perfect as we can make it and of heirloom quality. You’ll be passing this fly rod on to your kids.
Light in the hand and an absolute pleasure to cast; There is simply no better fly rod made - and your absolute delight is guaranteed.
Delivered direct to your door
We've cut out the middle man meaning you get more fly rod for you money
H A N D C R A F T E D T O O R D E R
Exceptional craftsmanship, superior materials, industry leading design and technology backed by our lifetime warranty.
- Epic Handcrafted Fly Rods. Made in Wanaka, New Zealand -
E X C E P T I O N A L Q U A L I T Y
• FastGlass™ fly rod blank or Nano-tech Carbon Fibre with internally reenforced SureFit™ ferrule system • Lifetime support • Handmade fiberglass rod tube • Premium hand sewn rod sock • Microfibre cleaning cloth • Finest quality Portuguese cork grip • Premium quality Epic reel seat • Titanium or hard chrome stripper guides • Premium snake guides by Snake Brand™ USA • Japanese Silk thread wraps • Decals and stickers
E N D U R I N G C R A F T S M A N S H I P
If you order one of our beautiful handmade fly rods and are not delighted with it we'll refund your purchase in full.
We are so very confident that every fly rod we make is of the highest quality possible we guarantee your complete and absolute delight or your money back.