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Reference 10wt Bandit FastGlass Fly Rod

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  • Product Details

    Trouble, meet El Bandido, the Epic Reference Series 10wt fiberglass fly rod

    One tough customer. At 8' for a 10# the Epic Bandit is the perfect weapon for wrangling tough species like Pike, Bass, Snook, Baby Tarpon and Musky. Titanium stripper guides and alloy reel seats mean the Bandit is a saltwater beast. 

    The Bandit is an amazing casting machine and about as much fun as you can have with your pants on. 

    A specialist tactical fly rod, the Bandit makes short work of large species in confined situations and is great for Kayak fishing.

    Experience the Epic® difference

    • Industry-leading FastGlass II fly rod blank 
    • Stunning FLOR grade cork grip
    • Hard anodised Epic reel seat ensuring a lifetime of service
    • Premium quality Fuji titanium stripping guides
    • Corrosion proof black Ion-plated snake guides
    • SureFit™ Ferrule System for immediate section replacement
    • Stealthy and chip-resistant SnakeBelly ™ Finish
    • Superior service and ongoing customer support
    • Finished in matching translucent wraps
    • Natural fiberglass rod tube & rod sock
    • NEW Ice colourway

      In stock and ready to be delivered direct to your door

      Recommended line weight:

      Length: 8'
      Pieces: 4

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

    • Specifications

      Recommended line weight: AFTMA #10
      Length: 8'
      Pieces: 4
      Effective Line Range:  AFTMA   8 / 9 / 10
      Action:Progressive / Mid Flex / Medium Fast
      Taper: Fast
      AA: (Action Angle): 65° 
      Blank Weight: 82gm - 2.9oz 

      Epic Fiberglass Fly Rod Blank
      9 weight 9 foot fiberglass fly rod blank
      Epic Fiberglass Fly Rod Blank
    • Why You'll love it

      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 wraps, each wrap incredibly strong and stunningly beautiful. 

      Every grip is of premium FLOR grade Portuguese cork traced from the source; a more perfect grip you will not find anywhere.

      No aspect is overlooked, each fly rod is 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.

      Built Epic Tough
      Epic glass rods are incredibly tough. Our S2 FastGlass II has a far higher strength-to-weight ratio than Carbon fibre (graphite) rods. Epic FastGlass rods can endure more acute and severe bends than the equivalent Carbon fibre or even regular S2 glass, tip sections are stronger and far less susceptible to breakages due to high-sticking and problematic rod angles when pulling against load.


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      The Swift Fly Fishing Company Reference 10wt Bandit FastGlass Fly Rod Review


      I am blown away with the quality and craftsmanship of this rod. It is light in the hand and has no problem throwing line. Epic hit the nail on the head with this one.

      Ryan M.
      United States United States