The Epic fly rod blank is produced by the Swift Fly Fishing Company from Wanaka, New Zealand. More top tier professional fly rod builders use the Epic fly rod blank than any other brand and with good reason. Industry leading Zentron S2 Undirectional FastGlass Fiberglass, cutting edge Nano-tech carbon fibre and our unique ground ferrule system are just some of the features that make Epic® fly rod blanks the industry’s best.
Our FastGlass fly rod blanks are made to exacting standards using a proprietary S2 glass composite. This material features a fully unidirectional fibre layup which aligns fibers longitudinally along the blank. The result is an incredibly strong, light and powerful tube with a crisp, precise response. This recipe, rolled to our fast tapers combine silky smooth easy loading with trophy pulling power. We call it FastGlass and it lives up to the name!
These FastGlass blanks are available in a number of distinctive colors which are readily identifiable as authentic Swift merchandise. In addition to being simply beautiful, these blanks are tough and fly rods made with them are nearly impossible to break under normal use. This durability is unique among modern fly rods.