These Epic blanks have taken over my just about every aspect of my rod building. One, they are the sweetest casting rods I have cast in a long time. And two, they are very popular with the fly fishing masses.
Blank: Epic 480 Nude, 4 wt., 3 piece, 8'
Seat: Lemke up-locking dark nickel
Insert: Maple burl, turned in-house
Handle: Modified full wells, made in-house
Guides, tip top, check: Snake Brand dark nickel
Wraps: Fish Hawk silk white and lt. blue.