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Fiberglass fly blanks?
Posted by: Joseph Ortiz (---.hsd1.wa.comcast.net)
Date: September 09, 2019 03:52PM

I have been looking for 2-4 wt fiberglass blanks. Can you recommend any worth considering?

Anyone have experience with Bloke (UK) or Epic (NZ) blanks? Surely there are some North American manufacturers out there too, but I can’t seem to find any.

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Re: Fiberglass fly blanks?
Posted by: Spencer Phipps (172.58.45.---)
Date: September 09, 2019 04:54PM

McFarland blanks at Angler's Workshop to the left. Steffan Bros. coming out of Arizona I think. Orvis and Winston.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 09/09/2019 04:58PM by Spencer Phipps.

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Re: Fiberglass fly blanks?
Posted by: Bill Hickey (---.nycap.res.rr.com)
Date: September 09, 2019 05:06PM

Fiberglass Blanks Rolled in the USA: McFarland Rod Co (Anglers Workshop carries them), Steffen Brothers, Tom Morgan Rodsmiths.

The Epic blanks used to be rolled by CTS, now they are done in South Korea

CTS Quartz, New Zealand.

Kabuto Japan.

All of these folks make top shelf blanks.

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Re: Fiberglass fly blanks?
Posted by: Herb Ladenheim (---.lightspeed.rcsntx.sbcglobal.net)
Date: September 09, 2019 09:45PM

Joseph,
The CTS 7'6" #3 is a VERY sweet blank.
email me for info and pricing
Herb
U.S. Distributor CTS Rod Blanks

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Re: Fiberglass fly blanks?
Posted by: Randy Kruger (---.res.spectrum.com)
Date: September 10, 2019 07:44AM

CTS Quartz is hands down the Best . Also Mike McFarland (McFarland Fly Rod Company) has some really nice hand rolled glass blanks that are very nice and made in the USA.

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Re: Fiberglass fly blanks?
Posted by: Joseph Ortiz (---.hsd1.wa.comcast.net)
Date: September 10, 2019 10:36PM

Thank you gents!

I appreciate your time and feedback. I had checked the McFarland site and saw they didn’t have blanks listed, not sure how I missed them for sale at Anglers Workshop. I am looking over all your suggestions now, may be contacting you soon Herb!

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