Updated April 16, 2021

On this page you will find the models for the EPIC line of FASTGLAS II blanks, models by McFarland Rod Company, Blue Halo & CTS of New Zealand as well as some remaining St. Croix models of graphite blanks. These are the blanks I currently have in stock that can be custom built as requested.... ALWAYS check the "Sweetwater Fly Rod Shop" button to see what I have available for immediate purchase.

CALL OR E-MAIL TO RESERVE ANY OF THESE ROD BLANKS listed below on this page and I will return a quote promptly after we determine the design details.

See Fly Rod Purchase Tab for more details.


EPIC Fiberglass Fast Glass II series blanks available

                2      686 OLIVE  8'6"  6wt  4pc

                1      686 SALSA  8'6"  6wt  4pc

                2      686 AMBER  8'6"  6wt  4pc

                1      686 Electric BLUE  8'6"  6wt  4pc

                1      580 AMBER  8'0"  5wt  4pc

                1      476 OLIVE  7'6"  4wt  4pc

                2      476 AMBER  7'6"  4wt  4pc

                1      476 SALSA  7'6"  4wt  4pc


                1      BIG HONKIN' 8wt is also on the way...!!

                        EPIC's 888 in Electric BLUE will be in

                        stock around April 21, 2021 - it can be

                        reserved as of today . . . . .


EPIC Carbon - Fly Rod Models Available

TWO (2) EPIC Carbon 690C's -9' 6wt 4pc

are on their way and should be delivered by April 21, 2021

These are not reserved so call or write if one is desired!

ONE (1) EPIC Carbon 590C is being built and is

not reserved - will post pics when completed


McFarland Rod Company

Ameriglass Classic 3 piece models - Designed with a slower, yet highly refined taper and a traditional, deep flexing glass feel. Some 4 piece models are available in various lengths and line weights - write for more information


No McFarlands remain in stock - an order is being compiled to replenish the racks in the shop.  Check back later!!       Thanks


Affinity X series:  7'6"  6wt  4pc

Chameleon Green-Gold metalflake. (See Home Page)

However, ONE MORE of these Affinity X  7'6"  6wt  has been completed and is available in the 

Sweetwater Fly Rod Shop


CTS Quartz 8'0" 5wt 4pc Fiberglass:

This is the natural translucent glass color

Rod serial #20513


Sweetwater Fly Rod Shop

EXTRA CTS Glass Blank Available

ONE (1)  CTS Quartz 8'0" 5wt 4pc - NATURAL GLASS


St. Croix blank models currently in stock

All models are Burgundy SCIV-II  Fast Action

Below is a listing of Burgundy St. Croix BLANKS

ready to be built to YOUR specifications

NOTE: These Burgundy blanks are

no longer available from St. Croix.

Shown below is what I still have in stock.

Only ONE of EACH!

So, when these blanks are gone,

there will be no more..!!

42F663.2 - 6'6"  3wt  2pc

42F703 - 7'0"  3wt  4pc

42F764.4 - 7'6"  4wt  4pc

42F905.4  Fuschia MetalFlake  9'  5wt  4pc 

All Ameriglass blanks are designed by glass rod expert Mike McFarland and rolled in his shop in central Pennsylvania.  McFarland uses the most advanced glass composites with enhanced resin systems and offers the most comprehensive line of quality glass blanks available.  The hallmarks of Ameriglass blanks are quality, consistency, and straightness.  The fly blanks are available in several different models. From the deep flexing Classic to the quick shooting Big Game series there is an Ameriglass model perfect for any situation.


Ameriglass Classic Fly Blanks

The Classic models are designed with a slower, yet highly refined, taper and a traditional, deep flexing glass feel.  Classic blanks excel at true fishing distances and roll casting but will still make longer casts with ease.  Classic blanks offer high line feel and unmatched smoothness.   All Classic blanks are 3 piece and available in natural clear glass, yellow glass. 


BLUE HALO FIBERGLASS - models and colors available

All are available-none RESERVED

7'6"  4wt  4pc - Retro-Flex 3 in Natural - See Sweetwater Fly Rod Shop

7'6"  3wt  3pc - Retro-Flex II-B  - Jade - (1) Completed - PICTURES AVAILABLE - unreserved

7'6"  3wt  3pc - Retro-Flex II-B  - Cranberry -(1) Completed - PICTURES AVAILABLE - unreserved

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NOTE:   All rod specifications, pricing, shipping information as well as warranty details are subject to change without notice.

FLY RODS, REEL SEATS w/ WOOD INSERTS AND OTHER ITEMS LISTED ON THIS SITE ARE EACH HANDCRAFTED BY ME.   I do not resell any products that I don't create myself to ensure the highest quality control. The reel seat hardware for my fly rods is crafted by Joel Lemke. His "metal artwork" is like jewelry that adorns my fly rod creation.        Covington, VA