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HENRY’S FORK LODGE SELECTED AS NEWEST WINSTON PREFERRED LODGE®

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The R.L. Winston Rod Company in Twin Bridges, Montana, leading manufacturer of the world’s finest fly rods utilizing Boron III technology, is extremely pleased to announce Henry’s Fork Lodge as the first fly fishing lodge in the United States to be selected as a WINSTON PREFERRED LODGE®.

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Montana Spey Casting Clinics Featuring Winston Pro Advisor, Tom Larimer

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Winston Pro Advisor, Tom Larimer, will be leaving his home waters in Oregon to conduct Spey Casting Clinics throughout Montana. Tom Larimer is regarded as one of the foremost experts on Spey casting in the industry. He is passionate about helping anglers become better Spey casters making this the ultimate opportunity to learn and/or advance your spey techniques. Additionally, Tom is a product design consultant for the R.L. Winston Rod Company and the brainchild behind Winston’s Microspey series of rods. He also helped influence the BIII TH series making him incredibly versed in the action, terminology and methods of spey fishing. He will have the full line-up of Winston Spey rods for you to test-drive at the clinics, including the innovative new Boron III TH – MS Microspey rods. In addition to casting instruction, he will spend some time discussing Microspey techniques for trout.

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Winston Announces Pro Photographer Program

 

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The R.L. Winston Rod Company in Twin Bridges, Montana is excited to announce the addition of 9 extremely talented photographers under our new Pro Photographer Program. This select group of photographers has a passion for fly fishing which is expressed beautifully through their outstanding photography.

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Estancia Maria Behety Lodge Selected As Winston Preferred Lodge®

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Today, the R.L. Winston Rod Company in Twin Bridges, Montana, leading manufacturer of the world’s top handcrafted fly rods utilizing Winston Boron III technology, is excited to announce Estancia Maria Behety Lodge as the newest WINSTON PREFERRED LODGE®.

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New Winston 9’ 8wt Nexus Wins Fly Fusion Magazine Editor’s Choice Distance Award.

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AWESOME NEWS, AWESOME ROD. New Winston 9’ 8wt Nexus wins Fly Fusion Magazine Editor’s Choice Distance Award.

The Winston Nexus performed extremely well in this competition. Not only did it take the distance award, but the rod deserves accolades for accuracy as well. This is a good rod. The Nexus consistently made the longest casts and gave the casters the confidence to put a little extra horsepower behind the stroke.”– Fly Fusion Magazine, Editor’s Choice Awards, Winter Issue 2014

http://www.winstonrods.com/category/rods/nexus.php

http://www.flyfusionmag.com/content/sneak-peak

 

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INTRODUCING WINSTON’S NEW MICROSPEY® – THE BORON III TH-MS

Microspeystreamer2 For 2015, Winston introduces the groundbreaking new WINSTON BORON III TH-MS MICROSPEY® rods, an innovative addition of three specialized light line Two-Handed trout models. With our Boron III technology, these new high performance rods perfectly combine the power of a Spey rod and the finesse of a trout rod to bring a whole new dimension to fishing big, open trout waters, as well as fishing for landlocked salmon and smallmouth bass in moving water.

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New From Winston – The Nexus

Nexus. FlyThe WINSTON NEXUS is Winston’s revolutionary new light all-graphite smooth action, premium rod series. These fantastic new high performance deep-black fly rods redefine the high modulus all-graphite rod category with an innovative new fast action combining Winston’s legendary ultra-smooth ‘Winston Action’ with more modern, faster tapers.

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The 2015 Winston Website is LIVE!

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We are excited to announce that the 2015 Winston Website is now LIVE! Our new website features an elegant, modern look and is completely revamped with amazing photos and user friendly interface that is a joy to navigate. We invite you to visit and see all the great new things happening at Winston.

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Congratulations to Winston’s Own Annette Mclean!

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Annette is this week’s Exhibition Profile featured in Flylifemagazine.com’s on-going promotion of A Graceful Rise (by Cathi Cormac), AFFM, and the Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing.
http://flylifemagazine.com/the-series-important-women-in-the-history-of-fly-fishing-annette-mclean/

 

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Winston Partners with Bahamian Conservation Project – “Ghost Stories”.

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Winston is proud to announce our partnership with Tom Karrow, PhD Candidate, University of Waterloo, on his exciting research project – Ghost Stories.

Ghost Stories, is a conceptual book, film documentary and collection of short films centered on the lives of prominent pioneering Bonefish guides in the Bahamas. This project will document the lives of pioneering Bahamian guides, give them credit for their efforts in developing a world-wide angling phenomenon along with local Bahamian stakeholders, as well as apply their environmental knowledge to local resource management.

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