Category Archives: Winston News

New from Winston – Boron III X Super 10 Rods

Specialized Rods for Nymph Specialists

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This new mini series of specialized nymphing fly rods consists of three 10-foot models (3, 4 and 5wt.). Each has been specifically designed for high sticking and European style nymph fishing. Our dynamic Boron III technology, combined with a longer length, progressive medium action and finely tuned rod characteristics, provides anglers with precise, delicate control of line, leader and fly placement. The new Boron III Super 10 rods were designed with the versatility to handle a range of technical nymph techniques, double nymphs, weighted nymphs, strike indicators and light streamers. The rods feature our popular new “Shooting Guides,” with a new specialized down locking reel seat for optimum weight distribution and a 2˝ cork extension on the grip to reduce arm fatigue.

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Landon Mayer Joins Winston Pro Advisor Team

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The R.L.Winston Rod Company in Twin Bridges, Montana, is pleased to announce today that Landon Mayer has joined the Winston Pro Advisor Team. Landon joins as a Technical Trout Expert due to his angling success that is fueled by an addiction to pursuing large trout with small flies and lightweight fly-fishing equipment. Mayer enthusiastically teaches and demonstrates his techniques and on-river knowledge to fellow anglers and has developed innovative strategies for sighting, hooking, and landing selective trout.

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R.L. Winston Rod Company Acquires Bauer Fly Reels

Jeff Currier Joins Bauer Reels Pro Staff as First Pro Advisor.

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Winston Rod Company in Twin Bridges, Montana is pleased to announce today that it has acquired Bauer Premium Reel Company in Ashland, Oregon. Winston, the world’s leading fly rod company using Boron/Graphite composites, broadens it’s high end product offering with Bauer, one of the world’s top fly reel manufacturers.

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REVIEW: Boron III LS Fly Rods

 

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By Ben Kryzinski , courtesy of Hatch Magazine

I get asked fairly often what I think the world’s best trout rod is. You want to hear about it? Sweet. Here’s what you need to know.

I’m looking for something very specific in my ultimate trout rod. I want a rod that will fish everything – dry flies, nymphs, small streamers, wets – with ease, that will make every cast in the book, and most importantly, that disappears in my hand. Which is why, when pressed for what my favorite trout rod is, I pick the 9’ 5-wt. Winston Boron III LS.

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THE 2016 WINSTON WEBSITE IS LIVE!

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THE 2016 WINSTON WEBSITE IS LIVE!

We are excited to announce that the 2016 Winston website is now LIVE! We invite you to visit and see all the great new things happening at Winston.

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WINSTON’S NEW SHOOTING GUIDES DEFINED

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Winston Upgrades Boron III X Fly Rods

written by Drake Magazine

When Winston added a third “I” to its BIIx rods several years back, the classic all-around sedan received an engine upgrade in the form of boosted horsepower. Thanks to a slightly stiffer mid-section and tip, the speedier BIIIx performed great in the wind and was more accurate at longer distances than its predecessor.

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NEW FILM FROM WINSTON: ICARUS – Casting From the Clouds

 

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NEW FILM FROM WINSTON: ICARUS – Casting From the Clouds

Award Winning Film Premieres in Catch Magazine Issue #43, October 6th.

The R.L. Winston Rod Company in Twin Bridges, Montana is proud to announce that in early October, Catch Magazine will be featuring the world online premiere of Winston’s award winning aerial short fly fishing film, Icarus – Casting from the Clouds, along with an in-depth interview on the film making process with Winston Chairman and the film’s director, David Ondaatje.

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NEW FROM WINSTON – THE UPGRADED 2016 BORON III X

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Upgraded With Our New Shooting Guides. Extraordinary All-Purpose Performance Rods – Now Even Better.

We have improved the greatest all-around rod series ever made. For 2016, we have upgraded the Boron III X rods incorporating our new friction-free ‘Shooting Guides” to take the world’s best performing fly rods and make them even better. These rods now shoot line effortlessly, allowing you to generate even more line speed without compromising the smooth feel of the rod. Featuring advanced Boron III materials and technology, these incredibly lightweight, powerful, fast action rods have an even broader casting range – the widest casting range of any series we make. The added energy of Boron allows the angler to effortlessly control the line speed by speeding up or slowing down the casting stroke while maintaining pinpoint accuracy. This makes them ideal all-around rods for the vast majority of situations an angler may encounter, whether it’s making highly accurate, long distance casts or delicate, precise presentations up close.

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New From Winston – The Boron III Plus

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Introducing the NEW POWERFUL EXTRA FAST, HIGH LINE SPEED Boron III Plus Series – (5wt – 12wt.)

Serious rods for serious anglers for serious fish. Featuring a full spectrum of saltwater rods for every possible fishing scenario. Included in the Plus series are three extra powerful, reinforced Jungle rods designed specifically for Peacock bass and Dorado. The Plus series also includes high-performance freshwater 5wt. and 6wt. rod models. The “Plus” stands for incredible line speed, extra power and design qualities needed to handle monster flies, the wind, sinking and oversized head lines and of course, big, big, fish. Boron III Plus rods are lightweight, smooth casting and feature our new shooting guides, green reel seats and, of course, unmatched Winston quality and craftsmanship.

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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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