Presenting the New Winston Saltwater AIR


THE NEW WINSTON SALTWATER AIR

The new smooth in Saltwater.

Smooth and powerful.

2018 EFTTEX BEST NEW PRODUCT AWARDS WINNER

For our new Saltwater AIR series – fast is smooth and smooth is easy. 

The new Saltwater AIR series allows for unprecedented fast recovery, for any length of cast.  Combining our proprietary SuperSilica lightweight resin system and Boron III material with modern progressive tapers, Winston AIR rods deliver the celebrated Winston “feel”, along with balanced, fast graphite recovery rates, for incredible line speed and presentation, making them our most versatile saltwater rods.

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Presenting the New Winston PURE

THE NEW WINSTON PURE LIGHT LINE SERIES

Pure Feel. Pure Presentation. Pure Fun.

Presenting the new Winston PURE light line series.  For those who prefer to fish with a light touch.

These moderate action rods feature a quick recovery that allows for open loops for fine dry fly presentation along with the ability to generate faster line speed for different conditions. The slim profile provides a better connection to the rod while the proprietary design puts presentation and tippet protection as the first priority.

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The Beginner’s Guide To Pre-Spawn Bassin’ – by Kyle Wilkinson, Winston Pro Staff

For most you that are reading this, I’d be willing to bet the closest fish swimming to where you’re currently sitting is not a trout. It’s also not a bonefish, tarpon, steelhead or striper. It’s a Largemouth Bass. And sure, I could also lump in Carp, Bluegill, and Catfish to this line up but today we’re going to focus on the fish you should be devoting more time to than you probably are.

Depending on what part of the country you’re in (sans the Northeast) the bitter grip of Winter is slowly becoming a thought of the past and Spring is beginning to take hold. The days are getting longer, and brisk mornings now regularly turn into pleasant afternoons. The arrival of Spring is surely meaning one other thing to countless anglers as well— fly rods that are just begging to be used.

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A Trip Into the Wild

Asheville Fly Fishing Company’s film “A Trip into the Wild,” showcases Winston Pro Staffer, Galen Kipar and DUN Magazine’s own Jen Ripple as they lead an expedition through class III and IV whitewater in the French Broad River section 9, targeting aggressive smallmouth bass on top water flies.

To learn more about Asheville Fly Fishing Company’s multi-day, safari-style smallmouth bass trips, visit ashevilleflyfishingco.com/blog/2018/2/13/smallmouth-bass-fishing-asheville-nc

Scott Forristall New President and CEO of R.L. Winston Rod Company and Bauer Fly Reels

The R.L. Winston Rod Company and Bauer Fly Reels are delighted to announce that Scott Forristall has joined the company as President and CEO.

Scott has been involved in the fishing and outdoor market for the past 25 years.  He started as GM for Tycoon Fin-Nor and moved to Eagle Claw Fishing Tackle, then on to Johnson Outdoors where he was the Director of the Watercraft Business Unit.  His most recent position was VP of Sales for Far Bank Enterprises.  Scott brings years of successful business experience to direct the future of Winston and Bauer.

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