Wisconsin Smallmouth – Yeah, It’s Legit by Charlie Piette, Winston Pro Staff

Many people in the fly fishing world turn their noses up at Smallmouth Bass. And I get it. Like so many other fish, they’ve been introduced all over the country and often thrive in places they shouldn’t. Talk to a Lower Deschutes steelhead guide about bass and you are sure to get a pretty negative response. Trust me. I know from experience. But here in the great state of Wisconsin, smallmouth are a wild, native species. And they are finally receiving the national notoriety they deserve. (more…)

Presenting Winston’s 90th Anniversary Legacy Rods

2019 marks R.L. Winston Rod Company’s 90th Anniversary of building the world’s finest fly rods.  To commemorate this event, Winston is very proud to re-introduce a series of special edition Legacy Rods, which includes four of our most revered models.  Each Legacy Rod demonstrates our tradition of innovation and the famous “Winston Feel,” which have brought anglers back for their next Winston time after time.

 

The rods are hand-inscribed as special edition models and feature original specifications, including ferrule style, material and action. Our historic Winston Trophy label and unique uplocking nickel silver reel seat complete the definitive look.

 

Orders for the 90th Anniversary Legacy Rods can be placed through your Authorized Winston Dealer and will only be accepted through July 1, 2019.

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Cast a Winston and Win Two!

The R.L. Winston Rod Company is pleased to announce its 2019 Cast a Winston and Win Two Program.

This simple program is designed to reward customers who cast any Winston rod at a Fly Fishing show or Winston Dealer event by entering them in a free raffle for a chance at winning TWO Winston rods of their choice.  The winner will be selected at the IFTD Show in Denver on October 16, 2019. (more…)