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The New Winston Saltwater Air

July 3, 2018 By: Erin Block

Winston has announced their new Saltwater AIR series of fly rods, which delivers the brand’s classic “feel,” along with balanced, fast graphite recovery rates, for incredible line speed and presentation.

Read more in the press release below.

The New Winston Saltwater Air

The new smooth in Saltwater.  Smooth and powerful.

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.

WEIGHTS: 6 thru 12wt.
ACTION: Fast
SECTIONS: 4
GUIDES: Hard chrome titanium colored snake guides with nanolite stripping guides
REEL SEAT: Charcoal Gray uplocking, anodized aluminum with double locking rings and 1 ½” fighting butt.

Engraved with company signature logo.

STORAGE: Premium graphite rod tube with embroidered logo rod sock

RETAIL PRICE: $975

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Advanced carbon fiber combined with our SuperSilica lightweight resin system to improve toughness and durability
  • A new light and fast big game rod series with extra power cast after cast, without fatigue
  • Quick recovery with Winston Progressive Action
  • New stealth matte Winston Green finish for flats stalking
  • Smaller guides hold the line closer to the rod shaft to give better control through the cast and presentation.
  • Boron III technology for increased fighting/lifting power and added energy
  • Handcrafted in Twin Bridges, MT
LINE LENGTH GRIP ROD PRICE BLANK PRICE
6wt. 9’ FULL WELLS W/ FIGHTING BUTT $975

 

$488

 

7wt. 9’ FULL WELLS W/ FIGHTING BUTT $975

 

$488

 

8wt. 9’ FULL WELLS W/ FIGHTING BUTT $975

 

$488

 

9wt. 9’ FULL WELLS W/ FIGHTING BUTT $975

 

$488

 

10wt. 9’ FULL WELLS W/ FIGHTING BUTT $975

 

$488

 

11wt. 9’ FULL WELLS W/ FIGHTING BUTT $975

 

$488

 

12wt. 9’ FULL WELLS W/ FIGHTING BUTT $975

 

$488