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John Gierach on Bamboo Rods

Bamboo rods have a religious following among anglers. “Part of it is the way we value the Yankee workshop-like tradition of fine handwork done with what we now consider to be primitive tools, as well as the antique virtues of skill and patience,” writes John Gierach. “But there’s also some unapologetic nostalgia at work here. Bamboo fly rods can...

Sector Series from Scott Fly Rod Company

Scott has announced the release of the new Sector series of fly rods. “Sector rods are fit with newly designed components that defy harsh saltwater environments, redefine reliability, and enhance angler experience.”

Best Fly Rods for Budget Buys

From slow action to nymphing rods, this article by Carter Reschke outlines the best rods under $150 of 2019. “Within the past few years, budget fly rods have been all the rage in the fly fishing community. A resurgence of high-quality, lower-priced fly rods is being led by mainstream companies like Redington and Echo.” Read more about the rods that made...

New Winston Air TH Wins at EFTTEX

The Winston Rod Company has announced the new Winston AIR TH rod has been named Best New Fly Rod at the 2019 European Fishing Tackle Trade Exhibition. Read more in the press release below. New Winston Air TH Wins at EFTTEX We are very excited to announce that the new Winston AIR TH has won the Best New Fly Rod at the 2019 European Fishing Tackle Trade...

Presenting Winston’s 90th Anniversary Legacy Rods

The R.L. Winston Rod Company has announced the release of a series of special edition Legacy Rods to commemorate their 90th anniversary. Read more in the press release below. 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...

2019 Cast a Winston and Win Two!

The R.L. Winston Rod Company has announced its 2019 Cast a Winston and Win Two Program, “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.”

Winston Bamboo Is Back!

After being destroyed by a fire in May of 2017, the R.L. Winston Rod Company has announced the reopening of their Bamboo Shop in Twin Bridges, Montana.

Winston Rods Wins Two Best New Gear Awards

The R.L. Winston Rod Company has announced that both their new PURE and Saltwater AIR rods “have received Fly Fisherman Magazine’s Best New Gear awards in their respective categories.”

Reilly Rod Crafters Announces Debbie Hanson Signature Rod Series

Reilly Rod Crafters, in collaboration with guide Debbie Hanson, has announced a new signature fly rod series. The Debbie Hanson Signature Series is a 7-weight rod, perfect for a diversity of fishing conditions.

Sage’s IGNITER Rod Family is for the Targeted Specialist

The new Igniter fly rod series from Sage meets the technical demands of challenging angling scenarios, such as casting long distances, head winds, and heavy sink tip lines. Available August 2018.