Even if you've never cast a Winston rod before, you're probably familiar with the term "Winston Feel" - referring to the graceful moderate-fast actions of their rods. The best thing about this rod series is that feel doesn't come at the detriment of power or performance. By that I mean, these rods are such a joy to cast, delivering great feeling all the way through to the cork, but they're also incredibly high performance fishing tools.
The 9' 4wt is one of the best dry fly rods on the market, with the 5wt offering more versatility, and the 6wt truly being an all around trout rod. In each rod, you will feel the mid-flexing pattern both in hand and when casting. As you lengthen out your cast, you will start to feel the power of the Boron in the butt section which allows you to drive through the wind and place the fly down with pinpoint accuracy. If you're in the market for the best of the best, this rod should be at the top of your list.
Our technical advisor Joan Wulff has stated, "they offer an amazing combination of speed, power and Winston smoothness." And we're prone to saying, "you really need to fish one of these." Utilizing higher modulus third generation boron/graphite composite, Boron IIIx rods offer cutting-edge angling performance. With the broadest casting range of any Winston series, these rods allow anglers to control line speeds for long casts into the wind or gentle presentations up close. They feature a stronger butt section for lifting more line off the water. They are powerful, yet lightweight with great feel and liveliness. They are, well, "awesome."