Rods

Rods

Today's fly rod offering sure is confusing. So many brands, series and fly rod models to consider. And…each and every season, there's a new fly rod to replace the old one simply to keep the retail engine turning. After thirty years, we finally decided to do our job and recommend only responsible solutions. Below is a focused list of fly rods for your consideration…balanced, efficient and worthy of existence. With them, you can celebrate every cast and earn every fish.

Fly fishers speak of a “soul” in a rod, a quality present in all great fly rods. Jerry Siem of Sage Fly Fishing describes the soul of his fly rods as “smooth precision:” a measure of responsiveness that indicates the efficiency of a pared-down fly rod. Jim Bartschi of Scott Fly Rods points to the imminent fishability of Scott fly rods. Not simply felt in the cast, the soul of a Scott fly rod is found in the overall fishing experience. Winston fly rods are uncompromising in their quality, flexing with the “Winston action” in all weights, actions, and lengths. When you fish Winston fly rods, it’s like sipping a fine scotch or a cultivated wine. So much goes into the construction of these fly rods that fishing is not simply technically fulfilling, but a multi-faceted pleasure. Below are links to help you determine exactly which fly rod fits your style…