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Winston BIIX Spey
Prom Dress Flies
Thinning Scissors
Freestone Waders
R.L.Winston BIIX Spey Rods Still Rock!
Introduced six years ago,
Winston's 7133 BIIX still the leader in popularity of all executive class two-handers.
Ron Wierenga
BIIX Series Spey Rods Getting More Powerful Spey Casts With BIIX
11' #7 12'6" 6/7 13' 3" 7/8 13' 8/9 14' 8/9 15' 9/10
Mark Bachmann, Deschutes River, Winston B2X67126
Winston Spey Reel Seat

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FREE LINE-B2X SPEY Free Rio Skagit Flight Shooting Head System fly line with every Winston B2X Spey rod purchased in 2013. Includes: PowerFlex Core Shooting Line, Appropriate size Skagit Flight Head, and Custom Sinking Tip. $FREE


B2X7011

Length: 11' Line: #7 Pieces: 4

Winston Spey

An extraordinary lightweight medium-action Switch Rod that may be cast with one or both hands.
Andre Scholz Scandinavian Shooting Head Recommendation: 401-432 grains.
Use: 425-grain Rio Skagit Short for sinking tip work.

Rod weight: 4 3/4 Ounces.
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7011 B2X 7 Medium Fast Spey $830


B2X67126

Length: 12' 6" Line: #6/7 Pieces: 4

Winston Spey

Mark Bachmann, Deschutes River, Winston B2X67126
New for 2009! Possibly the ultimate light line steelhead rod for the Deschutes, Grand Ronde, North Umpqua, Klickitat, etc. We have already caught a bunch of Deschutes steelhead with this rod. These fish have ranged from 4-11 pounds. We have used both the Airflo Scandi Compact and Rio AFS lines to fish size 4-6 traditional wet and waking flies. There is little discernible difference between the performance of these two lines on this rod. We fished this Winston in some howling winds, which it handled as well as any small rod we have used. It was rigged with a Waterworks/Lamson ULA Force 3.4 reel for perfect balance. The Winston BIIX 12' 6" 6/7 is destined to be one of the most popular two-hand rods ever made. Mark my words: "This is truly a great fly rod."
Andre Scholz Scandinavian Shooting Head Recommendation: 390-420 grains.
Use: 425-grain Rio Skagit Short for sinking tip work.
Rod weight: 5 1/2 Ounces.
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67126 B2X 6/7 Medium Fast Spey $880

The Legend of Mighty Mouse
Don't think that the 67126 is just for summer fishing!
We've had great success in the winter too!
Josh landed this fresh winter steelhead with the Winston 6/7 B2X
The Winston 67126B2X, like all Winston Spey Rods is very liberal in its line-wants. We've fished everything from 390-550 grain lines on this rod with great success. Pictured above is a fresh winter fish that Josh Linn landed 01/12/10 with the little 6/7 Winston. This was from a large river at high flow, proving that this rod isn't just for small water.
The comic book hero, Mighty Mouse is a dynamic personality in a diminutive body. That may well describe the Winston 67126 BIIX rod, which weighs in at 5 1/2-ounces and is able to subdue fresh steelhead that weigh 15-pounds...no contest. Landing a 15-pound steelhead is never easy, if it were we would undoubtedly find some other pastime to challenge ourselves...like using lighter tackle, or fishing from really hard places. These are challenges that force us to develop superior skills, and which hone our sense of enjoyment of the sport.
The short study video, "Reaching Out From Tight Quarters" by Josh Linn & Marcy Stone, shows one approach to using the Perry Poke Cast to reach-out across a broad tailout while the angler is pinned to a high vegetation-covered bank by a steep unwadeable drop-off into deep water. The Perry Poke (developed by Carl Perry) is a dropped-forward-loop, which aligns the forward cast to the target. Once accomplished, a much shortened rear D-loop may be used because much of the actual rod-loading loop forms over the water, forward of the caster. The casts displayed in this video were performed with a Skagit shooting head, 4-inch long fly and 13' of T-11 for a sinking tip.
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B2X78133

Length: 13' 3" Line: #7/8 Pieces: 4

Winston Spey

Patty Barnes, Deschutes River, Winston B2X78133
An extraordinary lightweight medium-fast action two-hand rod that will make effective fly presentations at all distances. Since its introduction in 2007, this has been one of the most popular Spey rods for both summer and winter steelhead. The B2X78133 has the ability to feel very comfortable with a wide range of line weight and fly sizes. It is also adaptable to wide range of fish sizes from 4 to over 20 pounds. Will feel comfortable with tiny skaters and 3" long stinger flies fished with T-11 or T-14.
Our favorite reel to balance this rod is the Nautilus 12.
Andre Scholz Scandinavian Shooting Head Recommendation: 447-478 grains.
Use: 550-grain Rio Skagit Flight for sinking tip work.
Rod weight: 6 3/4 Ounces.
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78133 B2X 7/8 Medium Fast Spey $880


B2X8913

Length: 13' Line: #8/9 Pieces: 4

Winston Spey

A favored rod with Atlantic Salmon fishers. A great rod when encountering larger steelhead in tight quarters.
Our favorite reel to balance this rod is the Nautilus 12.
Andre Scholz Scandinavian Shooting Head Recommendation: 493-524 grains.
Use: 575-grain Rio Skagit Flight for sinking tip work.

Rod weight: 6 3/4 Ounces.
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8913 B2X 8/9 Fast Spey $880


B2X8914

Length: 14' Line: #8/9 Pieces: 4

Winston Spey

Mark Bachmann, Clackamas River, B2X8914
If you only own one two-hand rod to fish steelhead and salmon, make it this one. We've fished such diverse rivers as the Sandy, Clackamas, Klickitat, Deschutes, Skagit and Hoh with this stick. We've caught summer steelhead, winter steelhead, Coho and Chinooks with it. It may be the best rod for fishing sinking tips ever made in the world. If you are going to fish B.C., take one of these with you; or better than that take a pair.
Our favorite reel to balance this rod is the Nautilus 12/DD.
Andre Scholz Scandinavian Shooting Head Recommendation: 493-524 grains.
Use: 575-grain Rio Skagit Flight for sinking tip work.

Rod weight: 7 3/4 Ounces.
Item Series Line Wt Action Handle Price To Top
8914 B2X 8/9 Medium Fast Spey $900

B2X91015

Length: 15' Line: #9/10 Pieces: 4

Winston Spey

This is a rod for big fish in big rivers. Anglers fishing the Skeena main stem for steelhead and Kings will find this rod about the right size. Anglers travelling to the Kola Peninsula or Norway will appreciate the way this rod handles big Atlantic salmon.
Our favorite reel to balance this rod is the Nautilus 12T.
Andre Scholz Scandinavian Shooting Head Recommendation: 601-632 grains.
Use: 650-grain Rio Skagit Flight for sinking tip work.
Rod weight: 8.5 Ounces.
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091015 B2X 9/10 Medium Fast Spey $945


Prom Dress Flies         
Prom Dress Flies Full Set             For $450 You Can Get A Lesson On How To Use Them!
Blue Blue & Copper Copper Fuchsia Purple
The Prom Dress Series of flies tied by Scott Howell has been around, but under cover, for several years. We first made them available in December, 2009. Mark landed a steelhead from the Sandy River with a Blue Prom Dress in the first hour of our initial test. Then they appeared in the widely acclaimed DVD Skagit Master II in January, 2011. What is going on now could be termed: "The Prom Dress Revolution" with many anglers buying them from us, and just as many tying their own. There is also quite a bit of innovation and new patterns emerging from steelhead anglers and guides such as the blue and copper version by Travis Johnson featured in the video below. The Prom Dress is here to stay and like the "Intruder" before it, is destined to be come a classic fly category.

Prom Dress, Blue/Copper
This version of the Prom Dress is the creation of Travis Johnson, who wanted to experiment with a color change on the lateral line. Most aquatic critters are dark on top and lighter toward the bottom. Because our home waters tend to be shallower than Southern Oregon Rivers, medium-weight, instead of heavy eyes are used. The fly has been very successful.
Prom Dress Blue & Copper
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37-0812-02K Prom Dress Fly, Blue/Copper 2 3 for $10.50

Prom Dress, Blue
As a sport, fly fishing is the scientific exploration of the aquatic world with tools, which deliver information about game fish that no other equipment can render. Often this information is collected and the fish is released with a minimum amount of wear & tear. It survives to possibly be re-examined by someone else. Even the most experienced anglers are often reluctant to try to explain why anadromous salmonids will strike any fly while in fresh water. Nothing bright blue lives in the water with these fish. Maybe that's the key.

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PD-BLUE Prom Dress Fly, Blue 2 3 for $10.50

Prom Dress, Copper
It's pretty safe to say that nothing in a bright metallic copper color lives in the rivers with your intended quarry either. Yet, copper colored wobblers are known to be deadly at times, especially in tannin colored water.

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PD-COPPER Prom Dress Fly, Copper 2 3 for $10.50

Prom Dress, Fuchsia
What do they take this thing for, a cloud of blood, a pulsing squid, or something in their territory that makes them very angry? Fact is we have been told by a couple of fly fishers that are in the know, that this is the sleeper color.

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PD-FUSCHIA Prom Dress Fly, Fuchsia 2 3 for $10.50

Prom Dress, Purple
When the light levels go dim, there are a great many things under water that turn purple. Maybe that is why purple is a such a successful theme in flies, because the color is so familiar.

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PD_PURPLE Prom Dress Fly, Purple 2 3 for $10.50

Prom Dress Flies Complete Set, 15 flies in all.

Get three each, of all five colors of deadly Prom Dress Flies, and save a buck.
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PROMSET Prom Dress Flies Complete Set, 15 flies in all. $51.25

Dr. Slick Thinning Scissors
These scissors have slots in one blade that lets half of the material escape being cut. They are especially handy for tying streamers out of synthetic strands, such as Fish Hair and Super Hair, which doesn't have taper in the individual hairs. Tie in bundles of Super hair and then cut across the wing at intervals so that the rear part of the wing is thinner than the front. This will give the wing a taper similar to a bait fish.

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ST4OL Dr. Slick Thinning Scissors 4" $16.00

Simms Freestone Stockingfoot Waders

Great waders do not have to break the bank. Simms’ Freestone® Waders are engineered for strength, with center-seam construction to combat abrasion leaks and articulated knees for uninhibited mobility. And as for that South Island backing-packing mission that’s been gnawing at your imagination for years? Well... Freestones are great travel waders. Free Stones are also perfect for back-up waders for any cold water trips for anywhere in the World. You never know when your favorite waders are going to get snagged or spring a leak for any reason. And what about that day last February on the Sandy when you took an unexpected dunk in the 38-degree river. Wouldn't it have been nice to have had a pair of nice dry Freestone waders, dry underwear and sock in your Simms water proof bag. If you have been in that situation, you know it would would have been, and could have been.
  • Center seam construction with articulated knees for added mobility.
  • External chest pocket with hook & loop closure, reach-through hand pocket & flip-out pocket.
  • Built-in belt loop at center-back; nylon wading belt included.
  • Improved abrasion-resistant material for increased durability.
  • 4-layer Toray® QuadraLam™ Technology
  • Approximate weight: 38.4 oz.
  • Simms Freestone Waders
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    10019-035-20 Simms Freestone Stockingfoot Waders Small $249.95
    10019-035-30 Simms Freestone Stockingfoot Waders Medium $249.95
    10019-035-37 Simms Freestone Stockingfoot Waders Medium King $249.95
    10019-035-40 Simms Freestone Stockingfoot Waders Large $249.95
    10019-035-47 Simms Freestone Stockingfoot Waders Large King $249.95
    10019-035-50 Simms Freestone Stockingfoot Waders X-Large $249.95
    10019-035-60 Simms Freestone Stockingfoot Waders,
    SPECIAL ORDER ONLY
    XX-Large $249.95

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