Winston BIIIX Trout, March Brown Nymphs, Airflo Super-DRI Lines, Rod Mounts

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Winston BIIIX Trout
March Brown Nymphs
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Winston Boron IIIX

"Incredible" is the only way to describe this new series; they are arguably the finest fly rods ever made. Utilizing higher modulus third generation Boron/Graphite composite, Boron IIIx rods offer unprecedented performance. They have an even broader casting range that lets anglers control line speed for long casts directly into the wind or gentle presentations up close. They feature a stronger butt section for lifting more line off the water. They are highly responsive and very powerful, yet lightweight with great feel and liveliness. In the words of our technical advisor Joan Wulff, "Boron IIIx rods are an amazing combination of speed, power and Winston smoothness." Boron IIIx rods come with our new, striking lightweight graphite rod tube.


Choice of Featherlight Anodized Aluminum or Nickel Silver Uplock with Burled Wood insert on 8'6" 3-wt. thru 9'5-wt., as well as 9' 6-wt. Featherlight Anodized Aluminum on 9'6" 5-wt., 9'6" 6-wt. and 7 thru 10-wt.


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ZEBRA  Winston 3-6 weight rod with Nickel Silver Uplock Reel Seat with Zebrawood Spacer $80 Sale Ended
COCOBOLA  Winston 3-6 weight rod with Nickel Silver Uplock Reel Seat with Cocabola Spacer $80 Sale Ended
WALNUT  Winston 3-6 weight rod with Nickel Silver Uplock Reel Seat with Walnut Spacer $80 Sale Ended

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INSCRIBE  Personal inscription on Winston Rod. Add exact inscription to Comments Section of order $50 Sale Ended

386-4 BIIIX

Length: 8' 6"      Line: #3     Pieces: 4

An extremely light, fast-action rod perfect for small creeks with the ability to cast comfortably at a range of distances even in light winds.
FREE RIO GOLD FLY LINE INCLUDED
Rod weight: 2 3/8 ounces.

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386-4 BIIIX 3 Fast Cigar $795.00 Sale Ended

480-4 BIIIX

Length: 8'       Line: #4     Pieces: 4

Ideal rods when delicacy is needed for smaller western spring creeks and mountain streams.
FREE RIO GOLD FLY LINE INCLUDED
Rod weight: 2 1/8 ounces.

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480-4 BIIIX 4 Fast Cigar $795.00 Sale Ended

486-4 BIIIX Length: 8' 6"      Line: #4     Pieces: 4
Ideal rods when delicacy is needed for medium size creeks. A great dry fly rod.
FREE RIO GOLD FLY LINE INCLUDED
Rod weight: 2 1/2 ounces.
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486-4 BIIIX 4   Cigar $795.00 Sale Ended

490-4 BIIIX Length: 9'       Line: #4     Pieces: 4
Ideal rods when delicacy is needed for spring creeks and other technical waters, yet with reserve power capable of generating faster line speeds and handling windy situations and larger rivers. Broad casting range and an excellent all-around rod...exceptional versatility for a 4-weight.
FREE RIO GOLD FLY LINE INCLUDED
Rod weight: 2 1/2 ounces.
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490-4 BIIIX 4 Fast Cigar $795.00 Sale Ended

4100-4 BIIIX Length: 10'       Line: #4     Pieces: 4
A super great nymph rod for all sizes of streams.
FREE RIO GOLD FLY LINE INCLUDED
Rod weight: 3 1/4 ounces.
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4100-4 BIIIX 4 Fast Cigar $795.00 Sale Ended

586-4 BIIIX Length: 8' 6"      Line: #5     Pieces: 4

Perhaps the ideal, high-performance dry fly rod with an extremely wide casting range.
FREE RIO GOLD FLY LINE INCLUDED
Rod weight: 2 1/2 ounces.

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586-4 BIIIX 5 Fast Cigar $795.00 Sale Ended

590-4 BIIIX Length: 9'      Line: #5     Pieces: 4
This is the all around trout rod. Light, powerful, smooth, fun to cast. Able to cast in close with small flies, and yet capable of generating significant line speeds to punch into strong winds or cover longer distances with larger flies without feeling stiff. This is what fishing can be like on larger rivers - sometimes you need a rod that can do everything. Like a top-of-the-line sports car: you can "feel" that the power is in your hands, in your control. A great rod for most western lakes.
FREE RIO GOLD FLY LINE INCLUDED
Rod weight: 3 1/4 ounces.
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590-4 BIIIX 5 Fast Cigar $795.00 Sale Ended

590-4 BIIIX JWF Length: 9'      Line: #5     Pieces: 4
Joan Wulff is acknowledged as one of the great fly caster of all time. Her fly fishing school has taught thousands of anglers to cast better. Joan has put her own imprint on this rod by designing a handle that helps position your thumb to help you perfect your casting stroke. Light, powerful, smooth, fun to cast. Able to cast in close with small flies, and yet capable of generating significant line speeds to punch into strong winds or cover longer distances with larger flies without feeling stiff. This is what fishing can be like on larger rivers - sometimes you need a rod that can do everything. Like a top-of-the-line sports car: you can "feel" that the power is in your hands, in your control.
FREE RIO GOLD FLY LINE INCLUDED
Rod weight: 2 1/2 ounces.
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590-4 BIIIX-JWF 5 Fast Thumb Spot $770 Sale Ended

596-4 BIIIX Length: 9' 6"      Line: #5     Pieces: 4
The rod is very lightweight, but authoritative. A great float tube rod for western lakes.
FREE RIO GOLD FLY LINE INCLUDED
Rod weight: 2 1/8 ounces.
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596-4 BIIIX 5 Fast   $795.00 Sale Ended

690-4 BIIIX Length: 9'      Line: #6     Pieces: 4

Exceptionally light all-around rods with extraordinarily broad casting range of 25-100+ feet. On big rivers, for big fish, in stronger winds, these rods will provide you everything you need without being too stiff. Although it has incredible power, can generate very fast line speeds, they are designed to give you incredible versatility: Ideal for streamers, nymphs, big water, big winds, yet versatile enough for gentle dry fly presentations up close.
FREE RIO GOLD FLY LINE INCLUDED
Rod weight: 2 3/4 ounces.

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690-4 BIIIX 6 Fast Cigar $795.00 Sale Ended

696-4 BIIIX Length: 9' 6"      Line: #6     Pieces: 4
This is a great big-lake rod. Exceptionally light all-around rods with extraordinarily broad casting range of 25-100+ feet. On big rivers, for big fish, in stronger winds, these rods will provide you everything you need without being too stiff. Although it has incredible power, can generate very fast line speeds, they are designed to give you incredible versatility: Ideal for streamers, nymphs, big water, big winds, yet versatile enough for gentle dry fly presentations up close.
FREE RIO GOLD FLY LINE INCLUDED
Rod weight: 3 3/8 ounces.
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696-4 BIIIX 6 Fast Full Wells $795.00 Sale Ended

March Brown Nymphs

 

Pounding the bottom with weighted March Brown Nymph can provide constant action from mid-morning into the early stages of the hatch.  The March Brown Nymph in sizes #12 & #14 will be your bread and butter fly.  However nymphal color tends to adapt to the color of the stream bed.  Most March Brown nymphs are dark, some are nearly black.  Your catch may increase if you thin out the legs with your leader clipper and color them with a black felt marker. Fishing two flies at once will increase your odds of hooking up.  Usually two different colors or sizes are used.  The Guide's Choice Hares Ear is a valuable pattern to have with you, and will some times out fish the more realistic patterns.  Most March Brown Nymphs are fairly skinny #14's, but slightly larger flies can also work.  March Brown nymphs live in riffles and fast, rocky runs.  As the nymphs near maturity, they migrate to slower water. During the migration, they can loose their grip and drift in the current.  For this reason trout will congregate in places where fast riffles start to slow down and on the seams between the fast and slow water.  Fish your nymphs where the current changes speed.  Approach the water carefully.  Start by fishing the slower water first with flies that are lightly weighted.  Your flies will be most effective if they are perfectly dead drift.  Cast them slightly upstream and mend a little slack into you presentation.  As you work your way out into the faster current, add lead shot to keep your flies near the bottom.
  
As the water warms at mid-day the nymph rise toward the surface to hatch.  Some of these nymphs are intercepted by trout during this upward migration.  Try tying a March Brown Soft Hackle to a dropper 3' above your nymphs. This technique can pay extra dividends. Swinging soft hackle emergers during the early stages of the hatch can also be deadly effective and lots of fun.

 


March Brown Nymph
Pounding the bottom with weighted March Brown Nymph flies can provide constant action from mid-morning into the early stages of the hatch.  The March Brown Nymph in sizes #12 & #14 will be your bread and butter fly for March Browns.  As stated above, you can chop & thin, color and texture your fly to most match the naturals.  You can capture naturals with a kick-screen.
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12200-10 March Brown Nymph 10 3 for $5.85 Sale Ended
12200-12 March Brown Nymph 12 3 for $5.85 Sale Ended
12200-14 March Brown Nymph 14 3 for $5.85 Sale Ended
12200-16 March Brown Nymph 16 3 for $5.85 Sale Ended

Guide's Choice Hares Ear
Nymphs tend to adapt to the color of the stream bed.  Fishing two flies at once will increase your odds of hooking up.  Usually two different colors or sizes are used.  A Gold Rib Hares Ear is one of those flies that look like a lot of different stream bed insects.  This fly can also be altered with markers and clippers.  Has caught many trout as-is.

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12427 Guide's Choice Hares Ear Nymph 14 3 for $5.85 Sale Ended
12428 Guide's Choice Hares Ear Nymph 16 3 for $5.85 Sale Ended

Hendrickson Emerger
During most mayfly hatches, duns emerge at the surface. Some nymphs mis-time this sequence and emerge from the nymphal shuck before they reach the surface, or are emerging on their way to the surface. Certain trout feel more comfortable preying on the pre-surface emerging duns. this fly works on both eastern and western March browns.

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11407 Hendrickson Emerger 14 3 for $5.85 Sale Ended

March Brown Flymph
Often the rise starts quietly as trout pick off the March emergers just below the surface.  At this time a March Brown Flymph fished just below the surface can be your best fly.
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06257-14 March Brown Flymph 14 3 for $5.85 Sale Ended

March Brown Soft Hackle Spider
A March Brown Soft Hackle on a dropper 3' above your bottom pounding nymphs can pay extra dividends.  A March Brown Soft Hackle fished just below the surface can be good bet during all stages of the hatch. 
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17437 March Brown Soft Hackle Spider 14 3 for $5.85 Sale Ended

Airflo Super-DRI Elite Trout Lines

These Videos Are Far More Interesting Than The Display Pictures Would Indicate!
Super-DRI Elite Fly Line, Sunny Yellow Super-DRI Elite Fly Line, Lichen Green
What Tim Rajeff says about,
"SUPER-DRI"
It’s a name with near legendary beginnings.  A name whispered on the lips of guides and fly shop employees across the nation.  The early prototypes were kept hush-hush.  A few lines sent out here and there to get some feedback in the summer of 2012.  Knowing we could count on our early testers for complete secrecy, soon everyone in the industry knew.
Airflo finally had a dog in the trout game.  A 300 pound dog with big teeth and hairy nipples.
It’s been a long time coming.
As the year progressed we were faced with the realization that we had something big.  We were tempted to rush it to the market, but decided to take our time.  Develop the new machinery.  Test the new coatings.  Figure out what other features we could pull out of our new machines, and get a feel for just how damn awesome this stuff really was. It was long time in the planning and testing stage, but Super-DRI has proven to be superb on the water and in the air.
WHAT IS IT?
Super-DRI is the first fly line to take advantage of a wave of new nano-engineered hydrophobic materials.  The guys at Airflo like to think of it as super-teflon.  I prefer to think of it as super-awesome.  Originally Airflo designed the Super-Dri lines to take advantage of the water repulsion properties of the new material and make the line float higher.  What they didn’t anticipate was the legion of other benefits.   The amount of line you can pick up and mend is unreal.  The lines don’t just repel water—they repel dirt and scum as well.  The lines feel slick all day, even in the grimiest of water.  And best of all, Super-Dri lines float even better than Pamela Anderson.
ZONE TECHNOLOGY
But Airflo didn’t stop there.  Using the capabilities of their new machinery, Airflo added ZONE technology to the Super-DRI lines.  The idea behind Zone is simple—supple lines rock out with their socks out and have many benefits, except when it comes to the haul zone.   The suppler the line is, the more resistant it is to the double haul through the guides, especially when it gets warm outside.   By changing the hardness of the coating in the Zone area, compression is reduced during the haul resulting in superior line speed and greater shoot-ability across a wide temperature range. 
WRAP IT UP JARROD
When we first picked up the Airflo distribution in 2001, it was because Tim firmly believed that polyurethane was a better plastic for fly lines than our competitors’ PVC lines.  Super-DRI is the fruition of that belief; without the superior bonding ability of polyurethane Super-DRI wouldn’t be possible.  Super-DRI is just the beginning, however--the first step in what will be a new era in fly lines."

Airflo Super-DRI Elite Fly Line, Sunny Yellow

The "go-to" trout taper. With a modest front taper and standard head length, this line does it all, good for all aspects of trout fishing. When fishing big rivers most of the year it is handy to have a line you can see, and the trout don't care. This is a great line for nymphing, or pitching hoppers against the bank from a drifting boat. It is also good for any fishing trip after an extended lay-off (heaven forbid), because a line that you can see is easier to cast.
 
Item Description Size Price To Top
SDELWF4FSY Airflo Super-DRI Elite Fly Line, Sunny Yellow WF4F $74.95 Sale Ended
SDELWF5FSY Airflo Super-DRI Elite Fly Line, Sunny Yellow WF5F $74.95 Sale Ended
SDELWF6FSY Airflo Super-DRI Elite Fly Line, Sunny Yellow WF6F $74.95 Sale Ended

Airflo Super-DRI Elite Fly Line, Lichen Green

This is the "go-to" trout taper when you are in the stealth mode. A great color for dry fly fishing, or surface film fishing on lakes. Also an advantage on clear spring creeks, mid-summer back eddies, or any time that the sun is high and bright. This is a fairly traditional weight-forward taper with with solidly new, well thought out technology.
 
Item Description Size Price To Top
SDELWF4FSG Airflo Super-DRI Elite Fly Line, Lichen Green WF4F $74.95 Sale Ended
SDELWF5FSG Airflo Super-DRI Elite Fly Line, Lichen Green WF5F $74.95 Sale Ended
SDELWF6FSG Airflo Super-DRI Elite Fly Line, Lichen Green WF6F $74.95 Sale Ended

Rod Mounts

Sumo Rod Carrier Tight Lines Enterprises Magnetic Rod Racks
Rod carriers for your car or truck save a lot of time when you are on the move. We have researched the market and have chosen the most proven rod carriers for you. After all, it wouldn't be nice to find your prized rod/reel outfit laying in the middle of the road because it blew off your rig. Don't worry the items on this page are well proven.
Sumo Rod Carrier  Now available with suction cup or magnetic mounts!
Regularly $164.95  Now $149.95
 SUMO's cutting edge design offers the ultimate in versatility and performance far exceeding anything in its category.
  Adhesion:  Four independent "lever-lock" suction mounts adhere to any smooth non-porous material.
  Now also available with rubber coated non-scratch magnetic mounts that adhere to any steel surface.
  Adaptability:  Ball and socket connections and vertical pivots provide unequaled flexibility to mount to any passenger vehicle.
  Leveling:  An additional ball and socket connection in the rod rest allows rods to be level.
  Rod Security: Double shock cords "lock" into place. Portability:  Breaks down and weighs 2 pounds.
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Sumo, Suction Cup Rod Mount For Your Car Set of 2 Regularly $164.95
Sale $149.95
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Sumo, Magnetic Rod Mount For Your Car Set of 2 Regularly $164.95
Sale $149.95
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Tight Line Enterprises Magnetic Rod Racks

The Rod Racks from Tight Line Enterprises were originally designed for the fly fisher who travels from hole to hole by automobile and wishes to transport his valuable and delicate rods without the time and inconvenience of breakdown and re-rigging. The inherent beauty of the system is that it has two carrier assemblies capable of transporting up to four rods. It mounts on the car, pick-up or SUV by means of powerful magnets that can be easily attached and removed. Therefore it is unnecessary to purchase a new rod carrier every time you change vehicles. The System is lightweight and portable enough to pack in your luggage on a fly-in trip for use on your rental car. An especially attractive product feature is the open-ended design that allows convenient mounting and removal of the rods. This design was specifically developed to accommodate fly rods without a fighting butt to avoid crushing your expensive fly line in a pinch-point against the rod holder. As pictured above, it is also popular with Spey rod fishers.  Although originally designed for fly rods,  this product is sturdy enough to carry surf sticks and most any other fishing rod that won't fit conveniently into your vehicle.

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MRT-95-FP-RC Tight Line Enterprises Magnetic Rod Rack, per pair $120 Sale Ended

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