The Winston Alpha + is a dream to cast and it is not afraid to do battle with the toughest of salmon. Big, acrobatic coho and ornery kings are in for an eye-opener when you are fishing the Alpha +. It is as fast-action as a Winston gets but it still retains the legendary “Winston feel.” You can ease up on the gas when casting and it will still throw laser loops and jaw dropping distances. Even with a soaking wet Dolly Llama on the end of your line!
Winston Alpha +
FOR BIG FLIES, BIG LINES, AND BIG FISH
These fast-action rods were specifically designed to cast heavy and oversized lines, as well as large, bulky and weighted flies. Unlike other fast action rods in the category, the Alpha+ series (5-10wt) load deeper and recover faster to access extra reserve power in the lower sections, minimizing false casts and maximizing lifting strength. Use the 5, 6 and 7wts for large trout and warmwater species, the 8 and 9wts for stripers, pike, and jungle species like golden dorado and peacock bass, and the over-built 10wt for musky, tarpon, and other big-time fish. All rods come with our graphite tube and logo rod sock.
Brad Elfers has been a fly fishing & river guide in Alaska since 1993.He opened Alaska Fly Fishing Goods in 1998.
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