The old Winston bamboo shop was housed in the original R.L. Winston Rod Company building in downtown Twin Bridges. On May 7, 2017, a fire started at 3:00 in the morning, destroying the building and all its contents including bamboo rod inventory, machinery and raw materials. Despite this tragic loss, we have been determined to continue our 90-year commitment to the legacy of building the most beautiful, highest performing bamboo fly rods available.
Mayfly Outdoors, owner of the Abel and Ross reel brands, will move into a new multi-million dollar headquarters and manufacturing centre by the end of this year. The 41,000 square foot facility in Montrose, Colorado will include manufacturing space for both brands and will accommodate the company’s 50 employees. It is envisioned as an anchor […]
The home of Hardy & Greys, one of the most famous tackle brands in the world, has come under threat for a second time. A bid to build 100 homes on the site occupied by the UK-based company has been refused. But an earlier proposal to develop the land for residential purposes will go to […]
As a master cabinet maker, Robert Stroh has specialized in the production of splitcane fly rods (single- and double-handed rods) as well as classy accessories. All rods and accessories are finely hand crafted by him personally. He attaches great importance to quality in the selection of materials, the manufacturing process and also the processing. TWL […]
In the latest behind the scenes video from Sage, “The X Rod” features the story and designers of the X rod.
The Experience the World of Fly Fishing (EWF) is just hours away, the building of the stands started this morning and should be finished early in the evening. The entrance to the fly fishing show opens on Saturday the 1st of April at 9.00 o’clock in the morning and will run for two days. […]
The Monastery Fürstenfeldbruck is a busy place at the moment. Trucks are unloaded, stands put together and filled with the latest flyfishing equipment, posters with information on workshops, presentations etc. are put up everywhere. At a more quiet pace the fly-casting instructor exams of the Federation of Fly Fishers are held today too. […]