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R. L. Winston Boron IIIx - 5 Piece Rod

SKU: 195-042

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Adding to our industry-leading Boron IIIx series, for 2012 we are excited to introduce three new 5-piece Boron IIIx specialty rods..."the ultimate Boron IIIx 5-piece travel rod." These three new 9 foot rods in 4-weight, 5-weight and 6-weight models incorporate the same incredible versatility and smooth-casting fast action as our highest performance Boron IIIx rods. Moreover, these new Boron IIIx 5-piece rods pack into a tiny 24" long beautiful deep green graphite rod tube, 5" inches shorter than the tube that holds our 4-piece rods. All three rods in this series (490, 590 and 690) come with cigar grips, and a choice of either nickel silver reel seats with beautiful burled box elder inserts, or our lightweight anodized aluminum reel seats...all ready to pack into the overhead bin or slip into your bag. Let the adventures begin!

→ Extension of new Boron IIIx rod series
→ Three new 9-foot 5-piece models: 4-weight, 5-weight, 6-weight
→ Same smooth fast action, higher modulus new Boron III material
→ Responsive, unprecedented control over power and line speed
→ Broad casting range, incredibly smooth (cast 25-100+ feet)
→ Choice of Nickel Silver or Anodized aluminum reel seat
→ The ultimate travel rod
→ Another Winston design breakthrough

Ideal delicate and smooth casting rod for packing into remote spring creeks and other technical waters, yet the Boron III materials provides reserve power capable of generating faster line speeds and handling windy situations and larger rivers. Same broad casting range and an excellent all-around rod. Incredible portability and fishing versatility for a 4-weight.

Unquestionably the best, high-performance all-around ultra travel rod with an unbelievably wide casting range from 20-ft to 100+feet. Light, powerful, smooth, fun to cast. Has a responsive tip to cast in close with small flies, and yet has extra Boron III power capable of generating significant line speeds to punch into heavy winds or cover longer distances with larger flies without feeling stiff. Packing into remote, larger rivers you need one versatile rod that can do everything. Like a top-of-the-line ultra compact sports car, you can shoot line effortlessly and "feel" the power in your hands, all within your control.

A more powerful all-around ultra portable rod with extraordinarily broad casting range of 25-100+ feet. Traveling to big rivers, for big fish, in stronger winds, these rods will provide you everything you need without being too stiff. Although it has incredible Boron III power, can shoot line beautifully to generate very fast line speeds, these new rods are designed to give you incredible fishing versatility, even for a 6-weight. Outstanding for streamers, nymphs, big water, big winds, yet still versatile enough for gentle dry fly presentations up close.

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