Buying a new rod is always a time for mixed emotions – excitement at the prospect of a brand new rod to learn and love; and the the hopefully temporary buyers’ remorse after having to spend money to get it. That’s particularly true with a high-end rod like a Winston….
Fly boxes are an essential element of most fly fishers’ gear. The problem is that many of us have too many of them. In my case, I have different boxes of flies for different seasons on the same river; I bought them that way in collections for a particular season….