Winston Boron III TH - Micro Spey Trout Rods
BEFORE YOU BUY! - Read our extensive review on the Winston Boron III-TH Micro Spey Trout Rods
Spey fishing and casting is one of the fastest growing and most fun ways to fly fish on the planet! Most of know this from the hours or days we spend in pursuit of catching Steelhead on a spey cast and swung fly. There is only one problem with that however... you don't catch enough fish! Enter the Winston Micro Spey. These rods make spey casting fun and rewarding while targeting a species common enough to give you ample opportunity to perfect your skill.
Think about it. Combining the joy of spey casting with Winston quality AND the accessibility of trout?!!! This is the perfect recipe for unemployment haha! Trout spey with small streamers and soft hackle nymphs is incredibly addictive.
The first thing we noticed was that these were definitely "trout rods" and not just light steelhead rods or little spey rods. The overall light mass, full flex feel, and small grips were a nice change from the competition considering we were after 10-18" trout. This is essential if you want to blend the joy of spey style casting with hookups on some spunky trout.
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We threw sinking leaders on the 3,4, and 5 weight and I really liked the 4 weight the best. It handled up to #8 buggers and streamers which was more than adequate. It turned over a fast sinking polyleader just fine and was a ton of fun to hook fish on. The 5 weight is capable of handling much bigger flies and didn't complain about #6 Sculpin patterns. We liked all the rod weights and felt like the $830 price tag was worth it for anglers that want to spend more time spey casting and do it while enjoying the "Winston Vibe". However, if you want "big range" and long casts this isn't the rod series for you. There are more aggressive tapers and heavier duty light spey rods that are better equipped at pitching conehead streamers 80'. If you want to experience THE PURE JOY of trout spey, then this is the rod for you. We simply love casting these rods and the "Winston feel" they captured in these rods is worth a second look. These rods capture both the joy of spey and trout all in one. Well done Winston.
Ask Winston About the Winston Boron III TH MS Series...
With their innovative BORON III TH-MS rods, Winston has added three light line (3, 4 and 5wt.) trout models to the Boron III TH Two Handed series. Combining the power of a Spey rod and the finesse of a trout rod, they add a new and exciting dimension to the sport. Featuring Boron III technology, these fast action rods excel in a range of Two-Handed situations, from covering big, broad rivers to dealing with tree-lined banks or demanding weather. They have a specialized grip that feels more trout rod than Spey, use slightly larger chrome guides than typical trout rods, and come with a larger tiptop that allows for the larger diameter of the spey style lines.
- Advanced Boron III technology, fast action
- Two-Handed Rods designed for trout fishing
- Very lightweight, powerful — can generate very high line speeds
- Special Winston-designed Microspey Two-Handed grip
- Handcrafted in Twin Bridges, Montana
- ACTION: Fast
- SECTIONS: 4
- GRIP: New Microspey two-handed grip
- GUIDES: TiCH finished stripper guide with nanoplasma ring.
- Special chrome snake guides
- REEL SEAT: Anodized aluminum, downlocking
- STORAGE: Premium graphite rod tube with logo tech rod sock
- WEIGHTS: 3106-4 4oz, 4110-4 45/8 oz, and 5116-4 5 oz.
Line Recommendations for Winston Boron III TH Micro Spey Trout Rods
BIII MS 10'6" 3wt ............................... 275 Rio Skagit Max Short
BIII MS 11'6" 5wt................................ 350 Rio Skagit Max Short / 330 Airflo Rage Compact / 360 Airflo Switch
Craig@Reds uses a 3106-4MS, Lazar running line, Rio Scandi Short Bodies in 255 int with 7' trout versileaders touch and go casts and easy overhead casts. Rio Scandi Bodies 305 grain Flt, Int, S4 and 10' versileaders sustained anchor spey casts and larger flies. Rivers or lakes for trout. The Rio Skagit Max short in 275 grain works very well with 10' versileaders.
The 4110-4 will cast the Rio Skagit Max Short 300 and 325 grain depending on how deep you like to load your rod. The Airflo Rage 300 grain works well for surface and just subsurface work including mice. The Rio 4/5 Switch line will do all the nymphing you like.
The 5116-4 is the workhorse of the MS series and will cast the larger streamers with a 350 grain Rio Skagit Max Short. Again the 4/5 Rio Switch line would be my choice for nymphing.
For custom Package prices just send us an email with your preference of reel and how and what you are fishing for and we will send you a Custom Package Price.
Reel Size for Winston Micro Spey Trout RodsWe like a 6 weight sized reel for the 3 and 4 weight Micro Spey, a #8 sized reel for the 5 weight rod would be about right.