Category Archives: Fiberglass Fly Rods

A Winston 5-Weight Fiberglass Fly Rod

Part One: Sometimes a fever comes on slowly, and then keeps on building. Well, that’s exactly how my love of Winston glass rods began. It started slowly way back when with a travel set – a 6-weight and an 8-weight … Continue reading

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Cabela’s CGR 7’6″, 7/8-weight, Fly Rod

Part three Took Cabela’s CGR 7’6″, 7/8-weight to the Florida flats the other day, lined with a 7-weight floater, a 10′ leader, and a size 4 fly. I found the rod fun to fish, but a couple issues came up. … Continue reading

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Cabela’s CGR 7’6″, 7/8-weight, Fly Rod

Part Two In the last post we looked at the makeup and appearance of Cabela’s CGR, 7′ 6″, 7/8-weight fly rod. Now its time to put a reel and line on it. In Part Three, I add a fly and … Continue reading

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Cabela’s CGR 7’6″, 7/8-weight, Fly Rod

Part One A few years back Cabela released their line of 50th Anniversary glass fly rods (CGR). At 99 buckeroos the prices were reasonable, so I got one, a 5’9″, 3 piece, 3-weight. It turned out to be a fine … Continue reading

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The Winston Big Game Fiberglass Fly Rod

A large number of people have stopped by to look at the glass rods.¬†So, let’s do one more. After that I’ll show you a beautiful¬†old, six strip, split bamboo fly rod. It was one of a handful designed 60-years ago … Continue reading

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