Inspired and based on the popular and highly praised Boron fly rods Winston launches their new Nimbus rod series with 100% premium graphite technology. The Nimbus incorporates the best of 90 years of rod design and experience featuring the same high performance, multi modulus carbon blank that is used for the company’s flagship rod, the Boron.
The Nimbus double hand features a fast, mid–tip flex taper that fulfills all quality standards and performance characters that you are looking for in a Winston fly rod. Nimbus double hand rods combine incredibly smooth casting with true “Winston-feeling” and crisp power – they cast tight loops effortlessly over all distances and progressively increase line speed without tilting.
With its strong backbone and progressive action the Nimbus effortlessly lifts, anchors and fires shooting heads very dynamically and is well suited for both Skagit and Scandi style lines! The Nimbus double hand series is available from class #6 to #8 and thus covers everything from light summer fishing with low flows to swinging heavy sinkers and weighted flies in large rivers. The Nimbus wouldn’t be a Winston if it wouldn’t be beautifully assembled with the high quality components. Therefore all Nimbus rods are handcrafted in Twin Bridges (Montana/USA) by experienced rod builders and fly fisher. The Nimbus double handed fly rods come with extremely durable, saltwater resistant chrome anodized aluminum real seats and aluminum spacer and Chrome Nano-Lite stripping guides and chrome plated snake guides. The great performance and precious looks of the Nimbus are finalized in Winston manner, with a handwritten rod inscription on the big-sky blue rod blank above the high quality cork handle.
The Nimbus series proves that Winston’s 100% Premium Graphite technology generates incredible performance that to one of the best all graphite rods on the market.
- Fast, progressive mid-tip flex taper
- Feeling and power for versatile performance
- Multi Modulus graphite blank
- Big Sky blue finish; increases impact resistance
- Designed and built in twin bridges (Montana/USA)
- Chrome Nanolite stripping guides
- chrome plated snake guides / Chrome anodized aluminum reel seat and spacer
- Delivered in a powdered coated aluminum rod tube
The Nimbus #6 weight double hand is an 11,9ft short, light weight rod ideally suited for summer fishing for steel head, sea trout, grilse and salmon fishing under low water condition. It best works with floating lines, light tips and offers maximum comfort when swinging light sub-surface and surface patterns.
The all-round beast in the Nimbus line has originally been designed as “go-to steelhead rod” on the pacific coast of the USA and Canada and thus covers most double handed fishing scenarios. This rod casts sinking tips and weighted streamers effortlessly. Due to its length of 12,9ft it feels very comfortable in larger rivers with rapid flow and big fish. A very versatile rod for European salmon and sea trout fishing with loads of lifting power for long casts and strong fish.
The 13,9ft long Nimbus #8 weight is a true no-nonsense power horse that efficiently casts heavy lines and flies into the distance. Designed as a winter steelhead rod it has everything it takes to fish large rivers with fast flow and strong silvery fish – The strong backbone facilitates ultimate distance performance and power to fight big fish.
|6||11,9 ft (3,62 m)||Two-Handed|
|7||12,9 ft (3,93 m)||Two-Handed|
|8||13,9 ft (4,23 m)||Two-Handed|