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New episode features Winston Rod | Under the Big Sky

Posted at 11:14 AM, Sep 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-10 13:14:30-04

A new episode of Under the Big Sky featuring the R.L. Winston Rod company, La Chatelaine Chocolat Co. and Enell sports bras premieres Saturday, September 22, at 6:00 and 10:35 PM followed by encore airings on Sunday, September 23, at 4:30 and 10:35 PM on all MTN stations.

R.L. Winston Rod Company has been a pioneer in the fly rod industry for nearly a century. From hollow-fluted bamboo and record-shattering distance casting rods Winston Rods carry a strong heritage. The company has continued to innovate with the early use of materials such as fiberglass and graphite. Pioneering, harnessing and refining the unmatched power and performance of boron/graphite composite.

Annette McLean has been with the Winston Rod Company for more than thirty years. Her role has expanded from part-time quality control to the leading female rod designer on the planet. In this Under the Big Sky bonus, Annette takes us through the rich history of Winston Rod and gives us look into the Winston mystique that surrounds this long-standing brand.

The world-class rod maker is located in the small Montana town of Twin Bridges, which lies at the confluence of the Ruby, Beaverhead and Big Hole Rivers which form the Jefferson River. The small Montana town is a well-known fly-fishing mecca.

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