Winston Boron BII-MX 7123

#1
I'm looking at buying a new Winston Boron Spey rod for my annual trip to the Bulkley this fall.

Considering buying the Boron BII-MX 7123 (7/8 weight).

I'll be throwing dries and tips, but worried that this rod might be a bit light for landing the larger fish (I hope to encounter!).

My alternative purchase is the Boron BIIx 8130 (8/9 weight). The Boron BIIx 7133 is unavailable to me at this time.

Your thoughts and comments would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
 

C O D Y

Oh, this is so good it just HAS to be fattening.
#2
If you like the feel of the Winston, you might want to try an Anderson Custom Rod. The 1337 is about the nicest casting rod I've seen for a 7 weight and can handle the bigger fish. I cast the Winston and the ACR one right after another and they are both very similar in style and feel. Both great rods.

Here's a 60 lb Chinook on the Kahlum River in BC on the ACR 1337. (not me in the picture)

 

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