Crushed it on the South Fork of the Snake. Got eats all day long swinging a green soft hackle. Gave the new Winston 5 weight a good workout. A 5 weight Ambush seamed to load the rod just about right. The head is a little short for the big river, but is working well for the smaller stuff. The bottom handle is a little short but it did not take long to get use to it. Very happy with how it performed.