Dirk Fischbach Joins Winston Rods

The R.L. Winston Rod Company and Bauer Fly Reels are pleased to announce that Dirk Fischbach, has joined the teams as Midwest Sales Representative.

Dirk has been a long-time guide and instructor, working in Montana and Michigan. He was the owner and fly fishing specialist at the Painted Trout Fly Shop and Outfitters in Dexter, Mich. He has been a featured presenter at the Midwest Fly Fishing Expo, and the Heartland Fly Fishing Festival, and has given talks on many aspects of the sport to clubs throughout the Midwest region. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan and lives in Saline, Mich., with his wife Katy.

“Dirk is a perfect fit for Winston/Bauer. His passion for the brands and his knowledge of the territory and the business is a welcome addition to our team. The Midwest is our home away from home for both Winston and Bauer, with a strong tradition of sales for both brands.  We welcome Dirk to the team and look forward to sharing his success on the trail.”

– Jim Murphy, Winston/Bauer Sales Manager

“Being a part of the Winston/Bauer family is a great feeling. I have been a fan of their products for years, and have promoted them as a dealer, a pro-staff member and an enthusiast. I have many friends at the company, and it is exciting to now work with their products from the manufacturer’s side.”

– Dirk Fischbach, Midwest Sales Representative