Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "RIO" Tag

Too hot to trout fish? Try the mountains’ brookies

Brook trout havens are guarded secrets - like bank vault combinations. A brook trout stream could so quickly be overharvested - ruined by the thoughtless. [...]

August 20, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Understanding basic fly lines and backing. It matters

A dirty fly line reduces its life and substantially affects casting distance. Backing, left wet or unchanged for too long time can produce mold and break [...]

July 9, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Gear Review: Redington Crux Rod & Behemoth Reel

Perfectly matched were the "Desert" colored Redington Behemoth 7/8, loaded with a RIO DirectCore Flats Pro line, and the 8 weight Crux rod from Redington. [...]

March 30, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Slide

Simon Gawesworth on RIO products, the brand

Anyone who has spent a little time with Simon on the water or elsewhere knows his devotion to the sport and his physical expertise on the river. [...]

December 1, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

A fishing story. Me and Daisey

Fishing a private section of a river or stream full of trout or salmon is a rarity in the U. S. More European. Let's not go backward and call privatizing public lands and waterways as being Great Again [...]

October 6, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

RIO’s Simon Gawesworth simplifies the “Double Haul”

Simon Gawesworth has a gift for understanding fly rods, fly casting, and explaining this knowledge to his students. Here he simplifies the the double haul. [...]

August 11, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

The best of ICAST 2017

These IFTD winners should become a few of your favorite things in the coming weeks. Sage's Salt HD getting high marks with "Best in Show". [...]

July 14, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Leaders and Tippets: Everything you need to know

Leader builds, materials choices and knots to secure them are regarded by serious anglers with a zealousness akin to religion. Leader are not to be taken lightly [...]

May 30, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Video: RIO’s Rob Parkins on fishing the hopper/dropper rig

If you have any questions about how to properly fish the tandem hopper/dropper rig, this video from the minds at RIO Products is for you. [...]

May 15, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Simon’s drift boat tactics

In this episode of RIO Products' "How To" series, RIO brand manager, Simon Gawesworth, demonstrates how to fish a streamer from a drift boat. [...]

April 18, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics