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Industry News: RIO Products comes up with another ‘niche’ winner

RIO’s new Coastal QuickShooter features a clear intermediate head specifically designed for anglers fishing off the coast in cooler conditions. [...]

August 4, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide

Switch Rods: “Getting to know you, getting to know all about you”

The switch rod, correctly made as a switch rod... not over 11-feet, is like a triple-option quaterback in football - Cordell Stewart (Slash) comes to mind. [...]

April 28, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Knots: In fly fishing the value of knots cannot be overstated

In a survey about why people who like to fish generally don't migrate to fly fishing, the two biggest reasons were difficulty with casting and knots. [...]

October 8, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Advice: RIO’s Gawesworth demystifies all things fly lines

The videos explain how to correctly match a shooting head with shooting line. Principles of six trout lines, and how to utilize spey lines to improve switch rodding and shorter overhand rods [...]

September 23, 2015 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Knots: Many terminal knots perform more than one function

Cool info from RIO, suggesting what type of fishing each terminal knot is best suited for, and Instron measured break strength for each knot. [...]

August 26, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Industry News: RIO hits the mark with tell all knot vids

“We wanted to create a resource for anglers to easily learn more about a variety of knots and to learn how different leader and tippet materials influence the end result" [...]

June 2, 2015 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Gear Review: RIO Saltwater Tropical Intermediate

A guide buddy told me after sticking a few small bass on it on Sunday that he was going to rig all his flat's fishing setups with the Rio Tropical I/I. [...]

May 19, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Get out of the box and catch more fish

With coated Polyleaders or versileaders you can cast further and change-out leaders quickly, in seconds, not minutes [...]

May 2, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Industry News: RIO simplifies fly line selection on film

RIO has launched three new “Choosing a line” films that are designed to simplify the often confusing selection process. [...]

September 5, 2013 Industry News, RECENT, Slide, Spot

News: RIO adds to team

Simon Gawesworth announces three new experts added to the RIO team. [...]

February 20, 2013 News, RECENT, Spot