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Modern fly line technology broadens a fly rod’s range

Utilizing current fly line technology makes selecting a fly rod or rods an easy game, one that will save you a lot of money - you can do more with less when fly fishing [...]

December 19, 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

Tips & Tactics: Can tippet rings help make you more efficient?

Tippet Rings, manufactured in England, come in two different diameters; 2mm (5/64-inches / nickel alloy) and 3mm (1⁄8-inches / nickel alloy) in silver or black. The rings have real advantages. One, they make changing tippets fast [...]

September 28, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Industry News: RIO ready to launch ‘gorilla’ tippet and leader material

Founded 20 years ago in the mountains of Idaho, RIO continues to develop innovative products, design revolutionary tapers and refine performance-driven fly line technologies [...]

September 3, 2015 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

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

Industry News: RIO ups the ante on tarpon lines with Tarpon QuickShooter

Rio has just expanded their tarpon offerings with this short head line for fast action rods, with quick loading sensitivity for close shots. [...]

March 4, 2015 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Worth Knowing: Monofilament and fluorocarbon leader material

The chemistry of monofilament and fluorcarbon lines makes them distinctly different performers in the real world of actually fishing, and that alone is every anglers advantage. Keep a progressive, open state of mind and you'll fish mo-betta [...]

December 11, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Worth Knowing