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Tips & Tactics: Thinking out of the box when spooling fly reels.

Loading a reel with backing, fly line and loop connected butt is easy. Fly shops have machines that do that, but the do not always make it all tightly fit on the reel just right [...]

June 11, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

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

Feature Story: Backing; when the fish takes you there…

Backing materials act as your insurance policy against break-offs from running fresh and saltwater fish like tarpon, giant trevally, jacks, sharks, steelhead... [...]

May 15, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Managing your fly line has major advantages

Cast line out so that it’s all on the water, then drag it behind the boat for just a few minutes. Then reel it in and plop it on the deck. You’ll then be pulling line from the top - [...]

April 30, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: For less then $10 you can cast further

Most producers of flylines advise cleaning with soap and water. A labored event that I avoid like the plague. RIO even has a two part YouTube video on cleaning fly lines. [...]

September 3, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Do you really need a stripping basket?

Joe Mahler, who has contributed to Fly Life, is a Federation of Fly Fishers certified casting instructor, Florida casting champion, author and illustrator [...]

July 8, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Industry News: RIO bumps up performance of RIO Gold

The InTouch RIO Gold is based on RIO’s popular trout line, the RIO Gold but built on RIO’s ultra-low stretch ConnectCore. [...]

July 7, 2014 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Industry News/Video: Cortland Trout Boss fly line

Cortland supports a wide variety of conservation and fishing organizations that promote the sport, protect critical habitat & conduct needed research [...]

May 8, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide, Uncategorized, Videos

Industry News: RIO Products Adds the Indicator II to its Trout Series

RIO's Indicator II has an aggressive, short front taper with an extra long head for improved fly control and mending... [...]

May 8, 2014 Industry News, RECENT, Slide