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RIO Products Announces New Advisory Team Members

RIO Products recently announced the addition of three new professionals to its Advisory Team: Michigan-based guide Pete Humphreys, Colorado-based fly casting instructor and guide Topher Browne, and writer and instructor Aaron Jasper. The Advisory Team helps further RIO’s innovation and … more

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RIO Releases Three New Products for the Spey Angler

Line choices for Spey anglers have just been broadened, thanks to RIO Products and the release of three new designs for the winter steelheader: the Spey Swivel, the Scandi Short Intermediate Body, and the S4 Scandi Short Body. All now … more

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Video: Demystifying Double-Handed Lines

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A couple of weeks ago I traveled to South America and fished the fabled Rio Grande River for sea-run brown trout from the comfort of Kau Tapen lodge with friend Oliver White. We fished mostly two-handed rods with a number … more

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New QuickShooter Line from RIO

Award winner at the annual International Fly Tackle Dealer Show (IFTD) in Reno this past summer, RIO Products new QuickShooter line is designed specifically for bonefish. Available in WF7F through WF9F, for this year’s flats trips. Read more in the … more

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New Line Tips from RIO

Building on the already popular MOW tips, RIO has released a new series of iMOW Tips, designed for an even presentation and depth transition for winter steelhead fishing with Skagit and Spey lines. Available for mid-season release, December 2012. Read … more

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Podcast Interview: Scott Kozlowski of Monic Fly Lines

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Monic Fly Lines was the first company to develop the clear fly line. Owner Bob Goodale was fishing in Belize many years ago and was having trouble casting in the wind with a very long leader, so he decided that he needed … more

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Skagit iFlight Lines New From RIO

Designed upon an innovative short taper with rear-distributed weight and a fast sinking tip section, the newly announced Skagit iFlight lines from RIO products are specifically made for swinging heavy flies on big water. iFlight lines are available now in … more

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Need to Get Your Fly Line Deep?

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Last week I received a call from Keith Munemitsu, a professed saltwater fly fishing nut who targets Calico Bass in and around Orange County, CA. He’s part of a group called the Calico Syndicate who have been experimenting with casting “heavy … more

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Video: Tying a Tenkara Line to the Rod

Daniel Galhardo of Tenkara USA shows us that tying a Tenkara Line to the rod is about as simple as it gets.

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GPX Hover Line Wins Award

Released in 2012, the GPX Hover line by Scientific Anglers was awarded a Best of Show award for Freshwater Fly Line at the IFTD show in Reno this August. Designed to float just below the surface, the Hover is perfect … more

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