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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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Scientific Anglers Grand Slam Line

Designed specifically for catching tarpon, permit, and bonefish, the Scientific Anglers “Grand Slam” line was developed with professional Keys guide Bruce Chard. With an aggressive taper for hauling heavy flies with long leaders, the Grand Slam line has some of … more

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RIO Products Win Awards

This year RIO has proved the mettle of their products, winning numerous awards during the 2012 season, including: the most world records in the fly tippet category from the International Game Fish Association, “Best New Fly Line” by the European … more

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RIO Introduces Advanced “In-Touch” Sinking Lines

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Citing the need among stillwater anglers for a non-stretch-core sinking line, RIO has just introduced their “In-Touch” series of freshwater lines.  The lines feature a new “ConnectCore,” which the company says enables those fishing lakes and ponds to be more in … more

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