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RIO Turns 30

Fly line, leader and tippet company, RIO Products, proudly announces its 30th anniversary. RIO was “born” on July 27th, 1990 and started its fly fishing business in Blackfoot, ID. Founders Jim & Kitty Vincent named the company “RIO” after the Rio Colorado in Costa Rica where they ran a tarpon camp. RIO’s beginning was innovative, evolving to a...

RIO Adds to its Euro Nymph Accessory Selection

RIO Products continues to expand its series of Euro Nymph accessories with a new range of leaders, and a new color offering of its highly popular two-tone indicator tippet. RIO’s Technical Euro Nymph Leader has been designed for the ultimate in performance when fishing any of the European nymphing techniques. The extra-long, ultra-thin leader is...

New Leader and Tippet from Umpqua

Umpqua, the popular fly supplier and line maker, released some new leader and tippet. Louis Cahill, of Gink & Gasoline, chronicled the release of this new product over on his website. You can check that post out here, and watch the video below.

Gray's Sporting Journal Best of 2020

Gray's Sporting Journal is a leading voice in the sporting world, and if you've ever glanced through a copy of the magazine, it's easy to see why. They really only publish the best of the best. So, when they announce their annual picks for best gear, I tend to pay attention. The folks who put this magazine together know their sports inside and out. I've...

BlueSky Furled Leaders Celebrates 20th Year

BlueSky furled leaders has announced the release of three new leaders: the Toothy, Nor'eastern, and Captain Kwick Loop. Read more in the press release below. BlueSky Furled Leaders Celebrates 20th Year We are celebrating our 20th year of business we are offing 20% off all year use Code 20yr We have had a busy Year! We are introducing three new leaders this...

TroutHunter Announces New Revolutionary EVO Nylon Tippet

TroutHunter has announced a new line of tippet. The EVO Nylon Tippet adds new technology to a trusted brand, pushing “the boundaries of tippet design to bring forth a cutting-edge new product.” Read more in the press release below. TroutHunter Announces New Revolutionary EVO Nylon Tippet ISLAND PARK, Idaho (July 23, 2018) —TroutHunter is pleased to...

RIO Announces Additions to its Powerflex Plus Leaders

RIO has announced expanded options in the popular Powerflex Plus leader series. Powerflex Plus Trout Leaders will now be offered in single packs as well as 3-packs and the original 2-pack option.

RIO's New Saltwater Mono Tippet

RIO Products has announced the release of their new Saltwater Mono Tippet, which won the Best Leader/Tippet award at the IFTD show in Orlando in July.

Anglers Get A Range Of Tippet Sizes with RIO's New 3-Pack of Powerflex Tippet

RIO Products has announced their Powerflex Tippet is now available in a new and convenient 3-pack.

Video: New Trout Tippet and Leader Technology from RIO

The ever gracious Simon Gawesworth took some time at this year's industry trade show to tell MidCurrent why the newest trout tippets and leaders from RIO Products are much much stronger than they used to be.