EASY CASTING, MULTIPLE DENSITY SINK TIP LINE , designed specifically to cast large and heavy flies.
RIO’S INTOUCH BIG NASTY SINK TIP line is the perfect sink tip for casting large streamers, with a front-loaded weight distribution that easily casts the biggest of flies. The line features RIO’s Multi Density Control - a seamless blend of three or four densities that ensures the smoothest transition of energy when casting, and the best depth control when fishing. It is made with an ultra-low stretch core for the maximum in sensitivity and performance. This is the easiest casting, fishiest sink tip line ever made. The InTouch Big Nasty Sink Tip is available in Float/Hover/Intermediate, a Float/Hover/Intermediate/Sink 3, and a Float/Intermediate/Sink 3/Sink 5 options. The F/H/I is perfect for fishing flies in the top 2 feet of the water column, while the F/H/I/S3 gets flies down to 2-4 feet in depth. The F/I/S3/S5 fishes the deepest -averaging between 4 and 8 feet down.
Exceptionally POWERFUL, EASY CASTING, line built for maximum distance, with ultra-low stretch performance.
- Ultra-low stretch ConnectCore for maximum performance
- Front loaded to cast large flies with ease
- Designed for easy distance
- XS Technology for a superslick coating
- Welded loops for fast rigging
RIO’s InTouch OutBound Short series of lines are designed to cast large and heavy flies very long distances. Built with RIO’s ultra-low stretch ConnectCore Technology. A short, aggressive front taper easily carries large, weighted streamers, while the powerful head design loads rods deeply and efficiently for effortless casts. A full range of densities make this a very versatile line series. Each line features RIO’s XS Technology for super slick performance, and is built with a supple, coldwater coating that ensures the line remains tangle-free.
The Predator is the ultimate fly rod for big flies, heavy lines, and aggressive-fighting fish
It features a powerful, intuitive fast action that commands enough power to combat big gamefish and pick up and cast today’s heavy lines and massive flies. Its action is designed to perform in both freshwater and saltwater scenarios, and all components are saltwater-ready. The Predator family encompasses models ranging from spooky-bonefish duty 5-weights to big-game ready 16 weights, including unique specialty models like a 7’10” 8-weight and dedicated PIKE and MUSKY models with extended fighting butts for boatside figure-eights.
The RISE continues our ongoing quest to think beyond the bounds of traditional reel designs. It features a u-shaped large-arbor and a compact carbon fiber drag system that offers smooth fish stopping torque. Lightweight design shows through in the modern aesthetic of the RISE, and thoughtful details like twin molded soft-touch handles and oversized drag knob help the reel perform in the hands of any angler.
Colors: Black, Amber, Olive, Silver
The hemostat incorporates scissors for cutting tippet or line and has a three-position locking system. The strong jaws are ideal for holding, de-barbing and removing hooks.
- Standard hemostat with scissor component
Our ZERO reel sets a new standard for lightweight performance and affordability as the lightest reel in its class. We utilized die-cast construction to create an incredibly lightweight design not achievable with CNC machining processes. An all-new, durable clicker drag system compliments the design to make for the ultimate in lightweight trout reels. Colors: Black, Sand, Teal, Avocado (New)
Designed with a unique taper to meet the needs of the European nymphing methods
RIO’S Euro Nymph Leaders are designed with a unique taper to meet the needs of the European nymphing methods for competitors and first timers. These 9’ leaders are built out of a high-vis milky white tapered leader which is hand tied to 22” of our Indicator Tippet material. This gives maximum visibility in all lighting conditions to make subtle strike detection easier. The leader ends with a tippet ring and requires you to attach you own tippet to properly match the water type.