The RIO Gold has a special taper design that gives incredible loop stability at distance, a unique profile that allows a rod to load at close range and a front taper that delivers perfect presentation of flies between sizes #22 and #2. The Rio Gold is the ultimate all round floating line for the trout fly fisher.
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.
Sometimes we need to remind ourselves to slow it down and just enjoy being out on the water. The new BUTTER STICK does just that. Built using T-Glass construction on our Heritage Taper, the BUTTER STICK is a slow action glass rod that will delicately present a fly even in the tightest of places. The retro cosmetics and slower action will make every day feel like throwback Thursday.
The new PATH rod is a smooth-casting, medium-fast action graphite fly rod, offering classic performance for all levels of anglers. Rods through 6 weight have a half-wells handle with a wood reel seat for a classic look and feel, and 7 weights and above feature a full-wells grip with anodized aluminum reel seat that is ready for salt or fresh water conditions.
The all new MINNOW rod was designed and tuned to meet the needs of younger anglers, with its shorter rod length and a medium action that allows for easy casting and enjoyable days on the water.
The best-selling, most reliable trout leaders in the world.
RIO’s Powerflex Trout leaders feature a powerful butt section that provides unsurpassed turn over for effective wind penetration and to easily cast streamers and indicator rigs. Each leader is made with an advanced copolymer material that ensures the highest knot and tensile strength to allow confident hook sets and greater landing percentages. Each Powerflex Trout leader is designed to help you cast better and fish more effectively.
Aggressive high-performance taper
Long, powerful butt section with soft, flexible tippet
Perfection loop in the butt for easy rigging
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.
High tenacity copolymer with excellent knot strength – ideal for trout.
The RIO Powerflex Tippet features superb knot strength, stretch and suppleness to make this the finest nylon tippet for any fly fishing setup. Made from co-polymer PTFE coating, this tippet's light grey color enhances its camouflage ability on the water. Available from 8X to 60lb, the Powerflex is ideal for all species.