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.
The ultimate, all-round fly line, with ultra-low stretch performance.
THE INTOUCH RIO GOLD has a taper design that gives incredible loop stability at distance and a front taper that delivers perfect presentation of flies between sizes #2 and #22. The ultra-low stretch ConnectCore provides groundbreaking levels of sensitivity for intuitively better cast timing, easier line lift and sharp, precise mends. Lack of stretch also means enhanced detection of subtle takes and faster reaction time when setting the hook. The long head is ideal for the river fly fisher, and for controlling the fly at range.
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 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 heavyweight champion of big game fly reels. The GRANDE reel is a fully anodized, machined aluminum reel that features our new sealed SUPER-TORQUE carbon drag system that will KO any fish you hook. After years of field testing, we bulked up the GRANDE with an over-sized palming rim, increased backing capacity, and designed an easy to locate handle and drag knob so you can make quick adjustments in the heat of the battle. Never stand down from a fight, regardless of the opponent.
Colors: Marine, Champagne, Black
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 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
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.
The Syndicate Aquos series of fly rods are designed and engineered to cover a variety of water, targeted species and terminal tackle configurations. Syndicate Aquos fly rods will handle a variety of fly line types, from full sink to floating tapers. These rods are built on longer than typical tapers which allows us to provide a fly rod that has plenty of power with just enough softness at the tip to protect your leader. Now in standard lengths, but with the same tippet protector tips and plenty of power to haul in heavy loads! We also wanted to offer a series of rods that would be at home in a variety of environments whether you stalk your fish in a salt marsh, high desert lake or large river. Not only will an Aquos rod allow you to hammer out accurate presentations, its unique taper and proprietary carbon, composite construction will help you absorb blistering runs, violent head shakes and the acrobatics that fish employ to bust tippets and throw flies. Hooking fish is one thing. You might as well make sure your fly rod was built to bring them to the net!