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.
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.
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.
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 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
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)
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.