Swingin’ for Kings, by Jason Hartwick

Swingin’ for Kings: The Idiots gear guide for Spey fishing for Chinook Salmon

The mighty Chinook salmon or “King” as many refer to them, might be one of the most prized anadromous fish an angler can hook in fresh water. They also might be the most difficult. Diminishing runs and more angler pressure have made King Salmon all the more difficult to catch throughout the world. Destinations such as Alaska, BC, and Chile are now where anglers typically find larger populations of Kings willing to eat a swung fly. That’s not to say that it’s easy though. Countless hours can be spent fishing empty runs and then one stumbling upon a place where rolling fish are everywhere but will not grab your fly. There are also times when they are everywhere and crushing a large swung fly with abandon. Either way, it’s King fishing and nothing beats that adrenaline rush of a hard grab and line ripping off the reel!
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RIO Unveils Fly Line Selector App

RIO Products Unveils Its Fly Line Selector App

Idaho Falls, Idaho (August 1, 2014) – RIO Products makes the connection to fish come easier for anglers whether it’s through its lines, leaders and tippet or through education on the consumer and dealer level. With that in mind, RIO recently launched its RIO Fly Line Selector App as an effective way to help anglers choose the right fly line every time.
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Dialing in the RIO Scandi, by Topher Browne

The RIO Scandi is a new offering from RIO Products for 2014. Though new, the RIO Scandi is really an amalgam of two old friends: the RIO AFS and the RIO Steelhead Scandi. The RIO Scandi adds the new ConnectCore technology, the ultra-slick XS coating, and a bright orange rear loop to help you dial in your overhang with greater ease. Here are some thoughts on using the new line to best advantage.
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RIO Introduces New Trout Lines

RIO Products Introduces A New Family of Trout Fly Lines

Idaho Falls, Idaho (July 1, 2014) – RIO Products, industry-leading manufacturer of fly lines, leaders and tippet material, is proud to announce the launch of the new InTouch RIO Gold trout line – blending RIO’s best-selling line taper with award-winning technology.
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New RIO Shooting Heads

Idaho Falls, Idaho (June 2, 2014 ) – RIO Products, industry-leading manufacturer of fly lines, leaders and tippet material, introduces saltwater anglers to a full range of floating, intermediate and sinking shooting heads in its cold, saltwater fly line series.
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No Sardines, No Problem! By Capt Sarah Gardner

RIO Pro Capt. Sarah Gardner has just checked in from her May trip to Baja. Here’s her video recap of the trip.
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