Category Archives: RIO in Action

Trip reports from all over the globe! RIO staff shares their excursions and product testing adventures.

Lees Ferry, Spring 2015 by Jesse Robbins

  A series of events over the past several years all culminated a few weeks ago with my first trip to fish the Colorado River at Lees Ferry, AZ. Back in 2012, my parents made a trip to Marble Canyon … Continue reading

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Inagua Flats Fishing

When it comes to testing lines Marlin Roush, one of the mad scientists at RIO, is never shy about hopping on a plane for some corner of the globe to go testing.  

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Save the Delta, by Aaron Stiny

Warning: This week’s RIO blog concerns environmental issues. If you’re not into that, feel free to skip. If you disagree, great. Healthy debate is good, but let’s keep things respectable. As fly fisherman we’re often given a front row seat … Continue reading

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RIO on the MO

For the past few weeks a crew from RIO was shacked up on Montana’s Missouri river. The purpose was to meet with dealers, provide product education, and of course catch some fish. Our base of operations was the riverside community … Continue reading

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Deschutes Steelhead, by Simon Gawesworth

Deschutes – October 2013 Where: Deschutes – Around Maupin When: 11th and 12th October Who: Simon Gawesworth & Stephen Roberts Species: Steelhead

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Journey to the Dean River, by Aaron Stiny

A few short weeks ago I ended up on the Dean River through an unfortunate stroke of fate. An injury to the another RIO employee (that contrary to popular belief around the office was not inflicted purposely!) came less than … Continue reading

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