Category Archives: RIO in Action

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

RIO in Action – Big Gulf Reds – December 2015

Where: Port Sulphur, LA When: 14th to 18th December, 2015 Who: Marlin Roush (Line Designer), Zack Dalton (Sales Manager), Tim Moon (COO), John Harder (R&D), Travis Campbell (President), Simon Gawesworth (Brand Manager)

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RIO In Action – Deschutes River

From the moment the jet boat backed away from the ramp at Mack’s I had an ear to ear grin on my face. Looking around we were engulfed by massive glowing canyon walls as we buzzed downstream, flying by so … Continue reading

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RIO in Action – Return to the Dean by Jesse Robbins

Most steelheaders will know the name Dean River. It’s among the world’s most famous rivers not only for the quarry it holds, but also for its remoteness and rugged beauty. Just getting there is an adventure and the scenery you … Continue reading

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Nordura River, Iceland, June 2015 by Simon Gawesworth

This was the 3rd day of the 2015 season on the Nordura – one of only two rivers in Iceland to open at the beginning of June. A long, cold spring had ensured unseasonably cold water temperatures, but good water … Continue reading

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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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