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News Release – ConnectCore Technology is Added to RIO Products Popular OutBound Short Lines

IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO (February 2016) – RIO’s ultra-low stretch ConnectCore improves the performance of a fly line by reducing the stretch associated with regular cores, so RIO Products, maker of fly lines, leaders, tippet, and accessories, has added it to … Continue reading

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Winter Steelheading. Skagit or Scandi? – by Jeff Putnam

Winter Steelhead fishing often occurs during rainy months when rivers are flowing at increased levels and usually a bit off color. These conditions call for larger flies and more massive lines such as a Skagit head to deliver them to … Continue reading

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My Favorite Fish – by Peter Morse

Barramundi (aka barra) Lates Calcarifer, commonly known as barramundi, are one of the great sport fish of the world, and are a special target species for fly fishermen. They offer a wide range of challenges often requiring considerable fishing nouse … Continue reading

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Windows of Opportunity – by Barry Beck

It’s an unusually warm December day on this small Lake Erie tributary. My friend and guide, Paul Jacobs, cautiously approaches the tail end of a small pool. He stands heron still, watches and waits. Soon his posture changes as he … Continue reading

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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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How to Stay Warm on the Water this Winter – by Paula Shearer

The days are getting shorter and the temperature continues to get colder, it is at this time that most fishermen hang up their waders and watch the season change from their windows. This is the season that being house bound … Continue reading

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