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How to Choose Your First Spey Rod – by Jeff Putnam

One of the most common questions that my clients ask me is, what weight spey rod should I get to get started?  Since a spey rod outfit is not cheap, a little understanding of the lines used will prevent you … Continue reading

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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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Getting “in touch” at the Skeena River Lodge – by Pete Humphreys

It’s a giant leap of faith to pay the $’s, and fly 3,000 miles from Michigan in the hopes that rivers will be in shape and the fish with be running, especially when it comes to the steelhead rivers of … Continue reading

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3 Things that Will Help Better Your Streamer Game – by Chad Johnson

In this article we are going to try to get our streamer fishing a step beyond the cast; which seems to be where we get hung up. I say this is for all you fly heads out there that have gone … Continue reading

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Two-Handed Trout Anglers Get the Skagit Trout Max from RIO Products

IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO (October 1, 2015) – As fall rolls around, there is no better time to swing two-handed rods for trout, and now that many fly rod manufacturers are designing these rods, anglers need a line designed specifically for … Continue reading

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Trout Spey Lines Defined – by George Cook

Trout Spey….Micro Spey…”Small Ball” has indeed arrived !  The Spey Angling enthusiast of today has limitless opportunity, be it Trout, Sea Run Cutthroat, Smallmouth Bass, even the various Shad species of both coast. Trout Spey tackle which spans from the … Continue reading

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