Category Archives: Freshwater

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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The Handtwist Retrieve, by Phil Rowley

When it comes to stillwater presentation, you soon realize that lakes are different environments than rivers or streams. Other than wind induced current there is little or no flow to help propel and animate your fly. You must move or … Continue reading

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The Bighorn River, by Cathy Beck

We are on the Bighorn River in Montana this week with a group of anglers. They have had lots of dry fly fishing so everyone is happy as they share photos of nice fish and stories of PMDs, Olives, and … Continue reading

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Essentials for Fall Fishing, by Mark Raisler

10 Essentials for Fall Fly Fishing A couple weeks ago as I walked out my door for another summer day of guiding, I realized that it was not summer at all! It was fall. The tides had changed. The fall … Continue reading

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Labrador Dispatch, by Aimee Eaton

Dispatches from Labrador: You don’t always get what you want, but if you try… Carter Davidson’s camera’s batteries died at twelve noon in the middle of the George River, an expanse of 60-degree water connecting a series of lakes in … Continue reading

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RIO Suppleflex, by Aaron Jasper

Here in the eastern half of the United States we have many highly pressured trout streams. This is largely due to the fact that many of these waterways are only a few hours away from several large population centers, such as … Continue reading

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