Category Archives: Freshwater

RIO in Action

With Spring turning to summer and fishing conditions turning favorable, the RIO crew has been hard at work doing what we do best: Product Testing! This last week saw RIO employees fishing from Idaho to California, to the Bahamas.

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The Countdown Method, by Phil Rowley

Placing your fly at the right depth is one of the keys to success when fly fishing lakes.  Having a selection of sinking lines of varying densities gives you the opportunity to place your fly at the correct depth. A … Continue reading

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Steelhead/Salmon Leaders for Trout? by Cathy Beck

I learned a new trick this week, something so obvious that I’m embarrassed to admit that I never thought about trying.

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Float Planes and Big Teeth, by Brian Horsley

Summer is one of our busy seasons, but this June I had the opportunity to sneak away from work with a good friend and visit Scott Lake lodge in northern Saskatchewan. We went for a week of pike fishing on … Continue reading

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RIO Releases Pike/Musky Fly Lines and Leaders

April 1, 2013 (Idaho Falls, Idaho) – RIO Products, manufacturer of fly lines, leaders and tippet material, announces the release of their new range of Pike/Musky lines and leaders.

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Nymph Fishing, By John S. Barr

There are many effective ways to present nymphs to trout and they all work. The two approaches I use are the standard indicator method and the hopper-copper-dropper techniques.

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