Spey Casters Get A Sophisticated Line With RIO’s New InTouch Long Head Spey


IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO (March 1, 2015) – RIO Products, industry-leading manufacturer of fly lines, leaders, tippet, and accessories brings the InTouch Long Head Spey line to market. Continue reading

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So You Want to Start Kayak Fishing in the Salt – by Scott Jontes

So you’ve decided to take the plunge into saltwater fly fishing. Now what? How do you get started? What gear will you need? How should you set up your kayak? While all these questions may seem overwhelming at first, getting started is not nearly as complicated as it appears. This primer is here to take some of the guesswork out of the equation to get you started. Continue reading

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Spey Casting From A Boat – by Pete Humphreys

Muskegon River Steelhead
Michigan is blessed with a maze of crystal streams and rivers that etch their way across the state and into the Great Lakes. We have a prolific run of dime bright, feisty steelhead that eagerly snap at our swung flies, especially in the fall. On Michigan’s west coast, the two most famous Michigan big rivers are the Manistee, and my home water, the Mighty Muskegon. These two are “boat rivers.” Continue reading

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

InTouch FW OutBound ShortIDAHO 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 two popular lines with the new InTouch OutBound Short in both freshwater and saltwater families. Continue reading

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Winter Steelheading. Skagit or Scandi? – by Jeff Putnam

Winter Steelhead Scandi or Skagit Line 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 the fish. You could say that winter steelheading is primarily done with Skagit style lines however; carrying an assortment of heads to match the conditions can determine your angling success. Continue reading

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My Favorite Fish – by Peter Morse

barramundi fly fishing

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 and expertise to overcome. If I was to sit down and draw up a list of my own favorites they’re at number 1. This always begs the explanation of why. Continue reading

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