THE VERY BEST TARPON LINE ON THE MARKET with low-stretch, low-memory performance
RIO’S DIRECTCORE TARPON lines feature short, powerful front tapers to easily cast large flies, and a long back taper for stable casts at range, quick pickups, and 2nd shot casts to moving fish. The DirectCore Tarpon line has a mid-length head of around 40ft and is an ideal all-round Tarpon line.
DirectCore is RIO’s low-stretch core used in tropical lines. DirectCore stretches 30% less than other tropical cores, is exceptionally easy to pull coils out of, and lies exceptionally straight on the water.
Extreme Slickness technology is a chemistry formulation that results in an ultra- slick line with dirt-repelling properties.
AgentX is a dual layered fly line that utilizes a high floating inner coating made with more buoyant microspheres covered by a tough outer coating for maximum durability.
RIO’s triple color line marking system that makes it easy to gauge distances and load, with a quick glance.
RIO’s printed line marking system that allows anglers to quickly and easily identify each line.
A neat, bulletproof loop welded at the front of the fly line for fast rigging to a leader.
A neat, bulletproof loop welded at the end of the fly line for fast rigging to backing.
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