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Exceptionally powerful, easy casting line built for casting big flies, and for maximum distance, with ultra-slick performance

OutBound Short Fly Line


RIO’s OutBound Short series of lines are designed to cast large and heavy flies and get huge distances easily. Built with a short, aggressive front taper that easily carries large, weighted streamers, and a powerful head design that loads rods deeply and quickly for fast, easy distance. A full range of densities make this a very versatile line series for both the freshwater and saltwater angler. Best of all, the line is built with SlickCast—the slickest, most durable coating on the market.

There are 6 different density lines to cover every fishing situation:

  • A Full Floating line (F), for top water action
  • A Floating Line with 15ft of "hover" Sinking line, then 15ft of clear Intermediate Sinking line at the front (F/H/I), for fishing 2-3 ft deep
  • A Full Intermediate Sinking line with a 15ft clear tip (I), for fishing 3-5ft deep
  • An Intermediate sinking line with 17ft of Medium Sinking line, then 13ft of Fast Sinking Line at the front (I/S3/S5), for fishing 4-8ft deep
  • An Intermediate sinking line with 17ft of Fast Sinking line, then 13ft of Extra Fast Sinking Line at the front (I/S5/S7), for fishing 6-12ft deep
  • A Full, Extra-Fast Sinking "Dredger" line (S7), for maximum depth

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SlickCast creates the slickest, most durable coating on the market – producing the least amount of friction ever measured on a fly line.

Multi Density Control

Multi Density Control is a combination of different density sinking coatings in a single line that gives anglers complete depth control and perfect contact with the fly



Marks the sweet spot of a fly line by providing an obvious color change in the line at the sweet spot.


RIO’s printed line marking system that allows anglers to quickly and easily identify each line.

Front Welded Loop

A streamlined, bulletproof loop welded at the front of the fly line for fast and easy rigging.

Back Welded Loop

A neat, bulletproof loop welded at the end of the fly line for fast rigging to backing.

OutBound Short Fly Line - All Models

Line SizeLine ColorSink Rate
Line Size:WF5Line Color:Moss/IvorySink Rate:Float
Line Size:WF6Line Color:Moss/IvorySink Rate:Float
Line Size:WF7Line Color:Moss/IvorySink Rate:Float
Line Size:WF8Line Color:Moss/IvorySink Rate:Float
Line Size:WF9Line Color:Moss/IvorySink Rate:Float
Line Size:WF10Line Color:Moss/IvorySink Rate:Float
Line Size:WF5Line Color:Clear/Moss/IvorySink Rate:Float/1ips/2ips
Line Size:WF6Line Color:Clear/Moss/IvorySink Rate:Float/1ips/2ips
Line Size:WF7Line Color:Clear/Moss/IvorySink Rate:Float/1ips/2ips
Line Size:WF8Line Color:Clear/Moss/IvorySink Rate:Float/1ips/2ips
Line Size:WF9Line Color:Clear/Moss/IvorySink Rate:Float/1ips/2ips
Line Size:WF10Line Color:Clear/Moss/IvorySink Rate:Float/1ips/2ips
Line Size:WF6Line Color:Clear/Gray/Trans. GreenSink Rate:Intermediate
Line Size:WF7Line Color:Clear/Gray/Trans. GreenSink Rate:Intermediate
Line Size:WF8Line Color:Clear/Gray/Trans. GreenSink Rate:Intermediate
Line Size:WF9Line Color:Clear/Gray/Trans. GreenSink Rate:Intermediate
Line Size:WF10Line Color:Clear/Gray/Trans. GreenSink Rate:Intermediate
Line Size:WF11Line Color:Clear/Gray/Trans. GreenSink Rate:Intermediate
Line Size:WF12Line Color:Clear/Gray/Trans. GreenSink Rate:Intermediate
Line Size:WF6Line Color:Black/Trans GreenSink Rate:Int/3ips/5ips
Line Size:WF7Line Color:Black/Trans GreenSink Rate:Int/3ips/5ips
Line Size:WF8Line Color:Black/Trans GreenSink Rate:Int/3ips/5ips
Line Size:WF9Line Color:Black/Trans GreenSink Rate:Int/3ips/5ips
Line Size:WF10Line Color:Black/Trans GreenSink Rate:Int/3ips/5ips
Line Size:WF6Line Color:Black/Trans GreenSink Rate:Int/5ips/7ips
Line Size:WF7Line Color:Black/Trans GreenSink Rate:Int/5ips/7ips
Line Size:WF8Line Color:Black/Trans GreenSink Rate:Int/5ips/7ips
Line Size:WF9Line Color:Black/Trans GreenSink Rate:Int/5ips/7ips
Line Size:WF10Line Color:Black/Trans GreenSink Rate:Int/5ips/7ips
Line Size:WF8Line Color:BlackSink Rate:7ips
Line Size:WF9Line Color:BlackSink Rate:7ips
Line Size:WF10Line Color:BlackSink Rate:7ips
Line Size:WF11Line Color:BlackSink Rate:7ips
Line Size:WF12Line Color:BlackSink Rate:7ips