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The Magic and the Heartbreak of Steelheading

The Magic and the Heartbreak of Steelheading

We were extremely lucky to be able to spend an extended period of time steelheading this past fall. In the course of losing some fish, Ben mused on what it is exactly about steelheading that keeps him coming back. It’s not just about the fish. If you don’t appreciate the environment, the casting, the peace…

Tailgate Talks: How To Set Up A Nymph Rig

Tailgate Talks: How To Set Up A Nymph Rig

As any seasoned trout angler will tell you, fishing subsurface is a far more effective way of putting flies in front of feeding fish. Despite being less celebrated than fishing dries, nymphing is an art form unto itself and it begins with rigging. This video explains the ‘how’ and ‘why’ behind the features of a…

Double Spey Tips – “The Box”

Double Spey Tips – “The Box”

This RIO Fly Fishing Tip focuses on making a good Double Spey cast with a two-handed Spey rod. In the first of a series of three Double Spey tips, Simon Gawesworth shows how easy it is to set up the Double Spey to make a great cast by focusing on landing the line tip in…

New 2019 Ross Animas Fly Reel

New 2019 Ross Animas Fly Reel

The 2019 Animas takes the time-proven features that made the original Animas a guide favorite and incorporates new machined features that bring it into the modern era of Ross. A fully-redesigned frame and spool are highlights of the new Animas. The spool shows off the cutting-edge manufacturing techniques Ross Reels has developed, delivering a design…

How To Rig A Fly Rod and Reel Video

How To Rig A Fly Rod and Reel Video

In this episode of RIO’s acclaimed “How To” series RIO sales manager Zack Dalton explains all there is to know about setting up a fly rod. Zack’s tips show how to match the rod, reel and line to ensure you have a balanced outfit, and then he shows how to correctly attach the backing, fly…

Tacky Flydrophobic SD Fly Box

Tacky Flydrophobic SD Fly Box

The Flydrophobic SD is boasts the most innovative waterproof system in any fly box. It’s patent pending latchless waterproof seal is the first of its kind in any fly box. The gasket not only keeps the moisture out, but is engineered with such precision that it securely holds the box closed, acting as the closure…

The 180 Deg Principle

The 180 Deg Principle

This RIO Fly Fishing Tip continues the focus on making a good Snap T cast with a two-handed Spey rod. In the final Snap T tip, Simon Gawesworth shows how important it is to understand, and follow, the 180 degree principle to get the best cast.

Brian Wise’s Wiggle Stone

Brian Wise’s Wiggle Stone

Learn to tie this next-generation stonefly… Being known as a pretty major streamer lover, I often get lumped into the crowd that only ties big, gnarly streamers. But I’m also a fly fishing guide, and not everyone enjoys throwing streamers on 8-weight rods with sinking line all day, so nymphing is a huge part of…

How To Pick a Lock with a Fly

How To Pick a Lock with a Fly

This fun video will show you how to pick a lock with a fly.

How To Replace Fishpond Nomad Net Bag

How To Replace Fishpond Nomad Net Bag

This video will show you how to replace a Net Bag on a Fishpond Nomad Net, or any other fishing net.  Just follow the steps and fix your broken net bag!!