New Gear from Sage and Rio coming soon! New Sage Fly Rods and Rio Fly Lines coming August 2019
In a series of press releases prior to the EFTTEX tackle show in Europe, Sage and Rio have announced the new products coming for the fall 19- spring 2020 seasons. Sage has three new fly rod series coming, including the classically styled and named LL series. Classic Sage Light Line rods are still sought after and the new series celebrates the classic feel of those rods while incorporating new technology and performance. Sage has also revamped their Trout Spey offerings and is offering a new series of rods for streamer and warmwater fishing. The new Payload series is designed for throwing big flies with sinking and sink tip lines. Sage's Payload series will feature two Pike and Musky style rods to replace the discontinued Pike Musky rods. There will be a new Sage Fly Rod series for just about any freshwater fly angler. Stay tuned for more details and model specs. All new Sage Fly Rod models will be available in August 2019. The new Sage Rods will be available in our store or online.
The New Sage Payload fly rods excel at casting big flies and sinking lines.
The new Sage Trout LL Fly rods reinvigorate an old classic. Dry fly anglers and technical trout anglers have a new tool in the tool box!
Sage has upgraded their trout spey offerings with the new Trout Spey HD Series. The new rods feature a faster tip that handles modern trout spey lines and improves casting performance.
Rio is adding a plethora of new products for 2020- including new trout lines and Euro Nymphing focused products. The new Technical Trout and InTouch Technical Trout Lines are designed for light presentations and laser focused accuracy in trout fishing. The new Euro Nymph Shorty is a 20' Euro line that can be looped onto a traditional fly line to allow anglers to quickly switch between fishing styles. Rio is also introducing a longer version of their popular Euro Nymphing leaders as well as a new indicator tippet. For stillwater anglers, Rio is introducing two new sinking lines and specially designed stillwater floating line for indicator fishing.
Rio Fathom Sinking Lines Lake Stillwater
Rio Lake Series Fathom Sinking Clean Sweep lines
RIO now offers a new 2-Tone Indicator Tippet in alternating black and white colors – each with eight-inch sections of color changes to create maximum contrast for visual cues when tight-line nymphing
· RIO’s Technical Euro Nymph Leader is an extra-long, ultra-thin leader sensitive to the subtlest of grabs, and the two-tone indicator tippet tied to the front has high contrast to easily detect strikes
The Euro Nymph Shorty is an ultra-thin, super-sensitive line designed for Euro nymphing. It is 20-feet in length and can be added to the front end of a regular fly line utilizing the thin welded loop on each end.
RIO’s InTouch Technical Trout has the same taper and weight design as the Technical Trout but is built on RIO’s ultra-low stretch ConnectCore to provide even better casting control and enhanced sensitivity when casting and fishing.
RIO’s new Technical Trout line has been designed for the angler fishing at range with long leaders and needing pinpoint accuracy and feather-weight presentation.