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RIO Switch Fly Line
RIO offers a wide variety of lines covering a myriad of niches. One of the more popular niches is switch and spey fishing. Enter the RIO Switch Fly Line, which is RIO's answer to a lot of anglers' prayers. Designed for those who love to launch, the RIO Switch Fly Line features a short front taper for casting larger flies. Paired with a long head for greater distance, and you've got the core elements of a great switch rod fly line.
Designed to make it far easier for switch rods to cast tighter loops, the RIO Switch Fly Line is aimed at chucking out heavy rigs with maximum efficiency. Not only does this line have the taper required for the job, but the line's body allows for responsive mending across greater distances. No matter if you're casting overhead or going spey, your right in this fly line's wheel house!
The Rio Switch Fly Line is made using AgentX technology, a special slick coating. This coating enhances the lines casting performance by making it among the slickest spey lines on the market. In addition, The Rio Switch Fly Line features a second coating (called XS Technology) which RIO bills as a dirt repellent that adds to the slickness to further increase the fly line's performance.
With this fly line offering, RIO has especially catered to anglers looking to use a switch rod to cast heavy nymphs, multiple flies, split shot, or nymph with indicators. The line does a great job of shooting these rigs out with minimal wake on the water surface. Make no mistake, the RIO Switch Fly Line is "THE" line of choice for indicator nymphing. The line Helps you present like a ninja in spite of the fact that you're chucking like a monster!
Thanks to the extra weight the RIO Switch Fly Line carries, the line is hearty enough to cut through some wind. Spey fisherman are notorious for fishing through rough conditions, so being able to cut through the wind is a fairly important feature. It's obvious that RIO has put considerable ingenuity into this line as it launches, mends, floats, and cuts through wind... all while tossing awkward spey rigs with grace. The market need a fly line like the RIO Switch.
Bottom line, if you're fishing a switch rig you need to take a serious look at the RIO Switch Fly Line. This line is an elite fly line for nymphing heavy rigs. For many confused anglers looking for the right line, the RIO Switch Fly Line is a clear choice that compliments their switch rod.
Final Score:97% A fly line MADE for switch/spey casting!
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