RIO Fly Line Tips
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|Replacement Tips for VersiTip and Spey Lines|
|Size Coding||Clear AquaLux Intermediate Tips|
|M.O.W. Tips||Type 3, 15' Sinking Tips|
|iMOW Tips||Type 6, 15' Sinking Tips|
|Type 8, 15' Sinking Tips|
|Floating Tips||T-8, T-11, T-14 For Custom Tips|
|Making Your Own Custom Sinking Tips and Shooting Heads|
|These are replacement tips for VersiTip, WindCutter, Skagit and PowerSpey changeable tip fly lines. You can mix and match these tips in many combinations to give your fly line arsenal extreme versatility. For instance a 550-grain Skagit Line is usually used with an eight-weight spey rod, but tips ranging from #8-#11 are used with these lines to customize both presentation and sink rate. Naturally smaller diameter diameter tips land on the water more softly than heavier ones, but will not turn over the largest flies and won't sink as deep as heavier ones. In our relentless pursuit of having everything for the Spey Fisher, our selection of tips is the most comprehensive to be found anywhere. Fact is that the tip is often the first part of the line to wear out, and being able to replace the tip might be more economically feasible during hard times.|
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Skagit Floating Tip,
7 wt. 95 gr. tip
Skagit Floating Tip,
10 wt. 150 gr. tip
Skagit Floating Tip,
11 wt. 166 gr. tip
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|20387||6||RIO 15', AquaLux, 6 wt. 84 gr. tip||$21.95|
|20388||7||RIO 15', AquaLux, 7 wt. 95 gr. tip||$21.95|
|20390||9||RIO 15', AquaLux, 9 wt. 129 gr. tip||$21.95|
|20391||10||RIO 15', AquaLux, 10 wt. 150 gr. tip||$21.95|
|20392||11||RIO 15', AquaLux, 11 wt. 166 gr. tip||$21.95|
|20393||12||RIO 15', AquaLux, 12 wt. 190 gr. tip||$21.95|
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|20380||6||RIO 15', type 3, 6 wt. 84 gr. tip||$21.95|
|20381||7||RIO 15', type 3, 7 wt. 95 gr. tip||$21.95|
|20384||10||RIO 15', type 3, 10 wt. 150 gr. tip||$21.95|
|20385||11||RIO 15', type 3, 11 wt. 166 gr. tip||$21.95|
|20386||12||RIO 15', type 3, 12 wt. 190 gr. tip||$21.95|
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|20400||6||RIO 15', type 6, 6 wt. 84 gr. tip||$21.95|
|20401||7||RIO 15', type 6, 7 wt. 95 gr. tip||$21.95|
|20404||10||RIO 15', type 6, 10 wt. 150 gr. tip||$21.95|
|20405||11||RIO 15', type 6, 11 wt. 166 gr. tip||$21.95|
Making Your Own Custom Sinking Tips and Shooting Heads
To take the best advantage of many freshwater and saltwater fisheries you often need to get your fly deep. This requires a fly line that sinks quickly. RIO makes extremely high density sinking fly lines that comes in a roll, which can be cut to any length that suits your purpose.
These lines come in five different weights: T-8 that weighs 8-grains per foot, T-11 that weighs 11-grains per foot, T-14 that weighs 14-grains per foot, T-17 that weighs 17-grains per foot, and T-20 that weighs 20-grains per foot. RIO T-lines are supple, easy to work with, and do not kink while fishing. Sink rates were revised for 2012. T-20 sinks more than 10-inches per second, T-17 sinks about 9-10 inches per second. T-14 sinks about 8-9 inches per second. T-11 sinks about 7-8 inches per second. T-8 sinks about 6-7 inches per second.
M.O.W. Tips and factory made 10' and 15' density compensated replacement sinking tips and sinking shooting heads can be purchased in many useable weights and densities as well.
The advantage you have using the RIO T-lines are that they cost about half as much and can be cut to any length to be customized for many presentation where the highest density sink rates are needed.
T-8 is designed for single-hand rods 6 through 8 weight and lighter #4-#7 two-hand rods.
T-11 is ideal for single handed rods between #7 and #9 and two-hand rods of #7 to #9.
T-14 is best for single-hand rods from 10 through 12 weight, and double-hand rod with Spey lines #8 and heavier. T-14 works especially well with the Skagit Spey lines 475-grains and heavier.
T-17 is ideal for single handed rods between #11 and #13 and two handed rods of #8 to #10.
T-17 works especially well with the Skagit Spey lines 575-grains and heavier.
T-20 is ideal for single handed rods between #12 and #16 and two handed rods of #9 to #11.
T-20 works especially well with the Skagit Spey lines 650-grains and heavier.
Heavier lines not only sink faster, but also retain the energy to turn over larger flies.
The Chart Below offers insights into lengths and weights of T-lines:
Our inventory is Changing to InTouch - No Stretch Tips, Only T8, T11 & T14 are offered.
RIO introduces InTouch Level "T" for 2015
Thes lines come in two configurations for your convenience, 30' coils looped at each end, and 500' spools. The new InTouch Lines offer significant advantages over older designs: Each weight is color coded soe that it is much easier to identify whic weight you are dealing with, and the new lines have a core, which allows individual anglers to customize their own loops with heat.
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|20575||T-8.||RIO InTouch, 30', T-8, welded factory loop on each end, may be cut to length, 8 grains per foot, 6" to 7" per second sink rate, RED COLOR.||$39.95|
|20576||T-11.||RIO InTouch,, 30', T-11, welded factory loop on each end, may be cut to length, 11 grains per foot, 7" to 8" per second sink rate, GREEN COLOR.||$39.95|
||T-14.||RIO InTouch, 30', T-14, welded factory loop on each end, may be cut to length, 14 grains per foot, 8" to 9" per second sink rate, BLUE COLOR.||$39.95|
||T-8.||RIO InTouch, 500', T-8 Spool, may be cut to length, 8 grains per foot, 8" to 9" per second sink rate, RED COLOR.||$299.95|
||T-11.||RIO InTouch, 500', T-11 Spool, may be cut to length, 11 grains per foot, 7" to 8" per second sink rate, GREEN COLOR.||$299.95|
||T-14.||RIO InTouch, 500', T-14 Spool, may be cut to length, 14 grains per foot, 8" to 9" per second sink rate, BLUE COLOR.||$299.95|
*8 All tips in RIO interchangeable tip
spey lines are now bar coded and color coded for easy identification. One
fat bar represents a five and one thin bar represents a one, thus a bar
code of one fat bar and four thin bars is a 9-weight tip.
|Loop Colors:||Sink Rate:|
|Intermediate- Clear.||1.5" ips|
|Type 3 tips – Yellow.||3-4" ips|
|Type 6 tips – White.||6-7" ips|
|Type 8 tips – Green.||8-9" ips|
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