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RIO Direct Core Flats Pro Fly Line

RIO Direct Core Flats Pro Fly Line
RIO Direct Core Flats Pro Fly Line
RIO Direct Core Flats Pro Fly Line
RIO Direct Core Flats Pro Fly Line
RIO Direct Core Flats Pro Fly Line
RIO Direct Core Flats Pro Fly Line
RIO Direct Core Flats Pro Fly Line
RIO Direct Core Flats Pro Fly Line
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Brand: RIO
The Very best flats line on the market—perfect for bones, perms and poons with low stretch performance
Price: $119.99
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Product Details

Features - 

  • Easy annealing, low-memory core that lays perfectly straight on the water
  • Low-stretch "DirectCore" for hard, solid strip sets
  • Mid length head & long rear taper for complete line control
  • High floating running line that will not sink and impede the cast

Some lines cast far with ease, but leave you flailing when fish show up at your feet. Others do just the opposite. How do you create a line that does everything on the flats better? With our new Flats Pro line, it's a matter of what we call the four Ts: Taper, technology, testing, and...more testing.

Taper: The Flats Pro is built with a front taper that loads easily on a short line. But the mid length head and extended back taper provide stability for fast, accurate, long-distance casts as well. From there, we continued refining the weight distribution grain by grain until it could make delicate presentations to twitchy bones in skinny water and drive bulky crab patterns into serious wind equally well.

Technology: When you're casting to moving targets, you need a direct connection to your fly the second it hits the water. Memory-induced line curl leaves you out of touch. That's why we built the Flats Pro around DirectCore, a proprietary low-memory, low-stretch monofilament core that retains its stiffness in tropical heat, yet lies straight on the water without curl or retraction. We also applied our SureFire triple-color, distance-marking technology to take the guesswork out of putting the fly exactly where you want it.

Testing: ...and more testing. Well, somebody has to do it, and if it takes hundreds of hours on the flats and countless fish to create a perfect line, we're willing to make the sacrifice.

FLATS PRO OPTIONS
Floating: The Flats Pro is available in two floating color combinations: high-vis aqua/orange/sand or the subtle gray/kelp/sand option for spookier fish.

StealthTip: The Flats Pro StealthTip features a full-float head with six feet of clear intermediate at the tip. This nearly invisible front section allows for shorter leaders and easier, more accurate casts, while the increased density provides greater wind penetration. This is an awesome permit line!

Specs -

SKU Line Size Color 30' Head Weight Head Length Sink Rate Total Length
6-21194 WF6F Aqua/Orange/Sand 185gr 37ft / 11.2m Float 100ft / 30.5m
6-20665 WF7F Aqua/Orange/Sand
210gr 38ft / 11.5m Float
100ft / 30.5m
6-20666 WF8F Aqua/Orange/Sand
240gr 38ft / 11.5m
Float
100ft / 30.5m
6-20667 WF9F Aqua/Orange/Sand
280gr 39ft / 11.8m Float
100ft / 30.5m
6-20668 WF10F Aqua/Orange/Sand
330gr 39ft / 11.8m
Float
100ft / 30.5m
6-20669 WF11F Aqua/Orange/Sand
380gr 39ft / 11.8m
Float
100ft / 30.5m
6-20670 WF12F Aqua/Orange/Sand
430gr 39ft / 11.8m
Float
100ft / 30.5m
6-21187 WF6F Grey/Sand/Kelp
185gr 37ft / 11.2m
Float
100ft / 30.5m
6-21188 WF7F Grey/Sand/Kelp
210gr 38ft / 11.5m
Float
100ft / 30.5m
6-21189 WF8F Grey/Sand/Kelp
240gr 38ft / 11.5m
Float
100ft / 30.5m
6-21190 WF9F Grey/Sand/Kelp
280gr 39ft / 11.8m
Float
100ft / 30.5m
6-21191 WF10F Grey/Sand/Kelp
330gr 39ft / 11.8m
Float
100ft / 30.5m
6-21192 WF11F Grey/Sand/Kelp
380gr 39ft / 11.8m
Float
100ft / 30.5m
6-21193 WF12F Grey/Sand/Kelp
430gr 39ft / 11.8m
Float
100ft / 30.5m

 

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