As far as we are concerned, The Rio Mainstream Trout series of fly lines offer the most economically priced, best quality fly line to suit widest range fly fishing for both generalist and specialist fly angler lakes, streams, and estuaries are all places where the Rio Mainstream Trout fly line will put you in the game.
Rio hit the target with the Mainstream Trout series of fly lines; economically priced, a variety of-easy to-cast tapers in floating and various sink rates, and designed to cast well for the ordinary fly angler who may fish a wide variety of fly rods from day to day.
Line Types AVAILABLE: Rio Mainstream Series Trout fly lines are available in DT float, WF float, full Intermediate sink, Type 3 sink-tip, full T-3 sink, and full T-6 sink lines.
Line Taper: This Mainstream Trout fly line, as a generalist, is heavy enough to comfortably load most fly rod actions.
Line Color: Each Mainstream Trout line type is color coded to distinguish floating, intermediate, sink tip and full sinking lines.
Double Taper Floating (DT): Lines 3 - 8 wt. For anglers who like the delicate presentation or execute a lot of roll casts. Great for windy days and indicator fishing too.
Weight Forward Floating (WF): Lines 3 - 8 wt. For anglers who like the assertive presentation with larger wet or dry flies and fast action rods. Great for windy days and indicator fishing too.
Intermediate (WF): Lines 4 - 9 wt. For anglers who want a full clear slow sinking line for lakes or slow streams and estuaries.
Sink-Tip (WF): Lines 4 - 8 wt. For anglers who want a fly line that is a floater with about a 12Õ slow sink tip (3 ips sink rate). This is a very versatile sink tip and it casts easily with most rod actions.
Slow-sink full line (WF): Lines 4 - 8 wt. For lake and estuary anglers who want a full line that sinks at about 3 inches per second.
Fast-sink full line (WF): Lines 4 - 8 wt. For lake and estuary anglers who want a full line that sinks at about 6 inches per second.
Made in the USA: Mainstream Trout fly lines are made by Rio, here close to home.