RIO Brings Three Mega Kits To Traveling Anglers


RIO brings three Mega Kits to traveling anglers

June 30, 2011 (Idaho Falls, ID) – RIO Products, manufacturer of fly lines, leaders, tippet, and accessories, brings a selection of three shooting head kits to the fly-fishing market. The kits, known as Mega Kits, each come with an assortment of shooting heads, shooting lines and sinking tips or leaders; ideal for the traveling spey angler.

The Skagit Flight Mega Kit is the ultimate kit for the fall/winter steelheader, with a selection of heads for every rod and every occasion. The kit comes with 16 sizes of Skagit Flight Head from 350 grains through 750 grains, two Powerflex core shooting lines (0.030” and 0.035”) and three MOW tips (one light, one medium and one heavy tip), with 5’ of floating and 5’ of sinking section.

The Steelhead Scandi Mega Kit has nine sizes of RIO’s Steelhead Scandi Heads ranging in size from a light, 31 ft, 310 grain head to a 34 ft, 550 grain head. Included in the pack are two floating Powerflex core shooting lines (0.030” and 0.035”) and two floating VersiLeaders in 10 and 15-foot lengths.

The AFS Mega Kit contains all seven of RIO’s floating, green/yellow AFS Heads and is fantastic for the summer steelheader. The kit has heads from the lightest 4/5 to the powerful 10/11, which ensures anglers will not be wanting for a particular head size. In addition, two floating Powerflex core shooting lines (0.030” and 0.035”) and two floating VersiLeaders (10 and 15 foot) are included.

Each shooting head has one of RIO’s neat, bullet-proof welded loops on both ends. In addition the front end of the shooting lines and the back end of the Versileaders feature the same neat loop for the fastest rigging. Each MOW tip in the Skagit Flight MegaKit has a welded loop on both ends.

Every MegaKit is packaged in one of RIO HeadCase’s for the utmost in convenience and portability, and are available at authorized RIO dealers around the country. The MSRP of each one is as follows: Skagit Flight Mega Kit MSRP: $699.95, Steelhead Scandi Mega Kit MSRP: $469.95 and AFS Mega Kit MSRP: $399.95.

About RIO Products:

RIO is a pioneer in developing fly lines, leaders and tippet material to enhance fly fishing experiences across the globe. Offering premium fly lines for both freshwater and saltwater fishing applications, RIO consistently utilizes field experience and scientific testing to create the best products on the market for anglers. Founded 20 years ago in the mountains of Idaho, RIO continues to develop innovative products, design revolutionary tapers and refine performance-driven fly line technologies. For more information about RIO Products, please visit


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