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Hardy FishingThe HARDY Zephrus Spey Rods
Takes Two-Handed Fishing to the Pinnacle
by Walt Geryk 2016

The Zephrus range of two handed rods are the perfect combination of strength, power, and finesse covering all two handed rod applications from small free stone streams to mighty spate rivers.


Just when you may have thought that the HARDY Zenith was the top of development for spey and single handed fly rods, well think again. After touting the Zenith for 4 plus years, the design team at HARDY made some taper and cosmetic changes resulting with the newly branded ZEPHRUS. They look great with first in class durability and with performance and versatility that noticeably exceeds its predecessor and the current competition.
Introducing the Zephrus 7/8 wt. in both 13' and 13'6". With performances like many 8 wts. and the lightness of 7 wt. rod and lines. I find it loads progressively into the handle which allows for less effort resulting in smother and longer casts with a variety of line combinations. The Zephrus Spey Rods cast short scandis, long scandis and mid speys, along with long spey lines on rods 13'6" and longer and you'll find them to be an absolute pleasure to fish with.
"The 7/8 wt. HARDY Zephrus Spey Rods easily handle salmon and steelhead into the high teens and lower twenty pound class. This rod is my first choice for Atlantic Salmon and Great Lakes Steelheading. The ZEPHRUS 7/8 Spey is my new go to rod for mostly all my Atlantic Salmon and Steelhead Fishing.”
The HARDY ZEPHRUS Spey Rods are available in 7 sizes. These rods will perform superbly within the species weight ranges listed and will obviously handle the occasional smaller or larger fish. Outside the species weight, these rods are extremely durable and will handle the occasional heavier fish.
May I note when going outside any fish weight recommendations for a rod that increased angler experience should be taken into consideration.
Even with the extreme durability of these rods, keep in mind that they are designed to work effectively and to give the highest enjoyment fighting every fish within limits.

  • 6/7 11’6”…my choice for mid-size rivers with species ranging from 1 to 8 pounds
  • 6/7 12’6’…my choice for larger rivers with species ranging from 1 to 8 pounds
  • 7/8 12’6”…my choice for smaller to mid-size rivers with species ranging 5 to 15 pounds
  • 7/8 13’6”…**my choice for the all-around rod for Atlantic salmon and steelhead 5 to 25 pounds
  • 8/9 13’6”…my choice for Great Lakes Salmon and species ranging 8 to 30 pounds
  • 9/10 14’6”… my choice for larger rivers with species ranging 12 to 35 pounds
  • 10/11 15’1’… my choice for big rivers with species in the 25 to 50 pound class
  • SINTRIX® 440 blank construction
  • 4 section design
  • Fuji stripper guides
  • REC recoil intermediates
  • Triaxial carbon spacer
  • TPS handle design

A massively expanded and improved range of two handed fly rods with Sintrix® 440 construction. The Zephrus range of two handed rods are the perfect combination of strength, power, and finesse covering all two handed rod applications from small free stone streams to mighty spate rivers.
                                            

HARDY FLY FISHING SPEY DOCTOR

The HARDY Jet Switch Rods
The most durable, versatile, top performing and easy casting switch rod available today.
by Walt Geryk 2016


Thinking about purchasing or upgrading a switch rod, then you will find the HARDY Jet Switches are also second to none in all classes. The 4/5 has the backbone needed to control your favorite targets into to 5 lbs. category with ease and great for those larger rivers. Searching out larger fish, ranging into the upper teens, then the 8/9 wt. is the best option available today.
For Great Lakes Steelhead the 7/8 is my fish on rod for comfort, performance and versatility. When there may be Cohoes and Kings around, I would suggest the 8/9.
"If you’re thinking of owning one of the best all-around switch rods for Great Lakes salmon and steelhead, then I would suggest the 8/9. With the added backbone and power needed to handle the salmon and without giving up the flexibility to enjoy doing battle with 8 pound steelhead and larger."
Even with the extreme durability of these rods, keep in mind that they are designed to work effectively and to give the highest enjoyment fighting every fish within limits.

  • 4/5 10’6”…**my choice and go to rod for small to mid-sized rivers with species to 5 pounds.        “This is my #1 preferred Northeast Trout, Shad and Smallie Switch Rod.”
  • 6/7 10’6”…my choice and go to rod for small to mid-sized rivers including the use of large streamers for species to 8 pounds
  • 6/7 11’…my choice and go to rod for most all rivers using large streamers with species to 8 pounds
  • 7/8 11’…**my choice, go to rod, for most rivers including use of large streamers for species 5 to 15 pounds. “This is my #1 preferred Great Lakes Steelhead and Atlantic Salmon Switch Rod.”
  • 8/9 11’…**my choice, go to rod, for all rivers when using large streamers for species 5 to 20 pounds. “I prefer this rod in heavier water for salmon and steelhead.”

Take the time to check out HARDY the company that offers a full complement of two-handed and single hand rods to suit all your fly fishing needs. Oh, they also have many of the most Classic and Modern Reels to fit even the modest of budgets.
I have these and a few more at Malinda's Fly Shop, lined up and ready casting on the Salmon River.
You’ll find every HARDY Rod will exceed your expectations. Again HARDY and Fenwick are “Second to None” in in the fishing world today.
Check them out at your nearest Hardy and Fenwick Dealer or online at:
                                            
Check them out at your nearest Hardy and Fenwick Dealer or online.

Hardy Fishing               © Copyright 2016 by Walt Geryk & SpeyDoctor.com. All Rights Reserved.

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"For All Single Handers"

RIO Single Handed Spey Line

InTouch Single Hand Spey
Roll, Spey and Overhead Casting Versatility
By Walt Geryk 2016

Looking for a single hand fly line that offers versatility needed on streams with a brushy and with an over grown canopy? Need a line for fishing tight quarters where innovative spey and roll casts are needed to keep the fly out in front of you and the casts low to the water. The Single Handed Spey performs great, even on the shortest of fly rods and really bombs out long casts with pie plate accuracy.  So when fishing some of those mountain streams that eventually open up into larger pools and runs, you’ll find this floating line fits the bill for all types of casts. For overhead casting, you’ll find it can really cut the wind with smooth tight loops and effortless strokes. This is the first line, that I have found, with the ability to shoot line while single hand spey casting effortlessly. With the ability to throw a haul into these roll and spey casts, you’ll be able to achieve unparalleled distances.
 
While casting a delicate dry or having the need to get down, swing a fly or drift a nymph, I find this line does it all. By adding an assortment of Versileaders you’ll be able to get down into the strike zones. On rods under 9 foot, I find tips from 7 foot and shorter perform effectively. 10 foot rods have the ability to handle tips up to 10 feet in length. The reason for the higher performance ability and versatility of this line is the designed loaded taper which is located on the back end of the head taper, which is similar to the performance tapers incorporated into the Scandi Lines.      
 
Offered in 3 wt. to 8 wts.  for trout, salmon, steelhead and more. I find this line to be the answer for adapting to the challenges of smaller streams and larger rivers with the need for innovative roll and spey casting with the ability to shoot out a long overhead cast.Fly Line Dressing

  • Ultra-low stretch ConnnectCore Technology for the maximum in sensitivity, control and performance.
  • Powerful, easy casting design makes distance easy with smooth tight loops.
  • Rear loaded weight distribution loads rods easily for effortless casts
  • Available in 3 wt. to 8 wt.
  • For peak performances and longer line life, dress lines with Endura Line Dressing

                                                              
© Copyright 2016 by Walt Geryk. All Rights Reserved.

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RIO Replacement Tips and Versi Tips

A Versatile Short Head Spey Line
With Integrated Running Line 

An easy casting Traditional Short Head Spey Line,
Designed to be used with grain matched tips.
by Walt Geryk 2016

I always say, show me a product or a technique that will better my students, other fly fishermen and I will attempt to be the first to let everyone know about them.

Comparing to my hybrid line system, this shorter version makes sense for other applications.

For years, I have been using the AirFlo Compact Scandi heads with the Rio Versi/Replacement Tips turning these into a mid spey line that offers the needed versatility for Great Lakes Tributaries and more. Purchases of these multi branded lines, tips and shooting lines continue to be extremely popular for that mid-spey length.
For those seeking a shorter version spey line with easy casting tapers, with the ability to combine matched tips and an integrated running line was my thinking. After a few years of lobbying and discussions with four manufacturers, I apparently may have caught the attention of Simon and Zack at RIO and recently the introduced the New InTouch Short Head Spey Lines.
A spey line designed to handle multiple like grained weighed tips which match perfectly to keep your favorite spey rod performing at its maximum with each cast, regardless if you’re swinging deep pools or waking a bomber and especially in tight quarters and smaller rivers. You may ask how this is possible; once you match your rod with this line kit, the head and matching tips always equal the same total grain weight. Therefore, you are casting with the same tapers and grain weights every time. This equates to consistent performance without changing the rod load and without a need to change your comfortable forward casting stroke. This line also has an integrated ConnectCore low stretch running line, no more loop to loop connectors at the shooting line. No more annoying connections clicking. You will notice improved performance. Appreciate easier casting when the head may be needed inside the rod for even shorter in-close casts. Smooth retrieves while fighting and reeling in your trophies will become the new norm with this New RIO InTouch Short Head Spey Line.
 
“This New line is a combination of grain weighted matched tips applied to line tapers similar to those of a scandi taper, which has the load designed into the back end (by the rod tip). Combining the total head lengths with the matched tips now turns this line into an easy to cast short spey line and ready for nearly all spey fishing situations. When choosing this line combination, you must include the weight of the head with the tip. I recommend this kit for any spey application, but find it excels when used in smaller rivers and close quarter spey casting.” - Walt GerykFly Line Dressing

  • Rear loaded weight distribution loads rods easily for effortless casts
  • 40 ft. to 50 ft. total head and tip lengths for different weight lines
  • Grain weight matched RIO Replacement Tips available
  • Change Quickly  from Floating to Type 8 with Density Compensated Tips
  • RIO’s Integrated Running Line, ultra-low stretch ConnectCore
  • For peak performance & longer line life, dress with Endura Line Dressing

Written 2016........... © Copyright 2016 by Walt Geryk & SpeyDoctor.com. All Rights Reserved.

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fenwick

New 2017 "World Class Spey Rods"
by Walt Geryk, 2016

Wait No Longer, Look No Further
for the progressive, smooth action spey rods priced under $500.00.


The New 2017 FENWICK World Class Spey Rods are ready to swing into action with performances and durability Second to None in its price range.  With these prices, you won’t break the bank in becoming a World Class Caster.
The World Class Spey Rod Series are Spey Doctor tested, fished and recommended. This series of rods are capable of handling a wide variety of lines and tips that will suit every two-handed caster’s style.

The 13’6” 8/9 performs like an 8 and will easily handle the longer belly spey lines available today. I tested and fished this model with the “RIO New Long Belly Spey” and find it easy to cast the full long belly line smoothly and powerfully, resulting with tight performance loops. Accomplished casters will find it pleasurable to shoot this longer belly including its integrated shooting line and maybe even more. This particular model is a great all around and versatile spey rod for the Great Lakes Rivers and for Atlantic salmon where the longer floating speys are desirable. When shorter heads and lines are needed, you’ll find that this rod will handle them all.

Other models from 13’ and under are designed more for mid to shorter speys, scandis and skagits.
Fenwick World Class Spey Rods are available from 5/6 to 8/9.
I’d like to note that I find each rod performs closely to its designated smaller number, so keep this in mind when matching up lines.

Four Piece Rods:                                         
11’6” 5/6 wt. 4pc. Msrp. $469.95                                
12’6” 6/7 wt. 4pc. Msrp. $479.95
13’     7/8 wt. 4pc. Msrp. $489.95
13’6” 8/9 wt. 4pc. Msrp. $499.95

Traveling with the need shorter tubes without sacrificing rod performance, you’ll find the 6 pc versions very packable and fit the excursion nicely.
After testing and fishing these New 6 Piece models, I find each performs slightly heavier than each designated lower number but comfortably cast the lighter numbered lines.
In comparing the 13’6” four pieces to the six piece model, the six pieces is just slightly faster but equally as smooth and powerful with near equal performances. The 13’6”s were fished with the RIO New Long Belly Spey Lines.

Six Piece Rods:
12’6” 6/7 wt. 6pc. Msrp. $479.95
13’6” 7/8 wt. 6pc. Msrp. $489.95

Comparing with other manufactures within this price range, you too will see for yourself that these New Fenwick World Class Spey Rods outperform the competition while utilizing a wider variety of lines and heads.
See them at your Favorite Fenwick and Hardy Authorized Dealers.
Fenwick in not just about Spey, so check out the full line of quality priced rods, reels and more at
Fenwick World Class Fishing Equipment
 
The Fenwick World Class is truly in a class of its own. These rods represent the next generation of high performance rod building with powerful, lightweight blanks that are also extremely durable. World Class® features 3M Powerlux 500 resin blanks that evenly disperse tension while under a load, and allows for higher break strengths without increasing overall weight or blank diameters. Pick up a Fenwick® World Class series rod and join us in the future of fishing.

Written 2016........... © Copyright 2016 by Walt Geryk & SpeyDoctor.com. All Rights Reserved.

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RIO Long Head Speu

InTouch Long Head Spey
by Walt Geryk, 2016

Designed for Longer Two-Handed Rods & Big Rivers.
Performs best as full floating line.

The New InTouch Long Head Spey is a dream to cast. With its innovative tapered head outside the rod tip, this line has the ability to carry and shoot the remainder of the integral running line, a total of 120’, with considerable ease. It also works well for 15’ to 30’casts.  All you need to do is pull in the head and adjust the cast.  Find yourself struggling on a windy day with the full 64 to70 foot head out?  Just pull in 4’ to 8’ and the line will still perform superbly.  Of course, there is also a degree of casting accomplishment that must be achieved prior to getting maximum performances from any rod and line combination. For intermediate casters, pull the head in about 4’- 8’ and you will be able to use this line effectively and with the ability to shoot running line.

What allows for the versatility of the InTouch Long Head Spey Line is its rear loaded taper design.
I find this line performs best when used as designed, a full floating line with monofilament tapered leaders of 7.5’ to 13’. With its low stretch core, I recommend and enjoy using these lines for fishing longer distances of 70’ to 120’ in conditions requiring floating lines.

Whether swinging, skating or dead drifting, you’ll find this series of lines at the top of its class, just like I have.

“For Spey Fishers who like to use a one piece full floating line, that’s forgiving and easy to cast, then this may be just what you have been waiting for.”- Walt Geryk

  • Long head length for the very best in line control and fishability
  • Ultra-low stretch ConnectCore
  • Sophisticated taper design for easy effortless distance
  • For peak performances & longer life, dress lines with Endura Line Dressing

Written 20016........... © Copyright 2016 by Walt Geryk & SpeyDoctor.com. All Rights Reserved.

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Airfli Scandi Line

Mid Spey Hybrid Line Configuration

Airflo Scandi Compacts & RIO Tips

by Walt Geryk 2008...revised 2016

RIO Replacement Tips and Versi Tips

“What I have achieved by combining scandi tapers with well-matched balanced tips are effortless cast and superior performances,that are second to none for in close to long distance, mid-spey style of casting and fishing.”

 

What line combinations for swinging and tracking flies for Spey Rods and Spey Casting on mid-size to large rivers do I prefer?
It’s Airflo Scandi Compact, used with matching RIO Versi Tips in the 10 and 15 foot selections. I suggest 10' tips on spey rods shorter than 13’ rods and 15’ tips on rods 13’ and longer or as to your personal liking and casting skills.
I find these lines to be aerially dynamically balanced when it comes to turn over and line flight with tight loops and can used on most all spey rods and brands. These Airflow Scandi Compacts, 28’ to 34’ foot heads, matched with the rod and looped together with matching 10’ or 15’RIO Versi Tips, (Replacement Tips) will make a smooth casting mid spey line configuration that’s enjoyable and easy to cast. While performing any spey cast, you will find that these line configurations create the best hybrid mid-spey taper for all fishing conditions. Find yourself continuously firing out longer and smoother casts with accurate and delicate presentations with the floating and sinking tips.
For swinging sub-surface patterns and dry fly fishing, I find these Airflo Scandi Compacts and RIO Versi Tips to fill my expectations for precision casting and delicate presentations delivered by soft and fluid spey casting strokes. Also, you may find these lines will push the distance envelope beyond your rod and current casting abilities while presenting the fly into those previously unreachable fishing zones.
It’s not just my mid-spey hybrid scandi taper and tip configuration that allows for more dynamic casting results. I also find that Shooting Lines and their diameters are another important connection in creating a well-balanced line combination for gaining distance and accuracy.
The Airflo Scandi Compacts are available to fit all your needs from a 240 to 540 grain heads.
Important Grain Weight Note: When combining these heads and tips, you need to consider the total grain weight of both line and tip to properly match your rod.

"This Hybrid Mid-Spey Line Configuration, that offers a wide rage of versatility, continues to possibly be the most popular line configuration available today." Walt Geryk 2017

Floating to Fast Sinking Type 8 Sinking Tips Available:
The RIO Versi Tips are available in 10’ for 4 to 9 wt. rods ideal for rods under 13 feet. The 15’ RIO Versi Tips are more compatible with 13 feet and longer rods and are offered in 7 wt. to 11 wt.
RIO Versi Tips are the same grain wt.; example a 6 wt. 10’ floater, intermediate, type 3 and type 6 sink are 84 grains each, which allows the casters to maintain their same forward cast stroke every time. Each sinking tip is also density compensated which allows for the tip first sinking while offering a better and more precise presentation.
RIO’s New ConnnectCore Shooting Line designed with the two-handed caster in mind are the popular choices. The low stretch core on both allows for longer line hook ups. The 14’ thicker handling section on RIO’s ConnectCore helps you hold tight during your casts and is available in 4 sizes.
Line Care
Keeping your floating heads and shooting lines clean and well-dressed will add performance and longevity to the lines life.
ENDURA Fly and Spey Line Dressing is what we find outperforms and out lasts the competition by a long cast.

      Written 2008, Revised 2016........... © Copyright 2014-16 by Walt Geryk & SpeyDoctor.com. All Rights Reserved.

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Royal Wulff Ambush Lines

Royal Wulff Ambush

For rods that may need a more aggressive tapered line.
by Walt Geryk, 2016

Switch and Spey Rod design, many found in entry level to intermediate, may require a more aggressive tapered short headed line for maximum performances and may help the less experienced casters while benefiting even the more experienced.
 
The Wulff Ambush offers a type of taper without the need of going to a Skagit head. The lines are offered in head lengths of 20’ to 29’ and in 215 to 600 grains.  With the user friendly moderate front taper, you’ll find the Ambush head accepts RIO’s Replacement / Versi Tips as well as Versi Leaders and MOW Tips depending on your style of casting and fishing you prefer.  By using the Replacement / Versi Tips, a hybrid short spey line is now ready for casting.
I find these lines can make most any introductory to intermediate price range rod perform smoothly and effortlessly especially for the beginner, but not limited to, as all levels of casters may enjoy the performance of this line.

When matching up any 2-handers, start with the corresponding RIO Versi Tip to the rod weight listed. By connecting the tip to a corresponding grained head for the rod (there may be 2 grain weight choices, matter of preference), now you have a short hybrid spey that aggressively loads the rod and casts effortlessly.

A basic rule, which seems to hold true to nearly every rod, is rods 13’ and longer use the 15’ tips. Rods shorter than 13’ use 10’ tips. In some instances, pending individual preferences, tip lengths to rod lengths can vary.

These Royal Wulff Ambush Lines can be used on single-hand fly rods with exceptional roll casting ability and easy overhead short to longer distance casts.

Lines are available as individual heads which are attached loop to loop to a shooting line. The more preferred are the one piece lines which incorporates the integral running line.
Unsure on how the bright fluorescent color was determined but once you get past it, you’ll find a versatile and nicely performing line with a combination of tips to fit your casting style and fishing needs.

Written 2016........... © Copyright 2016 by Walt Geryk & SpeyDoctor.com. All Rights Reserved.

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RIO Scandi KitRio Scandi Body

Short Lines for Two-Handed Switch and Spey
by Walt Geryk, 2016

What line combinations for swinging and tracking flies for all my Switch Rod use and specific Spey Fishing in tight quarters do I prefer?

It’s RIO’s Scandi Body, used with matching RIO Replacement Tips and Scandi Versi Tip Short kits.
I find these lines to be aerially dynamically balanced when it comes to turn over, line flight and tight loops on both switch and spey rods. These shorter 23’ foot heads matched with the 10’ and 15’ tips will make nearly every switch and spey rod into a more versatile casting and fishing tool. With a possible slight modification to your forward cast, you will find the considerably smaller “D” loop allows you to cast while being up against a wall. Find yourself continuously firing out smooth and accurate presentations , in close and at longer distances

For Swinging sub-surface patterns and dry fly fishing, I find these RIO Scandi Shorts and Tips to fill my expectations for precision casting, accurate presentations with a soft and fluid casting stroke. Also, when needed, these lines will push the distance envelope beyond your imagination and present the fly into those previously unreachable fishing zones.
It’s not just the Scandi Body that allows for more dynamic casting and fishing distances, I also find that the Shooting Line and size is an important factor in creating a well-balanced combination in aiding for distance and accuracy.

Floating Heads are available to fit all your needs from a 4 wt 230 grain to 11 wt 575 grain heads.
The Versi Tips are available in 10’ for 4 to 9 wt rods ideal for rods under 13 feet in length. The 15’ Tips are more compatible with 13 feet and longer rods and are offered in 7 wt to 11 wt. The individual rod weights Tips are the same grain wt; example a 6 wt 10’ floater, intermediate, type 3 and type 6 sink are 84 grains each, which allows the casters to maintain their same forward cast stroke every time. Each tip is also density compensated which allows for the tip first sinking while offering a better and more precise presentation.

Get Deeper by switching out from the floater to this New Intermediate Head. Just add any of the properly matched intermediate to type 8 RIO Replacement Sink Tips and get deeper quicker.

ConnnectCore Shooting Line, introduced by RIO, has been designed with the two-handed caster in mind. The low stretch core allows for longer line lock ups. The 14’ thicker handling section helps you hold tight during your casts and is available in 4 sizes to fit your 4 wt trout lines and heavier

Thoroughly Tested: I find these RIO Scandi Shorts to perform on a wide array of manufacturer’s rods admirably and to be just what the SpeyDoctor needed to continue to offer the best options and products for my guests and students.

Try these lines and you too will be convinced on why they are needed on your reels!

Written 2016........... © Copyright 2016 by Walt Geryk & SpeyDoctor.com. All Rights Reserved.

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 Dress and Maintain your Fly and Spey Lines
by Walt Geryk, 2012-2016

Keeping your your fly & spey lines clean and well-dressed will add performance and longevity to its life.

Fly Line DressingENDURA Fly and Spey Line Dressing is what we find to outperform and out last the competition by a long cast.
Endura Spey & Fly Line Dressing” is now available to the public and has received excellent reviews from those who tried and purchased it for their fly and spey lines. Endura Line Dressing was tested for nearly a year and in most conditions prior to its release. Ranging from freezing temps and 33 degree water to the hot summer days on the Salmon River to the Miramichi, the Deerfield River Region and into the Salt Waters of Cape Cod, this dressing was tested by dozens of anglers.
Results: lasts longer, applies on wet and dry lines, floats lines higher, slides through the guides with unnoticeable friction, increases casting distances and can be used on any fly or spey line.
Gives older lines a like new slickness and floatability.
"Always searching for better solutions and products, I was asked to test this new proprietary formula. Through extensive testing I find it to exceed our expectations with farther casting distances, added slickness, superior floatability, and with the ability to be applied to both wet and dry fly lines. With multiple field testers, we have all decided it’s a must have fly and spey line dressing.”
Walt Geryk
FYI:
When Dressing and Cleaning your spey lines, always treat the running and shooting lines along with the heads and floating tips. With Endura Spey and Fly Line Dressing's longer lasting and higher floatability, it is not recommended to be used on sink tips or any part of the sinking portions of the lines.

"Fly Fishers # 1 Choice for Fly and Spey Line Dressing."

ENDURA Fly and Spey Line Dressing...... Retail and Wholesale Information

© Copyright 2013-16 by Walt Geryk & speyDoctor.com. All Rights Reserved.

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RIO Versi Tip II

InTouch Versi Tip II

For Single Hand Fly Rodders.
Powerful, interchangeable tip fly lines for nearly all conditions.

by Walt Geryk, 2016

Looking for a single hand fly line that offers versatility? Then look no further!  Change from dry fly and nymphing presentations, to swinging wets and streamers in a minute!
Become a more complete and successful angler, make quick changes to get into the strike zone all while keeping a consistently smooth casting stroke with just one reel and one tip wallet.
 
The RIO InTouch Versi Tip II includes a wallet with 4 matched 15’ Versi Tips; floating, intermediate, type 3 and type 6. If you need to get down even deeper, there is a type 8 Replacement Tip offered. These well-balanced and grain weight matched line kits offer maximum versatility for nearly all water conditions. For anglers who want to travel light but maintain the ability to change quickly from top water to deeper bottom coverage, this is the line kit for you.
 
Offered in 5 wt.-10 wts.  for trout, salmon, steelhead and more. I find these are great for adapting to the conditions and river structures encountered while fly fishing the northeast. Instead of carrying 4 different lines on spools, I can now travel light and still be an effective fly fisherman. The RIO InTouch Versi Tip II also offers a substantial savings as compared to purchasing four and five lines with additional spools or reels. Makes sense and saves dollars.

  • Ultra-low stretch ConnectCore Technology for the maximum in sensitivity, control and performance.
  • Powerful, easy casting design makes distance easy.
  • Supplied with a selection of interchangeable tips.
  • Welded loops on both ends of each tip for fast rigging.
  • Available in 5wt. to 10wt.
  • For peak performances and longer line life, dress them with Endura Line Dressing

Written 2016........... © Copyright 2016 by Walt Geryk & SpeyDoctor.com. All Rights Reserved.

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More Product Reviews to be added soon!

These products are tested vigorously during a variety of fishing conditions for performance, durability, versatility and ease of use.
To better understand how these products may perform by a variety of casters, testing continues during clinics, classes and schools.
These reviews and recommendations are my calculated opinions which I have arrived at by analyzing how each product performs by me, my students and guests participating in my clinics.

Articles and Information may be added, edited and updated to this page without out notice.

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