Rio Tarpon Tropical Fly Line


Rio Tarpon Tropical – Floating

SKU: Rio Tarpon Tropical Category:

Rio Tarpon Tropical FlyLine is the perfect line for anglers targeting tarpon and other large tropical species.

Effortless casting accurate line design that turns over typical tarpon flies with ease
Built on a strong medium stiff core which will not wilt in the heat.

Features short powerful front tapers to easily cast large flies and are heavy enough to load modern saltwater fly

Rio Tarpon Tropical Flyline is available in South Africa

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RIO’s Tarpon line has a mid-length head, and a short, powerful front taper to easily cast typical Tarpon flies with ease. The rear weight distribution easily loads powerful saltwater fly rods and ensures the very best in presentation so as not to spook wary poons, making it the ideal all-round Tarpon line.

The line is built on tough, medium-stiff saltwater cores that will not wilt in the heat, and features a high-floating, AgentX coating for the very best in performance. The lines have the following breaking strengths:

WF9 - 30lb
WF10 - 40lb
WF11 - 50lb
WF12 - 50lb


DualTone - Marks the sweet spot of a fly line by providing an obvious color change in the line at the sweet spot.
Front Welded Loop - A neat, bulletproof loop welded at the front of the fly line for fast Spey-specific rigging.
Back Welded Loop  - A neat, bulletproof loop welded at the end of the fly line for fast rigging to backing.

AgentX - AgentX is a dual layered fly line that utilizes a high floating inner coating made with more buoyant microspheres covered by a tough outer coating for maximum durability.

Extreme Slickness - Extreme Slickness technology is a chemistry formulation that results in an ultra- slick line with dirt-repelling properties.

Tarpon - All Model details
Line Size Line Color Sink Rate 30' Head Weight Full Head Weight Head Length Total Length
WF9F Seagrass/Sand Float 270gr (17.5gm) 330gr (21.4gm) 40ft (12.2m) 100ft (30.5m)
WF10F Seagrass/Sand Float 316gr (20.5gm) 385gr (24.9gm) 40ft (12.2m) 100ft (30.5m)
WF11F Seagrass/Sand Float 367gr (23.8gm) 430gr (27.9gm) 41ft (12.5m) 100ft (30.5m)
WF12F Seagrass/Sand Float