LIGHT DUTY BLITZ
More Fight: A day-in and day-out workhorse for blitzing albies, this 9 weight is built with plenty of power to pull these hard fighting fish up from the depths when they sound.
More Touch: This easy-loading 9 weight not only gives anglers the quickness needed to deliver flies when fish start popping seemingly out of nowhere - but also saves shoulders when anglers need to repeatedly punch through the wind.
Fisheries: Atlantic False Albacore
Lines: RIO Coastal Quickshooter XP WF9I, RIO Elite Outbound Short WF9I
Flies: RIO's Nice Glass, Surf Candy, RIO's Slime Shady, Deceivers
More Fight: Whether running and gunning for blitzing reds, jacks, albies or anything in between, this 10 weight features a supremely strong and durable blank to hold up to the rigors of this style of fishing.
More Touch: From large poppers to small anchovies, this 10 weight loads provides anglers with an easy loading blank capable of the high line speeds required for this rigorous pursuit.
Fisheries: Northeast Albies to Gulf Coast Jacks, Quick shots into chaotic bait balls
Lines: RIO Outbound Short WF10I
Flies: Peanut Bunker to Anchovies, RIO's Nice Glass, RIO's Booze Cruise
HEAVY DUTY BLITZ
More Fight: Often referred to as "poor mans GT's" blitzing jacks will push even the strongest of gear - and anglers - to their limits. Thanks to R8 Technology, this 12 weight is built to last and make quick work of these hard fighting fish.
More Touch: Taking flies in the blink of an eye, this 12 weight loads easily to get your fly into a feeding frenzy of jacks in order to maximize each opportunity.
Fisheries: Large Gulf Coast Jacks And Tarpon During The Mullet Run
Lines: RIO Tropical Outbound Short WF12F, RIO Leviathan 500gr
Flies: Large Deceivers, Large Poppers & Gurglers, RIO's Student Loan, RIO's Big Baitfish