FLATS FISHING STRIPER
More Fight: Supreme pulling power down low make this 8 weight gives the flats striper angler confidence in having the right tool in hand when a surprise 40"er materializes from the deep cut of the estuary and onto the flat
More Touch: Easy loading and quick hand-to-fish presentation capabilities make the 8 weight SALT R8 an ideal tool for quick and accurate fly delivery to skinny-water striped bass on the move.
Lines: RIO Elite Flats Pro WF8F
Flies: Sand eels, small baitfish, shrimp, & crabs, RIO’s Slime Shady, Small Clousers, RIO’s Fiddler On The Reef
Fisheries: Estuarian mud flats of coastal Maine to expansive white sand flats of Cape Cod
More Fight: From keeping a flats-hooked striper from running you around a rock outcropping and breaking off or pulling a trophy broadside through the breakers, the 9 weight SALT R8 has the low-end power necessary to effectively pull on these hard fighting bass in a variety of situations.
More Touch: Whether punching heavy deceivers into the surf at bass cruising in the breakers or carrying a heavy grab into a stiff wind while poling ocean-front flats, this 9 weight offers the control and line speeds needed in the diverse array of striped bass sight-fishing situations.
Lines: RIO Striper WF9F, RIO Striper WF9I
Flies: Baitfish, poppers, Sand eels, Crabs, Shrimp
Fisheries: Maine to Montauk, surf casting to sand flats, tidal rips to blitzing bass
BIG FLIES & SINK TIPS STRIPER
More Fight: The 10 weight SALT R8 gives the unrelenting Striped Bass angler maximum strength and durability when probing the rugged barnacle-covered coastlines of Striped Bass habitat or lifting a squid-eating cow through heavy rip currents.
More Touch: When a bait ball pops up at your feet seemingly out of nowhere, the quick-loading action of this 10 weight ensures your fly is in the zone when opportunity strikes.
Lines: RIO Striper WF10I, RIO Striper 400 gr 8.2 ips Sink
Flies: Large Baitfish, Poppers, Squid
Fisheries: Maine to Montauk, heavy dredging, wind resistant poppers, rocky shorelines and heavy wash