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Rio Fly Fishing Tippet

Rio Tippet materials are synonymous with reliability and high performance. Many UK fly fishing guides, and guides worldwide make Rio their tippet material of choice.

We stock all available strengths and types of Rio nylon, fluorocarbon and copolymer tippet in our Uk shop, as well as in our secure online store.


Rio Tippet Material for Freshwater and Saltwater

RIO® tippet is rated the number one seller in the latest AFFTA industry survey. Dispensed from the interlocking, rotating, patented Tippetmaster® spool with RIO’s patented restraint design for easy withdrawal and replacement of tippet material. Specifications are printed on the elastic restraint and 0X – 8X are color-coded for easy identification.


Suppleflex Tippet

Suppleflex is RIO’s latest trout tippet material. Incredibly strong, with excellent knot strength and unbelievably soft and supple. The supple nature of this material gives featherweight presentations and does not impede the natural movement of a fly in the current. A fantastic material for the trout angler, particularly those fishing small flies.

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Suppleflex Tippet


Rio Powerflex Plus Tippet 50yds

RIO’s newest tippet is the strongest nylon tippet material ever made, with tensile strengths up to 20% more than regular tippet. A highly technical formulation of the nylon copolymer manufacturing process has resulted in this prodigious strength increase, without compromising knot strength or suppleness. Simply put, this is the strongest, most reliable tippet ever made. Each spool has the added bonus of 50 yards of tippet.

• Incredible strength to diameter ratio.
• Soft material for high knot strength.


Price: 8.99 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Rio Powerflex Plus Tippet 50yds


Rio Powerflex Plus 30yd SpoolTriple Pack

Packs of 3 different strength spools
PPT02 Triple Pack 0X, 1X, 2X
PPT35 Triple Pack 3X, 4X, 5X
PPT46 Triple Pack 4X, 5X, 6X
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Price: 17.99 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Rio Powerflex Plus 30yd SpoolTriple Pack


Rio Powerflex Tippet Material

Best-Selling Tippet used by many of the World’s best Anglers. A high tenacity copolymer with excellent knot strength. PTFE coated for added abrasion resistance, stretch (26% elongation) and suppleness. Used for all species, the light gray provides superb camouflage in any sub-aquatic environment. Powerflex has the perfect combination of elongation and tenacity, and we will match it against any competing brand, any time. 30 and 100 Yard Spools.

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Breaking Strain: 8.2lb (our test 8.6lb)
Diameter: 0.20mm (our test 0.20)
Stretch: 21.7%
Spool Size: 100m
Price per metre: 7p


Total Price: 4.99 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Rio Powerflex Tippet Material


Rio Powerflex 50yd SpoolTriple Pack

Packs of 3 different strength spools
PT02 Triple Pack 0X, 1X, 2X
PT35 Triple Pack 3X, 4X, 5X
PT46 Triple Pack 4X, 5X, 6X
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Price: 9.99 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Rio Powerflex  50yd SpoolTriple Pack


Rio Max Plus Tippet 30 Yard Spools*

Most abrasion resistant tippet The new RIOMax Plus is an incredibly tough, medium stiff tippet material that is the most abrasion resistant tippet out there. It is perfect for fishing medium and larger flies for trout, salmon, steelhead, bass and for saltwater species such as bonefish and striped bass. A slick coating makes it very easy to knot. RRP 4.99

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Rio Max Plus Tippet 30 Yard Spools*


Fluoroflex - Freshwater Tippet

Refinement of a classic! Ideal for still water and competition use and in heavier sizes this is exceptional for Salmon and migratory fish. Fluoroflex has been acclaimed throughout the world and has a great reputation for reliability. Highly abrasion-resistant and slightly stiffer than Powerflex and Fluoroflex Plus; delivering the fly even in heavy wind. Available in a range of sizes to cover all UK fishing..


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Fluoroflex - Freshwater Tippet


Rio Fluoroflex Plus Tippet

Fluoroflex Plus is 100% fluorocarbon and the strongest, thinnest fluorocarbon on the market with incredible strength.

For example: 5 lb for 5x material and is nearly invisible to fish. Fluoroflex® Plus is incredibly supple and ties excellent knots even to nylon tippet. The refractive Index of Fluoroflex® Plus (1.42) in water (1.33) compared to nylon (1. 62) makes it almost invisible to fish and with a Density of 1.72 compared to Nylon (1.15) it breaks surface tension more easily and sinks readily. 30 and 110 Yard Spools.


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Rio Fluoroflex Plus Tippet


RIO Saltwater Mono Tippet

RIO’S NEW SALTWATER MONO is the go-to choice for anglers looking to tie their own leaders for tarpon, bonefish, permit, and other saltwater species. The material has a great strength-to-diameter ratio, ample abrasion resistance, lacks memory and provides incredible knotability. Available in size 10lb to 60lb, there is an appropriate diameter for any leader’s butt section, plus a great range of sizes to taper down with.


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RIO Saltwater Mono Tippet


Rio Saltwater IGFA Hard Mono*

Recipient of the IGFA World Record Achievement Awards, the Saltwater IGFA Hard Mono is an ultra hard stiff nylon for the ultimate in abrasion- resistance and for carrying the fly in windy conditions. Guaranteed to break just under IGFA class test. Easiest of all hard monos to knot. RRP 4.99

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Rio Saltwater IGFA Hard Mono*


Steelhead / Salmon Freshwater Tippet 30yds

An extremely tough, medium-stiff tippet with incredible resistance to abrasion. A perfect choice for nearly all Salmon fishing situations.


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Steelhead / Salmon Freshwater Tippet 30yds


Steelhead / Salmon Freshwater Tippet Triple Pack

Triple Pack 0X, 1X, 2X
(10lb, 12lb,16lb)



Price: 11.99 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Steelhead / Salmon Freshwater Tippet Triple Pack


RIO Hard Alloy Saltwater

An Ultra Hard Alloy tippet material that combines phenomenal abrasion resistance with stiffness to make it the perfect tough saltwater tippet material.

Ideal for casting the largest of flies and for casting in the toughest of winds. Easiest of all hard tippet materials to knot.


Price: 4.99 (Including VAT at 20%)


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RIO Hard Alloy Saltwater


Powerflex Wirebite Tippet

Tough, flexible, nylon-coated wire tippet for sharptoothed critters. Supple enough to tie a fly on with. Supplied on 15ft spools.


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Powerflex Wirebite Tippet


Rio 2-Tone Indicator Tippet

Opaque two tone 8" sections of fluorescent pink and fluorescent chartreuse colour changing tippet with highly defined hard colour changes. These colour breaks create maximum contrast to allow anglers to get visual cues when tight line nymphing.

The best indicator material for building sighters for European Style Nymphing.


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Rio 2-Tone Indicator Tippet