RIO’s premium 65lb, 8 carrier backing is made of the finest materials from Japan. 8 Strands of tightly woven fibers makes for a round backing that stacks perfectly on the fly reel. The result is a stronger, softer and smoother performing backing.
The bright multicolored backing changes color every 10 meters and compliments fly reels with a beautiful splash of color and functionality. The breaking strain and diameter make this a perfect choice for all fishing, from pan fish to ultra-big game such as GTs, billfish and Tarpon.
Two-tone GSP Backing: RIO’s premium quality Gel Spun Backing is metered every 50 yds with a color change from Red to Yellow. The color change gives the angler a visual reference to determine how far a long running saltwater species has gone and how much line there is to be retrieved.
This universal backing is appropriate for any rod/ reel size and equally suited for all species; from trout to tarpon. It is roughly the same diameter as traditional 20lb Dacron backing and reel capacity can be determined as such. Available in perfect fill amounts for every angling situation.