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RIO Gel Spun (GSP) Backing

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A premium, strong, soft and smooth 8-carrier Gel Spun Polyethylene (GSP) backing with a round profile. This 65lbs GSP has approximately the same diameter as 20lbs dacron. The multicolour GSP changes colour every 10 meters.

Colours Available: Multicolour, White and Chartreuse

Sizes Available: 65lb/200yds and 65lb/300yds

  • 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 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.
  • 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.

Customer Reviews

Size/Variant Colour Price
65lb 200yds Chartreuse 34.99
65lb 300yds Chartreuse 49.99
65lb 200yds White 34.99
65lb 300yds White 49.99
65lb 200yds Multi 34.99
65lb 300yds Multi 49.99
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Returns and Exchanges

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Purchases can be returned for exchange within 28 days of receipt. 

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