- RIO’s traditional Dacron braided backing features high strength and low stretch and is unsurpassed in quality
- Good compromise between thinness and the ability to make blind splice loops
- Easier to knot than brands that are very thin but have too tight a weave for a blind splice loop
- Available in 3 color options
- Choose from 100 yd - 5000 yd spools
Q: What is your return policy?
A: Returns or exchanges can be made up to 30 days after the purchase date. We will take the item back as long as it is new, with all the tags and original packaging (if applicable). Click here to see all the details.
Q: When will my order ship?
A: Most items ship on the same day if placed by 3:30 pm MT Monday-Friday.Click here for more shipping info.
Q: How quickly will I receive my order?
A: We always strive to deliver as fast as we can. With that said, it depends on your location, the item(s) purchased, and the selected shipping method. If you choose our Free Standard Shipping you can expect a window of 3-8 business days. If you choose a paid expedited shipping method, refer to our shipping page for a better estimate.
Q: How do I get AvidMax Reward points for items I purchase?
A: All you have to do is sign up for an account and for each purchase you make you will receive 5% back in AvidMax Reward points. Easy! Create an account today!
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This backing delivers space-age quality
Posted by W Perkins on Mar 17th 2017
This backing delivers exceptional quality and durability, strength, aesthetics, and performance. The color is amazing reminding one of the beauty of the tropical waters and fish that thrive therein. Let them run away on purpose so that you can see firsthand this backing, its beauty and its power.
Posted by Unknown on Nov 10th 2016
The order came quickly and went on the real nicely. Easy to tie to the fly line.
Rio Dacron backing review
Posted by Unknown on Jun 17th 2016
Great product! Awesome Company!!
Great RIO Product
Posted by Mike on May 26th 2016
I look to RIO for high quality and have not been disappointed. Arrived as described and on time promised.