RIO Scandi & Scandi Short

RIO

$59.99 

The RIO Scandi head is a very easy casting Scandi style shooting head, built on RIO’s ultra-low stretch ConnectCore for the utmost in casting control and sensitivity. It is available in a multitude of lengths and weights to cover all rod and angling situations. For tight casting spots and the utmost in ease of casting use a head length that is between 2.5 and 3 times the length of the rod, thus a 12 ft rod would work best with a head that is between 30 and 36 ft in length. The shorter the head length, the tighter the back casting space an angler can fish in. With more room and better casting skills a longer head provides the angler with less line to strip in between each cast and more fishing time.

Rio Scandi Short are those that are between 28ft - 34ft.

Rio Scandi are those between 36ft - 42ft.

  • Ultra-low stretch ConnectCore
  • Ultra Slick, dirt-repelling coating for maximum distance and performance
  • Loops that are printed with size and type of the shooting head
  • Welded loop on the front and back for fast rigging

For best performance, RIO recommends attaching the following head sizes to these shooting lines sizes:

  • 275gr to 450gr – .024"/.026” Powerflex/ConnectCore shooting line, or 25lb SlickShooter/GripShooter
  • 450gr to 550gr – .030"/.032” Powerflex/ConnectCore shooting line, or 35lb SlickShooter/GripShooter
  • 550gr to 650gr – .035"/.037” Powerflex/ConnectCore shooting line, or 44lb SlickShooter/GripShooter
  • 650gr and bigger – .040"/.042” Powerflex/ConnectCore shooting line, or 50lb SlickShooter/GripShooter
RIO Scandi taper diagram
Head wt
180gr
210gr
240gr
270gr
300gr
330gr
360gr
390gr
400gr
420gr
435gr
450gr
460gr
480gr
510gr
520gr
540gr
580gr
610gr
640gr
Rod Weight Length Color Sink Rate
2wt 28ft Salmon/Orange Float
2wt 28ft Salmon/Orange Float
3wt 29ft Salmon/Orange Float
4wt 29ft Salmon/Orange Float
5wt 31ft Salmon/Orange Float
5/6wt 31ft Salmon/Orange Float
6wt 31ft Salmon/Orange Float
6wt 31ft Salmon/Orange Float
6/7wt 36ft Salmon/Orange Float
6/7wt 31ft Salmon/Orange Float
6/7wt 32ft Salmon/Orange Float
7wt 34ft Salmon/Orange Float
7/8wt 37ft Salmon/Orange Float
7/8wt 34ft Salmon/Orange Float
8wt 34ft Salmon/Orange Float
8/9wt 38ft Salmon/Orange Float
9wt 34ft Salmon/Orange Float
9/10wt 39ft Salmon/Orange Float
10wt 40ft Salmon/Orange Float
10/11wt 40ft Salmon/Orange Float

*Rod Weight designations provided by RIO and should be used as a general guide and will vary based on different manufacturer’s rods, as well as each angler's casting style.