RIO Skagit Max Short
The RIO Skagit Max Short is an exceptionally easy casting Skagit style shooting head that is ideal for short Spey rods, Switch rods and single-handed rods. The head will cast big flies, and the heaviest sinking tips with the utmost of ease. The head is built on RIO’s ultra-low stretch ConnectCore for the utmost in casting control and sensitivity, and has a highly visible orange section loop for easy recognition. It is available in a multitude of lengths and weights to cover all rod and angling situations.
- Powerful front end to easily cast large flies and fast sinking tips
- Ultra-low stretch core for the best in casting and fishing sensitivity
- Complete series of heads with varying lengths and small size increments
- Printed ID system on the front of the head for quick recognition
- Color is teal with a high viz orange rear loop.
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
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*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.