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Rio Skagit Max Short

Rio Skagit Max Short

 

The easiest casting, most powerful Skagit head ever made.

  • Ultra-low stretch core for the best in casting and fishing sensitivity
  • Easy loading design
  • Printed ID system on the rear of the head for quick recognition
  • Color is teal with a high viz orange rear loop.

The 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.

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

  • Shooting lines sizes:
  • 200 to 400 gr - 0.024”/0.026” shooting line, or 25lb SlickShooter/GripShooter.
  • 400 to 550 gr - 0.030”/0.032” shooting line, or 35lb SlickShooter/GripShooter.
  • 550 to 675 gr - 0.035”/0.037” shooting line, or 44lb SlickShooter/GripShooter.

     

        • Weight
        • Length
        • Color
        • Sink Rate
        • 200gr
        • 17ft / 5.2m
        • Teal / Orange
        • Float
        • 225gr
        • 17ft / 5.2m
        • Teal / Orange
        • Float
        • 250gr
        • 17ft / 5.2m
        • Teal / Orange
        • Float
        • 275gr
        • 20ft / 6.1m
        • Teal / Orange
        • Float
        • 300gr
        • 20ft / 6.1m
        • Teal / Orange
        • Float
        • 325gr
        • 20ft / 6.1m
        • Teal / Orange
        • Float
        • 350gr
        • 20ft / 6.1m
        • Teal / Orange
        • Float
        • 375gr
        • 20ft / 6.1m
        • Teal / Orange
        • Float
        • 400gr
        • 20ft / 6.1m
        • Teal / Orange
        • Float
        • 425gr
        • 20ft / 6.1m
        • Teal / Orange
        • Float
        • 450gr
        • 20ft / 6.1m
        • Teal / Orange
        • Float
        • 475gr
        • 20ft / 6.1m
        • Teal / Orange
        • Float
        • 500gr
        • 20ft / 6.1m
        • Teal / Orange
        • Float
        • 525gr
        • 20ft / 6.1m
        • Teal / Orange
        • Float
        • 550gr
        • 20ft / 6.1m
        • Teal / Orange
        • Float
        • 575gr
        • 20ft / 6.1m
        • Teal / Orange
        • Float
        • 600gr
        • 20ft / 6.1m
        • Teal / Orange
        • Float
        • 625gr
        • 20ft / 6.1m
        • Teal / Orange
        • Float