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RIO Skagit Max Short Head

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Easy ID Loops; Front-End + Back-End Welded Loops
New for 2014. The easiest casting, most powerful Skagit head ever made.

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.

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
High viz rear loop.
  • Length: 17-20'
  • Color: Teal / Orange
  • For best performance, Rio recommends attaching the following head sizes to these shooting line sizes:
    200gr-400gr - 0.024”/0.026” Powerflex shooting line OR 25# SlickShooter/ 25# Gripshooter
    400gr to 550gr - 0.030"/0.032” Powerflex shooting line OR 35# SlickShooter/ 35# Gripshooter
    550gr to 625gr - 0.035”/0.037” Powerflex shooting line OR 44# SlickShooter/ 44# Gripshooter


    RIO Skagit Max Short Head
    $54.95