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RIO Skagit i-Flight Head

RIO Skagit i-Flight Head
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Price: $54.95
Brand: RIO

The intermediate head design of the RIO i-Flight Skagit really connects you to your fly.

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RIO Skagit Series:


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RIO’s new iFlight is the latest addition in the arsenal of heads for the skagit fly fisher. The short, powerful head has an 8ft long highly visible floating back end that is easy to track during the swing, and can be mended for total fly control. The unique clear camo intermediate front section is a fantastic asset for when extra depth is needed, in strong current and also on windy days, or when a slower swing is needed.
Technology -
  • XS Technology - Ultra slick, dirt-repelling coating for maximum distance and performance
  • ConnectCore - Non-Stretch, full sinking line for improved strike detection and faster hook sets.
Features -
  • Easy casting, deep loading design for effortless casts
  • Powerful front end casts fast sinking tips and large flies
  • Welded loops for fast rigging
  • Slow sinking intermediate tip for deeper and slower presentations
  • ID printed rear loop for fast head recognition
RIO recommends attaching the following head sizes to these shooting lines sizes:
  • 200gr to 400gr – .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, or44lb SlickShooter/GripShooter
  • 650gr and bigger – .040"/.042” Powerflex/ConnectCore shooting line, or 50lb SlickShooter/GripShooter
Specs -
SKURod SizeHead WeightHead LengthColorSink Rate
6-21040#5350gr18ft 5.5mClear Camo/Pale OrangeFlt/1.5 ips
6-21041#5/6375gr18ft 5.5mClear Camo/Pale Orange
Flt/1.5 ips
6-20967#6425gr20ft 6.1mClear Camo/Pale Orange
Flt/1.5 ips
6-20970#6/7450gr20ft 6.1mClear Camo/Pale OrangeFlt/1.5 ips
6-20969#6/7475gr20ft 6.1mClear Camo/Pale Orange
Flt/1.5 ips
6-20972#7500gr22ft 6.7mClear Camo/Pale OrangeFlt/1.5 ips
6-20973#7/8525gr22ft 6.7mClear Camo/Pale OrangeFlt/1.5 ips
6-20974#8550gr22ft 6.7mClear Camo/Pale OrangeFlt/1.5 ips
6-20975#8575gr22ft 6.7mClear Camo/Pale OrangeFlt/1.5 ips
6-20976#8/9600gr23ft 7mClear Camo/Pale OrangeFlt/1.5 ips
6-20978#9650gr23ft 7mClear Camo/Pale OrangeFlt/1.5 ips
6-20980#10700gr23ft 7mClear Camo/Pale OrangeFlt/1.5 ips
6-20982#11750gr23ft 7mClear Camo/Pale OrangeFlt/1.5 ips

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