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RIO Skagit i-Short Head

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

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

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RIO’s iShort heads are powerful, intermediate based Skagit heads (with a short floating back section), designed for shorter Spey rods, Switch rods and single-handed rods. The intermediate front section give anglers deep, slow swings, and cast large flies and the fastest of sinking tips with exceptional ease. For anglers using shorter Spey rods, Switch rods and Single Handed rods, and for tight casting situations, the iShorts are a fantastic choice. All Skagit heads are built on an ultra-low stretch core for the maximum in casting and fishing sensitivity.
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
  • 400gr to 550gr – .030"/.032” Powerflex/ConnectCore shooting line, or 35lb SlickShooter/GripShooter
  • 550gr to 675gr – .035"/.037” Powerflex/ConnectCore shooting line, or44lb SlickShooter/GripShooter
Specs -
SKULine SizeHead WeightHead LengthColorSink Rate
6-21040350gr350gr18ft / 5.5mClear Camo / Pale OrangeFloat / 1.5ips
6-21041375gr375gr18ft / 5.5mClear Camo / Pale OrangeFloat / 1.5ips
6-21043425gr425gr19ft / 5.8mClear Camo / Pale OrangeFloat / 1.5ips
6-20145475gr475gr19ft / 5.8mClear Camo / Pale OrangeFloat / 1.5ips
6-20147525gr525gr20ft / 6.1mClear Camo / Pale OrangeFloat / 1.5ips
6-21049575gr575gr20ft / 6.1mClear Camo / Pale OrangeFloat / 1.5ips

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