RIOs 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.
- 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.
RIO recommends attaching the following head sizes to these shooting lines sizes:
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
- 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
|SKU||Line Size||Head Weight||Head Length||Color||Sink Rate|
|6-21040||350gr||350gr||18ft / 5.5m||Clear Camo / Pale Orange||Float / 1.5ips|
|6-21041||375gr||375gr||18ft / 5.5m||Clear Camo / Pale Orange||Float / 1.5ips|
|6-21043||425gr||425gr||19ft / 5.8m||Clear Camo / Pale Orange||Float / 1.5ips|
|6-20145||475gr||475gr||19ft / 5.8m||Clear Camo / Pale Orange||Float / 1.5ips|
|6-20147||525gr||525gr||20ft / 6.1m||Clear Camo / Pale Orange||Float / 1.5ips|
|6-21049||575gr||575gr||20ft / 6.1m||Clear Camo / Pale Orange||Float / 1.5ips|