Shop by Category

  • Mobile Store
  •   Sale | Closeouts
     Fly Lines
     Spey Lines
     Wading Boots
      Wading Gear
      Fly Boxes
     Leaders | Tippet
     Tools | Accessories
      Tying Tools
     Rod & Reel Cases
     Bags | Luggage
     Packs | Vest
      Smith Optics
      DVD's | Books
     Gifts | Cool Stuff
     Fly Fishing Travel

       Shop by Brand

    Free Email List
    Newsletter Sign Up:

    Pay by Card or PayPal

    Gorge Fly Shop Gift Certificates



    Recently Viewed...


    Sale Items and Closeoutdeals (rods & reels)


    Trade Up Program


    RIO Skagit Max Short

    RIO Skagit Max Short
    RIO Skagit Max Short
    RIO Skagit Max Short
    RIO Skagit Max Short
    RIO Skagit Max Short
    RIO Skagit Max Short
    (Click to see larger image and other views)
    Brand: RIO

    RIO Skagit Max Short is designed for shorter Spey rods, Switch rods and single hand rods.

    More details...
    Price: $54.95
    Line Size:

    Add to the cart
    Save to my Wish List Tell a friend
    Previous Item   Next Item
    Product Details
    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.

    Technology -
    • XS Technology - Ultra slick, dirt repelling coating for maximum distance and performance
    • ConnectCore - Non-Stretch, full sinking line core for improved strike detection and faster hook sets
    Features -
    • 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.
    • Welded front and rear loops
    Recommended 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.
    Specs -
    SKULine SizeHead WeightHead LengthColorSink Rate
    6-20998200gr200gr17ft / 5.2mTeal / OrangeFloat
    6-20999225gr225gr17ft / 5.2mTeal / OrangeFloat
    6-21000250gr250gr17ft / 5.2mTeal / OrangeFloat
    6-20983275gr275gr20ft / 6.1mTeal / OrangeFloat
    6-20984300gr300gr20ft / 6.1mTeal / OrangeFloat
    6-20985325gr325gr20ft / 6.1mTeal / OrangeFloat
    6-20986350gr350gr20ft / 6.1mTeal / OrangeFloat
    6-20987375gr375gr20ft / 6.1mTeal / OrangeFloat
    6-20988400gr400gr20ft / 6.1mTeal / OrangeFloat
    6-20989425gr425gr20ft / 6.1mTeal / OrangeFloat
    6-20990450gr450gr20ft / 6.1mTeal / OrangeFloat
    6-20991475gr475gr20ft / 6.1mTeal / OrangeFloat
    6-20992500gr500gr20ft / 6.1mTeal / OrangeFloat
    6-20993525gr525gr20ft / 6.1mTeal / OrangeFloat
    6-20994550gr550gr20ft / 6.1mTeal / OrangeFloat
    6-20995575gr575gr20ft / 6.1mTeal / OrangeFloat
    6-20996600gr600gr20ft / 6.1mTeal / OrangeFloat
    6-20997625gr 625gr 20ft / 6.1mTeal / OrangeFloat
    6-20369650gr650gr20ft / 6.1m
    Teal / Orange

    Product Reviews

    Average Ratings:

    Rate this Product:

    Write your own review


    Rate this product:

    "325 grain great Skagit head for 4wt Micro Spey"

    terre rogers on 11/5/2014 1:55:46 PM

    Review (Tell us Why?: This short head casts fine on the 4wt Winston 11ft micro Spey rod. It turned over 10ft medium MOW tips easily.

    Rate this Product:

    Gorge Fly Shop, Inc - 201 Oak St., Hood River, OR 97031, US - Phone: 541.386.6977

    Home |  View Cart | My Account |  Store Map  |  SiteMap  |  Products  | Contact Us



    Hood River, Oregon | Mon. - Sat. 9:30am to 6pm | Sun 10am to 4pm PST

    © 2006-2015, All rights reserved | webmaster mp