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Rio Skagit Short Head - Closeout

Rio Skagit Short Head - Closeout
Rio Skagit Short Head - Closeout
Rio Skagit Short Head - Closeout
Rio Skagit Short Head - Closeout
Rio Skagit Short Head - Closeout
Rio Skagit Short Head - Closeout
Rio Skagit Short Head - Closeout
Rio Skagit Short Head - Closeout
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Brand: Rio
A shorter version of the powerful, easy casting heads designed for shorter two handed rods and switch rods. More details...
List Price: $49.95
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Product Details
RIO's Skagit Short heads are only 20ft long, and designed for shorter Spey rods of 12ft and less. These powerful heads excel in the tightest of conditions and offer the most power (grains per foot) of any skagit head.
Technology -
  • XS Technology - Ultra slick, dirt-repelling coating for maximum distance and performance
Features -
  • Ideal for rods between #5 and #9 in size
  • RIO's 10ft Skagit MOW Tips as the best tips for the Skagit Short lines
  • Welded loops for fast rigging
  • ID printed rear loop for fast head recognition

Recommended Shooting Lines -

  • 275gr to 450gr .024" Powerflex shooting line, or 25lb SlickShooter
  • 450gr to 550gr .030" Powerflex shooting line, or 35lb SlickShooter
  • 550gr to 650gr .035" Powerflex shooting line, or 44lb SlickShooter
  • 650gr and bigger .040" Powerflex shooting line, or 50lb SlickShooter
Specs -
SKU Line Size Head Weight Head Length Color Sink Rate
6-21840 275gr 275gr 20ft 6.1m Green Float
6-21841 325gr 325gr 20ft 6.1m Green Float
6-21842 375gr 375gr 20ft 6.1m Green Float
6-21843 425gr 425gr 20ft 6.1m Green Float
6-21844 475gr 475gr 20ft 6.1m Green Float
6-21845 525gr 525gr 20ft 6.1m Green Float
6-21846 575gr 575gr 20ft 6.1m Green Float
6-21847 625gr 625gr 20ft 6.1m Green Float

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"Same day service"

David Fields on 3/9/2014 10:56:23 AM

Review (Tell us Why?: Love your shop! While I live in Central Oregon and I am surrounded by local fly shops I keep going back to your store for the great prices and lightning fast shipping! Thanks for the fantastic service. Rio fly lines are some of the best I have ever fished with.

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"275 Grain Short"

briansII on 1/8/2014 10:21:58 AM

Review (Tell us Why?: This line went on a ACR 3wt Trout Spey. The line matches well with the rod, and gives me the ability to toss sinktips on this light spey rod. Nice to see Rio making very light spey lines.

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"Skagit Short"

Austin McKnight on 12/12/2013 2:35:32 PM

Review (Tell us Why?: Rio's Skagit Short is one of the most powerful skagit heads on the market. Gotta love saving huge by buying last years closeout model. Gorge Fly Shop does it again delivering a great product at an outlandish closeout price!!

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"Skagit Short"

Austin McKnight on 12/12/2013 2:33:27 PM

Review (Tell us Why?: Shopping local with the Gorge Fly Shop has more than one benefit. Not only do they offer great deals, they ship quick and care about the customer. Can't beat the price on these closeout heads either!!

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"perfect for 11" Switch-Rods"

Sven Oliver Spethmann on 6/10/2013 12:36:41 PM

Review (Tell us Why?: The 475 gr. Skagit Short on the Helios Switch "11 #7 works perfect and improves even poor casting-abilities ! Join with MOW-sinkers (2,5 interm./ 7,5 T-11 f.e.) and eaven your heavy tubeflies will move with ease. No false and noisy casting, no flipping and whistling Rod-Tip any more !

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