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Rio Skagit Max Medium Length Shooting Head
The easiest casting, most powerful Skagit head ever made
The Skagit Max is an exceptionally easy casting Skagit style shooting head that will cast big flies, and the heaviest sinking tips with the utmost of ease. A unique taper design not only casts all the nasty stuff associated with Skagit fishing, but also forms beautiful loops and is extremely pleasant to cast. 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.
- 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.
- Colour: Teal/ Orange
Which Shooting Line?
For best performance, RIO recommends attaching the following head sizes to these shooting lines sizes:
275gr to 450gr – 024" Powerflex/ 026” ConnectCore shooting line, or 25lb SlickShooter/GripShooter.
450gr to 550gr – 030" Powerflex/ 032” ConnectCore shooting line, or 35lb SlickShooter/GripShooter.
550gr to 650gr – 035" Powerflex/ 037”ConnectCore shooting line, or 44lb SlickShooter/GripShooter.
650gr plus – 040" Powerflex/ 042” ConnectCore shooting line, or 50lb SlickShooter /GripShooter.
UK POSTAL CHARGE - £2.90 per order. Should you include a heavier item in your order such as waders, boots, a fishing rod, fishing outfits, pedestal vice, landing net, large tackle bag or similar then the delivery charge would increase at checkout to £5.90. FREE POSTAGE ON ALL UK ORDERS OVER £50.00's (excluding postage)
NON UK CHARGES ON ORDERS UP TO 1 KILO - £2.90. You can get a lot in one kilo - especially Fly Tying Materials. We would contact you re cost if your order exceeded one kilo.
See Delivery Information for full details of our charges.
We aim to dispatch first class, same working day - not guaranteed but we do our best. Goods are not dispatched Saturday, Sunday or Bank Holidays.
GOODS OUT OF STOCK
We make every effort to ensure that goods listed are in stock.
Goods out of stock for a day or two will be sent separately. Should there be a longer delay we will contact you to ask your preference.