New RIO Shooting Heads

Idaho Falls, Idaho (June 2, 2014 ) – RIO Products, industry-leading manufacturer of fly lines, leaders and tippet material, introduces saltwater anglers to a full range of floating, intermediate and sinking shooting heads in its cold, saltwater fly line series.

Based on the popular OutBound Short series of lines, RIO designed the OutBound Short Shooting Heads with a powerful front taper to cast the largest flies with ease and ensure long casts. The front-loaded weight distribution quickly loads rods, while the step down taper at the back allows for very long flight times and easy distance. The heads are built two sizes above American Fishing Tackle Manufacturers (AFTM) standard to correctly load modern rods, so there is no need to step up a line size as it is accomplished for anglers in the design. The OutBound Short Shooting Heads work well from 50-80ºF and have Extreme Slickness technology to ensure massive casts every time.

Available in ST7-ST10 weights, four density options complete any anglers’ arsenal – from full floating, to a sink rate of 1.5-2 inches per second (ips), 3-4ips and 6-7ips. The full floating lines are moss colored; 1.5-2ips are clear, 3-4ips are brown, and 6-7ips are black Each head has and Easy ID loop at the band end for quick recognition. Find any of these shooting heads at any RIO dealer for a retail price of $44.95.


About RIO Products:

RIO is a pioneer in developing fly lines, leaders and tippet material to enhance fly fishing experiences across the globe. Offering premium fly lines for both freshwater and saltwater fishing applications, RIO consistently utilizes field experience and scientific testing to create the best products on the market for anglers. Founded 20 years ago in the mountains of Idaho, RIO continues to develop innovative products, design revolutionary tapers and refine performance-driven fly line technologies. For more information about RIO Products, please visit www.rioproducts.com. Connect with us through Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Vimeo.

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5 Responses to New RIO Shooting Heads

  1. David says:

    Are they available in the United Kingdom

  2. Looks like a nice addition to the lineup guys; I’ll have to try it on my next trip north to the Keys. I used your freshwater shooting heads for the first time with a group on the Limay Medio here in Patagonia last season, as we chased big migratory browns. Completely revolutionized the experience… Thanks for making great products. Memo

  3. John Colombo says:

    I am looking to find a fly line that I can use in the northeast surf for stripers, need push large flies through the wind and get distance .also need to get the fly deep in the surf fast , I have a 10 wt rod , do you have any recommendations ? I don’t understand your shooting lines combined with outbound short ?

    • rioproducts says:

      Hi John
      The Shooting Heads are simply the same taper as the OutBound Short for those who like the versatility of changing out heads. If you like things integrated then the normal Outbound Short a great choice.

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