Skagit Max Short

The easiest casting, most powerful Skagit head ever made.

    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.

  • Ultra-low stretch core for the best in casting and fishing sensitivity
  • Easy loading design
  • Printed ID system on the front of the head for quick recognition
  • High viz rear loop.
  • 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.
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SKU Line Size Color Sink Rate Head Weight Head Length MSRP
6-20998 2wt Teal / Orange Float 200gr / 13gm 17ft / 5.2m 54.95 Buy
6-20999 2/3wt Teal / Orange Float 225gr / 14.6gm 17ft / 5.2m 54.95 Buy
6-21000 3wt Teal / Orange Float 250gr / 16.2gm 17ft / 5.2m 54.95 Buy
6-20983 3/4wt Teal / Orange Float 275gr / 17.8gm 20ft / 6.1m 54.95 Buy
6-20984 4wt Teal / Orange Float 300gr / 19.4gm 20ft / 6.1m 54.95 Buy
6-20985 4/5wt Teal / Orange Float 325gr / 21.1gm 20ft / 6.1m 54.95 Buy
6-20986 5wt Teal / Orange Float 350gr / 22.7gm 20ft / 6.1m 54.95 Buy
6-20987 5/6wt Teal / Orange Float 375gr / 24.3gm 20ft / 6.1m 54.95 Buy
6-20988 6wt Teal / Orange Float 400gr / 25.9gm 20ft / 6.1m 54.95 Buy
6-20989 6wt Teal / Orange Float 425gr / 27.5gm 20ft / 6.1m 54.95 Buy
6-20990 6/7wt Teal / Orange Float 450gr / 29.2gm 20ft / 6.1m 54.95 Buy
6-20991 7wt Teal / Orange Float 475gr / 30.8gm 20ft / 6.1m 54.95 Buy
6-20992 7wt Teal / Orange Float 500gr / 32.4gm 20ft / 6.1m 54.95 Buy
6-20993 7/8wt Teal / Orange Float 525gr / 34gm 20ft / 6.1m 54.95 Buy
6-20994 8wt Teal / Orange Float 550gr / 35.6gm 20ft / 6.1m 54.95 Buy
6-20995 8wt Teal / Orange Float 575gr / 37.3gm 20ft / 6.1m 54.95 Buy
6-20996 8/9wt Teal / Orange Float 600gr / 38.9gm 20ft / 6.1m 54.95 Buy
6-20997 9wt Teal / Orange Float 625gr / 40.5gm 20ft / 6.1m 54.95 Buy
6-20369 9wt Teal / Orange Float 650gr / 42.2gm 20ft / 6.1m 54.95 Buy

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