Powerful, easy casting shooting heads that make long distance casts simple.
RIO‘s shooting heads are based on the popular
OutBound Short lines, and are designed to cast
very long distances. The front loaded weight
distribution quickly loads a rod, while the unique
step down taper at the back allows for very
long flight times and easy distance. The heads
are built two sizes above the AFTM standard
to correctly load modern rods - anglers do not
need to step up a line size when choosing a line
for their rod, as this is done in the design. Each
head has an EasyID loop at the back end for
RIO recommends attaching the following head sizes to these shooting lines sizes:
- ST7 to ST8 – 0.024”/0.026” shooting line, or 25lb SlickShooter/GripShooter
- ST8 to ST10 – 0.030”/0.032” shooting line or 35lb SlickShooter/GripShooter
Extreme Slickness technology is a chemistry formulation that results in an ultra- slick line with dirt-repelling properties.
RIO’s printed line marking system that allows anglers to quickly and easily identify each line.
A neat, bulletproof loop welded at the front of the fly line for fast rigging to a leader.
A neat, bulletproof loop welded at the end of the fly line for fast rigging to backing.
Adds a denser material to the thin tip of a sinking line (or sink tip), which ensures the line sinks straight.
OutBound Short Shooting Head - All Models