Skagit Max

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RIO Skagit Max heads cast large flies and the fastest of sinking tips with exceptional ease. The unique weight distribution deeply loads rods for long, powerful casts, while the subtle taper design generates smooth, easy loops and long, long distances. 

All Skagit heads are built on an ultra-low stretch core for the maximum in casting and fishing sensitivity. 

For best performance, RIO recommends attaching the following head sizes to these shooting lines sizes: 

200 to 400 gr – .024”/.026” shooting line, or 25lb SlickShooter/GripShooter. 

400 to 550 gr – .030”/.032” shooting line, or 35lb SlickShooter/GripShooter. 

550 to 675 gr – .035”/.037” shooting line, or 44lb SlickShooter/GripShooter. 

675 gr and heavier – .040”/.042” shooting line, or 50lb SlickShooter/GripShooter.

Skagit Max Short
Skagit Max
275gr | 3/4wt
300gr | 4wt
325gr | 4wt
350gr | 5wt
375gr | 5/6wt
400gr | 6wt
425gr | 6wt
450gr | 6/7wt
475gr | 7wt
500gr | 7wt
525gr | 7/8wt
550gr | 7/8wt
575gr | 8wt
600gr | 8/9wt
625gr | 9wt
650gr | 9wt
675gr | 9/10wt
700gr | 10wt
725gr | 10/11wt
750gr | 11wt
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