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Rio Six Head Kit
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Rio Six-Pack Head Kit
AFS Steelhead Scandi Skagit Flight Skagit Short
Spey shooting heads are very popular with Pacific Northwest steelheaders. If you fish for steelhead year around and use a number of different rods and both floating and sinking tip lines shooting heads make sense because you only need one reel loaded with a shooting line to cover many different situations. Or you can use several different reels loaded with shooting lines and your shooting heads interchange with all of them. With our Six-Pack Deal you get a Mangrove Shooting Head Wallet for Free when you purchase six Rio shooting heads in one order.
 
Buy 6 Rio Spey Shooting Heads and get a Mangrove Head Wallet for free.
You pick of any six Rio Steelhead Scandi, Rio AFS, Rio Skagit Flight, and/or Rio Skagit Short shooting heads in any combination of 6-heads, get the Mangrove shooting head wallet free.
Select the heads you want from our online catalog and add this deal to the shopping cart and we will make the proper deductions and organize your heads in the wallet. All heads are coded so you will be able to tell them apart.
Item Description Price To Top
6-PK-HD-KIT Rio Six Pack Head Kit - You pick of any six Rio Steelhead Scandi, Rio AFS, Rio Skagit Flight, and/or Rio Skagit Short shooting heads in any combination of 6-heads, get a Mangrove shooting head wallet free. Get the deal for
$295
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AFS Shooting Head                     

AFS Shooting Head  Buy Now!
           Olive                     Orange
Advanced Flight Spey Shooting heads have a very unique taper design that easily loads up a spey rod either for overhead casting, or for spey, or the underhand casting style. I was able to spend a lot of time on the Deschutes River fishing the Rio AFS Shooting head system during August, September and October, the past three seasons.  My clients and I found the AFS Line to be ideal for most of the steelhead fishing we did there.  It works in both calm and windy

conditions.  Because the Deschutes is a river where the riparian zone is allowed to flourish naturally, back-cast room is always a problem.  The short-head configuration of the AFS allows an angler to form very shallow D-loops and still cast remarkable distances.  By and large all the water that needs to be covered, can be covered easily with the AFS. The short body section and long, fine front taper efficiently transfers energy down the length of the head and results in great turnover and a precise presentation of the fly. Incredibly tight loops and effortless casts of easy distance are a result of this unique taper design.
Each AFS floating shooting heads come in two colors: two-tone olive/yellow and bright orange.
Both ends of the AFS head feature a small, neat welded loop. Attach a suitable shooting line to the rear loop – either SlickShooter or one of RIO’s Powerflex core shooting lines for the best in performance. AFS heads work equally wel with standard knotless tapered nylon leaders or Rio VersiLeaders. For rods 13' and shorter in length use AFS with a standard tapered leader or with a PolyLeader 10' or shorter.  For rods longer than 13' a PolyLeader of 10'-15' might be desirable. AFS Heads work well with nylon leaders of 12' and 15' lengths where back cast room is available. They are also excellent with 10', 9, and even 6' nylon leaders where back cast space is restricted. a shorter leader is a good cure for the dreaded "Bloody-ell".
AFS Sage Rod Compatibility Chart.

Item  1 Description Size Price To Top
21576 Rio Advanced Flight Spey, Full Floating Shooting Head, OLIVE AND YELLOW, 4/5, 300 gr. $49.95 SALE ENDED
21577 Rio Advanced Flight Spey, Full Floating Shooting Head, OLIVE AND YELLOW 5/6, 340 gr. $49.95 SALE ENDED
21578 Rio Advanced Flight Spey, Full Floating Shooting Head, OLIVE AND YELLOW 6/7, 400 gr. $49.95 SALE ENDED
21579 Rio Advanced Flight Spey, Full Floating Shooting Head, OLIVE AND YELLOW 7/8, 460 gr. $49.95 SALE ENDED
21580 Rio Advanced Flight Spey, Full Floating Shooting Head, OLIVE AND YELLOW 8/9, 520 gr. $49.95 SALE ENDED
21581 Rio Advanced Flight Spey, Full Floating Shooting Head, OLIVE AND YELLOW 9/10, 580 gr. $49.95 SALE ENDED
21582 Rio Advanced Flight Spey, Full Floating Shooting Head, OLIVE AND YELLOW 10/11, 640 gr. $49.95 SALE ENDED

A great line for learning, fishing and photographing.
Item 2 Description Size Price To Top
21553 Rio Advanced Flight Spey, Full Floating Shooting Head, ORANGE 5/6, 340 gr. $49.95 SALE ENDED
21554 Rio Advanced Flight Spey, Full Floating Shooting Head, ORANGE 6/7, 400 gr. $49.95 SALE ENDED
21555 Rio Advanced Flight Spey, Full Floating Shooting Head, ORANGE 7/8, 460 gr. $49.95 SALE ENDED
21556 Rio Advanced Flight Spey, Full Floating Shooting Head, ORANGE 8/9, 520 gr. $49.95 SALE ENDED
21557 Rio Advanced Flight Spey, Full Floating Shooting Head, ORANGE 9/10, 50 gr.
NEW Size!
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AFS Shooting Head Specifications
Line
Size
Rear Taper
Length
Body
Length
Body
Diameter
Front Taper
Length
Tip
Length
Tip
Diameter
Total Head
Length
Head
Weight
Tensile
Strength
4/5 F 1 6 0.077 24.5 0.5 0.044 31.5 300 25
5/6 F 1 6 0.082 26.5 0.5 0.044 33.5 340 25
6/7 F 1 6 0.084 29.5 0.5 0.046 36.5 400 25
7/8 F 1 6 0.088 30.5 0.5 0.047 37.5 460 25
8/9 F 1 6 0.093 31.5 0.5 0.049 38.5 520 25
9/10 F 1 6 0.096 32.5 0.5 0.05 39.5 580 30
10/11 F 1 6 0.1 33.5 0.5 0.051 40.5 640 30

Rio Steelhead Scandi Line NEW for 2011
Rio's latest Scandinavian style shooting head is designed for the two-hand and switch rod steelhead fly fishers. With shorter head lengths and shorter front tapers than previous Rio Scandi designs, they are ideal for casting larger steelhead flies and sinking VersiLeaders. The head size options have been carefully selected, and tuned for the most common rods used by modern steelhead fly fishers, and feature Rio's newest skinny welded loops on each end for easy rigging. In 31' lengths they are meant for very short spey rods and switch rods of 12' or less in lengths. In lengths of 32' to 34' they are meant for rods of 12' and longer.
Item Description Size Price To Top
20101 Rio Steelhead Scandi Line, Color Ivory 310 grain
31 ft.
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20102 Rio Steelhead Scandi Line, Color Ivory 350 grain
31 ft.
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20103 Rio Steelhead Scandi Line, Color Ivory 385 grain
31 ft.
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20104 Rio Steelhead Scandi Line, Color Ivory 480 grain
31 ft.
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20105 Rio Steelhead Scandi Line, Color Ivory 435 grain
32 ft.
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20106 Rio Steelhead Scandi Line, Color Ivory 450 grain
33 ft.
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20107 Rio Steelhead Scandi Line, Color Ivory 480 grain
34 ft.
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20108 Rio Steelhead Scandi Line, Color Ivory 510 grain
34 ft.
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20109 Rio Steelhead Scandi Line, Color Ivory 550 grain
34 ft.
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Skagit Flight Shooting Heads  New Sizes !!!                          
These lines are hot! We have good stock! Buy Now! Specifications
Exclusive from: The Fly Fishing Shop - Six Pack Head Kit - 6 Shooting Heads in a Kit !!!
The Fly Fishing Shop customer, Fred Evens testing the Rio Skagit Flight. This steelhead weighed about 12-pounds.
Rio enlisted some of the most experienced salmon/steelhead fishers in the country to help design and prove their new Skagit Flight Shooting Head system. Guides such as: Mark Bachmann, Josh Linn, Brian Silvey, & Hawkeye Hawkins were included in the field testing crew. They worked directly with Simon Gawesworth to design the most modern Spey Line system to fit the latest rods and casting techniques. Final design testing was done at our very own Summer Steelhead PhD School on the Deschutes River. What has been produced here is the ultimate tool for fishing large flies on sinking tip lines, plus an extraordinary line for fishing in the wind.

The new Skagit Flight Shooting Head may be the ultimate design in Skagit lines for maximum flight time, effortless casting strokes and the tightest and sweetest of loops. Based on the extraordinarily successful AFS head, the line features a back end that loads rods deeply and easily and a long, subtle front taper that ensures the energy flows smoothly to the tip, generating gorgeous loops and long, long flight times and distance. The front end has a thick tip that packs a big punch and easily lifts out heavy tips and large flies with supreme ease.

The heads vary in length between 24 ft and 31 ft, depending on the size, and the range of weights ensures that even the most fastidious of casters will be able to tune their rod to perfection.
Attach a shooting line to the ultra strong welded loop at the back end and one of RIO’s 15 ft tips or a piece of T-11, T-14 or T-17 (sold separately) to the exceptionally neat, bullet proof front loop.
Skagit Flight Head • Length: 24-31 ft (7.3-9.5 m)
Sizes:  350, 375, 400, 425, 450, 475, 500, 525, 550, 575, 600, 625, 650, 675, 700 and 750 gr
Color: Pale Orange

Rio Skagit Flight

Item Description Size Price To Top
21967 Rio Skagit Flight Shooting Head, Pale Orange 350-grain
22 ft
NEW Size!
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21968 Rio Skagit Flight Shooting Head, Pale Orange 375-grain
22 ft
NEW Size!
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21969 Rio Skagit Flight Shooting Head, Pale Orange 400-grain
23 ft
NEW Size!
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21970 Rio Skagit Flight Shooting Head, Pale Orange 425-grain
23.5 ft
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21971 Rio Skagit Flight Shooting Head, Pale Orange 450-grain
24 ft
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21972 Rio Skagit Flight Shooting Head, Pale Orange 475-grain
24.5 ft
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21973 Rio Skagit Flight Shooting Head, Pale Orange 500-grain
25 ft
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21974 Rio Skagit Flight Shooting Head, Pale Orange 525-grain
25.5 ft
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21975 Rio Skagit Flight Shooting Head, Pale Orange 550-grain
25.5 ft
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21976 Rio Skagit Flight Shooting Head, Pale Orange 575-grain
26 ft
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21977 Rio Skagit Flight Shooting Head, Pale Orange 600-grain
26.5 ft
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21978 Rio Skagit Flight Shooting Head, Pale Orange 625-grain
26.5 ft
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21979 Rio Skagit Flight Shooting Head, Pale Orange 650-grain
27 ft
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21980 Rio Skagit Flight Shooting Head, Pale Orange 675-grain
28 ft
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21981 Rio Skagit Flight Shooting Head, Pale Orange 700-grain
30 ft
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21982 Rio Skagit Flight Shooting Head, Pale Orange 750-grain
31 ft
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Rio Skagit Short Shooting Head
These lines are interchangeable with other heads within your shooting head system (such as Rio AFS).
Skagit Shorts are Skagit lines designed for shorter rods, both single-hand and switch rods. The heads on these lines are 20' (6,2m) long (the perfect ratio for rods between 9' and 11') while head weights are light enough for rods down to 5-weight. The line is bright green with a black loading point for easy casting control. As with all other shooting heads, a shooting line needs to be added, and as with all other Skagit lines, a front tip needs to be added to complete the set up.
Rio Skagit Short Spey Body
Skagit Short Shooting Head
Item Description Size Price To Top
21840 Rio Skagit Short Shooting Head 275gr $49.95 SALE ENDED
21841 Rio Skagit Short Shooting Head 325gr $49.95 SALE ENDED
21842 Rio Skagit Short Shooting Head 375gr $49.95 SALE ENDED
21843 Rio Skagit Short Shooting Head 425gr $49.95 SALE ENDED
21844 Rio Skagit Short Shooting Head 475gr $49.95 SALE ENDED
21845 Rio Skagit Short Shooting Head 525gr $49.95 SALE ENDED
21846 Rio Skagit Short Shooting Head 575gr
NEW Size!
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21847 Rio Skagit Short Shooting Head 625gr
NEW Size!
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For Your Contemplation
A copy of this old photograph arrived on my desk from an unknown source. The caption read: "This picture was taken at the Union Fisherman's Dock in Astoria, Oregon in about 1910. Left to right - Salmon weighs 116 pounds and 121 pounds." At first I thought they were halibut. Then I realized they were Chinooks. Wouldn't it change the looks of your fly tackle if these fish still roamed our rivers. What kind of Spey rod would you use to land these fish? An interesting thought. Anybody got a time machine?

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