DetailsNew improved model of the Rio AFS Floating Head, new for the 2014 season. The Rio Scandi is an easy casting shooting head designed for effortless distance and great presentation.
The RIO Scandi head is a very easy casting Scandi style shooting head, built on RIO’s ultra-low stretch ConnectCore for the utmost in casting control and sensitivity. It is available in a multitude of lengths and weights to cover all rod and angling situations.
For tight casting spots and the utmost in ease of casting use a head length that is between 2.5 and 3 times the length of the rod, thus a 12 ft rod would work best with a head that is between 30 and 36 ft in length.
The shorter the head length, the tighter the back casting space an angler can fish in. With more room and better casting skills a longer head provides the angler with less line to strip in between each cast and more fishing time.
Running line or VersiLeader(s) not included. These can be purchased separately to complete your fly line package.
For best performance, RIO recommends attaching the following head sizes to these shooting lines sizes:
275gr to 450gr
.024"/.026” Powerflex/ConnectCore shooting line, or 25lb SlickShooter/GripShooter
450gr to 550gr
.030"/.032” Powerflex/ConnectCore shooting line, or 35lb SlickShooter/GripShooter
550gr to 650gr
.035"/.037” Powerflex/ConnectCore shooting line, or 44lb SlickShooter/GripShooter
650gr and bigger
.040"/.042” Powerflex/ConnectCore shooting line, or 50lb SlickShooter/GripShooter
- Size Charts
Rio Scandi Shooting Head
Code Type Size Length Head Weight Colour RSF240 Floating #3 29.0ft 240 grains Salmon/Orange RSF270 Floating #4 29.0ft 270 grains Salmon/Orange RSF300 Floating #5 31.0ft 300 grains Salmon/Orange RSF360 Floating #6 31.0ft 360 grains Salmon/Orange RSF390 Floating #7 31.0ft 390 grains Salmon/Orange RSF400 Floating #7 36.0ft 400 grains Salmon/Orange RSF435 Floating #8 32.0ft 435 grains Salmon/Orange RSF460 Floating #8 37.0ft 460 grains Salmon/Orange RSF480 Floating #7/8 34.0ft 480 grains Salmon/Orange RSF510 Floating #9 34.0ft 510 grains Salmon/Orange RSF520 Floating #9 38.0ft 520 grains Salmon/Orange RSF540 Floating #9 34.0ft 540 grains Salmon/Orange RSF580 Floating #10 39.0ft 580 grains Salmon/Orange RSF640 Floating #11 40.0ft 640 grains Salmon/Orange
Brand RIO Barcode No Colour No Type No
What our customers say..
4 independent reviews written by our visitors
This line allows the caster to fish various river widths, colour change to enable correct length of back cast loops for given obstacles, lovely & supple, a very good line.
Review by Mike Lonsdale (Created 01/04/2016)
- First class line........ Review by Shinty (Created 16/01/2016)
- Liked the Rio range from the start. Complements the skagit max enabling 2 lines to cover my seasons requirements by mixing up with various tips and poly leaders. Liked the welded loops and line ID and suppleness of the line. Review by Steven (Created 02/04/2015)
first class line , no faults,
i will be useing more of this product
Review by wee man (Created 08/09/2014)
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