Which Brand of Shooting Head ?

Discussion in 'Steelhead' started by skyrise, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. skyrise Active Member

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    everett, wa.
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    Need advice on a Floating Shooting Head for a single hand rod. For an 8 & 9 weight.
    RIO or SA or any others ? thanks.
    oh and running lines ?
  2. Nate Buchanan Member

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    out there
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    I have a rio outbound 9wt i'll sell for $45
  3. Chris Bellows The Thought Train

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    The Salt
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    i haven't used the new versions of the rio 30' shooting heads, but i liked the older versions better than the SA heads. since they are being discontinued, you might be able to find some good deals on them. If you're interested I may have a 10wt RIO head (that matches an 8wt perfectly) that I will part with since I now fish an Outbound Short for floating line work. I like the RIO floating running lines as well. You might get a few extra feet with mono lines, but I'll take the handing and feel of the thin fly line running lines for single handed work.