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Rio Advanced Flight Spey (AFS) Shooting Head Fly Line

Rio Advanced Flight Spey (AFS) Shooting Head Fly Line
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    Rating: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 2 Reviews
    Code: RI30AFSH
    Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds

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    The Advanced Flight Spey (AFS) lines are Scandinavian style Shooting Heads. These heads have a long front taper that ensures the softest of presentation and a design that loads rod up easily, resulting in extremely effortless casts of prodigious distances. They are a joy to cast and incredibly easy to get the feel of. For the very best in presentation and control, attach one of RIO’s Spey VersiLeaders to the front end. These leaders are offered in 6 ft, 10  ft and 15 ft lengths and have been designed specifically to compliment the AFS heads. Attach  one of RIO's highly acclaimed shooting lines to the back end.

    The AFS head is available in two different formats:

    1) A floating version that is available in a subtle green color that will not spook fish in the clearest of water, but that has a 10 ft (3 m) yellow back section to aid the angler in seeing how the line fishes.
    2) A slow sinking (hover) head with a sink rate of 1" per second

    Each head has RIO’s bullet-proof welded loops in both ends for easy rigging and to attach one of RIO’s VersiLeaders to.

    Floating: Sizes: 4/5 to 10/11
    Length: 31 ft (9.5 m) to 40 ft (12.2 m)
    Color: Green/Yellow and Steelhead Orange (5/6 to 8/9)

    Hover: (S1):
    Sizes: 6/7 to 10/11
    Length: 36.5 ft (11.13 m) to 40 ft (12.2 m)
    Color: Glacial

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    Average Customer Review: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 2 Reviews
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    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ideal Shooting Head, 2.10.2010
    Reviewer: Henk J Gout (The Hague, Outside US)

    Utilize AFS Heads with GuideLine LeCIe 14'8" # 9/10 MedFast to fish salmon in Norwegian Rivers. Short rear taper and neat welded loops are a dream to shoot & retrieve line. Flight characteristics are indeed superior to other known brands. Stepped sink rates ideal to swing far into dangle and for following effortless pick-up.


    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 AFS Shooting Head 9/10wt Sink 2/3, 12.8.2009
    Reviewer: An Avid Fly Fisherman of Southern California (Torrance, CA)

    I believe I am not the only one who applies Spey style to saltwater fly fishing. As described, it casts effortlessly and really fun to cast. Single Spey, Underhand Cast, it goes well with my 14 feet 9/10wt double-hand rod (fast action), and the very first day of the AFS, a fat calico bass blessed my fishing.