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Our Part Number: G-SSV5
Bar Code: 730884206600
Manufacturer Part Number: SSV5
Brand: Rio Products
Color Straw + Tip
Length Metric 10.1m
Length Imperial 33ft
Line Rating Floating / Intermediate / Skink 3 / Sink 6 DC
Line Weight 5
Line Length 33 ft
Head Weight 21g / 320 grains
Head Length 33 ft
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Rio Products - Scandi Short VersiTip
A COMPLETE, READY-TO-GO package for the Switch/Short Spey angler
• Easy loading design helps anglers make long, effortless casts
• Perfect length for rods 13’ and less
• Includes a balanced set of four tips
• Matching Running Line required, (see below)
The Scandi Short VersiTip combines the grace of a Scandinavian Head with the power of a Skagit. Excelling with Switch rods and short double-handed rods (up to around 13’ maximum) Scandi Short VersiTip delivers easy casting, even when space is very tight. Supremely versatile thanks to the four interchangeable 10’ tips, supplied in a mesh wallet. (Floating, Intermediate, Type 3 Sink, Type 6 Sink) In order to match for use with a single handed rod, simply choose 3 sizes smaller than your rod’s AFTM rating. i.e. For a 10’ 8 weight single handed rod, choose SSV5
- Density Compensation (S3 + S6 Tips only)
- Easy ID Loops
- Front Loop
- Back Loop
AFS Vs Scandi: Whats the difference?
RIO Scandi was born to take advantage of the new Rio Connect Core technology and bring all of the options needed for Scandinavian style fishing into one family.
In profile Scandi lines are the same as AFS, if you have the same weight and length they should feel and perform just the same, you may experience a slight increase in casting 'feel' or perceived weight of the line as less of the energy put into a cast is lost with ConnectCore.
The advantage of ConnectCore in Spey casting is measurable - in overhead casting it's even greater. ConnectCore's sensitivity to feel gentle takes and your ability to set the hook when you choose is improved. It is also easier to stay in direct contact with fast moving fish so everything is improved.
- Better casting
- Feel takes earlier
- Set the hook more often
- Stay in control during the flight
There are now more options than before for shorter rods, tighter spaces, or for asking a line weight do slightly heavier work for you. These lines are called Short Scandi.