A sink tip head designed specifically for Switch rods. An ultra short floating shooting head designed to cast sink tips, the Skagit Switch heads will balance with Switch rods of any length and stiffness. They are a shorter cousin of the popular Skagit Compact heads and will cast sink tips better than any other Switch line. Measuring 3 to 6 feet shorter than their Spey cousins the Skagit Switch will fish well in all rivers of the Pacific Northwest as well as the rivers of the Great Lakes. They are designed for casters of all skill levels and will throw heavy flies at the end of 10 to 12 feet of level T-14 sink tip with no problems. Skagit Switch heads are available in 30 grain increments from 360 grain (for 5 weight Switch rods) to a 540 grain (for 8 weight Switch rods). Match the Skagit Compact with any of the Custom Cut Tips we offer and the 20 lb or 30 lb floating Ridge running line to make the easiest casting Switch sink tip system money can buy. The line size will be printed on the front loop sleeve. Ø 7 floating models grains ranging from 360 to 540 grains and from 18 to 20 feet. Ø Heavy duty rear loop is black to help see the head / running line junction Ø Heavy duty front loop with line size printed on it Ø Mint Green head color Ø Heavy Duty loops on front and read of head Ø Low stretch / low memory braided power core 30lb.