The Sage Foundation Fly Rod Outfits feature the Sage Foundation Fly Rod, Sage Spectrum C Series Fly Reel, RIO Gold WF Fly Line, Sage Rod and Reel Case, Backing, and Tapered Leader.
Sage introduces the Sage Foundation Fly Rod, the USA made rod will change the way you look at affordability and feel.
Equipped with a high-performance blank (Graphite IIIe), the FOUNDATION has a fast action providing excellent casting power and effortless control. It’s the very foundation of what defines a Sage rod – Performance - taking your game to another level. Whether you are a guide or exploring your backyard waters, the FOUNDATION series delivers the signature Sage feel. For over 35 years we’ve built performance rods one at a time on Bainbridge Island, WA. The same 27 sets of skilled hands that craft all Sage rods construct the FOUNDATION.
The SPECTRUM C features a large arbor with rugged machined die-cast frame and generous concave vented spool. Equipped with the SPECTRUM Family One Revolution Sealed Carbon Drag and unexpected finishing touches like its fully machined drag knob and handle. The SPECTRUM C gives you more than the fish bargained for.
One Revolution Drag Knob with numbered and detented settings
Large arbor for fast line pick-up
Vented concave arbor for greater strength and capacity
Easy conversion from left- to right-hand retrieve
Neoprene and embroidered ballistic nylon reel case
Lightweight aluminum die-cast construction with machined finish
Powder coated for surface protection and corrosion resistance
Machined and anodized aluminum drag knob and ergonomic handle
RIO GOLD WF Fly Line
With a revolutionary design that allows for incredible loop stability at distance, a unique taper that allows a rod to load at close range and a positive front taper that delivers perfect presentation of Flies between sizes #22 and #2, the RIO Gold is the ultimate all-around, Floating Line for freshwater fly fishing. The long back taper is excellent for mending and for Roll and spey casting and the running Line and Head are different colors, making it easy to find the line's perfect loading point. the line features RIO XS technology for an extraordinarily slick, dirt-repelling coating, as well as RIOs AgentX and Super Floatation technology that ensure the Tip and the running Line will Float high. A welded loop on both ends of the fly Line facilitates changing Leaders and allows for Fast rigging and Line changes.