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Sage Foundation
Sage Foundation
Sage Foundation
Sage Foundation
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Sage Foundation

Regular price $325.00

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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 on the Madison 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.

Features

  • Handcrafted on Bainbridge Island, USA
  • Graphite IIIe Technology
  • Stealth Black blank color; Black primary wraps with silver trim wraps
  • Ceramic stripper guides; Hard chrome snake guides and tip-top
  • Black anodized aluminum up-locking reel seat
  • Snub nose cork handle with fighting butt on saltwater weights
  • Rugged black nylon rod tube with divided liner

Rod Description

9' 4 Weight: A light and versatile trout rod, the 490-4 offers great line control without compromising accuracy. Best for dry flies and smaller nymphs.

9' 5 Weight: Sage's most versatile and most popular rod model. The 590-4 handles trout flies of nearly any size, lines of varying densities and does so with superb accuracy and line control.

9' 6 Weight: The 690-4 is a very powerful trout rod, able to cast large, heavy and wind-resistant flies long distances or into heavy winds. Great for big river trout fishing and smallmouth bass.

Model Length Handle Line Weight Tube Size Weight
490-4 Foundation 9' Snub-Nose, Half Wells 4 31" 2 7/8 oz
590-4 Foundation 9' Snub-Nose, Half Wells 5 31" 3 1/16 oz
690-4 Foundation 9' Snub-Nose, Half Wells 6 31" 3 1/4 oz
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