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Sage Foundation 9' 4wt Fly Rod

490-4 9' 4wt 4pc


By far the best value in a US made high performance fly rod. Unbelievable really.....

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The Sage Foundation fly rods are hands-down, no question, the best value in a USA made, high performance fly rod. You won't believe how well they cast... We didn't either.

Equipped with a high-performance blank (Graphite IIIe), the FOUNDATION rods have 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 Sage FOUNDATION fly rod series delivers the signature Sage feel.

For over 35 years Sage has 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.

• 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

The Sage Foundation fly rods come in 5 different models and each is made in the USA and features Sage's  unconditional lifetime warranty.

• 490-4 9' 4wt 4pc 2 7/8 oz
• 590-4 9' 5wt 4pc 3 1/16 oz
• 690-4 9' 6wt 4pc 3 1/4 oz
• 691-4 9' 6wt 4pc 3 1/2 oz full wells
• 790-4 9' 7wt 4pc 3 11/16 oz
• 890-4 9' 8wt 4pc 3 13/16 oz

Make This an Outfit - Purchase a fly line and reel along with this rod. At checkout simply pair the two together and choose your backing color. We'll put the correct amount of backing on the reel and load it up properly for FREE.

Sage Foundation Fly Rod item number, 490-4 9' 4wt 4pc.

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