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R8 Core Fly Rods - Golden Fly Shop

R8 Core Fly Rods

R8 CORE is a rod family focused on maximum versatility and applies new revolutionary material technology through our forward thinking lens of what we’re seeing out on the water where one rod needs to show even greater range. At its Core, R8 CORE traces a direct lineage to Sage’s multi application vision, one shaped by the fishing evolutions happening all around us—from habitats we stalk and waters we frequent, to the flies we fish and the diversity of species we now target. Coming in a range from 3wt to 9wt, with a variety of lengths from 8’6” to 10’0”, there’s sure to be a model to fit the core needs of every freshwater angler.

Sage R8 Core 9' 5wt Fly Rod

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Our Thoughts: The 9' 5wt is the best overall trout rod there is, and the Sage R8 Core's modern-fast action fits that mold perfectly. This rod is pe...

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Sage R8 Core 10' 4wt Fly Rod

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Our Thoughts: The 10' 4wt Sage R8 Core is the ideal Colorado nymphing stick. Its longer length allows for high-sticking, easier mending, and perfec...

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Sage R8 Core 9'6" 5wt Fly Rod

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Our Thoughts: The 9'6" 5wt Sage R8 Core is the ideal rod for someone who's looking for a do-all rod, but who primarily nymph fishes. The rod is lon...

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Sage R8 Core - 9'6" 6wt

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Our Thoughts: The 9'6" 6wt Sage R8 Core isn't a day-to-day rod for us, but you'll certainly see us throwing it when we're floating a river where n...

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Sage R8 Core 10' 5wt Fly Rod

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Our Thoughts: The Sage R8 10' 5wt is one of the shop's favorite for nymphing out of boat, whether you're on river or a stillwater. Its longer lengt...

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Sage R8 Core 9' 6wt FB Fly Rod

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Our Thoughts: The 9' 6wt Sage R8 Core is one of the shop's favorite heavy do-all rod. This rod can handle the biggest of hoppers, heavier nymph rig...

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Sage R8 Core 10' 6wt Fly Rod

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Our Thoughts:  A 10' 6wt in our eyes is the best overall rod for stillwater fishing and the Sage R8 Core is a great tool for the job. Stillwater ro...

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Sage R8 Core 9' 7wt Fly Rod

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Our Thoughts: The Sage R8 Core 9' 7wt is one of our go-to rods on a day-to-day basis. The action this rod provides is perfect for handling big arti...

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Sage R8 Core 8'6" 4wt Fly Rod

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Our Thoughts: The 8'6" 4wt Sage R8 Core is the perfect dry fly rod when delicate presentations are required. This rod has the ability to protect li...

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Sage R8 Core 9' 4wt Fly Rod

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Our Thoughts: The 9' 4wt Sage R8 Core in our eyes is a great lighter do-all rod. The rod does a fantastic job at presenting dry flies, light nymph ...

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