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Sage Fly Fishing Rods

At Sage, craftsmanship is our people. We’re not a big faceless factory, but rather a workplace of craftspeople who design and build the world’s best fly rods and reels using our hands and hearts. We do it by sharing ideas and always asking the next question to find what can be done to make this better.

Our rods are built one at time right here on Bainbridge Island, WA, following hundreds of meticulous steps and passing through 23 sets of hands. Our reels are also designed right here, and then precision-crafted with exclusive USA carbon to tolerance only Sage can deliver. We’re out there fishing the same places in the same unforgiving conditions that you are. Craftsmanship is applied experience. Lifetimes of it.

Sage Dart 7'6" 3wt Fly Rod

Original price $825.00 - Original price $825.00
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The small water DART features a short-range fast action for chasing wary trout in still and clear water, close quarters, or obstacle-ridden streams...

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Sage Dart 7'6" 4wt Fly Rod

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The small water DART features a short-range fast action for chasing wary trout in still and clear water, close quarters, or obstacle-ridden stream...

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Sage ESN 10' 2wt Fly Rod

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ESN 2100-4 The tight-line nymphing power tool. Every detail of the ESN series is specifically designed around tight-line nymphing, from the down-lo...

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Sage ESN 10' 3wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW Our ESN was designed specifically for Europeanstyle nymphing techniques developed to maximize catch rates. Built with a KonneticHD backbon...

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Sage ESN 10'6" 3wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW Our ESN was designed specifically for Europeanstyle nymphing techniques developed to maximize catch rates. Built with a KonneticHD backbon...

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Sage Foundation 9' 4wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW Whether you are a guide on the Madison or exploring your backyard waters, the FOUNDATION series delivers the signature Sage feel. For over...

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Sage Foundation 9' 5wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW Whether you are a guide on the Madison or exploring your backyard waters, the FOUNDATION series delivers the signature Sage feel. For over...

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Sage Foundation 9' 6wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW Whether you are a guide on the Madison or exploring your backyard waters, the FOUNDATION series delivers the signature Sage feel. For over...

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Sage Foundation 9' 7wt Fly Rod

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FOUNDATION 790-4 Equipped with a high-performance blank (Graphite IIIe), the FOUNDATION has a fast action providing excellent casting power and eff...

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Sage Foundation 9' 8wt Fly Rod

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FOUNDATION 890-4 Equipped with a high-performance blank (Graphite IIIe), the FOUNDATION has a fast action providing excellent casting power and eff...

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Sage Foundation Outfit 9' 5wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW Equipped with a high-performance blank (Graphite IIIe), the FOUNDATION has a fast action providing excellent casting power and effortless ...

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Sage Foundation Outfit 9' 6wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW Equipped with a high-performance blank (Graphite IIIe), the FOUNDATION has a fast action providing excellent casting power and effortless ...

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Sage Igniter 9' 6wt Fighting Butt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW The most demanding conditions require a different kind of tool. Strong head wind? Fish at distance? Bulky rigs? Heavy sink-tips? The IGNIT...

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Sage Igniter 9' 7wt Fighting Butt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW The most demanding conditions require a different kind of tool. Strong head wind? Fish at distance? Bulky rigs? Heavy sink-tips? The IGNIT...

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Sage Maverick 9' 10wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW A rock-solid go-to saltwater rod. Built with a powerful blank for quick shots and pulling on hard fighting ocean-dwelling gamefish, the MA...

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Sage Maverick 9' 11wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW A rock-solid go-to saltwater rod. Built with a powerful blank for quick shots and pulling on hard fighting ocean-dwelling gamefish, the MA...

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Sage Maverick 9' 7wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW A rock-solid go-to saltwater rod. Built with a powerful blank for quick shots and pulling on hard fighting ocean-dwelling gamefish, the MA...

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Sage Maverick 9' 8wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW A rock-solid go-to saltwater rod. Built with a powerful blank for quick shots and pulling on hard fighting ocean-dwelling gamefish, the MA...

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Sage Maverick 9' 9wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW A rock-solid go-to saltwater rod. Built with a powerful blank for quick shots and pulling on hard fighting ocean-dwelling gamefish, the MA...

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Sage Payload 8'9" 6wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW Big fish, big fly. While not always the case, this rule does ring true for many warmwater and saltwater fisheries with anglers casting lar...

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Sage Payload 8'9" 7wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW Big fish, big fly. While not always the case, this rule does ring true for many warmwater and saltwater fisheries with anglers casting lar...

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Sage Payload 8'9" 8wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW Big fish, big fly. While not always the case, this rule does ring true for many warmwater and saltwater fisheries with anglers casting lar...

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Sage Payload 9'3" 11wt Fly Rod

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(Grains: 420 - 480gr) - Musky flies 12" + - This rod is targeted toward serious musky fisheries and other assorted fisheries involving large predat...

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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 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 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 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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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 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 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 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 Salt R8 - 9' 12wt

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OVERVIEW Most salt rods are built for pure power and ultimate strength—that is table stakes for the venue and the discipline. With our new R8 graph...

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Sage Salt R8 8'6" 15wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW Most salt rods are built for pure power and ultimate strength—that is table stakes for the venue and the discipline. With our new R8 graph...

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Sage Salt R8 9' 10wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW Most salt rods are built for pure power and ultimate strength—that is table stakes for the venue and the discipline. With our new R8 graph...

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Sage Salt R8 9' 11wt Fly Rod

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Sage Salt R8 9' 6wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW Most salt rods are built for pure power and ultimate strength—that is table stakes for the venue and the discipline. With our new R8 graph...

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Sage Salt R8 9' 7wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW Most salt rods are built for pure power and ultimate strength—that is table stakes for the venue and the discipline. With our new R8 graph...

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Sage Salt R8 9' 8wt Fly Rod

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Sage Salt R8 9' 9wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW Most salt rods are built for pure power and ultimate strength—that is table stakes for the venue and the discipline. With our new R8 graph...

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Sage Sense 10' 3wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW The SENSE is designed specifically for the European Style Nymphing angler, with a rod that combines Euro Nymphing specific action, optimiz...

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Sage Sonic 7'6" 3wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW Whether laying down dry flies with finesse or delivering streamers to distant reaches, the SONIC family of rods provides uncompromised ve...

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Sage Sonic 9' 4wt Fly Rod

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Sage Sonic 9' 5wt Fly Rod

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Sage Sonic 9' 6wt FB Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW Whether laying down dry flies with finesse or delivering streamers to distant reaches, the SONIC family of rods provides uncompromised ve...

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Sage Sonic 9' 6wt Fly Rod

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OVERVIEW Whether laying down dry flies with finesse or delivering streamers to distant reaches, the SONIC family of rods provides uncompromised ver...

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Sage Sonic 9'6" 5wt Fly Rod

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