Sage Foundation Fly Rod

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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 Sage 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 they'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
    MODEL ROD HANDLE ROD LENGTH ROD LINE WEIGHT TUBE SIZE WEIGHT
    490-4 FOUNDATION SNUB-NOSE, HALF WELLS 9ft 0in 4 31in 2 7/8oz
    590-4 FOUNDATION SNUB-NOSE, HALF WELLS 9ft 0in 5 31in 3 1/16oz
    690-4 FOUNDATION SNUB-NOSE, HALF WELLS 9ft 0in 6 31in 3 1/4oz
    790-4 FOUNDATION FULL-WELLS WITH EVA FIGHTING BUTT 9ft 0in 7 31in 3 11/16oz
    890-4 FOUNDATION FULL-WELLS WITH EVA FIGHTING BUTT 9ft 0in 8 31in 3 13/16oz
  • Shipping:

    We ship all of our items via the United States Postal Service or FedEx and most items will go out within 48 hours of the order being received. If you have any special shipping questions or concerns please contact us. Our shipping rates are as follows and are subject to change without notice.

    Standard Domestic Shipping (USA)

    Item Value 
    Shipping Cost
    $0-49.99 $6
    $50+ Free

    Expedited Domestic Shipping (USA)

    Item Value 
    Shipping Cost
    Any order size $30

    Overnight Domestic Shipping (USA)

    Item Value 
    Shipping Cost
    Any order size $75

    International Shipping (Ex-USA)

    Item Value 
    Shipping Cost
    $50 and up $55

    Returns & Refunds: The Compleat Guarantee

    Our Compleat Guarantee offers a 7-day return period on all fly rods and a 30-day return window for all other tackle. Items returned during this period will recieve a full refund provided that they are in the same condition that they left our shop. Please note that the Compleat Guarantee does not cover custom items, special orders, items marked "final sale", or bamboo fly rods. Return shipping is the responsibility of the buyer.

    Other Terms

    For international orders, please note that any international customs duties (such as VAT, etc.) are the responsibility of the buyer. Connecticut residents must pay a 6.35% sales tax on all purchases.

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