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.
  • 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

FOUNDATION SPECIFICATIONS

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
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