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
  • FOUNDATION SPECIFICATIONS

    MODEL ROD LENGTH ROD HANDLE ROD LINE WEIGHT TUBE SIZE WEIGHT
    490-4 FOUNDATION 9ft 0in SNUB-NOSE, HALF WELLS 4 31in 2 7/8oz
    590-4 FOUNDATION 9ft 0in SNUB-NOSE, HALF WELLS 5 31in 3 1/16oz
    690-4 FOUNDATION 9ft 0in SNUB-NOSE, HALF WELLS 6 31in 3 1/4oz
    691-4 FOUNDATION 9ft 0in FULL-WELLS WITH EVA FIGHTING BUTT 6 31in 3 1/2oz
    7100-4 FOUNDATION 10ft 0in FULL-WELLS WITH EVA FIGHTING BUTT 7 34 1/2in 4 oz
    790-4 FOUNDATION 9ft 0in FULL-WELLS WITH EVA FIGHTING BUTT 7 31in 3 11/16oz
    890-4 FOUNDATION 9ft 0in FULL-WELLS WITH EVA FIGHTING BUTT 8 31in 3 13/16oz
    990-4 FOUNDATION 9ft 0in FULL-WELLS WITH EVA FIGHTING BUTT 9 31in 3 15/16