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Sage Approach Fly Rod - 4-Piece

$350.00

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    Medium-fast action, entry-level fly rod that grows with you.

    The Sage Approach 4-Piece Fly Rod supplies beginner anglers with a medium-fast action rod that provides superb line feel and control. Ideal for novice casters, the Approach utilizes a higher modulus graphite blank than any of Sage's previous entry-level rods (this makes the rod both lighter weight and stronger). Its four-piece configuration makes travel or storage a cinch while an oyster shell shaft blank color, ceramic stripper guides, hard chrome snake guides and tip-top, and an aluminum reel seat round out the Approaches fine qualities. In addition, a silver rod tube with divided liner protects the Approach during transport and storage. All freshwater models feature a reverse half-wells grip (Handle A), while saltwater models feature a full-wells grip with fighting butt (Handle B) to balance the rod and offer comfort when you're playing with the fish.

    • Medium-fast action
    • High modulus graphite blank
    • Four-piece configuration
    • Ceramic stripper guides, hard chrome snake guides and tip-top, and aluminum reel seat
    • Black primary thread wraps with silver trim wraps
    • Oyster shell shaft color
    • Handle A (freshwater): Reverse half-wells grip
    • Handle B (saltwater): Full-wells grip and cork fighting butt
    • Silver gray rod tube with divided liner
    • Item #SAG000D

    Tech Specs

    Material
    [blank] high-modulus grahite, [stripper guides] ceramic, [snake guides] hard chrome, [handle] cork
    Length
    9 ft
    Action
    medium-fast
    Rod Weight
    4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Handle
    [handle A] reverse half wells, [handle B] full wells with fighting butt
    Reel Seats
    aluminum
    Pieces
    4
    Claimed Weight
    [4wt] 3.19 oz, [5wt] 3.38 oz, [6wt] 3.56 oz, [7wt] 3.75 oz, [8wt] 3.94 oz, [9wt] 4.13 oz
    Recommended Use
    fly fishing
    Manufacturer Warranty
    lifetime

    Tech Specs

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    Quality

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    I have been really pleased with this rod. I haven't had any issues and have been happy with its performance. It is well balanced and casts with no problem. Sage is also a great company to work with and love to help loyal customers out.

    Performs well above price range

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    Outstanding rod that performs well above its price range. Casts exceptionally well with a balance and feel both newbies and experts will appreciate it. Overall very happy and expect this to last as lifetime.

    Quality

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    Good rod and great company. Has good balance to it, casts great, and good design. Company is great to deal with, i had to warranty my rod because my cork came loose over time and they did all for free and in a timely manner.

    Not Just For Beginners

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    I'm not an expert but not a beginner either and I love this fly rod. I have a 5wt that is great for smaller streams and rivers. Quality materials and workmanship combined with great balance and design - how can you go wrong?

    Good rod...

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    ...But I really have nothing to compare it against, other than a cheap Okuma fly rod. This is my first serious rod and I've enjoyed fishing with it as I've progressed as a fly angler. I got an 8-wt to battle Alaska salmon, but not so heavy as to be solely dedicated to big fish. I've caught more small fish (rainbows, dollys, grayling & baby kings) with it than anything. I've also caught some bonefish and jacks and it has no problem handling salt water. Although the weight isn't ideal for most trout, I can still throw out small dries, nymphs and others all day without getting tired of casting. Of course this just wet my appetite for a lower weight, higher quality rod--go figure.

    Good rod...