Sage Trout Reel

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Sage Trout Reel


If you are looking for a classy reel for your 5 or 6 weight trout rod or your 7 or 8 weight salmon/steelhead rod, give this reel a look. Delivering classic good looks and spot-on design, these reels will earn a spot among your very favorite reels. The full cage design adds a measure of durability and keeps thin running lines from getting snagged during active casting.

SKU: 33289-1 Category:


The numbering of the reel (either 4/5/6 or 6/7/8) indicates the single hand rod size they are designed for. We find the 4/5/6 is ideal on a 5 or 6 weight rod and the 6/7/8 works well on a 7 or 8 weight rod.

From Sage:

Classic aesthetics with modern performance. Drawing inspiration from the historic Sage 500 series reels, the Modern Classics collection introduces reels designed for the angler longing for a nod to the past. A romantic appeal to designs and colors that reflect a classic feel of old yet packed with performance features that will assure you’ll never lose that fish of a lifetime.

While honoring our heritage with a full-frame design, narrow profile, and classic styling, the backbone of the TROUT reel is our proven One Revolution, Sealed Carbon System (SCS) drag. The heart of the series is the 4/5/6 which will balance perfectly with the majority of all-around trout rods. The larger 6/7/8 is a great option for bigger trout setups or light salmon/steelhead duty.

4/5/6: Diameter: 3 1/2″  Weight: 5 3/8 oz  Width: 1 7/16″  Capacity: WF6F + 100 yds of 20lb backing.

6/7/8: Diameter: 3 13/16″  Weight: 7 1/8 oz  Width: 1.5″  Capacity: WF8F + 150 yds of 20lb backing.


  • SCS Drag
  • Machined and anodized aluminum One Revolution Drag Knob with numbered and detented settings
  • Large arbor for fast line pick-up
  • Concave arbor for greater strength and capacity
  • Easy conversion from left- to right-hand retrieve
  • Neoprene and embroidered ballistic nylon reel case


  • Machined aluminum full frame construction
  • Minimal porting for classic look and heavier balance
  • Machined and anodized aluminum hub and ergonomic handle

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