There is no finer tackle for pursuing salmon and steelhead. Fly fishing for salmon and steelhead in Alaska demands quality gear. The Sage R8 Core Series 890-4 rod, Hatch Iconic 7 Plus reel and a Rio Grand Elite floating line will cover just about any fishing situation Alaska can throw at you.
“Big Hitter” Salmon & Steelhead Package
Our rod choice for this package is the amazing 8 weight Sage R8 Core Series rod. No matter what your casting style, this rod will allow you to easily cast all day and fight big fish. It is the most versatile and easy-to-cast rod out there and it roll casts beautifully.
Matched with a Hatch Iconic 7 Plus Reel that is simply the most dependable reel on the planet. We chose the Hatch 7 Plus because this reel is beautifully machined, incredibly durable and will fight fish in and out of saltwater all day.
The package includes a Rio Grand Elite weight forward floating fly line. It matches up perfectly with the R8 Rod and casts like a dream.
Package ships free in the US.
Rod and reel have a lifetime guarantee to the original owner.
(Note that the photo shows a older version of the package.)
Brad Elfers has been a fly fishing & river guide in Alaska since 1993.He opened Alaska Fly Fishing Goods in 1998.
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