The Sage Foundation is an affordable way to own an American-made, smooth casting and powerful rod. Although Sage describes the rod action as fast, we find that the Foundation is smooth and easy to load. You can really feel the line load the rod and fine tuning the timing of your casting stroke is easy. The Foundation is an excellent value that will provide years of dependable service.
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 a Sage rod – 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 we’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
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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