The Sage Pulse 7 weight switch rod is one of our favorite all-around Alaska switch rods. Big enough to handle bruiser steelhead and coho, yet it has enough feel to make it an ideal big rainbow and Dolly rod, too. At 11′ 4″ it is that “just right” length for both spey casting and overhead casting. A tremendous rod for the money.
Sage Pulse 7 Weight Switch Rod
The 7 Pulse Switch throws both Skagit and Scandi heads with ease. Put on a Rio Switch Chucker or Switch line and this rod will work an indicator rig with the best. Truly a classic Alaska switch rod.
Rio Switch Chucker #7 – the all around line that overheads and switch casts with ease.
Rio Switch Line 7/8 – if you need to make long distance mends or if you primarily fish out of a boat.
-Airflo Scandi Compact 450
-Airflo Rage 450
-Skagit Switch 480 or Skagit Compact 2.0 480
- Handcrafted on Bainbridge Island, USA
- Graphite IIIe Technology
- Fast action
- Lichen blank color
- Olive thread wraps with Black trim wraps
- Fuji ceramic stripper guides
- Hard chromed snake guides and tip-top
- Gloss Black anodized aluminum up-locking reel seat
- Cork fore grip and rear grip
- 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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