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Sage Foundation 5 weight 9' 0" 4-piece fly rod

$325.00
6 available for immediate delivery

Sage Foundation Series Fly Rods

Equipped with high-performance blank (Graphite IIIe), the Sage FOUNDATION has a fast action providing excellent casting and effortless control.

  • 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
  • Handcrafted on Bainbridge Island, USA

Sage 590-4

Length: 9' 0"
Line: 5
Tube Size: 31 in.
Rod Weight: ~3.06 oz
Pieces: 4

Comparison of Reels - Bronze Level

Lamson Liquid

  • Virtually maintenance free self-lubricating, synthetic drag system
  • Extremely durable and lightweight
  • Corrosion resistant, low maintenance finish, saltwater-proof, durable, scratch-resistant, hard-anodized finish
  • Easy left-hand to right-hand retrieve conversion
  • Frame is cast in USA (Boise, ID) and reels are assembled Boise.
  • Quick release locking spool

Angler's Lane Commentary:
Outstanding reel. Great entry level. Remix but with a cast frame.

Sage Spectrum C

  • Large arbor design
  • Machined die-cast construction
  • Large, easy-to-grab, one revolution, numberd & machined drag knob
  • Quick-release spool change and premium sealed graphite drag system
  • Sealed Carbon System drag
  • Electrostatically powder-coated for hardness
  • Easy left-hand to right-hand retrieve conversion<
  • Light all-aluminum construction
  • Neoprene case
  • Drag system can handle any freshwater fishing conditions and light saltwaterDrag system can handle any freshwater fishing conditions and light saltwater

Angler's Lane Commentary:
Smooth drag, excellent performance and value.

Orvis Hydros

Orvis Hydros

Improvement on great-selling Hydros SL

  • Refined, lighter weight large arbor fly reel
  • Improved fully-sealed drag clutch bearing
  • Fully sealed drag-clutch bearing
  • Radiused reel foot for kink-free leader protection
  • Ergonomically designed asymmetric drag knob
  • Zero start-up inertia
  • Excellent retrieval rates and less line coiling

Angler's Lane Commentary:
Excellent value packed into a machined bar stock reel starting under $200. Quickly emerged as a favorite among our guides for value.