Sage Foundation Fly Fishing Rod

$350.00 Regular price
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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.


  • Graphite IIIe Technology
  • Stealth Black blank color
  • Black primary thread wraps with Silver trim wraps
  • Ceramic stripper guides; Hard chromed snake guides and tip-top
  • Rugged black nylon rod tube with divided liner
  • 4WT - 6WT
  • Black anodized aluminum up-locking reel seat
  • Snub-nose cork handle
  • 6WT - 9WT
  • Black anodized aluminum up-locking reel seat
  • Snub-nose cork handle with fighting butt
  • Range: Close/Mid/Long
  • Tip Action: Medium
  • Mid Action: Medium
  • Lower Action: Powerful
  • Flies: Dry, Nymphs, Streamers
  • Line Speed: All Around
  • Line Pick Up: Short/Medium/Long/Deep


From trout on your local stream with the 490-4 to Silver Salmon in Alaska with the 890-4, the FOUNDATION series has the right model to get you on the water.