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Sage Sonic Rod · 9' · 8 wt

$650.00

Grip type
Super plus full wells with fighting butt
Super plus snub-nose half wells
Super plus snub-nose half wells with fighting butt
Rod length
7'6"
8'6"
9'0"
9'6"
10'0"
11'6"
13'6"
14'0"
Line weight
7 wt
8 wt
4 wt
9 wt
6 wt
3 wt
5 wt
Pieces
4
6
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Best for all-around trout fishing due to its high performance and versatility.

Great for
  • SensitivityKonnetic technology provides a lighter and more sensitive feel.
  • DurabilityComes with a lifetime warranty, indicating high durability.
  • PerformanceHigh-performance fast-action fly rod.
  • CastabilityDesigned for accurate casting.
  • Casting easeKonnetic technology aids in easy casting.
  • VersatilitySuitable for various fishing situations and techniques.
  • AccuracyDesigned for accurate casting.
  • QualityHigh-quality rod with lifetime warranty.

The Sage Sonic Rod Fly Rod is a fast-action fly rod designed for multiple applications. Built with Konnetic technology of combining carbon and resin, the rod is lighter, slimmer, and more sensitive. Lateral wobble is also minimized resulting in more accurate casting. Fly fishermen of all skill levels would use this rod.

Key Features:

  • Lifetime Warranty – This rod comes with a lifetime warranty against breakage and defects.
  • Protective Case – This rod comes with an aluminum rod tube to protect it while not in use.
  • Hard Chrome Snake Guides – The lightweight line guides assist with line management.

Use Cases:

  • 3wt 7ft 6in (SONIC 376-4) is a great rod for ultralight situations or small streams.
  • 3wt 9ft (SONIC 390-4) is a rod ideal for dry fly fishing for trout.
  • 4wt 8ft 6in (SONIC 486-4) is a trout rod for smaller streams.
  • 4wt 9ft (SONIC 490-4) is a rod for trout fishing.
  • 5wt 8ft 6in (SONIC 586-4) is a trout rod for small to medium streams.
  • 5wt 9ft (SONIC 590-4) is the all-around trout rod.
  • 5wt 9ft 6in (SONIC 596-4) is a trout rod with extra length for extra casting distance and fishing in boats or float tubes.
  • 6wt 9ft (SONIC 690-4) is a good trout rod for larger streams or throwing streamers.
  • 6wt 9ft (SONIC 691-4) is designed for streamer fishermen. This rod has a fighting butt.
  • 6wt 9ft 6in (SONIC 697-4) is ideal for larger streams throwing streamers or larger flies.
  • 7wt 9ft (SONIC 790-4) is good for throwing larger streamers or bass fishing
  • 7wt 9ft 6in (SONIC 796-4) is designed for steelhead fishermen using indicators.
  • 7wt 10ft (SONIC 7100-4) is good for bass fishing and throwing larger flies.
  • 8wt 9ft (SONIC 890-4) is good for stripers, bonefish, or bass.
  • 8wt 9ft 6in (SONIC 896-4) is a good rod for throwing heavy sinking lines for stripers or other saltwater applications.
  • 8wt 10ft (SONIC 8100-4) is a good beach rod for stripers or other saltwater species.
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4.96 average rating

Rod length9'0"
Line weight8 wt
Pieces4
StyleSingle hand
ActionFast
Water typeFreshwater and Saltwater
ColorJuniper
PowerMedium
Grip typeSuper plus full wells with fighting butt
Rod weight (oz.)3.75
Rod materialAluminum
Fly fishing typeStreamers, Nymphs, Dries
Fishing typeFly
Fly fishing techniqueDry flies, Nymphs / Wet, Streamers
ModelSONIC 890-4

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