Sage R8 Core Fly Rod

ID #5843007


Rod length
Line weight
7 wt
8 wt
4 wt
9 wt
6 wt
3 wt
5 wt
Grip type
Full wells
Full wells with fighting butt
Snub-nose half wells
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The Sage R8 Core Fly Rod is a fast-action fly rod designed for multiple applications. Built with R8 core technology, this rod features a two-way feedback loop for increased sensitivity during all aspects of the casting stroke. Zircotta wood (3-5wts) or corrosion resistant aluminum (5-9wts) up-locking reel seats secure the reel to the rod. This rod would be used by intermediate to advanced anglers.

Key Features:

  • Lifetime Warranty – This rod comes with a lifetime warranty against breakage and defects.
  • Protective Case – Includes an aluminum rod tube and rod sock to protect the rod while not in use. The rod sock has a cord lock for quick and easy storage.
  • Hard Chromed Snake Guides – The lightweight line guides assist with line management.

Use Cases:

  • 3wt 9ft (R8 Core 390-4) is a great rod for ultralight situations or small streams.
  • 4wt 8ft 6in (R8 Core 486-4) is a trout rod for smaller streams.
  • 4wt 9ft (R8 Core 490-4) is a rod for trout fishing.
  • 4wt 10ft (R8 Core 4100-4) is a trout rod for longer casting and easier line management.
  • 5wt 8ft 6in (R8 Core 586-4) is a trout rod for small to medium streams.
  • 5wt 9ft (R8 Core 590-4) is an all-around trout rod.
  • 5wt 9ft 6in (R8 Core 596-4FB) is a trout rod with extra length for extra casting distance. This rod has a fighting butt.
  • 5wt 10ft (R8 Core 5100-4FB) is a trout rod for larger bodies of water. This rod has a fighting butt.
  • 6wt 9ft (R8 Core 690-4) is a trout rod for larger streams or throwing streamers.
  • 6wt 9ft (R8 Core 690-4FB) is designed for streamer fishermen. This rod has a fighting butt.
  • 6wt 9ft 6in (R8 Core 696-4FB) is ideal for throwing streamers or larger flies in larger streams. This rod has a fighting butt.
  • 6wt 10ft (R8 Core 6100-4FB) is a trout rod designed for larger bodies of water and ease in line mending.
  • 7wt 9ft (R8 Core 790-4) is good for throwing larger streamers, or bass fishing.
  • 7wt 9ft 6in (R8 Core 796-4) is designed for steelhead fisherman using indicators.
  • 7wt 10ft (R8 Core 7100-4) is good for bass fishing and throwing larger flies.
  • 8wt 9ft (R8 Core 890-4) is good option for stripers, bonefish, or bass.
  • 8wt 9ft 6in (R8 Core 896-4) is a good rod for throwing heavy sinking lines for stripers or other saltwater applications.
  • 8wt 10ft (R8 Core 8100-4) is a good beach rod for stripers or other saltwater species.
  • 9wt 9ft (R8 Core 990-4) is ideal for larger fish such as permit and stripers.
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