Tag Archives: Sage

Review: The Sage SALT HD Fly Rod for Saltwater Fly Fishing

As frequent visitors of The Venturing Angler know, I went bonkers over the Sage SALT rod when it came out several years ago. I actually did two reviews of the rod before then becoming the proud owner of Sage SALTs … Continue reading

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The Dynamic Duo: Sage Switch Rods for Fly Fishing the Striper Surf

In my years of fly fishing in California, I’ve frequently heard anglers say that there isn’t really any fly fishing in the San Francisco Bay Area. Many anglers commit to trout or steelheading (generally 5+ hours away), and there are … Continue reading

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Sage SALT review revisited

The Sage SALT has been with us for about a year now. A year ago, I had the privilege of demoing the rod at the casting club and putting together a review with George Revel of Lost Coast Outfitters. Normally … Continue reading

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8 Favorite Pieces of Fly Fishing Gear

1. Sage One Switch Rod -I love this rod. It’s fast enough to hand the surf and bays in the wind, but it has plenty feel and hardly feels like a big rod (in the best ways). I use the … Continue reading

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Ten Favorite Pieces of Fly Fishing Gear

1. Scott S4s Rod -I own three of these rods. Fast action but plenty of feel. No overlining or other shenanigans needed. Titanium components better resist corrosion. Click here: Scott S4S 2. Sage Method Switch Rod -For the surf, the … Continue reading

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Fly Rod Review: The Sage Motive Series is Superb for Saltwater (The Venturing Angler)

One of the rod releases from Sage this year is the Motive Series. A reasonably-priced, high-end saltwater rod, the news of the release peaked interest a few months ago, but when (not literally) running up and down the isles of … Continue reading

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