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Video: Sage Wins Two Awards for Accel and SALT Rod Families

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Kara Armano gives us the lowdown on Sage’s newest rod families, which incidentally swept Best Freshwater (Accel), Best Saltwater (SALT) and Best of Show (SALT) at the recent International Fly Tackle Dealer show last month.

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Video: Sage Evoke Series Fly Reels

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Kara Armano explains one of the newest offerings from Sage, the Evoke Reel. It comes in two sizes, 8 and 10, has an open frame design for suitable for palming for bigger species, a large drag knob, a sealed carbon … more

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Video: Sage 8000 Pro Series Reels

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Kara Armano talks about the new Sage 8000 Pro-Series reels, which feature three different sizes, 195 drag-setting options in a “dual-drag”  adjustment system, and a grooved rim on the edge of the frame that is holds fly line without having … more

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Sage Rod Wizard Jerry Siem Talks About the New CIRCA

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Jerry Siem, head rod designer at Sage, was fresh off his wins at this year’s International Fly Tackle Dealers show when we caught up with him and asked him to talk about the CIRCA rod collection. The CIRCA rods won … more

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Far Bank CEO Talks Fly Fishing and Protecting Bristol Bay

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Travis Campbell says, “No fish, no fishing, no us….”  He’s referring to the fact that without EPA protection projects like Alaska’s proposed Pebble Mine could have hugely negative impacts on his business. He goes on to say that, “both as … more

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Sage Xi3 Rods and Big Jungle Fish

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This is an arapaima, a juvenile version of the largest freshwater fish in the world (with scales). It’s one of the first of these fish ever to be caught on a fly. It was hooked in the jungle waters of … more

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Sage Announces the Release of the Two-Handed ONE Fly Rod Collection

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Sage Manufacturing just announced the release of the two-handed ONE fly rod collection. This new wide range of rods is designed for numerous steelhead and salmon fishing scenarios with both spey and switch options. After the single-handed ONE rod collection … more

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Seattle Magazine Awards Sage “Small Manufacturer of the Year”

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Sage Manufacturing won the Small Manufacturer of the Year award handed out annually by Seattle Business magazine. From a field of over 200 entrants, Sage was selected because of its “ongoing commitment and dedication to innovation, excellence of manufacturing and … more

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Household Items That Double As Fly-Tying Tools

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Over on the Sage blog, Scott Krashan lets us in on a little secret: there are plenty of household items that “can substitute for more expensive fly-tying tools or at least fill the gaps.” He goes on to describe what … more

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Sage 3800 Carbon Fiber Fly Reel Explained

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Rick Mikesell of Trout’s Fly Fishing explains some of the features of the Sage 3800CF fly reel, including the carbon fiber spool, floating tripod drag system, and machined aluminum cage. The reel retails from $260 for a 5-6 weight and … more

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