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Seattle Magazine Awards Sage “Small Manufacturer of the Year”


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


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


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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Sage Offers New Performance Apparel for 2012


Sage just published the press release for its 2012 line of performance apparel, which MidCurrent first covered in its 2012 Gear Guide. Read the full press release below. (Bainbridge Island, Wash.) – Sage, is pleased to introduce its first line … more

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Fly Rod Review: On the Water with Sage ESN


The more I dabble with European nymph fishing techniques, the more of a believer I am in their effectiveness. I recently had an opportunity to fish a 10-foot, 4-weight version of Sage’s just-introduced ESN (for European Style Nymphing) fly rods, … more

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2012 Sage Apparel


Quest Ultra-light Rain Shell Sage the rod company, turned Sage the rod-and-reel company, is branching out further into the apparel realm. New for 2012 will be Sage’s new Geoshell waterproof/breathable membrane rain jacket, which is made with 100 percent HT … more

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Sage Releases Three New High-End Fly Rods for 2012


ONE ROD LET’S BE PERFECTLY HONEST, it takes some serious chutzpah to name your new rod series “The ONE,” especially in the Orvis Helios, G.Loomis NRX, and Hardy Sintrix era. But judging by the fact that the ONE made a … more

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Sage Aims to Redefine Casting Accuracy, Unveils “The One” Fly Rod


In August/September 2011, Sage Manufacturing will be launching The ONE rod series. The ONE rod is the first fly rod to take advantage of Sage’s groundbreaking Konnetic technology. Konnetic technology, the most recent evolution in fly rod innovation, uses new … more

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Sage Improves TXL, Redesigns VXP


Sage designed their new TXL-F family of rods with ultimate sensitivity in mind. Via Micro Ferrule Technology and an exclusive, ultra-light guide package, Sage reduced the weight of the TXL-F by 33 percent from the TXL series. As Jerry Siem explained to us at the IFTD show, some of the magic also derives from the fact that they’re building each rod section on a different mandrel. more

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Sage 4200 Series Reels

Made from fully machined anodized 6061 T6 aluminum, Sage Manufacturing’s new 4200 series reels are tumble-polished and then inspected by hand to ensure there will be no issues with durability, strength, or corrosion resistance. The reels were engineered with a new, lightweight design to help reduce casting fatigue more

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