Sage performance at an incredible price. The Sage Approach is a lighter, more responsive, better casting rod than it's predecessor, the Launch. Like all Sage Rods, the Vantage is hand-built in Bainbridge Island, Washington and incorporates the latest graphite technology that has made Sage the premier fly rod manufacturer in the world.
Sage Approach is simply a sweet, smooth casting, medium-fast action fly rod that is pure joy to cast. The Vantage is an amazing value and will easily outperform any rod in its class. Ideal for beginners as well as intermediates who are on a budget or looking for an inexpensive back-up rod.
Line Weight: 5
Tube Size: 31 in
Weight: 3 7/16 oz
About the Sage Approach:
Utilizing a higher modulus graphite than any of Sage's previous entry level models
Built by hand on Bainbridge Island, WA in the U.S.
Beautiful Oyster Shell colored blank is lighter, more responsive and casts even better than the Sage Vantage
Premium components with hard chrome snake guides and hard alloy stripping guides
Real wood insert and classic style reel seat (3-6wts)
Anodized aluminum reel seat for saltwater use (7-9wts)
Sage 1850 Fly Reel The New Sage 1800 Fly Fishing Reel that comes with this outfit features a light, all-aluminum construction, large-arbor, quick-release spool change and premium sealed graphite drag system. The innovative floating tripod drag provides the kind of smooth startup, consistency and power you'd expect from a reel costing three times as much. Specifications:
Weight 5 7/8 oz
Diameter 3 5/8 in
Extra Spool $40
The outfit also includes a RIO Gold Floating Fly Line, RIO 20# braided Dacron Backing, and RIO 9' Tapered Leader.