Sage 890-4 X

$900.00

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SKU: 2029-890-4

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Product Description

Sage 890-4 X Fly Rod    (Full Wells Grip, anodized reel seat and fighting butt)

9’0″ 8-wt, 3 7/16 oz.        Unconditional Lifetime Warranty       Comes with high quality logoed aluminum case and partitioned cloth liner

Color Choice Notes:  This model is currently available in original Black Spruce as well as limited edition Tactical Green.  See gallery photos for examples.

• KonneticHD Technology®
• Black Spruce blank color
• Dark Green thread wraps with Metallic Grey trim wraps
• Fuji ceramic stripper guides
• Hard chromed snake guides and tip-top
• Freshwater 3 – 6 weights: Vera wood insert with Stealth Black anodized aluminum up-locking reel seat, Flor grade snub nosed half-wells cork handle

• Saltwater 5-10 weights: Stealth Black anodized aluminum up-locking reel seat, integrated hidden hook keeper in reel seat,
Flor quality full-wells cork handle with EVA fighting butt

• Laser etched line weight on slide band
• Black rod bag with Titanium logo and Black Spruce model tag
• Evergreen powder coated aluminum rod tube with Sage medallion
• Handcrafted on Bainbridge Island, USA

Reviews

  1. 890-4 X: Like the 7-weight, this is an easy casting 8 weight that naturally forms gorgeous loops with a Bonefish 8-wt line. The action is pure saltwater, but of the “accessible and fishable” variety. Trout anglers will pick up the 890-4 X and throw it with ease on the first try. Sage makes a lot of good 8-weights, however, so the distinction of this model is less evident within the crowded field: Salt, Method and Accel 8s are all outstanding. This may be the lightest of the group, however, so don’t overlook its potential just because it lives in an all-water series.

    Lines: Rio Bonefish, SA Bonefish, Rio Redfish, Rio Outbound lines (both fresh and salt), SA Sonar Intermediate Sinking Saltwater, Rio Gold

    John Duncan (Telluride Angler)
  2. The 890 is a very nice rod and an extremely versatile 8 weight. This rod swings light in the hand and has superb control at distance. To me this rod feels lighter in the hand and through the cast than the Salt, but has the same characteristic of engaging the length of the rod through the cast. This is something I’m noticing more and more in Sage’s new rods and I believe it transmits more feel to the caster while putting Sage’s graphite to work. An awesome all-around 8 weight that will appeal to casters of all ability levels. Personally I would reach for the 790 X rod for a flats stick, and I like the SALT 890 just a shade more than the X 890.

    Richard Post (The Telluride Angler)
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