Sage Pulse Fly Rod Outfits include the Sage Pulse Fly Rod, Sage Spectrum C Fly Reel, premium RIO Gold floating fly line, Dacron backing, RIO Tapered Leader, and Sage cordura rod tube. All Sage Pulse Fly Rod Outfits are shipped professionally loaded and ready to fish...just tie on a fly!
The Pulse 896-4 fly rod is an awesome rod that is so versatile because it covers the broadest range of species. Fishing smallmouth from a boat? Fishing big streamers to hidden browns? Taking a trip near saltwater? Throwing mouse patterns to hungry largemouth bass? Chasing some steelies? Wading the backcountry for tailing reds or the flats for bonefish? The Pulse 896-4 does it all and will be the rod you go to more than any other rod. Want to experience a thrill? Swing this Pulse 896-4 for steelhead or take it into the saltwater backcountry...now you're having some fun! This 8wt is the perfect choice to cover the broadest range of species and the additional length is ideal for larger rivers and lakes. The 896-4 has an anodized fighting butt handle for saltwater fishing and additional leverage. This is a great new Sage rod series built on Grapnite IIIe Technology at a very reasonable price.
- New Graphite IIIe Technology blank
- Crisp, smooth, powerful, fast-action
- Lichen blank color
- Olive thread wraps with black trim wraps
- Fuji ceramic stripper guides
- Hard chromed snake guides and tip-top
- Gloss black anodized aluminum up-locking reel seat.
- Premium full wells cork grip and fighting butt handle
- Black nylon rod tube with divided liner
- Hand crafted on Bainbridge Island, WA
- Backed by the Sage Lifetime Warranty
- Powerful, smooth, completely sealed carbon drag system
- Large arbor design for faster line pick up
- Concave spool for greater strength and backing capacity
- Oversized, machined one revolution drag knob for easy drag adjustments
- Ergonomic, machined aluminum reel handle
- Powder coated hard finish for durability and corrosion resistance
- Easy conversion from left to right hand retrieve
- Neoprene, embroidered Sage ballistic nylon reel case
RIO Gold Fly Lines have a special taper design that gives incredible loop stability at long distances, a unique profile that allows a rod to load at close range, and a front taper that delivers a perfect presentation any size flies. The RIO Gold is the ultimate, all-around floating fly line for any fishing situation. RIO Gold lines feature RIOs XS Technology for super slick performance, and is built with a supple, coldwater coating that ensures the line remains tangle-free. Other technologies include AgentX, MaxCast, and MaxFloatTip to maximize the performance of this line with any fly rod. Dual tone color provides a visual reference for loading the rod, while welded front and back loops make rigging changes a breeze. This line is the Gold standard for all-purpose freshwater fly lines.
- Versatile, performance freshwater line for all situations
- Incredible loop stability at long distances
- Loads rods at close range for shorter distance casting
- Agent X, MaxCast, and MaxFloatTip Technologies to maximize performance
- XS Technology for a super slick coating shoots line further
- Dual Tone color for visual reference point
- Welded front and rear loops for fast rigging and leader changes