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Sage Payload 789-4 Fly Rod
    Sage Payload 789-4 Fly Rod
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    • SKU: 2041-789-4
      Sage Payload 789-4 Fly Rod

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    NEW! SAGE PAYLOAD 789-4 FLY ROD : 7WT 8'9"

    The New 2020 Sage Payload Fly Rods, feature a powerful taper and design for chasing larger fish with big flies in fresh or saltwater conditions. The Sage Payload 7wt 8'9" is one of our favorites weight and length for targeting bass in the rivers or lakes, or the ultralight saltwater angler for smaller bonefish, and redfish. The 7wt Payload is perfect to add a sinking line and heavy fly to target the larger fish especially if you are a river smallmouth or big brown stream junkie.

    Big fish, huge flies, windy conditions. While not always the case, these are often the situations you will face in warmwater and saltwater environments when targeting large predators. With a powerful but comfortable casting action, the new Sage Payload Fly Rods are designed to help anglers cast those heavy lines and big flies more effectively, with much less effort. Whether launching a double-articulated streamer for big browns with the Payload 7wt or making long, quick shots to cruising tarpon with the Payload 11wt, anglers will appreciate how easy it is to accurately punch a heavy line and bulky fly straight into the wind. 

    Sage Payload Fly Rods feature a very stiff, powerful fast action, delivering tight loops and higher line speeds that send bulky or weighted flies straight to their target. The stiff tip has the backbone to pick up heavy lines up off the water, while a more forgiving butt section tranfers power and feel so you don't need a fast, agressive casting stroke - like many ultra stiff broomstick rods. This slightly softer butt section also allows for added leverage while fighting fish, making it easier to gain ground on hard fighting species. The slightly shorter length allows for a more effortless and accurate cast and is ideal for casting in and around cover along the shoreline and excels from the drift boat. The Sage Payload is guaranteed to be your go-to rod when chasing large predators.


    • Tailored for casting large or wind resistant flies
    • Increased pick-up of heavy line off the water
    • More leverage for fighting powerful fish
    • 7wt 8'9"
    • Konnetic Technology
    • Tannin blank color
    • Burgundy primary thread wraps with Bronze trim wraps
    • Tangle Free Fuji ceramic stripper guides
    • Oversized hard chromed snake guides and tip-top
    • Heavy duty aluminum up-locking reel seat to withstand rugged environments
    • Super Plus full-wells cork handle
    • Black ballistic rod tube with embroidered logo
    • 789-4: Line: 7+ (Grains: 230 - 270gr) - Boogle bugs to large trout streamers
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    5.00/5 Stars out of 6 Reviews
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    Great Streamer Rod
    Justin (WI) | December 8th, 2022
    Great for throwing big flies . Heavy on the power . Go up one line weight with it and hold on
    Verified Buyer
    Awesome streamer rod
    Wenbo Li (IN) | February 6th, 2022
    A strong stick for throwing meats.
    Verified Buyer
    Max Oberbrunner (WI) | December 1st, 2021
    This rod is an absolute cannon. Picks up line insanely quick and shoots very well with only one or two false casts.
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    Sage payload 7wt. Rod
    Scott Perry (Connecticut) | July 20th, 2020
    The rod is everything I expected from Sage, power to cast heavy lines and large streamers. Over line it ,use 8wt. Line on 7wt. And it shoots like a cannon.
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    Tyler (MN) | April 17th, 2020
    Haven't used this rod yet but practiced casting it in the yard with heavy flies, feels much stronger and more consistence with bigger flies compared to other brands! Cant wait to put it to use!
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    Think it’ll be great
    Mark (WI) | April 5th, 2020
    Took some practice casts at the park with this. It’s an absolute cannon! Chucks big deer hair doubles like they are dry flies. Think it’ll work great for what I wanted it for. Smallies, largies, trout, carp and maybe for steelhead. Swing weight seemed good and loaded well with 7wt bank shot line.

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