PERFORMANCE FLY CASTING // THE STANCE

Perf Casting Tips - The Stance
There are three basic fly-fishing stances:  square, open, and closed.  As a rather practical individual, I’m not an advocate for using any single stance in all situations and instead recommend that flyfishers learn to rely on all three positions from time to time because each can be used to advantage under different circumstances.  The following descriptions of the 3 basic stances also includes a few benefits to using them: Continue reading

Sage Build a Rod // Stage 7

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Every Sage blank gets sanded to remove the ridges imprinted from the cello and baking processes.  Our precision machinery allows us to accurately remove the resin edge without touching the graphite.  Every part we sand has a particular setting on the machine, insuring precision every time. Continue reading

On The Water Tour // Yakima River

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The Yakima River and the Reds Rendezvous is our first stop on the Sage On The Water Tour.  The Yak as we call it is our favorite backyard trout fishery and the canyon is the heart of the river.  We have a great weekend in front of us with lots of casting, fishing, stories, and hanging out with our friends at Reds.  If you are in the area make sure to come up this weekend and enjoy the good weather. Continue reading

Sage On The Water Tour 2016

Sage On the Water Tour
Bringing fellow fly fisherman together to share knowledge and good times is the mission of our ON THE WATER tour. So we got a VW bus and loaded it up with a ton of rods for you to fish and share stories along spectacular western rivers and beaches. There will be casting lessons, presentations, and of course food and drinks. Various members from the Sage team will be along to talk fish and answer questions. If you love to fly fish, want to try out some new gear, pick up a tip or two, or simply just want to share some good stories, then come join us! All are welcome. Continue reading

Red Headed Step Child // by Matt McCannel

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If you fish in areas that are known for larger fish than why not use a rod that was made for the task.  The term large fish is relative to the water you are fishing.  Continue reading

Brothers in Steel // by Alex Blouin

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As time ticks on, many of us often find ourselves astray from where we originally planted our feet.  Our home is where we are molded into the men and women that will later be, and shown the paths that we may take to achieve physical and mental maturity.  Continue reading