On The Water Tour // The Missouri River

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Craig Caddis Fest / May 20th-21st

The Missouri River needs no introduction. You go there to experience some of the best fishing in the West, it’s typically not for the nightlife. Although, with the Craig Caddis Fest happening on Saturday town will be as hopping as you have ever seen it. Everything ought to be in perfect shape to enjoy some great dry fly fishing. We are very excited to be able to take part in the festivities, serve up some killer BBQ, and share in some great fishing. Continue reading

On The Water Tour // Sandy River

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The Sandy River Spey Clave / May 13th-15th

 

The Sandy River Spey Clave can be referred to as the Woodstock of claves. With camping on-site this is a spey festival that is worth attending. Between on the water presentations, hundreds of Sage spey rods on hand and lines to match to create perfect setups, and all of the top PNW spey anglers in one place, you have to look hard for excuses not to attend. We are stoked to be parking the van at this event to be a part of this unique culture and learning experience. Continue reading

PERFORMANCE FLY CASTING // THE STANCE

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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

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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