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Sage R8 Spey Fly Rod

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Description / Sage R8 Spey Fly Rod

Embark on an extraordinary journey into the world of Spey casting with the Sage R8 Spey Fly Rod, a masterpiece of innovation meticulously crafted to redefine the boundaries of performance and design. This rod isn't just a tool; it's a symphony of cutting-edge technology and thoughtful design, curated to elevate your Spey casting experience to unparalleled heights.

At the heart of the Sage R8 lies the revolutionary Revolution 8 graphite technology, a game-changing advancement that spans the entire length of the double-handed rod tapers. This proprietary technology transforms the rod into a conduit of unparalleled energy-capturing capabilities, ensuring a seamless transfer of power throughout the three crucial components of a Spey cast: the Lift, Load, and Delivery.

Immerse yourself in the precision and efficiency of the Lift, as the Sage R8 flawlessly blends stiffness, power, and responsiveness. Whether you're lifting long or heavy heads, sink tips, or flies, the rod maximises efforts while minimising fatigue.

Experience the magic of the Load, where R8 Technology maximises the energy captured during sweep or touch-and-go moves, seamlessly carrying it into the D-Loop. This innovative design sets the stage for powerful and precise Spey casts, effortlessly transferring energy into the rod.

The R8's unparalleled responsiveness and tracking abilities significantly reduce lost energy and lateral movements during the forward stroke. The result is a level of power, accuracy, and consistent delivery that sets the Sage R8 apart as a true masterpiece in Spey casting.

Recognising the diverse nature of Spey fishing applications worldwide, Sage has meticulously fine-tuned the actions of the R8 rods to meet specific requirements. Whether you're navigating tight quarters, seeking accurate distance with light Spey lines, desiring maximum versatility, or demanding the most powerful performance, there's an R8 model designed precisely for your needs.

Sage pays homage to its rich Spey rod history with the R8's classic aesthetics. The Ale-coloured blanks, deep walnut reel seat insert, and traditional cork handles seamlessly blend with modern touches, creating a rod that feels both fresh and familiar.

Each rod comes housed in a high quality aluminium rod tube with Sage medallion and a rod bag to protect your investment when on the go or storing.

The Sage R8 Spey Fly Rod is available in a range of lengths, casting weights and options for you to choose from in our drop down menu.

Key features:
Revolution 8 Technology
Ale Blank Colour
Grey Primary Thread Wraps with Gold and Black Trim
Super-Plus Grade Cork Handle & Rear Grip with Composite Cork Trim Rings
Fuji K-Series "Tangle Free" Stripping Guides
Aluminium Rod Tube with Sage Medallion
Available in 4 piece and 6 piece configurations
(6 piece model features a cordura travel tube)

Size Chart

mpn Length AFTM Rating Rod Sections Transport Length Handle Type Rod Weight
2058-7116-4 11ft6 #7 4pc 88cm D/HAND 5 5/8oz
2058-8116-4 11ft6 #8 4pc 88cm D/HAND 5 3/4oz
2058-5126-4 12ft6 #5 4pc 96cm D/HAND 5 1/16oz
2058-7126-4 12ft6 #7 4pc 96cm D/HAND 6 3/4oz
2058-8126-4 12ft6 #8 4pc 96cm D/HAND 7 1/16oz
2058-6130-4 13ft #6 4pc 100cm D/HAND 6 7/8oz
2058-7130-4 13ft #7 4pc 100cm D/HAND 7 1/16oz
2058-8130-4 13ft #8 4pc 100cm D/HAND 7 1/4oz
2058-9130-4 13ft #9 4pc 100cm D/HAND 7 7/8oz
2058-7136-4 13ft6 #7 4pc 103cm D/HAND 7 1/4oz
2058-8136-4 13ft6 #8 4pc 103cm D/HAND 7 5/8oz
2058-9140-6 14ft #9 6pc 72cm D/HAND 8 11/32oz
2058-10150-4 15ft #10 4pc 115cm D/HAND 10 1/16oz

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