Sage R8 CORE offers greater feel, flow and control
With the R8 CORE fly rod, US brand Sage says it has improved the two-way connection from hand to fly and back for a greater feel, flow and control.
This Amplified Two-Way Feedback Loop, due to the new Sage axial fibre formulation, allows the angler to feel when the power needs to be applied throughout the cast, presentation and when applying the appropriate pressure to fish – ultimately giving the angler complete control.
The stand-out features of the 3wt to 6wt models include a sustainable Ziricote wood insert with anodised alumium up-locking reel seat and a premium Flor grade snub-nose half-wells cork handle.
The 5wt to 9wt versions have a corrosion-resistant anodised aluminium reel seat, premium Flor grade full-wells cork handle with cork/EVA fighting butt and integrated ‘hidden’ reel seat hook keeper.
R8 CORE Control
• Effortless energy transfer and more connected feel
• Maximum versatility and control
• Made to fish, not just cast
CORE 8 Features
• Revolution 8 technology
• Silver Pine coloured blank
• Slate primary thread wraps with graduated White and Grey trim
• Fuji ceramic stripper guides with hard chrome snake guides and tip-top
• Black rod bag with new cord lock for quick, easy and cleaner storage
• Aluminium rod tube with Sage medallion
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