Sage Payload Fly Rod
Sage Payload Fly Rod
Sage Payload Fly Rod
Sage Payload Fly Rod
Sage Payload Fly Rod

Sage Payload Fly Rod

Regular price $675.00

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Big Fish, Big Fly

The Payload Series is designed to help anglers cast those heavy lines and big flies more effectively with a powerful but comfortable casting action. Whether launching a double-articulated streamer to the far bank with the 689-4 or dredging the Sacramento Delta with the 989-4, anglers will notice how easy it is to hurl a heavy line and big fly with the PAYLOAD.

Featuring a fast action for casting large flies and very powerful tip to help pick up heavy lines off the water, the PAYLOAD is tuned for the extreme. These powerful mid sections then transition to a more forgiving butt that allows for a slower and more relaxed casting stroke that reduces fatigue. This softer butt section also allows for more leverage while fighting fish, making it easier to gain ground on hard fighting species. The slightly shorter lengths offer a more effortless cast through a shorter lever and is better for landing fish out of a boat over a traditional 9’0” rod.


• Tailored for casting large or wind resistant flies
• Increased pick-up of heavy line offf the water
• More leverage for fighting powerful fish

Key Features

• KonneticHD 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 for rugged environments

• Super Plus full-wells cork handle

• Cork composite fighting butt with extended 3" rear grip on the 10+ and 11+ sizes

• Brown colored powder coated aluminum rod tube with Sage medallion


Warmwater: RIO DirectCore Jungle

Coldwater: RIO InTouch Striper

Trout Streamer: RIO StreamerTip

Pike / Musky: RIO InTouch Pike / Musky

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