Equipped with a high-performance blank (Graphite IIIe), the FOUNDATION has a fast action providing excellent casting power and effortless control. It’s the very foundation of what defines a Sage rod – Performance – taking your game to another level. Whether you are a guide on the Madison or exploring your backyard waters, the FOUNDATION series delivers the signature Sage feel. For over 35 years we’ve built performance rods one at a time on Bainbridge Island, WA. The same 27 sets of skilled hands that craft all Sage rods construct the FOUNDATION.
Handcrafted on Bainbridge Island, USA
Graphite IIIe Technology
Stealth Black blank color; Black primary wraps with silver trim wraps
Ceramic stripper guides; Hard chrome snake guides and tip-top
Black anodized aluminum up-locking reel seat
Snub nose cork handle with fighting butt on saltwater weights
Rugged black nylon rod tube with divided liner