G’day, so I have done some research on this (Sage Bass II rod) but still I’d like to hear more thoughts. The El Jefe combo comes in 3- to 8-weight sizes. I also use 9' 4pce 8, 10 & 12 wts in the more open country. The Bass II rods have been upgraded for faster line speed to carry big, bulky flies straight to their target—everything from explosive smallmouth in their river lairs, to voracious snook and tarpon stealthfully pulled from the mangroves on your kayak. My current heaviest rod is the 6wt VXP, and I am looking for a heavier rod that could cast larger flies and in windy days, targetting bass, jack, mid size barra and any species I could encounter. This lighter weight bass rod has a very smooth feel but with ,Fly Fishing Reels Hardy Hatch Lamson Ross Fly Rod & Reel Cases Fly Rod Kits & Blanks Batson Rod … Two really nice rods have been discontinued by Sage. Its a pity you can’t get to throw them beforehand. Over $400.00 - apply Price filter. The smallmouth will see you stretched on a decent cod or barra and in no way is the Largemouth going to be overgunned with pink things. 80 Feet Built for oversized, wind-resistant flies. Your “Saltwater Fly Fishing Fundamentals” has really guided me into the world of fly fishing. Apr 21, 2020 - Sage Bass II Fly Line | $80.00 ##fishrecipes#seafood#healthy #II #8000 #Line #Fly #Sage Unique to the world of Sage fly rods are three new rods and matching fly lines designed with multiple use applications. For this reason, you will need to alter your presentation and be very accurate with your casts. The Bass II is an advanced performance rod that generates higher line speeds, provides greater accuracy and easier line pickup. The Sage BASS rods are not the first short graphite fly rods in their weight range. Messages 1,262 Reaction score 9 Location Missouri City (near Houston), Texas . Ben you may get the small mouth line on that reel – the largemouth line is a lot fatter though. $470.00. The Kamikaze Sculpin is easy to tie, versatile, and smartly designed to get the job done. Choose Options. MoscaPescador Well-known member. Price. $99.95. All the rods mentioned will do the job. Rod is 7’ 11” intended for throwing larger flies with accuracy. This lighter weight bass rod has a very smooth feel but with maximum leverage to fight aggressive predators and pull big fish from cover. Sage Performance Taper II Fly Lines are specially designed to match the actions of premium Sage Fly Rods. Absolutely, and it’s all thanks to the gang of geeky fly rod designers at Sage! Before I had the Largemouth I used over lined 9’s and 10’s and they’re no where near as suited to cod IMHO. The BASS II is an advanced performance rod that generates higher line speeds, provides greater accuracy and easier line pick up. Mon-Thur 10 - 6 Friday 10 - 5 Sat & Sun 10 - 4. Shop with confidence. You can click on the chat button, email us or call any of our stores. Sage Bass II Taper Fly Line Sage Fly Rods $80.00 Balanced and designed to match perfectly with the Sage Bass II Series fly rods. Color: Sage. This lighter weight bass rod has a very smooth feel but with maximum leverage to fight aggressive predators and pull big fish from cover This lighter weight bass rod has a very smooth feel, but with maximum leverage to fight aggressive predators and pull big fish from cover. Free Shipping Sage Dart fly rod $1,180.00. 80 Feet Built for oversized, wind-resistant flies. Add To Cart. This specialty line is designed to match Sage's Bass II fly rod and has an aggressive weight-forward taper for casting big fly patterns. I guess it does, although I find it’s more about keeping the tip out of the overhanging scrub rather than belting out a 60 foot cast. Featuring high-quality full-gloss pages filled with glorious colour photos and the very best writing in print, FlyLife is also available in digital form on mobile devices. Sage Bass II Fly Line. $80.00. Overpowering pike and muskie before a game-ending line tangle. New for 2012, the Bass II rods have been upgraded for faster line speed to carry big, bulky flies straight to their target—everything from explosive smallmouth in their river lairs, to voracious snook and tarpon stealthfully pulled from the mangroves on your kayak. Each model is built within bass-fishing tournament specifications. I could cast my 6wt about 60-70’ under calm condition. Although labeled "smallmouth", it is described on most websites as being ideal for redfish, trout, and snook. Initially, the lineup included a Largemouth (330 grain line) and Smallmouth (290 grain line) Bass rod. Thread starter Fly2Fish; Start date Dec 3, 2009; F. Fly2Fish Well-known member. Add to Cart. Mon-Wed 10 - 6 Thur 10-8 Friday 10 - 5 Sat & Sun 10 … Chip's Monster Magic. Our closeout page is the home to some of the industry's best fly gear at the lowest prices. New Sage Bass 2 Fly Rod – Review . Where vegetation is relatively sparse and the situation calls for small- to moderate-sized flies, the Sage Bass II Smallmouth rod/line is a perfect match and even an outfit as light as a six-weight can be used effectively. Item Weight: 4 ounces Shipping Weight: 4 ounces; ASIN: B00CLFBQ64; Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a review; Would the Largemouth be over-gunned for barra size flies like pink thing and deceiver? New for 2012, the Bass II rods have been upgraded for faster line speed. Sage’s upgraded Graphite IIIe Technology gives the fast action Sage BASS II the ability to generate higher line speeds faster in order to carry bulky flies on a straight line to your target. Great rod, good condition, cosmetic scratches on the handle, two smudge marks on the rod tube. Shop All the Best Brands in Fly Fishing and enjoy first-class customer service and expert advice. Not only do the Bass rods cast big flies far, but they also excel at very short distances. Prijzen incl. Please read our Privacy Policy for more information on how FlyLife collect, use and distribute your private information. Top Rated Plus. I got the chance to test out the new 2012 Sage Bass II Fly Rod today at Salt Creek in Illinois. Offers For fly fishing rods. Free Shipping Sage Click 3/4/5 Champagne fly reel. Read Privacy Policy for more information. Sage believes that there are plenty of bass anglers out there that would be interested in fishing for both smallmouth and largemouth bass recreationally and in tournament situations with fly gear. Fish are cold-blooded, so their body temperature reflects that of the water in which they swim. One Color, 80ft,wf390GR F. $80.00. When you need a break from trout, spool up Sage's Bass II Fly Line and go throw some poppers to some hungry smallies. Plan your next fishing and boating adventure here. You must be logged in to reply to this topic. Other manufacturers introduced similar rods concurrently with and subsequent to these rods’ appearance on the market. It is equally important to cast side arm style to keep the fly away from your body. Under $170.00 - apply Price filter. The first priority of these specialized rods and lines are meeting the requirement of BASS tournament length restrictions that all rods measure no longer than 8' whether they are casting, spinning, or fly rods. When you need a break from trout, spool up Sage's Bass II Fly Line and go throw some poppers to some hungry smallies. Is the Bass II a distance casting rod – the obvious first – it depends on how good a caster you are and the size of fly you’re throwing. Thank you for subscribing to FlyLife News. In addition, the series now has upgraded components and individual handle sizes for each model to facilitate fatigue free casting. This is no pole. To manage your personal account details go to My Account, Viewing 7 posts - 1 through 7 (of 7 total), © 2021 FlyLife Magazine. Sage Bass taper fly line - 390 grain. I still regard myself as beginner. $170.00 to $400.00 - apply Price filter. Sage BASS Series Fly Fishing Rods Models 230 Grain Bluegill 290 Grain BASS 330 Grain BASS Bass on a fly rod? I remember that I almost spent a year to manage double hauling. I must be a slow learner, haha. The go to fly line for the Sage Bass II series fly rod. This makes fishing in tight quarters, like a labyrinth of mangroves, much more enjoyable. Sage Bass II Fly Rod - North Platte River Fly Shop, Wyoming ... Sage Bass II Fly Rod has been upgraded for faster line speed to carry big, bulky flies straight to it's target. Sage Bass taper fly line - 390 grain. How to decide? Free Shipping Sage Click Fly Reels. I use them when fishing for snook, small tarpon and redfish from skiffs and canoes. The first thing you notice about the Bass II is the olive green carrying case that will easily fit into your vehicle, or better yet start across your back with the adjustable carry strap. Reminds me of my first pole, an old Eagle Claw. The Sage Bass II Largemouth model was engineered specifically with those conditions in mind and it’s my “go-to” rod for trophy-sized bass in the littoral zone. The new Peacock model joins this year’s lineup, a true heavyweight ready to go toe-to-toe with giant Muskie, Pike and Peacock Bass. My Cart: 0 item(s) My choice has been TFO TiCrX 6wt 7'6", Sage Bass Bluegill, Sage Bass II Largemouth, Sage Bass Peacock and a custom built 1pce 6'8" 11wt. — Russ Miller, Sage Ambassador & Fly Fishing Team USA Rod: 3106-4 ESN Reel: SPECTRUM LT 5/6 Line: RIO FIPS EURO NYMPH . As you have no doubt discovered you don’t need an expensive swish reel for barras, its all hand to hand, so shop around a bit. All these tricks can be put to use on poppers or sliders for anything with fins, from panfish to billfish. Oh, and my last question is, is my Sage 4660 reel big enough to hold the 330gr Largemouth line (with less backing) ? Prices as low as $80.00. Choose Options. I was able to cast XXL, bulky musky flies a long distance for the duration of the day (and a portion of the evening) without having to get rotator cuff surgery at the end of my trip. Sage fly rods, Simms waders, Abel reels, Rio fly lines, Fly Rods, Sage Igniter Fly Rods, SAGE X Series Fly Rods, SAGE X Switch Rods, SAGE X Series Spey rods, Sage SALT HD Fly Rod, SAGE Trout Spey HD Rods, SAGE Pulse Rods, Sage Maverick Series Fly Rods, SAGE Foundation Fly Rods and Kits, Sage ESN Series Rods, SAGE Payload Series Rods, SAGE Dart Series Fly Rods, SAGE Igniter Spey Rods Add to Cart. This is no pole. Although the ONE rod overshadowed the release of the new Bass rods, they are no less impressive. Sage Bass Ii Fly Rod Dropping big bass bugs underneath overhanging cover. Meanwhile, I read some "user" reviews, who claim they could cast a full line out, or reach 80′ with two false cast easily. Bulk, 2.) In fact, when using these rods, it is best to minimize all false casting. If wrangling big bucketmouths out of cover with fly tackle is your passion, then Sage® BASS II Fly Rods are the rods you've been waiting for! The rod chucked the bugger easily. Shop with confidence. Sage 790RP Graphite II, circa 1983. It is the SA Magnum taper which I believe is aggressive taper for heavy flies (at least this is what being said on the SA website). $99.95. Our Fly Fishing Rods selection is stocked with every make and model you need to cover ANY fishing situation you will encounter! Balanced and designed to match perfectly with the Sage Bass II Series fly rods; Built for oversized, wind-resistant flies, with an aggressive weight … This rod is also part of the original species-specific series from Sage and is highly coveted by the people who have used them. I’ll answer the easy part first, I reckon it will be a real squeeze to get the Largemouth line on the 4660 even with less backing. Tree Frog-colored blanks with rust, gold and black-thread wraps. Messages 3,848 … Reminds me of my first pole, an old Eagle Claw. All rights reserved, Reply To: Cracking Tompsons Creek Reservior. Sorry if this has been covered before. Free Shipping Sage Click 3/4/5 Champagne fly reel. The Bass II rods have been upgraded for faster line speed to carry big, bulky flies straight to their target—everything from explosive bass in their river lairs, to voracious snook and tarpon stealthfully pulled from the mangroves on your kayak. 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