Sage One Series Fly-Fishing Rod

Sage One series fly fishing pole

Three years in the making, Sage’s One series debuted last fall amid marketing hype unusual for the fishing world. But the rods deliver. The 9.5-foot four-weight pictured here is light but powerful, which made casting long distances with a weighted nymph rig a breeze. It was also deft enough to drop dries in front of a close-in riser.

Brand: Sage $725
From Outside Magazine, September 2012 Get the Latest Issue