Sage R8 Core Fly Rod Review – Darn Fine

Fishability: With this Sage R8 Core fly rod review, let’s quickly talk about the fishability of this rod.  But what does that even mean? It seems Sage took a hint from where industry rod design was trending and built their flagship series to put fishing first, parking...

New Flies From RIO Products

RIO Products has always been known as a manufacturer of some of the best and most innovative fly lines on the market, utilizing equal parts science, technology, AND artistic creativity in their product development.  This trifecta of ingredients has always made their...

Sage PAYLOAD 6 Weight Fly Rod Review

Back in 2019, we produced a video taking a quick look at the (then new) Sage PAYLOAD fly rod at IFTD 2019.  This rod has since become a favorite big predator rod of ours, chasing pike, bass, and musky.  However, we didn’t get a whole lot of time with the 6 weight (our...