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Double Agent - One fly you gotta' have when fishing fresh water!
Green and Black   Red and Black
Double Agent Fly, Green and Black
"The black/green combo is the original version that is used when either fishing over spooky fish in gin clear conditions or when trying to actually mimic an existing aquatic food source. It has also worked great as trailer to a larger fly when either nymphing or even stripping a streamer/soft hackle setup." Brian Chou

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37-0360-06 Double Agent Fly, Green and Black 6 3 for $7.49 Sale Ended
Double Agent Fly, Red and Black
"In an effort to increase the visibility and contrast of this fly ,an orange bead and wire were added, while still keeping the black collar and tail. For me, it falls under the "small buggy profile with a little more cowbell" category that I'll use in slightly colored water when a larger profile fly feels like too much." Brian Chou

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37-0370-06 Double Agent Fly, Red and Black 6 3 for $7.49 Sale Ended
Brian Chou says about his Double Agent fly series: "My whole obsession with soft hackles started with how effective they were for trout, and how there was no wrong way to fish them. But, the tier in me felt that more could be done with the collar. By substituting other feathers for the Hungarian partridge that was used on most soft hackles whole new applications could be covered. I had always been fascinated with the subsurface application of CDC and the way it moved, so substituting the partridge and beefing up the thorax with dubbing resulted in my first version of the fly destined for espionage.
After success swinging it for summer steelhead and nymphing it for winters, I found a change needed to made from the original hooks as even the 2x strong caddis/scud hooks would bend out on bigger fish. The requirements were that it needed to be a small but strong, chemically sharpened offset hook (enter the Owner SSW, a hook that I have used and trusted, and was offered in a size 8).
After the switch, my landing ratio not only went up, but so did my confidence in fishing the fly, which as we all know, is where everything needs to start!
What continues to amaze me is how many species will eat this 'bug', from trout and steelhead to tilapia and carp, the list keeps growing!"
Bruce Berry adds: The other thing I know about the fly, is it works well swung. Nymph it alone or in a tandem set up, Swing it alone or in tandem behind a traditional hairwing (tied 3-feet from the hook bend of your hair-wing), or as a comeback fly. In every case this fly works best when attached to the leader with a non-tightening loop knot".

THE ONE SPEY from Sage 
The best steelhead models are in stock now!

Sage has always been an innovator in graphite rod blank technology. Their latest masterpiece is called is call Konnetic technology. It involves placing the graphite fibers in each rod blank in perfect alignment to gain casting accuracy and recovery time. Single-hand Sage ONE rods made with Kt have been well-received in the market place, and on the water. A series of two-hand rods has been under development for an extended period of time.  We got a sneak peek at a couple of these rods in the summer of 2011. They were killers and they created a lot of excitement around camp. We have waited 11-months to have them in our shop. They are here now!
4116-4 ONE 7116-4 ONE 6126-4 ONE 8126-4 ONE 10130-4 ONE
5116-4 ONE 8116-4 ONE 7126-4 ONE 8136-4 ONE 10150-4 ONE
6116-4 ONE 5126-4 ONE 7136-4 ONE 9140-4 ONE ONE Blanks
 
May 19, Bob and I got our hands on a new Sage 7136-4 ONE "prototype". (This rod is finally available now). Bob got to go first with the new rod, and spent a full fifteen minutes casting before he gave it to me. After a twenty-cast tune up to gauge this rod's personality, I dropped downstream a hundred feet and went fishing. Twenty casts later a brand new native steelhead conveniently impaled herself on the fly and ran into the backing. After a short, but determined fight my buddy Josh was kind enough to slip the net under it for me, and after a couple of quick clicks of the camera the fish went upon her merry way. I surrendered the rod back to the other boat, and Bob and I proceeded to fish our Z-AXIS rods for the rest of the day.
So how does this new rod compare to previous generations?
The cosmetics on the new series is distinctive, but the finish on all top-line Sage rods has been superb for years. In the cosmetics department the difference between the old and new series is a toss. The color of the ONE Series rods is called "black ice". Wraps are black with metallic bronze accents; very subtle, but sophisticated, kind of like pearls and gold against a black dress. The reel seats are plain and very functional anodized aluminum without extra grooves to collect grime. The handle is similar in shape and size to the previous generation, but is plainer looking, which is okay with me. I'm more interested in what the cork will look like after three years of hard use. The cork on the sample rod looked good. Sage handles have always stood up well.
Forty casts and one steelhead doesn't tell a person everything about any rod. While playing the fish, there was little noticeable difference between the old and new rods. They seemed to bend about the same, and both rods are very forgiving. No improvement in this category is needed.
Casting, however was a different story. Once again both rods seem to bend about the same. (Josh Linn who got more water-time with the ONE, thinks it is slightly faster in action than the Z-AXIS). Both rods are easy to load. Yet the new rod lifts sinking tips easier, and allows for a more accurate placement of the anchor. This, of course makes all the rest of each cast easier. Where I was fishing at the time, there was no need for extreme casting distance. The cast that caught the fish was about 65' from the rod tip to the fly. The cast had landed very straight with very little slack in it, so the fly came under tension immediately and the fish took after the fly had travelled less than twenty feet.
Fly speed can be everything and slack in the line can be your enemy during certain water flows. Unintentional slack in the line is created by poor casting technique, and rod designs that create tip wobble. If you are a smooth caster the Z-AXIS throws a very tight line with a minimum of bounce-back. But the ONE is even better in this department. The High Compression Molding (HCM) process in the Konnetic technology that makes the ONE single-handers the most accurate casting rods on the market, definitely improves the effectiveness of the 7136-4 as a fishing tool. The density of the (HCM) blank construction isn't lighter in weight than the Z-AXIS, but you are so much more connected to your fly through it. The feeling is really startling. The take of that fish was transmitted with incredibly sharp detail, which created a heightened awareness of the whole event, which is indelibly etched into the steelhead archives between my ears, a pleasant memory amongst a myriad of other pleasant fly fishing fishing memories.
The Sage ONE rods were incredibly popular at the Sandy River Spey Clave in May, 2012! George Cook brought a huge supply of samples, but there were hardly ever any in his booth to try. They were always on the water being flogged by loving hands.
Our stock varies from day to day. We get rods continually, and we ship every day!

4116-4 ONE

Length: 11' 6" Line: 4 Pieces: 4

Line Recommendations:
Skagit Flight: N/A, Skagit Short 325, Steelhead Scandi 310, Scandi Short Veri-Tip #5, Uni-Spey N/A, Standard Outbound for Lakes/Beach WF-5 F/I
Reel Recommendations: Sage 6080, 4280, 3830CF, Nautilus: NV6/7, Vanquish: V8LT
Rod weight in Ounces:

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4116-4 ONE 4 Fast $850 Sale Ended

5116-4 ONE

Length: 11' 6" Line: 5 Pieces: 4

Line Recommendations:
Skagit Flight: 350, Skagit Short 375, Steelhead Scandi 350, Scandi Short Veri-Tip #6, Uni-Spey N/A, Standard Outbound for Lakes/Beach WF-6 F/I
Reel Recommendations: Sage 6080, 4280, 3830CF, Nautilus: NV6/7, Vanquish: V8LT
Rod weight in Ounces:

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5116-4 ONE 5 Fast $850 Sale Ended

6116-4 ONE

Length: 11' 6" Line:6 Pieces: 4

Line Recommendations:
Skagit Flight: 400, Skagit Short 425, Steelhead Scandi 385, Scandi Short Veri-Tip #6, Uni-Spey N/A, Standard Outbound for Lakes/Beach WF-7 F/I
Reel Recommendations: Sage 6080, 4280, 3830CF, Nautilus: NV6/7, Vanquish: V8LT
Rod weight in Ounces:

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6116-4 ONE 6 Fast $850 Sale Ended

7116-4 ONE

Length: 11' 6" Line: 7 Pieces: 4

Line Recommendations:
Skagit Flight: 450, Skagit Short 475, Steelhead Scandi 435, Scandi Short Veri-Tip #7, Uni-Spey 6/7, Standard Outbound for Lakes/Beach WF-8 F/I
Reel Recommendations: Sage 6080, 4280, 3830CF, Nautilus: NV6/7, Vanquish: V8LT
Rod weight in Ounces:

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7116-4 ONE 7 Fast $860 Sale Ended

8116-4 ONE

Length: 11' 6" Line: 8 Pieces: 4

Line Recommendations:
Skagit Flight: 500, Skagit Short 525, Steelhead Scandi 480-31', Scandi Short Veri-Tip #8, Uni-Spey 7/8, Standard Outbound for Lakes/Beach WF-9 F/I
Reel Recommendations: Sage 6080, 4280, 3830CF, Nautilus: NV6/7, Vanquish: V8LT
Rod weight in Ounces:

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8116-4 ONE 4 Fast $860 Sale Ended

5126-4 ONE

Length: 12' 6" Line: 5 Pieces: 4

Line Recommendations:
Skagit Flight: 375, Skagit Short 425, Steelhead Scandi 310, Scandi Short Veri-Tip #5,
Uni-Spey N/A
Reel Recommendations: Sage 6080, 4280, 3830CF, Nautilus: NV6/7, Vanquish: V8LT
Rod weight in Ounces:
6

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5126-4 ONE 5 Fast A $900 Sale Ended

6126-4 ONE

Length: 12' 6" Line: 6 Pieces: 4

Line Recommendations:
Skagit Flight: 400, Skagit Short 475, Steelhead Scandi 385, Scandi Short Veri-Tip #6,
Uni-Spey 6/7
Reel Recommendations: Sage 6080, 4280, 3830CF, Nautilus: NV6/7, Vanquish: V8LT
Rod weight in Ounces:
6 1/4

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6126-4 ONE 6 Fast A $905 Sale Ended

7126-4 ONE

Length: 12' 6" Line: 7 Pieces: 4

Line Recommendations:
Skagit Flight: 500, Skagit Short 525, Steelhead Scandi 480-31', Scandi Short Veri-Tip #8, Uni-Spey 7/8, Standard Outbound for Lakes/Beach WF-9 F/I
Reel Recommendations: Sage 6080, 4280, 3830CF, Nautilus: NV6/7, Vanquish: V8LT
Rod weight in Ounces:
6 3/8

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7126-4 ONE 7 Fast A $915 Sale Ended

7136-4 ONE

Length: 13' 6" Line: 7 Pieces: 4

Line Recommendations:
Skagit Flight: 525, Skagit Short 575, Steelhead Scandi 480-34', Scandi Short Veri-Tip #8,
Uni-Spey 7/8
Reel Recommendations: Sage 6010, 4210, 3810CF, Nautilus: NV10/11, Vanquish: V10LT
Rod weight in Ounces:
7 5/8

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7136-4 ONE 7 Fast B $960 Sale Ended

8126-4 ONE

Length: 12' 6" Line: 8 Pieces: 4

Line Recommendations:
Skagit Flight: 575, Skagit Short 625, Steelhead Scandi 510, Scandi Short Veri-Tip #9,
Uni-Spey 8/9
Reel Recommendations:
Sage 6010, 4210, 3810CF, Nautilus: NV10/11, Vanquish: V10LT
Rod weight in Ounces:
6 5/8

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8126-4 ONE 8 Fast A $925 Sale Ended

8136-4 ONE

Length: 13' 6" Line: 8 Pieces: 4

Line Recommendations:
Skagit Flight: 550, Skagit Short 575, Steelhead Scandi 510, Scandi Short Veri-Tip N/A,
Uni-Spey 8/9
Reel Recommendations:
Sage 6010, 4210, 3810CF, Nautilus: NV10/11, Vanquish: V10LT
Rod weight in Ounces:
7 3/4

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8136-4 ONE 8 Fast B $960 Sale Ended

9140-4 ONE

Length: 14' Line: 9 Pieces: 4

Line Recommendations:
Skagit Flight: 650, Skagit Short N/A, Steelhead Scandi 550, Scandi Short Veri-Tip #9,
Uni-Spey 10/11
Reel Recommendations:
Sage 6010, 4210, 3810CF, Nautilus: NV10/11, Vanquish: V10LT
Rod weight in Ounces:
8 1/8

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9140-4 ONE 9 Fast C $995 Sale Ended

10130-4 ONE

Length: 13' Line: 10 Pieces: 4

Line Recommendations:
Skagit Flight: 700, Skagit Short N/A, Steelhead Scandi 550, Scandi Short Veri-Tip N/A,
Uni-Spey 10/11
Reel Recommendations:
Sage 6010, 4210, 3810CF, Nautilus: NV10/11, Vanquish: V10LT
Rod weight in Ounces:
8 1/4

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10130-4-4 ONE 10 Fast C $970 Sale Ended

10150-4 ONE

Length: 15' Line: 10 Pieces: 4

Line Recommendations:
Skagit Flight: 750, Skagit Short N/A, AFS 10/11, Uni-Spey 10/11
Reel Recommendations:
Sage 6012, Nautilus: NV11/12, Vanquish: V12LT
Rod weight in Ounces:
9 1/8

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10150-4 ONE 4 Fast C $1,025 Sale Ended

Sage ONE Two-Hand Rods - Switch and Spey Blanks
Sage ONE Switch and Spey rods and blanks are available now in small supply. The initial production will be of limited number available on a first come first served basis. We are extremely confident that this new series will be a winner. Be the first on your water to own one or several.
Sage ONE Two Hand Blanks
2012-4116-4B 4116-4 ONE SWITCH BLANK 4PC 4WT 11' 6" $425 Sale Ended
2012-5116-4B 5116-4 ONE SWITCH BLANK 4PC 5WT 11' 6" $425 Sale Ended
2012-6116-4B 6116-4 ONE SWITCH BLANK 4PC 6WT 11' 6" $425 Sale Ended
2012-7116-4B 7116-4 ONE SWITCH BLANK 4PC 7WT 11' 6" $430 Sale Ended
2012-8116-4B 8116-4 ONE SWITCH BLANK 4PC 8WT 11' 6" $430 Sale Ended
2012-5126-4B 5126-4 ONE 2HD BLANK 4PC 5WT 12' 6" $450 Sale Ended
2012-6126-4B 6126-4 ONE 2HD BLANK 4PC 6WT 12' 6" $452 Sale Ended
2012-7126-4B 7126-4 ONE 2HD BLANK 4PC 7WT 12' 6" $457 Sale Ended
2012-7136-4B 7136-4 ONE 2HD BLANK 4PC 7WT 13' 6" $475 Sale Ended
2012-8126-4B 8126-4 ONE 2HD BLANK 4PC 8WT 12' 6" $462 Sale Ended
2012-8136-4B 8136-4 ONE 2HD BLANK 4PC 8WT 13' 6" $480 Sale Ended
2012-9140-4B 9140-4 ONE 2HD BLANK 4PC 9WT 14' $497 Sale Ended
2012-10130-4B 10130-4 ONE 2HD BLANK 4PC 10WT 13' $485 Sale Ended
2012-10150-4B 10150-4 ONE 2HD BLANK 4PC 10WT 15' $512 Sale Ended

Simms Rip Rap Shoes
Fishing environments can throw plenty of obstacles at your feet. And Simms recognizes that a performance shoe, just like your boots, must keep pace with these blistering underfoot demands. The Riprap has a casual look and feel, but it’s ready to dodge, weave, and punch back thanks to wading boot technology

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  • Simms' exclusive StreamTread™ soles featuring Vibram® Idrogrip® rubber wading outsole
  • Innovative TPU heel drains
  • Non-absorbent synthetic waterproof leather construction and perforated upper materials for quick draining and drying
  • Anti-odor, quick-dry, cushioned EVA footbed
  • Quick-pull lace for slip on/off convenience and reliable security
  • Fully enclosed design to keep out debris
  • Perforated foam construction for comfortable wear
    Add Studs, Star Cleats, or AlumiBite Star Cleats for extra traction.
    We can add cleats for you!
  • Item Description Size Price To Top
    SBS1091009 Simms Rip Rap Shoes, Brown 9 $99.95 Sale Ended
    SBS1091010 Simms Rip Rap Shoes, Brown 10 $99.95 Sale Ended
    SBS1091011 Simms Rip Rap Shoes, Brown 11 $99.95 Sale Ended
    SBS1091012 Simms Rip Rap Shoes, Brown 12 $99.95 Sale Ended
    SBS1091013 Simms Rip Rap Shoes, Brown 13 $99.95 Sale Ended

    Get-Cha-Sum Steelhead Fly
    Travis Johnson's "Get-Cha-Sum" is a careful blend of proven traditional proportions with both natural and space age synthetic fibers. This fly was designed to come alive when wet, swimming with a seductive action. It is at once easily seen by the fish, but the subdued colors are non-threatening. The Get-Cha-Sum is a proven come-back fly, often taking fish that that have risen to, but refused a gaudier offering.
    Get-Cha-Sum Steelhead Flies!

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    37-0800-06 Get-Cha-Sum Steelhead Fly 6 3 for $7.49 Sale Ended

    Travis says, "It seemed that for an entire season nearly every client showed up with the same selection of flies. Steelhead within the river saw the same flies over and over again until they became stale. What was needed was a fly that was a little different, but not too unconventional. The Get-Cah-Sum evolved from the vise to fill this angling need. It was and instant success."

    "I wanted a fly that brought back that classic look with the same color composition of the beloved skunk. I use the double ribbings, contemporary of the flies tied in the mid to late 1800’s. The usual stiff calf tail wing was discarded in favor of lighter weight flowing synthetic material. The wing seems to reflect the colored ribbings so it helps the fly to glow."

    "It has been the only fly that I have ever personally witnessed a double steelhead landing where the fish were close enough to be able to be photographed together. There has to be something about that fly. Check it out for your self."


    Fish long & prosper,
    Mark, Patty & Crew

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