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I've been fishing Sage rods exclusively since 89, and I currently have 11 of them that need to go into warranty. I haven't purchased any current models as owning ONEs has made me concerned about quality control.  After shattering my 490VXP last season and being told I will probably get a new model I don't really want to push my smaller sage sticks anymore.

I fish meat on all of my rods from 2wts and up, coupled with heavy full sinks, most of the small rods aren't designed for this, hence $1500 of "shipping and processing" fees.

I am a fan of fast sticks.

There isn't much info out there for small creek streamers rods, so I come to you.  If you were looking for a 4 weight 9' to toss full sinks and big streamer what would you use?

No grass or glass


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25 minutes ago, monger said:

I have a 5wt 8' 6" RPL that rotates between dries and a sink tip(6wt line...still works).

I casted a friends's 5wt Recon....nice fast rod. It could do a sink tip

I like all my RPL+'s pushed one weight class

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