Sage vs. St Croix - Fly Fishing Forum
Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion Talk flyfishing with members around the world!

Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 07-12-2005, 11:45 PM
Jon R Jon R is offline
Registered User
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: NC
Posts: 11
Sage vs. St Croix

I am new to this forum, but not at all new to flyfishing. I have recently come back from a long time abroad and have been spending the last few weeks revisiting some old rivers. My family is very much involved in fishing and recently invested in 2 Sage Launch rods (9' 5 wt).

They suggested that I get the same, but as fate would have it (or the good price), I got something else. I would just like to ensure that I got something on par or better than the Sage Launch, since I made a somewhat uneducated decision, and I would be glad to hear your opinions on if I succeeded or failed to do this.

My two options were:

1. Sage Launch 9' 5 wt. [4 pc] @ $195
2. St. Croix Avid 9' 5 wt. [4 pc] (35% off) @ $136.50

Thank you in advance for your comments.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Old 07-13-2005, 12:17 AM
Active Member
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 498
Thats My Number!!!

I don't want to sound bias, and Im sure Sage makes a fine piece of equipment.....
But NOTHING and I mean NOTHING, beats a St Croix Avid 9' 5wt 4 banger! Thats my go to!

I yeild the Soap Box

(wa... was I a bit to strong?) NOT!

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-13-2005, 03:27 PM
Jon R Jon R is offline
Registered User
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: NC
Posts: 11
Thank you for your advice. I am enjoying my rod and plan to use it next weekend. I hope it does as well as I expect it to.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Fly Fishing Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Home Waters
Your home waters
Current Favorite Fly
If you only had one... (change anytime)


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sage 7141-4 Spey Euro and Sage 3500D reel fish2live For Sale by Owner 0 03-17-2005 04:53 PM
St. Croix 14-9-10-new! Hammer For Sale by Owner 0 05-01-2004 12:47 AM
13 ft St Croix 7/8 2spey For Sale by Owner 0 11-03-2003 10:25 AM
Sage 6100-4 XP and St. Croix SCV 10' 6-wt. flyfisha1 the Rod Rack 4 10-20-2003 08:32 PM
Sage DS vs Scott SAS vs St.Croix Legend Ultra Vic Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 1 06-04-2001 10:44 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:44 PM.

vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright (All Rights Reserved)