Big Apple Buddy only sources from official retailers to ensure your item is genuine and authentic. This item is sourced from Backcountry.
X Rod Switch Fly Rod
There's no doubt that catching steelhead on the swing is the preferred method of most steelheaders, but that's to say you aren't willing to fish an indicator setup every now and then. The X Rod Switch Fly Rod from Sage will give you the ability fish either setup thanks to a versatile design that allows for both single- and two-handed casting techniques. In the same way you are constantly refining fly patterns and experimenting with different fly lines and shooting heads, Sage and its team of steelhead bums (aka R&D team) are constantly refining rod tapers and experimenting with different graphite-to-resin ratios to create a better casting rod. The newest offering from Sage's Bainbridge, Washington facility is the X Rod series, which just happens to be the tenth major fly rod series the company has released since its founding back in 1980.
Sage isn't really known for making slow-action rods, and the X Rod is not exception. Building off the success of the One and its Konnetic technology, Sage increased the density of the fiber composite used on the One to create a rod that's lighter, stonger, and stiffer than either the One or Z-Axis. The high-density fiber positioning, increased composite modulus, and optimized graphite-to-resin ratios of the X Rod's Konnetic HD blank sounds pretty high tech, and, hell, you might even sound like you know what you're talking about if you throw a few of those words around at your local fly shop—but at the end of the day, the rod you're casting had better be able to cast a fly or it isn't worth a whole lot more than that spinning rod that you used to dangle a worm from when you were a kid. The increased strength and stiffness of the X Rod translates to more power, enhanced energy transfer, and better recovery times, which ultimately leads to minimal wobbling, reduced vibrations, and a crisp tip stop, so you're able to form tighter loops and deliver a fly with precision across the kind of big rivers steelhead have migrated up for generations.
Big Apple Buddy is a shopping service based in New York. We're here to help you buy products from the USA that you can't get in your own country. Our service will help you source items from the USA and ship them to your international address. We've partnered with FedEx to offer fast and reliable shipping to over 100 countries worldwide. Some of the countries we ship to can be found below.
Phillis and her team were so prompt (email replies within hours) professional, and most importantly I received exactly what I ordered, exactly when they said I would.....with a personalized note inside my package from Phillis. LOVELY TOUCH!View
Big Apple Buddy is a professional company and doing business with them is an absolute pleasure. I tried it from South Africa and thanks to Phillis Chan and her team, I enjoyed the purchasing process just as much as the product I purchased.View
Thank you so much to Big Apple Buddy for the super great purchasing experience! Phillis was very prompt and helpful, updating me via emails all the way from quote to delivery to Singapore. It's like having a personal friend in the US!View
AS FEATURED IN
Have a question or want to add items to your order?
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
All items are purchased from official retailers to ensure authenticity. Orders are trackable & include shipping insurance.
We currently accept all major debit and credit cards via PayPal. All website payments are secured by Stripe.