Rod Specifications – Its overall weight is 3.1 oz. while its swing weight is 11.5 oz. Others are available from 4wt to 8wt with the same rod length and number of pieces.
Rod Action – Built with an ultra-fast action, this rod is sensitive and has a quick response when manifesting the blank’s natural power as it fights fish, the stiffness is commendable. It gives a very high fly line speed and throws some of the tightest loops.
Materials – Generation 5 Technology is part of Sage’s innovation to create high performing fly rods. Here, the blank construction is enhanced. The main materials are graphite hoop combined with carbon composite minimal glass scrim. This creates lighter, stronger, and more responsive fly rods.
Guides – Stripping guides are made of Fuji Ceramic to increase durability and performance. The guides greatly reduce drag and last a lifetime. Snake guides are hard chromed and have been the standard type for most fly rods. Their look and performance are incomparable.
Sections – All Bolt fly rods have four pieces.
Handle – Half Wells high-density cork is used on the handle. It is durable and well finished to ensure it gives utmost comfort when fishing.
Reel Seat – The single up-locking anodized aluminum seat is gloss black. The freshwater rods have rosewood inserts. Anodizing makes the rod usable in freshwater for long without the aluminum getting corroded. Saltwater rods still in the Bolt series have anodized reel seats with Full Wells. The up-locking model is dual construction for you to reel in fish not fishing for the reel.
Tube – A black ballistic nylon rod tube is inclusive of the package upon purchase. It has a liner or a rod bag which is divided into sections to ensure that the four-piece rod fully fits in. to remember the rod you are carrying, the Sage logo is accented on it. The tube performs its storage and protective function well.