Sage X-Spey Chronicles are an attempt to record the eXploits of Sage X-Spey users as they are enjoying fishing with the world's best tackle, and the best Salmon, Trout and Steelhead waters on our very special Planet. Send us your X-Spey pictures: mark@flyfishusa.com. Be sure that they are 16x9 landscape format and at least 1000 pixels wide. May the X be with you.


Frank Day caught this Chum Salmon from an Oregon North Coast river 10/25/16. Tackle used: Sage 9120-4 reel, #3.5 Lamson ARX reel, RIO Skagit Max line with Ailflo T-10 Flo Tip, Pink Fish Taco fly.


Simon Gawesworth releases a 31" female steelhead back into the Deschutes 10/05/16. Tackle used: Sage 7130-4 reel, #8 Evoke reel, RIO Scandi line with intermediate tip, Engagment fly.


Russell Miller got this shot very early in the morning 10/04/16, as the barbless hook is removed from this 27" wild steelhead and it goes back to freedom. The tackle of choice: Sage 7130-4 X rod, 4210 reel, #5 Fly du Jour. MB


Henry Carlile was my first client to test drive my 7130-4 X-Spey, and he caught a 26" steelhead late in the morning 09/16/16. A Sage 4210 reel, RIO Scandi 450 and a #7 Fly du Jour round out the outfit for success. MB


This 30" Deschutes steelhead took over 50 yards of my backing before it was brought to hand 09/02/16. Tackle of choice, a 7120-4 Sage X-Spey, Sage 6210 reel, RIO Scandi 450-grain, and a #4 Purple Peril fly. MB