I know there are some here that don't get along with Sage products . I picked up the Sage launch 3wt 4pc rod last weekend from a shop in Calgary. My choice was the launch or the TFO Sig I 4pc. The launch came with a tube which pushed the decision in its favour (buying it for travel).
It really casts well!
The colour is kinda like yellow willows in the sun and it can delicately set a dry on the water. It won't replace my lamiglas but I will be taking it for some panfish and hopefully testing it against more brookies!
It handled the goldfish in the inlaws pond very well after being broken in on a couple of brookies in Alberta.
"Whiskey is for drinking; Water is for Fighting over."