Sage Rods New for 2015! .The newest additions to the Sage Fly Rod Family are the Sage Salt Series and the Sage Accel Series fly rods. The Sage Salt Series is the replacement for the Xi3 series of rods. The Sage Accel replaces the VXP series fly rods. Sage Salt Series rods feature the latest rod building technology from Sage. The Salt Rods are upgraded to Konnetic Technology, which gives the caster unparalleled tracking, line speed, and accuracy. The Accel series rods are great all purpose rods for all water types. The Accel fly rods are improvements on the technology formally featured in the Sage Z-Axis Series rods.