St. Croix’s Avid Inshore rod series has 16 U.S. built spinning models designed to chase anything from seatrout to tarpon. The rods feature SCIII high-modulus graphite blanks with proprietary tooling technology creating a sensitive and durable rod. Guides are tangle-free titanium, and an assortment of handle lengths, all with cork grips, is available. They retail for $230 to $290. Also new for 2017 is the Mojo Salt series, with blanks constructed from a blend of SCII graphite and SCI linear S-Glass. Components include Fuji’s DPSH Boat Rod reel seat and Sea Guide guides. The MSWS70MF (7-foot medium power) is rated for 15-30 mono/20-40 braid while the MSWS70MHF and MSWS76MHF (7- and 7-foot, 6-inch med-heavy power) are rated for 3050 mono/40-65 braid. Retail is $200-$210. See www.stcroixrods.com.
Integrated Poly Curve® (IPC®) tooling technology.
Advanced Reinforcing Technology™ (ART™).
Premium-quality SCII graphite with FRS for unparalleled strength and durability.
Designed specifically for saltwater vertical jigging applications.
Sea Guide guides with corrosion-resistant SS304 frames and aluminum-oxide rings.
Fuji® PSS-SD palming reel seat with black hood on conventional models.
Fuji® DPS reel seat with black hoods on spinning models.
Fuji® gimbal on H and XH power models.
Premium EVA handle.
Two coats of Flex Coat slow-cure finish.
Underwraps on guides for added blank protection.
5-year warranty backed by St. Croix Superstar Service.