St. Croix Avid Series Surf Spinning Rod – VSS96MHF2 - Review
The St. Croix Avid Series Surf Spinning Rod – VSS96MHF2 is a high-quality fishing rod designed for surfcasting. It is built on St. Croix's unique high modulus SCIII graphite woven blanks, which provide excellent strength and sensitivity. This rod is perfect for anglers who want to cast their line as far as possible.
One of the standout features of the Avid Surf Spinning Rod is its Fuji K-Series tangle-free guides. These guides have alconite rings that prevent the line from catching on the frame base of the tip top. This is especially useful when using different types of lines like Super braid, mono, or fluorocarbon.
The rod also features a Fuji DPS deluxe reel seat with a Back Stop lock nut and matte grey hoods. This reel seat ensures a secure fit for your reel and provides excellent control while casting. The custom cork tape handle with machined trim pieces offers a comfortable grip, allowing you to fish for extended periods without discomfort.
The St. Croix Avid Series Surf Spinning Rod is finished with two coats of Flex Coat slow-cure finish. This not only enhances the durability of the rod but also gives it a sleek and polished appearance. Additionally, it comes with a 15-year transferable warranty, showing St. Croix's confidence in the quality and craftsmanship of their product.
This fishing rod is handcrafted in the U.S.A., ensuring meticulous attention to detail and superior quality. With its high-modulus SCIII carbon construction and impressive features, the St. Croix Avid Series Surf Spinning Rod – VSS96MHF2 is a top choice for surf anglers who demand the best performance from their gear.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Is this fishing rod suitable for beginners?
A: While the St. Croix Avid Series Surf Spinning Rod – VSS96MHF2 is a high-quality rod, it is more suited for experienced anglers who are looking for specific features and performance.
Q: Can this rod be used for freshwater fishing?
A: The St. Croix Avid Series Surf Spinning Rod is designed for surfcasting in saltwater environments. It may not perform as well in freshwater conditions.
Q: Does this rod come with a rod case?
A: No, the St. Croix Avid Series Surf Spinning Rod – VSS96MHF2 does not come with a rod case. However, it is recommended to store and transport the rod in a protective case to prevent damage.
Q: What is the length and power rating of this rod?
A: The St. Croix Avid Series Surf Spinning Rod – VSS96MHF2 is 9'6″ long and has a power rating of MHF (Medium Heavy, Fast).
Q: Can this rod handle heavy surf conditions?
A: Yes, the St. Croix Avid Series Surf Spinning Rod – VSS96MHF2 is designed to handle heavy surf conditions and cast long distances.View Buying Options