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St. Croix Avid Salmon & Steelhead Center Pin Rods

$250.00 - $300.00
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St. Croix Avid Salmon & Steelhead Center Pin Rod users are early to bed, early to rise. Live your life the way of the angler, and you'll always be on the right path. And since it's a known fact that the early bird gets the worm, you'll want to make sure you're well equipped with one of the St. Croix Avid Salmon & Steelhead Center Pin Rods to take advantage of the situation. Engineered to outperform the not-so-early risers, the St. Croix Avid Salmon & Steelhead Center Pin Rods use SCIII graphite, select-grade cork handled rods and are crafted using St. Croix's exclusive IPC Technology making them incredibly light, strong and responsive.

The St. Croix Avid Salmon & Steelhead Center Pin Rods have the following features:
  • Premium, high-modulus SCIII graphite
  • IPC, Integrated Poly Curve tooling technology
  • Specialized, technique-specific design
  • Slim-profile ferrules
  • Fuji Alconite Concept Guide System with black frames
  • Select-grade cork handle with sliding rings
  • Durable, Flex Coat finish
  • Carbon Pearl Blank Color
  • Made in the U.S.A.
  • Lifetime limited warranty backed by St. Croix Superstar Service

 

Specifications
ModelLengthPiecesGuidesPowerActionLine Wt.
(lbs.)
Lure Wt.
(oz.)
Rod Wt.
(oz.)
Handle
AVS110LM211' 0"211 +TipLightMod.4-81/16-3/84.87
AVS130MLM213' 0"212 +TipMed. LightMod.6-101/4-5/85.97
AVS150MLM315' 0"313 +TipMed. LightMod.6-101/4-5/86.87

 

Handle Styles
7St. Croix Avid Salmon & Steelhead Center Pin Rod Handle 7

 

Review Summary
5
( 12 Reviews )
of customers would recommend this product.
100%
Reviewer Profile:   Avid Fisher (8), (2)
Pros
Good Tip Action (8)
Sensitive (8)
Accurate Casting (7)
Flexible (5)
Durable (5)
Cons
Hard To Transport (2)
none (2)
Best Uses
River Fishing (7)
Large Fish (4)

St. Croix Avid 13' Float rod and Fish USA
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Wickliffe Ohio

About Me:
Thank you FishUSA for simply great service. Easy and fast. I had my rod in litterally a day and a half. Amazing. I currently own an older St. Croix Avid 13' float rod. I was skeptical buying a new one but the new one is great! Noticably more balanced and far more comfortable to carry around for hours on the river! You would never believe you are holding a 13' rod. Thank you for the great product and the great customer service. Mike, Steelhead Alley Ohio.

Pros: Delivery, Customer service, product quality

Cons:

Best Uses:

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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St Croix equals Quality
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Central Texas

About Me:
I purchased the 11 ft. light with sliding rings. I am just re-getting used to the sliding rings and the tape has been applied to make them non-sliding. I am using 8# test on a spinning reel to float fish for Bronzeheads , warm- water -admit it- carp. Tangle filled shallow river pools are a challenge with 10-15 # fish.. The rod is ideal to the task and the rod action perfect. Side pull on the rod turns the fish. St Croix makes great rods and this is one of them. I am also new to center pinning and believe this will be my go-to center pin rod.

Pros: Good Tip Action

Cons: none

Best Uses: River Fishing

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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love at first cast
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Niagara Falls

About Me:
none

This rod is a good looking as it is feeling. the ease of a cast from one of these center pin rods is something to write home about. I have this rod matched with an okuma sheffield 1002 silver and it is one of the best combinations i have ever used. This is my first center pin combo and i would highly recommend this rod to anyone that wants a solid rod for an affordable price. If you are fishing smaller creeks i would suggest an 11' rod as 13' is a bit to much.


Pros: Lightweight, strong backbone

Cons: none

Best Uses: Center pin fishing larger rivers

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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11' Avid is Awesome
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Michigan

About Me:
none

I just recently purchased the 11' Avid so I had a shorter center pin rod to use on the smaller creeks/rivers that I regularly fish.  My 13' rod is just a bit too long to use on most of my favorite creeks/rivers... so I bought the 11' Avid.  I have used the rod on three fishing trips so far and all I can say is that I absolutely love it.  I also purchased an Okuma DRII reel which is a wonderful match to this rod.  I have caught steelhead, brown trout, and even lake trout (fishing at the mouth of a river flowing into Lake Michigan) on this rod and the rod has handled every fish with ease.  All I can say is that I wish I would have purchased this rod years ago....


Pros: Accurate Casting, Lands fish quick and easy, Easy To Transport, I really enjoy this rod, Lightweight, Sensitive

Cons: none

Best Uses: smaller rivers/creeks, steelhead

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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13' Solid rod
Reviewed:


Washington, PA

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Great for steelhead and can also put the hurt on the Kings too! I thought this rod seemed a little stiff until I hooked a fish. It was perfect and had plenty of backbone to handle the larger fish.

Pros: Flexible, Durable, Good Tip Action, Sensitive

Cons: Hard To Transport

Best Uses: River Fishing, Large Fish

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Love the St. Croix Avid steelhead rod
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Underhill, VT

About Me:
Avid Fisher
I bought the 11'0 model to fish smaller streams. (AVS110LM2 11' 0", L, 2 pc.) This is my first rod for center pin float fishing and I love it! It handles beautifully and it's well made. Also kudos to both FishUSA and St. Croix for their excellent service. I ordered on Tuesday and it arrived in time for a weekend fishing trip, drop shipped from St. Croix.

Pros: Good Tip Action, Lightweight, Sensitive, Flexible, Accurate Casting, Durable

Cons: none

Best Uses: River Fishing

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Great rod
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
PA

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Overall great rod for the price, good backbone, plus that it was 2 piece was an extra bonus and of course lifetime warranty can't get any better

Pros: Lightweight, Durable, Sensitive, Good Tip Action, Accurate Casting

Cons: none

Best Uses: none

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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center pin
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
hamilton, nj

About Me:
Avid Fisher
.Great pin rod for the money. Well constructed as are all St. Croix. The thirteen footer is a great all around size for large rivers as well as some of the smaller creeks. I love the rod being two piece because I think a two piece rod will always have better action then a three or four piece.

Pros: Flexible, Sensitive, Good Tip Action, Accurate Casting

Cons: none

Best Uses: Large Fish, River Fishing

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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What I Expected and More
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Fairport, NY

About Me:
Avid Fisher
I fish many of the large rivers in upstate ny and I can easily bring fish to the bank on 6lb line. It is a stiffer rod, but it gives you the ability to put a hook in the fishes mouth on those long drifts but still has the flexibility to protect 6 or even 4lb leaders. Excellent rod, definitely would reccomend it.

Pros: Durable, Accurate Casting, Good Tip Action, Sensitive

Cons: Hard To Transport

Best Uses: River Fishing, Large Fish

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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15 foot avid center pin rod-GREAT!
Reviewed:


Trotting a river

About Me:
Avid Fisher
I own and fish 4 centerpin rods and the "new" Avid 15 footer is a grand river rod.Lots of backbone to keep the" big one" out of difficult areas and casts a 2 gram swan with ease

Pros: Durable, Easy To Transport, Sensitive, Good Tip Action, Flexible, I really enjoy this rod, Accurate Casting

Cons: none

Best Uses: River Fishing, Large Fish, Small Fish

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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St. croix "MADE IN USA"
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
New York

About Me:
Avid Fisher
First day that I fished with it, I landed 8/11 chrome steelhead, 6 were landed in less than a hour. All fish were pushing 10# and over. Blows the st.croix wild river right out of the water.

Pros: Lands fish quick a easy

Cons: Butt section little bulky

Best Uses: River Fishing

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Best rod for steelhead
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
NJ

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Best rod for float fishing

Pros: Good Tip Action, Sensitive, Accurate Casting, Flexible, Easy To Transport

Cons: none

Best Uses: none

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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