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St. Croix Avid Fly Rods

St. Croix Avid Fly Rods


St. Croix Avid Fly Rods are versatile, moderate action fly rods that load smoothly and progressively down the blank for a silky casting stroke and exceptional feel. Featuring St. Croix's exclusive IPC technology and slim profile ferrules all cloaked in a sultry canteen green pearl, these rods are nothing short of classically elegant. These are built with St. Croix's SCIII graphite. This is an advanced, high-modulus graphite that delivers maximum durability and sensitivity. Not as fast as the SCIV graphite used on the Legend Ultras, the SCIII graphite blank material creates a rod with a smooth, light feel in the hand and superb power.

These rods feature Integrated Poly Curve tooling technology. The first process of its kind, IPC creates tapers that are a continuous curve from the tip to the butt of the rod - eliminating all weakening transition points. That means stronger rods and actions that cast with unprecedented smoothness. It's a remarkable performance breakthrough and it's exclusive to St. Croix.

Features of St. Croix Avid Fly Rods include:

  • Integrated Poly Curve (IPC) tooling technology
  • Premium, high-modulus SCIII graphite
  • Fuji Alconite stripper guides with black frames
  • Hard chrome, single-foot fly guides on 2 through 6 wt. models
  • Hard chrome snake guides on 7 wt. model
  • Uplocking, anodized aluminum reel seat with an ebony wood insert on 2 through 6 wt. models
  • Uplocking, anodized aluminum reel seat on 7 wt. model
  • Select-grade cork handle
  • Includes an attractive 1000 Denier nylon covered rod case with a divided polypropylene liner
  • Lifetime limited manufacturer's warranty

St. Croix Avid Fly Rods are made in the U.S.A.


St. Croix Avid Fly Rods
A603.26' 0"32Moderate2.20A
A703.27' 0"32Moderate2.40A
A704.27' 0"42Moderate2.50A
A904.29' 0"42Moderate3.40A
A905.29' 0"52Moderate3.60A
A906.29' 0"62Moderate3.50A
A762.47' 6"24Moderate2.60A
A663.46' 6"34Moderate2.40A
A793.47' 9"34Moderate2.60A
A664.46' 6"44Moderate2.50A
A794.47' 9"44Moderate2.70A
A864.48' 6"44Moderate3.10A
A904.49' 0"44Moderate3.50A
A805.48' 0"54Moderate3.20A
A865.48' 6"54Moderate3.30A
A905.49' 0"54Moderate3.60A
A906.49' 0"64Moderate3.60A
A907.49' 0"74Moderate3.90B

St. Croix Avid Fly Rods
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Review Summary
(7 Reviews)
of customers would recommend this product.85%
Reviewer Profile:   Avid Fisher (5), Casual/ Recreational (2)
Easy To Transport (7)
Sensitive (6)
Accurate Casting (6)
Durable (5)
Good Tip Action (5)
Best Uses
Fly Fishing (6)
River Fishing (4)
Small Fish (3)

Customer Reviews
Sandia Park, NM
 Good, light fly rod.
Pros: Sensitive, Lightweight, Easy To Transport
Best Uses: River Fishing, Small Fish, Fly Fishing
Comments: I bought this rod for fishing small, brushy streams in New Mexico. I was hoping to find something less expensive, but, on my one trip out with it, it seems just the ticket. Light and responsive. Seems well made.
Sandia Park, NM
 Nice rod for small, brushy streams.
Pros: Lightweight, Easy To Transport, Accurate Casting
Best Uses: Small Fish, Fly Fishing
Comments: I have only been out with this rod once (it's snowing here now), but it seems like a great rod for fishing small, brushy streams in New Mexico.
Older Brother
Best fly rod on the market
Pros: Easy To Transport, Sensitive, Flexible, Good Tip Action, Durable, Accurate Casting
Best Uses: Fly Fishing, Small Fish, River Fishing
Comments: I bought my 6' from Fish USA because they had the best price [...]. It is the finest fly rod I have. Roll cast? piece of cake. Strong? I landed a 17 3/4" brook trout on it. Sensitive? I caught a 4" native brook trout on it. Again, the best on the market. And, American made.
Steal of a Rod
Pros: Easy To Transport, Sensitive, Durable, Accurate Casting, Flexible, Good Tip Action
Best Uses: Smallmouth to Rainbows
Comments: I've been fly fishing for over 30yrs. and this is by far the best rod I've ever owned. After purchasing this rod (9'6wt) I sold I all my "high end" rods. This rod out preformed them all - hands down. From Smallmouth Bass to Tailwater Rainbows this rod has the power and sensitivity to handle any situtation.
Waterford, PA
 Best value for the money fly rod
Pros: Accurate Casting, Sensitive, Durable, Good Tip Action, Easy To Transport
Best Uses: Large Fish, River Fishing, Fly Fishing
Comments: Bought the 9' 6" 7 wt. for great lakes steelhead, matched it with the cortland precision salmon/steelhead line. The rod casts great, is able to roll cast a mile, short casts and boomers - no problem. Great construction and components, beautiful blank finish and nice case. I'm proud to fish this rod. Thank you, St. Croix!
Bill McGeehan
Mercer, Pa
 Now I have exactly what I wanted
Pros: Easy To Transport, This Avid Series 5 wt Rod, Sensitive, Durable, Flexible, Good Tip Action, Accurate Casting, Is perfect for medium siz, Streams
Cons: No bad points so far
Best Uses: Fly Fishing
Comments: My Avid Series 5 wt rod is made for medium to large creeks. The action and sensitivity are outstanding for fast reaction to strikes. I have better control while working trout than I had with my previous 4-5 wt rod. I also appreciate the time spent with the folks at FishUSA that allowed me to determine this was the correct rod for me.
American Quality
Pros: Quality, Good Tip Action, Sensitive, Accurate Casting, Easy To Transport, Durable, Flexible
Best Uses: River Fishing, Fly Fishing
Comments: American quality at its finest! Beatifully balanced and perfectly tapered. worth every penny. Its's so nice, I got one for my brother. [...] Great rod, [...]. Thank you.
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